A Scam Email with the Subject "REQUEST FOR BUSINESS HELP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 02 Dec 2010 13:51:10 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Mercy Addo <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello DearThanks for your reply interest, I know this mail will not come to you as a surprise since we just had a little correspondence, but please bear with me.I will really like to have a good relationship with you, and I have a special reason why I decided to contact you, I decided to contact you because of the urgency of my situation here in refugee camp. I am Mercy Addo, 24 yrs old young girl from Sierra Loan, the daughter of Late Dr. Isaac Addo the former Vice Senate President of the Republic of Sierra Loan and Standard bearer of the Sierra Loan Diamond and Gold National Union,
My father died by car crash on Wednesday night, November 24, 2004 while he was traveling from Jackson,Michigan to Ohio (USA)I am constrained to contact you because of the maltreatment I'm receiving from my step mother. She planned to take away all my late father's treasury and properties from me since the unexpected death of my beloved Father. Meanwhile I wanted to escape to the Europe but she hide away my international passport and other valuable traveling documents.
Luckily she did not discover where I kept my fathers File which contains important documents. So I decided to run to the refugee camp where I'm presently seeking asylum under the United Nations High Commission for the Refugee here in Accra Ghana, Republic of Ghana. I wish to contact you personally for a long term business relationship and investment assistance in your Country,My father of blessed memory deposited the sum of US$1, 400, 000.00, Three million four Hundred thousand USD, in a bank with my name as the next of kin.But meanwhile you should not allow any other person to know about these transaction since my late father did not disclose these to any one.I wish to build a true relationship with you. Please let me know your true interest to assist me release and transfer this fund worth usd$1.4million.
However, I shall forward you with the necessary documents on confirmation of your acceptance to assist me for the transfer of the fund into your account, and investment of the fund. As you will help me in an investment with the fund, while i complete my studies, as I was in my first year in the university, when the crisis started. It is my intention to compensate you with a huge percentage out of the total money for your services and the balance shall be my investment capital, which you will handle it also. This is the reason why I decided to contact you, seeking for your true help assistance.
Well i expect to hear your positive response showing your interest, then I will forward to you immediately the contact info of the Bank.I shall appreciate an urgent message indicating your ability and willingness to handle this transaction sincerely. I would appreciate if you can call me through our Rev.Father Peter Solo phone number (+233 541719745), because i have no phone here with me in the camp. It's the Rev.Father Peter Solo Number here in the refugee camp, call and tell him that you want to speak with Miss Mercy Esther at the female Hostel block A3, Room 7 from Sierra Loan. he will sent for me because I am staying at the female hostel. Awaiting your urgent and positive response. Please do keep this only to yourself, I beg you not to disclose it to anyone. After the money has been transferred, you will send me some little amount, so as to be able me to get my traveling documents and come to you. Attach here with is my pictures, i want you to send me your photos, home contact address for true relationship. wishing you have a nice blissful days, kisssssssss.
Yours Sincerely, Mercy Addo.