Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: ask assistance

From: "ottas_kevin1" <>

This email with the subject "ask assistance" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 11 Nov 2006 01:40:38 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "ottas_kevin1" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Upgrade youFROM:Mr.Kevin ottas
Country Cote d'ivoire,
in west Africa.
Dear Good Friend,
Good to write you,I have a proposal for you,Your profile
pushed me to 
send you this mail,I am Mr.kevin ottas,the son  of late
Mr.ottas james.
My  father was a highly international reputable busnness
magnet-(a cocoa 
merchant) who operated in the capital of Ivory coast,Abidjan
during his 
It is sad to say that he passed away mysteriously in Europe
during one 
of  his business trips abroad last year. Though his sudden
death was linked 
or  rather suspected to have been masterminded by an uncle
of his who 
travelled  with him at that time.
God knows the truth!. Before his death of my father,he
called me when 
he was  in the hospital and he told me that he has the sum
of twenty two 
million,seven hundred thousand United State
two metallic trunk boxes (Consignment) and he deposited with
one of the leading security company here in abidjan.
He further told me that he deposited the consignment in my
name and 
advice me to make an arrangement with my only sister and
move the consignment 
to any choosen country.
I am just a young man with only one sister and really don't
know what 
to  do,this is because of I have suffered a lot set backs as
a result of 
political crisis here in Ivory coast.
 My reason for contacting you, is for  you to kindly assist
us financially so we can be able to pay for the demurrage
charges accumulated so far.
we are also contacting you for your professional and
business  advice and assistance on how I can move this
assets to your Country and 
my late father made me to know that the security company
officials does 
not know the real content of the box.please take note.
The death of my father actually brought sorrow to my life. I
am in a 
sincere desire of your humble sistance in this regards to
help me out.
Now permit me to ask these few questions
1. Can you honestly help me ?
2. Can I completely trust you?
3. What percentage of the total amount in question will be
good for you?
Please, Consider this and get back to me as soon as
Thank you so much as you read this mail comprehensively and
get back to 
My sincere regards
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