A Scam Email with the Subject "From Solomon Johnson." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 11 Aug 2006 07:06:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Solomon Johnson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello Dear, Greetings to you in the name of God Amighty. Before any thing, i really want you to bear with me after reading my mail, because i know you don't know me in person, of which bad people in this world has made us not to trust the good once again, but i will want you to trust me, as i am a God fearing person, and i will always like truth and honesty to be our watch word in any thing we are doing regarding my request to you. For your information, i contacted you in regards to a fund that was deposited by my late father in a Bank here in Cote D'Ivoire with my name as the next of kin. Moreso, let me tell you about myself. I am Solomon Johnson, am now 22 years old, the only child of late Mr Albert Johnson. My late father and mother died in a car accindent when they where coming back from the Church. And before my late father died he told me about his fund deposited in a Bank here in Cote D'Ivoire, and the total amount in question is ( US$4,500,000. Four Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars). In addition, i will want you to help me in transferring of the fund to your country, so it will enable me to come over to your country and start up a new life. And please the only thing that i need from you is stated below: 1) I need your full Banking information where the fund will be transferred to. 2) I need you to help me with a letter of invitation that will enable me to obtain my visa after the fund gets into your account. 3) I will like you to help me to further my education in your country. Finally, i will be waiting to read from you, and if you wish to write me please try to write me through this mail ( email@example.com ) . Thanks and God bless you. Yours, Solomon Johnson.