This email with the subject "Afonso" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 29 May 2006 11:14:46 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Afonso Dos Santos" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear sir, I am the translator to the former Prime Minister of Sao Tome (Maria das Neves Ceita Baptista de Sousa ) and Principe in Africa.I am contacting you on behalf of my her. My name is Afonso dos Santos. We have some funds in financial instrument valued at $22.5million(united states dollars. Maria das Neves Ceita Baptista de Sousa (born 1958) is a former Prime Minister of Sгo Tomй and Prнncipe. She held the post of Prime Minister from 3 October 2002 until 18 September 2004, and was the nation's first female head of government. She is also a member of the Movement for the Liberation of Sгo Tomй and Prнncipe-Social Democratic Party (MLSTP-PSD). Before becoming head of government, Maria das Neves worked as a civil servant in the Ministry of Finance and in the African Development Bank. She held major government posts as Minister of Economics (1999-2001) and of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism (2002). I am contacting you as regards investment in your country ,these funds can be used for investment within the next ten years. Any business that is profitable and viable in your country, subject to accounts and audit. The profit after tax and other miscellaneous expenses, will be splited at the end of every fiscal year. Please I will like to know if you interested in this proposal by responding to this email. Thanks as I await your response. Yours Faithfully Afonso Dos Santos