This email with the subject "REQUEST FOR GUARDIAN AND ASSISTANCE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 11 Mar 2006 11:22:15 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Janet Kone. <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Janet Kone Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire. Email: kone_janet@Cieux.zzn.com Dearest One, REQUEST FOR GUARDIAN AND ASSISTANCE Good day and how are you today? I hope fine? After going through your profile, its permit me to inform you of my desire of asking you to be my guardian or foster parent to me and then help me out in what i am about to tell you. My name is Janet Kone (16). I am only child of Late Mr. & Mrs. John C Kone. My father was a very wealthy cocoa merchant here in Abidjan, the economic capital of Cote d'Ivoire. He was poisoned to death by his business associates on one of their outings on a business trip. My mother died after two hours she gave bet to me. Before the death of my father on Sept 14th 2004 in a private hospital here in Abidjan, he secretly called me by his bed side and told me that he has the sum of eight million United State Dollars USD ($8.000,00) deposited in one of the bank in Europe. He told me that he used my name (Janet Kone) as the next of Kin in depositing the money and also told me where he kept the entire document. He then strongly advised me not to seek assistance from his lawyer nor any of his friends here but to seek for a foreign partner from a country of my choice (outside our country, Cote d'Ivoire) that will assist me in wise investment of the money. I have since left the money in the bank with the view of my making use of it for investment purposes after my education carrier here. As you are already aware by now, our country is presently at political crises. Rebels have already taken over the whole Northern part of the country and making efforts towards the capture of the commercial center of the country, Abidjan, where i am now. For this ugly development in this country, i have now decided to quick contact you and use it for investment purpose like real estate management or hotel management. Because of this i am honorably seeking your assistance in the following ways: (1) to help me as a guardian and assist me transfer the money into your bank account. (2) To make arrangement for me to come over to your country to further my education and then settle there permanently. If you accept to stand as my guardian or foster parent to me, i need not discuss on any percentage with you as you have to see the whole money as yours and then assist me invest it. But if you still want a percentage, I am willing to offer you, 20 % of the total money as compensation for your assistance. Pleas tell me if you feel the percentage i offered is not ok by you. As soon as I receive your concrete assurance to assist me with my proposal and also your full contact address/phone number, and I will give you the bank your contact information and then tell them to transfer the money into your account as i want to come over to stay with you permanently. The bank will then contact you and communicate with you on the transfer. You shall then be giving me information on when the transfer will be over. I will also send my pictures to you and shall also need yours too. No matter what your decision may turn out to be, please i beg you to keep this highly secret for my safety, as i believe that those that killed my Daddy are still after me. Please reply me through this my more private and confidential email box kone_janet@Cieux.zzn.com Thanks and God bless you. Best regards, Janet Kone. ---------------------------------------------- This email is send by "Email Sender Express"