This email with the subject "From Jefferson / Silvia Awiloba" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 06 Nov 2006 11:22:16 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "jefferson awiloba" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From Jefferson / Silvia Awiloba
Dear Sir / Madam,
It is my pleasure to introduce you to a business that will make the beginning of never -ending family relations and l hope this proposal will not come to you as an embarrassment. l am Jefferson Awiloba, the only son of late Dr Alexander Awiloba who was a famous cocoa merchant. My late father operated his cocoa business in Abidjan Cote d' ivoire under partnership, but unfortunately late father was poisoned by his business associates in order to claims the newly awarded contract and his wealth in a cocktail party held in his honour as the director of the company. When he was poisoned, he was rushed to the hospital.
It was in the hospital that he secretly disclosed to me the cause of his sickness and why he was poisoned. There he informed me that he deposited the sum of US$11,500M. (Eleven Million Five Hundred Thousand United Dollars) in a suspense coded account to a bank here in Abidjan Cote d' Ivoire and that l and my little sister was made the next of kin to inherit the money in his record file. He therefore advised me to look for a reliable, trust worthy and God fearing person who will assist me transfer the money abroad strictly for investment purposes. This is because he didn’t want his associate to raise an eyebrow o his fund. He also advised me to avoid his associates and our family members who will be running after our dear lives; he finally died in the hospital after few days of admission. Please, I am soliciting for your assistance to help me and my little sister transfer the money into your account for an investment purpose over there in your country. I hope to travel with you to your country after a successful transfer of this money.
The contact of the bank will be given to you as soon as you show your interest and willingness to me. You can now instruct them on where and how the money will be transferred. I am offering you 25% of the total sum as commission for your assistance to transfer the money to your country. May I strongly re-emphasise that this transaction is highly confidential, hitch free and this will be successfully concluded within 10 days according to your willingness. I look forward to hear from you soon.
Thank you and God bless you.