A Scam Email with the Subject "MY INHERITANCE FOR (A FIVE STAR HOTEL IN YOUR COUNTRY)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 2 Apr 2005 07:26:16 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: PRINCE VICTOR GODWIN TEL:: +229-87 52 36 COTONOU -BENIN REPUBLIQUE Dear Sir/Ceo, I received very encouraging information about you and how trustworthy you are.I am delighted with such useful information.I am interested in a partnership investment programme on ( A FIVE STAR HOTEL) with your self/corporation.First permit me to introduce myself as PRINCE VICTOR GODWIN (jnr)I was born on January 20-1978 27 years old, A third year law student,STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE&TECHNOLOGY the son of late His Royal Highness Gbolagan Godwin the second of Parakou north,Republique of Benin who was retired as former minister of affair before he died on 1 oct 2004. Prior the probate of my late father's WILL and last Testament,I was discovered that my father lodged the sum of $75,000 000.00(seventy five million US Dollars)in a security company,called Transhold Security Company WEBSITE www.transholdsecurity.net.tf together with specific instruction to me on how to transfer this money Abroad.This was a special arrangement with the company seems his intention was to invest the money himself on( A FIVE STAR HOTEL)Abroad. On other reasons,my father did not wish the money to fall into the hand of his political enemies who might conspire to share my inheritance among themselves.He therefore had his Attorney drew up a documents empowering a foreigner that will help me invest this fund on( A FIVE STAR HOTEL)Abroad. If you can agree to assist me , to come down to my Country Benin Republic West Africa or sending to me via email attachment or direct me to a more capable hand that will invest the funds with little information of a viable where the money will be invested,I will send to you the contact of my late Father's Attorney for him to give you the contact of the Security Company where this Fund was deposited and all the necessary documents in order for you to a fix your name etc,in the space provided, there after you should send it back to him in order to effect the transfer of this money from my country to any country of your choice Abroad for the investment only. My late father also indicated that such an executor who helps me to Invest on this money abroad for safety,will be entitled to any percentage agreed by him or her with his Attorney and that will not exceed 30%of $75 million and also that 10% of the profit of the investment will go to the less privillage ones. I hereby appeal to you for urgent assistance to enable me effect the Terms of my late father's WILL,in transfering this money abroad,for( A FIVE STAR HOTEL) or any good investment of your liken,you will also take care of me and my school fees until our agreed years of investment elapse.Please my dear regard this matter as a help to safe guide my life and inheritance from the hands of my father's enemies and some greedy family members. I will also appreciate for your positive response while you contact me once you received this mail via my email account: email@example.com for security reasons include your phone/fax numbers to enable me give you more details on how to get the fund across to you hitch free.This matter requires your urgent attention ,confidentiality and discretion no matter what your decision maybe. Best Regards. Prince Victor Godwin Tel:00229 87 52 36 N. B. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU SEND YOUR REPLY TO MY PERSONAL EMAIL BOX: firstname.lastname@example.org