This email with the subject "Please i need your assistance" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 14 Nov 2010 21:51:15 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Chantal Maktobo" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Goodday Ma/Sir, With all due respect Sir/Ma, I want you to read my letter with one mind and help me.I am Chantal Maktobo,the only child of late Mr and Mrs Maktobo.My Late father was a very wealthy cocoa dealer in Abidjan,the economic capital of Cote D'Ivoire before he was poisoned to death by his business associates on one of their outing to discuss on a business deal.My mother died when i was a baby since then my father took me so special because i am motherless.Before the death of my father on 22th October, 2008 in a private hospital here in abidjan. He secretly called me on his bedside and told me that he has a sum of Ten million five hundred thousand united states dollars(US$10,500,000.00) left in a suspense account in a local bank here in abidjan, that he used my name as his only son for the Next of Kin in deposit of the funds. He also explained to me that it was because of this wealth that he was poisoned by his business associates, that i should seek for a foreign partner in a country of my choice where i will transfer this funds to him/her and use it for investment purpose such as real estate/properties,Hotel and so on.Am 19years old, I am honourably seeking your assistance in the following ways . 1) To provide any bank account where this money would be transfered. 2) To serve as the guardian of this funds. 3) To make arrangement for me to come over to your country to further my education and to secure a residential permit for me in your country. Moreover, Sir/Ma, i am willing to offer you 26 percent of the total sum as compensation for your effort input after the successful transfer of this fund to your nominated account in your country.I want you to help me not because of the 26 percent of my inheritance of USD10,500,000.00 but because of my life to live a better life in your country. I will be waiting urgently for more details to proceed to receive my inheritance.Hope to hear from you soonest,thanks And GOD Blessing. Best regards, Chantal Maktobo.