This email with the subject "From Mark John" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 23 Aug 2006 19:55:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "mark john" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend,I am Mark John the only son of the former Director of finance,Sierra-Leone diamond and mining corporation,Dr Desmond John. I know that this mail might come to you as a surprise, due to the fact that we know not each other before now. I got your contact through a current publication, and decided to solicit for you understanding and wholehearted assistance to recieve the sum of US$11.5 million united states dollars in your bank account and earnest business partnership
I am 23 years old, a citizen of Sierra Leoane.I lost my parents as a result of the dissastrous civil war which lasted for about 12 years in my country. Before the peak of the war, which eventually took my father's life, My father informed me in confident that he has deposited the above sum in a suspense account of a BANK in Abidjan - Cote d'Ivoire, where I moved immediately my father was murthered by the rebels. I now reside here in (Abidjan) under political Assylum camp the money was put in my father's possession by the then Government of Alhaji Tejan Kaba for the purchasing of ammunitions to confront the rebels. Now the war in my country is over with the help of ECOMOG soldiers, the present Government of Sierra Leone has revoked the passport of all officers who served under the former regime and now asked countries to expel such persons at the same time freeze their account and confisticate their asset, it is on this note that I am contacting you, I need you to assist me recieve the money into your account also send me your telephone number and fax so i can contact the bank and give it to them for more details and information the bank will give to you later
1) Your full name & address. 2) Your telephone & fax number.I have in mind to compensate you with 30 % of the total money amount, additional 10% for all your expenses encured in this transaction. I will give you a 20% annual commission in any investment we embarck upon in your country.I intend to invest in Real Estate business, though it depends on how lucrative it is in your country, I also count on your advise and guidance. Please kindly reach me by a return call 00225-05353480, to indicate your interest in this business transaction, so as to enable us discuss this transaction in detail. Finally, I wish to assure you that this transaction is legal and 100% risk-free. I have in my possession the legal documents of this Deposit/Funds, as issued to my father by the Bank management. Thanks and God bless as you get back to me as quickly as possible please call me with my number first 00225-05353480 to show your interest call me with my number as soon as you read this mail.
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