This email with the subject "From: Nicholas Adams" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 07 Jul 2007 08:15:43 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Nicholas Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
--------------------------------- Don't get soaked. Take a quick peak at the forecast with theYahoo! Search weather shortcut. --0-398185088-1183821340=:77114 Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit <DIV>From : Nicholas Adams<BR>Abidjan Ivory coast<BR>Email + (<A href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</A>)</DIV> <DIV>Tel/+225 07965 064 <BR> <BR> APPEAL FOR URGENT ASSISTANCE.</DIV> <DIV> Dearest one,<BR> <BR>With due respect and with GOD all thing are possible that is why I call for help to please Permit me to inform you of my desire of going into business relationship with you. I got your name and contact from the internet. I prayed over it and selected your name among other names due to its esteeming nature and the commendations given to me as a reputable and trust worthy person that I can do business with, and by the recommendation. I must not hesitate to confide in you for this simple and sincere clean business, 100% risk free assurance. I am Mr Nicholas Adams the only son of late Mr. Zuma Adams. My father was a very wealthy cocoa merchant in Abidjan the economic capital of Ivory coast (Cote D' Ivoire), my father was poisoned to death by his business associates on one of their outings on a business trip. My mother died when I was a baby and since then my father took me so special. Before the death of my father in january 2004 in a private hospital here in Abidjan he secretly called me on his bed side and told me that he has the sum of seven million, five hundred thousand United State Dollars. US($7.5m) left in a fixed /suspense account in one of the prime bank here in Abidjan, that he used my name as his only son for the next of Kin in Depositing the fund. </DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>He also explained to me that it was because of this wealth that he was poisoned by his business associates. That I should seek for a foreign partner in a country of my choice where I will transfer this money and use it for investment purposes such as real estate management or hotel management. I am honourably seeking your assistance in the following ways:<BR> <BR> (1) To provide a bank account in which this money would be transferred into.<BR> (2) To serve as a guardian of this fund since I am only 22 years old. <BR> (3) To make arrangement for me to come over to your country to further my education and to secure a resident permit in your country.</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>Moreover, I am willing to offer you 15% of the total sum as compensation for your effort/input after the successful transfer of this fund into your nominated account overseas. All the necessary arrangement has been made at the bank where my late father deposited this fund and the DIRECTOR of the bank told me that as soon as an account of my choice is forwarded to their bank that they will transfer this fund to my destination.</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>Please write back to me immediately you received this mail for us to proceed in this transaction which I beleived that you shall call me for good news that you have comfirm my money in an account which you will provide.</DIV> <DIV>Furthermore, you indicate your options towards assisting me as I believe that this transaction would be concluded within seven (7) days you signify interest to assist me.</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>Have my best regards and God bless you.<BR> <BR>Nicholas Adams.</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>N:B Please reply to my private email (<A href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</A>) and let me know if you can handle this arrangement.</DIV><p>  <hr size=1> Don't get soaked. Take a<a href=" http://tools.search.yahoo.com/shortcuts/?fr=oni_on_mail&#news"> quick peak at the forecast </a><br> with the<a href=" http://tools.search.yahoo.com/shortcuts/?fr=oni_on_mail&#news">Yahoo! Search weather shortcut.</a> --0-398185088-1183821340=:77114--