A Scam Email with the Subject "This Fund Is For Charity Work" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 19 Dec 2010 14:02:53 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mrs. Mary Sue Dayton"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
My Dearest In Christ, Greetings in the name of God,Please let this not sound strange to you for my only surviving lawyer who would have done this died early this year.i prayed and got your email id from your country chambers of commerce which i have been with my late husband and liked to visit once more if God will in his infinite mercies. I am Mrs.Mary Sue Dayton a Citizen of America but taking treatment in LOME TOGO,I am 57 years old,i am deaf and suffering from a long time cancer of the breast which also affected my brain,from all indication my conditions is really deteriorating and it is quite obvious that according to my doctors they have advised me that i may not live for the next six months,this is because the cancer stage has gotten to a very bad stage. I was brought up from a motherless babies home, was married to my late husband for twenty years without a child.My husband died in a fatal motor accident.Before his death we were true Christians. Since his death I decided not to re-marry,I sold all my inherited belongings and deposited all the sum of ($20Million United State dollars) with a Security firm in Europe. Presently, this money is still with them and the management of the Security firm just wrote me as the true owner to come forward to received the money for keeping it so long or rather issue a letter of authorization to somebody to receive it on my behalf since I can not come over because of my illness or they get it confiscated. Presently, I m with my laptop in a hospital where I have been undergoing treatment for cancer of the lungs. I have since lost my ability to talk and my doctors have told me that I have only a few months to live. It is my last wish to see that this money is invested to any organization of your choice and distributed each year among the charity organization,the poor and the motherless babies home where i come from.I want you God fearing, to also use this fund to fund churches, orphanages and widows. I took this decision, before i rest in peace because my time will soon be up. As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the Details of my attorney who will help you for the documentation as the rightful owner of the said fund. Please assure me that you will act accordingly as I stated herein.As soon as you indicate your interest i will scan a copy of my Driver License to you and the Deposit Certificate immediately for proper identification. Below is the information i need from you to proceed. (1)Your Full Name (2)Your Home Address (3)Yours Direct Telephone Number (4)Occupation (5)Age Hoping to hearing from you soonest. Yours Sister in Christ, Mrs. Mary Sue Dayton.