A Scam Email with the Subject "Hello Friend.u?" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 30 Jun 2006 07:50:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "CHRIS WILLIAMS TAYLOR" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, First I must solicit your strictest confidence in this transaction and I pray that my decision to contact you will be given genuine approval considering the facts you and I just meet in the net. I wish to use this opportunity to introduce myself to you. I am Chris W Taylor from Monrovia Liberia. I write you to know my desires to invest in your country; I am a nephew of Charles Taylor, who was the former Liberian President. My Uncle who was later arrested to Freetown and presently in the Netherlands on war charges. Before his Arrest he told to me about the box containing $18.5 million U.S Dollars to look after my self and his wife, and as the only Male present in the family and capable of handling the family affairs, since his first son was arrested in the United State. He advice that the family shouldn't go to Sierra-Leone for my safety. Why my Uncle. deposit the fund in the security company in Ghana is for safety of the fund.Presently, my mother and I are here in West Africa Accra Ghana to notify the security company for the claims for the FUND, and we are staying in the refugee camp. Therefore I want you to lecture me on how best we can invest this money in your country and as I told you I really wanted to buy a house when I come there. My Uncle told me it is dangerous to invest this money in Africa to avoid suspicious, due to its bad economy and political instability facing Africa countries that is why I want to invest in abroad. For your foreign assistance I and his wife have agreed to offer 15% of the total amount of the money. We have all the vital documents covering the deposit fund and the ownership which I can send to you through fax on request. NOTE: I have never disclosed this to any person apart from you, so you have to keep this matter very confidential. Send me your Private phone and fax numbers for more information. Reach me on my private Email:email@example.com Phone No: 00233-243926112 Best Regards, Chris Williams Taylor