A Scam Email with the Subject "From Mr Michael Chetam" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 24 Nov 2006 18:45:12 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Michael Chetam" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From Mr Michael Chetam
Abidjan Republic of Cote D'Ivoire.West Africa
Permit me to inform you of my desire of going into business relationship with you, I got your name and contact from your country directory, please i need a trust-worthy person that will help me to transfer this money
I am Michael Chetam, the only Son of late Mr and Mrs Chim Chetam. My father was a very wealthy Gold Merchant in Monrovia the Gold Capital of republic of Liberia all in west africa my father was poisoned by his business associates while my mother died when i am little and my father took me so special because I am his only son.
Before the death of my father on 14th December 2005 in a hospital here in Cote D'ivoire, he secretly called me and told me that he has the sum of(USD $15 MILLION FIFTEEN MILLION U.S DOLLARS )which he deposited in a bank here in Cote D'ivoire.
He also made me understand that it was because of this money he was poisoned by his business associates while on a business trip with them and he instructed me to look for a foreign partner who will help me transfer this money out of this Cote Divoire and invest it for me, my purpose of contacting you is for you to help transfer this money to your country before this people who kill my father will kill me too
I'm now hiding in a local place here and I will compensate you with 20% of this money if you help me to transfer the money to your account l hope you will not betray the trust i have on you because this money is my only hope in this life and you will also help me to come over to your country to continue my education while you will invest my own share of the money for me.
I can assure you there is No Risk involve the money is an inheritance from my late father
I am waiting to hear from you,