The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

Subject:  [Info] [resignation letter]
From:  Laurent Gbagbo <>
Date:  Sat, 05 Feb 2011 08:58:18 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "[Info] [resignation letter]" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 05 Feb 2011 08:58:18 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Laurent Gbagbo <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Attached Message
Greetings to you and to your family,
It is to my faithful delight that I, Mr=2E Laurent Gbagbo, President of the=
 Republic of C=F4te D'Ivoire is contacting you concerning the safety and he=
alth of my family and myself=2E
I will really like to have a good teamwork with you, and I have a special r=
eason why I decided to write you because of the entreaty of this matter=
=2E It gives me more joy because I do believe that we both have to be  open=
-minded and sincere as to knowing each other very well is also my concern f=
or further relationship and or future matter(s), speedy operation in this c=
ase is truly required=2E
 Should you not be surprised of this e-mail since we have not met or had an=
y previous correspondence, I offer=2E
I decided to knock at your door as per the entreaty currently at my side wh=
ereas I have written to seek your indulgence and faithfulness=2E
Due to the current rising tension in my country as per our first presidenti=
al election, this has caused many damages to the country in terms of violen=
ce and many people killed=2E
I personally believe that it is my personal duty to protect my family and I=
 in the first place from the devastating effects of this action brought abo=
ut by the election=2E
I therefore need your teamwork to moving my resources to your country with =
due entreaty=2E
You shall be entitled to these resources as the legal overseas addressee in=
 receiving these resources =2E I want to assured you that this convey is hu=
ndred percent safe=2E
These resources  are the only thing that I have left to help me secure my f=
uture that is why I still hold on the presidential Armor; because I must ma=
ke sure that these resources  are successfully conveyed  outside Africa to =
you in your country whereafter I will release the presidential seat to the =
new president as soon as the resources  gets to you in your country where I=
 will come over with my family to your  country for my share=2E As at now t=
he resources  have been conveyed to one of the African Countries in the sen=
se of upholding serenity over the matter later to any overseas country outs=
ide the African  Continent=2E I am willing to offer you forty percent of th=
e total resources upon successful convey and my arrival in your dear countr=
Mind you, I want you to keep this matter off the record because I do not wa=
nt anyone to know my involvement in this matter for security reasons and to=
 secure my job as the current president of the Republic of  C=F4te D'Ivoire=
 which no one knows that I will soon leave behind after we both have achiev=
ed success in this matter of ours=2E  I want this matter to between you and=
 me alone for security reasons and  circumstances around me=2E
I wait to hear from you soonest=2E

Thanks and God bless you=2E
Sincerely yours,
Laurent Gbagbo

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