Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Gooday From Mrs Mercy Benson.

From: "Mercy benson" <>

This email with the subject "Gooday From Mrs Mercy Benson." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 17 Sep 2006 11:59:40 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Mercy benson" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

From Mrs Mercy Benson
I am Mrs Mercy Benson in Abidjan cote d’ Ivoire, I wish to solicit for your help in migrating to your country and invest my funds briefly, I am a Sierria
Leonean nationality and a wife to the late Dr. Maxwell Benson untill his death, my husband was the general overseer of the diamond mine in kanema Sierra Leone; On  April 6th 2003, the military forces loyal to the government of Ahmed Tijan Kabbah invaded the
diamond mine, and assasinated my husband, mistaking him for his brother Mike Benson who is the deputy to
the leader of the revolutionary united front ( R U F)Foday Sanko; when the news reached me, I hurriedly gathered some valuables in our family villa and
escaped for my dear life in accompany of my only son Paul, among the valuables was a file that contained
details of a deposit my husband made in a security company in Abidjan Cote d’ ivoire.
He deposited  fifteen million united states dollars ($15,000,000.0) USD  in  a trunk box with this security company as precious stone, in the name of our
only son Paul and the money was made from sales of gold and diamond during his time as the general overseer. Now we are in Abidjan and has verified the deposit with security company. I have decided to look for a good enterprenure to whom I can entrust this funds to after which we would arrange to meet with you in your country.
We need your assistance to move this funds out of Cote d’ ivoire for investment in your country, as we can not invest here due to its nearness to our country. If you would assist us in this regard, we ask for your professionalism to look for a viable and
lucrative business, so that we can invest wisely. We have it in mind to give you 15 percent of the total
funds and 20 percent share in any investment you would
embark upon. If you would assist us, we would also set aside 5 percent of the funds for auxillary expences which you might incure in the course of this
transaction. The fortune we have revealed to you should remain confidential as it is only you and we
have told about it. The private email address below has been acquired for this transacttion, so that your
message will be confidentially recieved.
Note, that this transaction is hundred percent risk free. You are by reason of this email requested to forward your particulars to us  in other to submit it to the security company as the beneficiary and would give you the contact of the security company to futher your claims immediately, so as to transfer the funds in your account.  I am eagerly waiting for your urgent response and God bless you.
Mrs Mercy Benson

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