This email with the subject "donate to the needies." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 12 Aug 2007 10:53:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "mrs linda johnson" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello dear, My name is Mrs.Linda Johnson a widow and a dying woman who have decided to donate what I have to you/ church. I am 60 years old and I was diagnosed for cancer for about 2 years ago, immediately after the death of my husband, who left to me everything he worked for.I have been touched by my spirit to donate from what I have inherited from my late husband to the you for the good work of God, rather than allowing my relatives to misuse my husband hard earned funds ungodly. Please pray, that the good Lord forgive me my sins. I have asked God to forgive me and I believe he has because He is a merciful God and my donor now is for his good works. I will be going in for an operation in less than one hour. I decided to WILL/donate the sum of $1,500,000 (One million five hundred thousand dollars) to you for the good work of the lord, and also to help the motherless and less previleged ones and also for the assistance of the widows. At the moment I cannot take any telephone calls right now due to the fact that my relatives are around me and my health status is not to its best. I have adjusted my WILL and my family bank is aware I have changed my will to you and they will arrange the transfer of the funds from my family account to you. I wish you all the best and may the good Lord bless you abundantly. Please use the funds well and always extend the good work to others. Contact the bank at firstname.lastname@example.org with my will and the account details as follows: Account name/ Mr Dennis Johnson Next of kin: Mrs Linda Johnson Account number: MTB20134243241. I am very sure that the bank will listen and attent to you and have the fund transfered to your bank account . Contact them and tell them that I have WILLED ($1,500, 000.00) to you by quoting my personal reference number;gdmchambers/WILL /170507/d07 I know I do not know you but I have been directed to do this. Thanks and God bless.NB: I will appreciate your utmost confidentiality in this matter till this task is accomplished as I don't want anything that will jeopardize my last wish. And Also I will be contacting with you by email as I don't want my relation or anybody to know because they are always around me and will never be so happy for my extention of my late husband hard earned money. Regards, Mrs.Linda Johnson.