A Scam Email with the Subject "Dearest in Christ," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 13 Dec 2010 01:50:12 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mrs.Gretchen Mishra" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dearest in Christ,
With Due Respect And Humanity,Let me first of all inform you, I got your email address from a mail Directory and decided to mail you for a permission to go ahead.
I am Mrs.Gretchen Mishra from Switzerland. I am married to Mr.Tom Mishra who worked with a construction company in Asia for twenty Years before he died in the tsunami disasters, we were married but without Any children.
I am now suffering from long time breast Cancer and Cancer of the lungs, from all indication my condition is really deterioration and it is quite obvious that i wonât live more than 2 months according to my doctor, this is because the cancer stage has gotten to a very bad stage
Since his death I decided not to re-marry. I deposited the sum of four million five hundred thousand united states dollars($4.5million) with the Bicici bank Abidjan Cote Dâ Ivoire. And now i am willing to donate this sum of $4.5million to the less privilegeds and to contribute to development of church in Africa, America, Asia, and Europoe.
My late husband was a very wealthy and after his death, I inherited all his business and wealth, Presently this money is still with the bank and the management just Wrote me as the beneficiary to come forward to receive the money or rather Issue a letter of authorization to somebody to receive it on my behalf If I cannot come over.
I am presently in a hospital where I have been undergoing treatment Cancer of the lungs in a hospital , I have since lost my ability To talk and my doctors have told me that I have only a few months to Live. Please i want you to note that this money is lying in the Bank in Abidjan Cote Dâ Ivoire
I want a person that is trustworthy that will utilize 90% of this money to fund churches, orphanages and widows around the world but in my name Gretchen Mishra & quot;As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact of the bank.I will also issue you a letter of authority that will prove you as The new beneficiary of this fund.
Please assure me that you will act accordingly as I stated herein and Keep this contact confidential till such a time this funds get to your Custody,this is to ensure that nothing jeopardizes my last wish on Earth.
Thanks and God bless you
I await your urgent reply.