This email with the subject "From Mrs Nekai Lai" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 18 Apr 2007 10:46:58 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mrs Neka Lai" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir, (Assalamalaikum) My name is Mrs Neka Lai ,a wife to Dr.Usman Lai.Former Personal Assistance to the present Minister for Mines and Natural Resources in-charge of the Diamond production sales in my country Sierra-Leone. Unfortunately some months ago before the peace pact in my country, My husband with some of his colleagues were killed by rebel group of Mr. Dunga Sankibo during an inspection visit to the rich Diamond mining area in the village of Izumba, where the rebels laid an ambush and open fire on the convoy killing my husband with some of his colleagues who where on their way to the diamond mining zone. Following the peace pact that was introduce by the united nation keeping force some months back,my daughter deem it fit to say that it is right time for us to leave the country for safety. My late husband deposited the sum of (US$5.7million) Five million and Seven thousand Dollars in a security company in Asia, and also deposited the sum of (US$4,9m) (Four Million Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars) in a Finance in Europe and he deposited the sum of(US$3.750m) in a bank here in Senegal with my name as the next of kin .All the whole documments and contacts is with me here. now i have called the Finace House and the security company, they told me that unless i have some body who will represent me with all the documments that is requared' that they are not going to release the money.i am happy that the whole documents are with me. I want you to assist us so that we can transfer this money to your account for safe keeping pending our arrival to your country, to start up an investment in your country through your wise advice. You will act as our international business representative and also my family business associate,so that we can transfer this money to your account for safe keeping. We are now in a hide out for the facilitation of this transaction.Please kindly communicate, your acceptance or otherwise of this proposal through email address for us to discuss the modalities of seeing this transaction through. However, if you are not disposed to assist kindly destroy the letter in view of the families interest and personal security. I count on you greatly for your assistance. Please,if how i contacted you is not okay with you,do not hesitate to tell me and provide another address where i will be contacting you.A good percentage awaits you for your assistance. Expecting to hear from you soon. Yours Faithfully Mrs Neka Lai (email@example.com )