This email with the subject "Urgent/Confidencial" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 14 Aug 2006 08:05:56 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Patrick Farms" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend,I am Patrick Farms the only son of late Paul Farms the managing Director of DUBE petroleum company in Cotonou capital city of Benin I must confess my agitation is real, and my words is my bond, in this proposal.
My late father was a petroleum march ant and because of his success in this field also because his wealth, his business associate in the field was very envy and family friend also was against him.
After death of my mother when she was giving birth in 1985, when i was two years old(2yrs) because these my father has a great love for me. as his only son my confides a lot in me because he know that a day will come when i have manage his vast wealth but the relationship painfully did not last.
This is a story that seems like a fiction to me but today i am facing the reality of being an orphan who is also being hunted by men of wicked principles hence tragedy does not alter fact but fact remains when other hopes has being shattered.
On the year two thousand (2004yr) after my father came back from a meeting he was complaining of stomach upset he was rushed to the hospital along the line the doctor confirmed that he was poi send, he died two days later but before his last breath he disclosed to an amount fifteen million dollars($15 million) he deposited with a bank here in Benin. it is on this note that I am contacting you, all I needed from you is to furnish me with your bank particulars:
1) Account name 2) Account number3) Bank address, telephone and fax number For you to assist me transfer this money in your private bank account, the said amount is (fifteen Million Dollars) $15 Million.
I am compensating you with 15 % of the total moneyamount, now all my hope is banked on you and I really wants to invest this money in your country, were there is stability of Government, political and economic welfare. Honestly I want you to believe that this transaction is real and never a joke. My late father Chief FARMS gave me the photocopies of the certificate of deposit issued to him by the (BANK) on the date of deposit, for you to be clarify because, I do not expose my self to anybody I see, I believe that you are able to keep this transaction secret for me because this money is the hope of my life, it is important.
Please reply me immediately after you must have gone through my message fill free and make it urgent. That is the reason why I offered you 15 % of the total money amount, and in case of any other necessary expenses you might incur during this transaction.
N.B Try and negotiate for me some profitable blue chip investment opportunities which is risky free which I can invest with this money when it is transferred to your account, personally I am interested in estate management and hotel business, please advise me.
Reply me back immediately you receive this message for more explanation.And promises me to be a father considering my situation an and not to betray me and also accept me to belong to your family once again i want to have a family.
NB: my late father used me the only son as thebeneficiary / next of kin on the day of deposit and also told me to look for a foreign assistant or a foreigner with a legitimate bank Account abroad who will stand as co-beneficiary and partner abroad.
Thanks and God bless Best regards Patrick Farms _________________________________________________________________Testez Windows Llive Mail Beta ! http://www.msn.fr/newhotmail/Default.asp?Ath=f