This email with the subject "INVESTMENT ASSISTANCE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 10 Sep 2006 02:27:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MIX KABAKA" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: MIX KABAKA TEL +22508 814918 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org ABIDJAN, COTE D’IVOIRE. Dear Sir/Madam Permit me to inform you of my desire of on going into Investment relationship with you. I got your name and contact from the Ivorian chamber of commerce and industry. I prayed over it and selected your name among other names due to the recommendations 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 I am MIX KABAKA the only son of late Mr. and Mrs. WILLIAM KABAKA. My father was a very wealthy cocoa merchant in Abidjan; the economic capital of Ivory Coast, 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 on June 2002 in a private hospital here in Abidjan he secretly called me on his bed side and told me that he has the sum of Six Million Dollars in suspense account in one of the bank here in Abidjan, that he used my name as his only daughter for the next of Kin in deposit of the fund. 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 purpose. Sir/madam, I am honourably seeking your assistance in the following ways: (1) To provide a bank account into which this money would be transferred to. (2) To serve as a guardian of this fund since I am only 23 years. (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. Moreover, sir/madam I am willing to offer you 20% of the total sum as compensation for your effort/ input after the successful transfer of this fund into your nominated account overseas. Furthermore, you indicate your options towards assisting me as I believe that this transaction would be concluded within fourteen (14) days you signify interest to assist me. Anticipating to hear from you soon. Thanks and God bless. Best regards, MIX KABAKA.