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Subject:  Good News
From:  "Mustapha Benson" <>
Date:  Sun, 27 May 2007 08:56:24 -0700
From: Mustapha Benson
Address: Banjul The Gambia
Telephone Nos: 00220 9897219


Dear Sir,
I am Mr Musatapha Accounts supervisor with National Bank,Freetown, Sierra Leone. I have urgent and 
very confidential business proposition for you. On June 6, 1999, a Foreign Diamond 
consultant/contractor with the Sierra Leonean National Diamond Corporation, Mr.Simon Kelly made a 
numbered time (Fixed) Deposit for twelve calendar months, valued at SD$27,000,000.00, (Twenty-Seven 
Million Dollars) in my branch. Upon maturity, I sent a routine notification to his forwarding 
address but got no reply. After a month, I sent a reminder and finally I discovered from his 
contract employers, the Sierra Leanean National Diamond Corporation that Mr. Simon Kelly died from 
a rebel attack. On further investigation, I found out that he died without making a WILL, and all 
attempts to trace his next of kin was fruitless. I therefore made further investigation and 
discovered that Mr. Simon Kelly did not declare any kin or relations in all his official documents, 
including his Bank Deposit paperwork in my Bank. This sum of USD$27,000,000.00 has 
carefully/confidentially been moved out of my bank to a Finance security company in the Gambia for 
safekeeping. No one can ever come forward to claim it. According to Sierra Leonean Law, at the 
expiration of 8 (eight) years,the money will revert to the ownership of the Sierra Leone Government 
if nobody applies to claim the fund. Consequently, my proposal is that I want you as a Foreigner to 
stand in as the rightful owner of the money. I deposited it in a security company in two trunk 
boxes though the security company does not know the contents of the boxes as I tagged them to be 
photographic materials for export. In the circumstance, I want to present you as the rightful owner 
of the boxes in the security company so that you can be able to claim them with the help of my 
attorney. This is simple. I would like you to provide immediately your full names and address as 
well as your direct telephone and fax number so that the Attorney will prepare the necessary 
documents which will put you in the right place as the owner of the boxes. The money will be moved 
out for us to your country and share in the ratio of 80% for me and 20% for you. There is no risk 
at all as all the paperwork for this transaction will be done by the Attorney and this will 
guarantees the successful execution of this transaction on your behalf, please reply immediately 
via my email address. Upon your response, I shall then provide you with more details and relevant 
documents that will help you understand the transaction and swing into the necessary action while I 
confide in you hoping you will not betray me at last.
Thanks and God bless

Mr Musatapha

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This Email with the Subject "Good News" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 27 May 2007 08:56:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam Email. The sender shows as "Mustapha Benson" <>, although that address was probably spoofed. We recommend that you do not attempt to contact any persons or organizations referenced in this email, as you may expose yourself to scammers and, at the very least, you will be added to their email address lists for spam purposes.

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