This email with the subject "From: william Peters." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 08 Apr 2006 06:25:26 -0700 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: william Peters. It is my pleasure to write you after much considerations requesting for your assistance I am the only son of late Mr and Mrs Kona. M. Peters. My father was a very wealthy Cocoa and Diamond Merchant in Monrovia the Gold Capital city of republic of Liberia in West Africa based in Abidjan Ivory Coast, my father was poisoned to death by his business associates while my mother died when i am little and my father took me so special because I am the only child. Before the death of my father on 4th November 2005 in a hospital here in Ivory Coast, he secretly called me and told me that he has the sum of usd5.6M and the Diamond inside a box which he deposited with a Security and Trust Company here in Ivory Coast as family trasure. He also made me understand that it was because of this wealth he was poisoned while on a business trip with them and he instructed me to look for a foreign partner who will help me retrieve this box out from the Security and trust compnay country and be my guardan to invest it for me, my purpose of contacting you is for you to help me is as my late father advised me at his sick bed. 1) To Retrieve this box with the money and Diamonds inside to your location. 2) To make arrangement for me to come to your country to continue my education. 3) To utilize this money by investing it in good busness. I' am now under hidings to safe my life from any accidential harm that might befall me from them. Please tell me if you will be of asistance to me after your good considerations i am willing to reward you with 20% of the money for your good assistance, i will be glad if you will get back to me soon to tell me of your interest so that i will give you the contact information of the security company for you to contact them on my behalf as i will be introducing you. Thank you. William Peters