A Scam Email with the Subject "READ ME PLEASE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 17 Feb 2007 05:45:06 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was nancy charles <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn, I AM THE WIFE OF CHARLES TAYLOR (THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF LIBERIA)who is currently facing trial in Netherland for war crimes. Prior to our exiel in Nigeria and his subsequent arrest and detaintion for war crime,we had a large sum of money (#4.8millionUS dollars.)which we planned to deposite outside Africa through a private security company to enable us relocate if our applictions for asylum to some European countries were to be granted. However, this dream was not realised due to presure from Presidet Bush of United state to have him proscuted despite the earlier agreement reached with African leaders that my husband would not be proscuted if he hands over power.As you might have seen on cnn and heard that Britain has offered to allow him serve his prison trem in LONDON if convicted. Therefore, I want you to assist me clear the fund.Presently, I am back in Liberia with my children following order from Nigerian government to deport us back to Liberia after my husband's arrest. As a result of this ,we are left here with nothing and is not easy for us to travel out of the country because of security. As you know, I need to clear the fund before it enters dumorrage ,moreso,the company feels that the content of the consignment is personal material and antifactsmeant for exhibition so you should know that the content is only known to me and you. This is 100%riskfree because the documents are protected here and I will make them available to you .I will allow you 20% of the total sum at end of the transaction . Please contact me with this email if you are willing and ready to cooperate with me. email@example.com Note also that I do not want any thirdparty and hope you will not abuse the trust repose on you to seat on the money at the end. Yours faithfully, Mrs Nancy Charles