A Scam Email with the Subject "Hello, please do not take this messege as a spam Is Respectfully Yours!," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 17 Dec 2010 18:32:24 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Gift Stevens <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
|Hello, please do not take this messege as a spam Is Respectfully Yours!,|
I am writing this mail to you with tears and sorrow from my heart, i know that this mail might come to you as a surprise because you don't know me, but due to unsolicited nature of my situation here i decided to contact you for help, please bear with me,
My Name is Miss Gift Stevens David, 23 years old Girl an orphan from Sudan, My late father was the Deputy General Manager with CNPC Oil Company at Khartoum refinery in Southern Sudan and was killed alongside with my beloved mother during the last crisis in my country when Janjaweed militant came to our house, and that was what sent me away from my country as i made my escape only by God's special grace,
You can read more about my country(bbcnews.http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6469857.stm)
After the death of my Beloved Father my Step Mother along with my Uncles tame together and sold every thing that my late father had and share the money within themselves, One early morning i was cleaning my late fatherâs room and i found a file containing some important documents recording that my beloved father deposit the sum of $8.200, 000 Eight Million Two Hundred Thousand United States Dollars in a bank in Burkina Faso. Which my names appear as the next of kin,
I travelled to Burkina Faso so that i can withdraw the money for a better life for me and for my younger Brother, But the Branch manager whom i met in person told me that my status here in Burkina Faso can not allow me to clam the money as a refugee, but he advice me to look for a honest and reliable person that will represent me as my trustee so that the bank will release the money to me, Actually in search of an honest and reliable person who will assist me withdraw the money and invest it, i have chosen to contact you after my prayers and i believe you will not try to cheat me but rather take me as your own people.
Though you may wonder why i am so soon giving in to you without seeing you, well i will say that my instincts still tells me that you could be true to me. Briefly, I will like to disclose much to you if you will assist me relocate to your country with the substance that i inherited from my parent which i will like to invest in your country into any lucrative business venture which you are to advise and execute seeing that i have no business experience for now.
However, I shall forward to you the necessary account information on confirmation of your acceptance to assist me for the transfer and investment of the fund. and i will like to complete my studies, as i was in my fist year in the university, when the crisis started. It is my intention to compensate you with 20% of the Total money for your services and the balance shall be my investment capital.
This is the reason why i need your help, please all communications should be through this email address only for confidential purposes. As soon as i receive your positive response showing your interest i will put things into action immediately. In the light of the above, I shall appreciate an urgent message indicating your ability and willingness to handle this transaction. Awaiting your urgent and positive response.
Please do keep this only to your self please i beg you not to disclose it till i come over, once the fund has been transferred i will send you my picture in my next mail. With due respect, I am pleading that you help me,
i am giving all this detailed information with every transparency believing that you will have a clear picture of the base of help i need from you.
I hope to hear from you soon, May truth and love be the guiding word in my refuge.
Gift Stevens David.