A Scam Email with the Subject "ASKING FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 17 May 2006 07:37:44 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "David Jr Bright Edward" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I am Mr. David Bright Edward from Liberia. The son of late Brigadier David Edward presently residing in Spain Barcelona, .On behalf of my widowed mother Mrs. Mary Edward and my sister I decided to contact you for assistance to transfer the sum of (US$23.Million) (Twenty three Million, United States Dollars) inherited from my late father into your personal or company bank account for investment in your country. Note that the said amount was deposited in a Metal Trunk Box as a family treasure undisclosed using his diplomatic immunity for coverage. We are now living in Spain Barcelona as political Asylum seekers and the financial laws of Spain do not allow Asylum Seekers certain travel and financial rights to such huge amount of money. In view of this, I cannot invest this money in SPAIN, hence I am asking you to assist me transfer this money out from the European security and finance. For your assistance we have decided to offer you 20% of the total fund while the rest of the80% remains f family for investment Please indicate your interest by reply me this mail via (email@example.com) David