This email with the subject "THANKS AND GOD BLESS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 07 Jun 2007 07:30:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Viviane and James" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
DEAREST ONE, I AM VIVIANE MARK THE DAUGHTER OF LATE MR VICTOR MARK, MY FAHTER WAS A VERY WEALTHY COCOA MERCHANT BASED IN ABIDJAN. THE ECONOMIC CAPITAL OF IVORY COAST BEFORE HE WAS POISONED TO DEATH BY HIS BUSINESS ASSOCIATES, ON ONE OF THEIR OUTING TO DISCUSS ON A BUSINESS DEAL. I NEED YOUR ASSISTANCE IN TRANSFERRNG THE SUM OF US$5.350.000 (FIVE MILLION THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND, UNITED STATES DOLLARS) LEFT IN THE VAULT OF A LOCAL FINANCIAL FIRM HERE IN ABIDJAN. I AM HONOURABLY SEEKING YOUR ASSISTANCE TO HELP US CONTACT THE FINANCIAL FIRM WHERE THIS MONEY IS DEPOSITED TO BE TRANSFERED TO YOU IN YOUR COUNTRY SERVE AS THE GUARDIAN OF THIS FUND AND MY YOUNGER BROTHER JAMES IS 19 YEARS. TO MAKE ARRANGEMENT FOR US TO COME OVER TO YOUR COUNTRY TO FURTHER OUR EDUCATION AND TO SECURE A RESIDENTIAL PERMIT IN YOUR COUNTRY. I AM WILLING TO OFFER YOU 10% OF THE TOTAL SUM AS COMPENSATION FOR YOUR EFFORT INPUT AFTER THE SUCCESSFUL TRANSFER OF THIS FUND TO YOUR NOMINATED ACCOUNT OVERSEAS. YOU CAN INDICATE YOUR OPTION TOWARDS ASSISTING ME BY SENDING TO US YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER, CONTACT ADDRESS, FULL NAME SO THAT WE CAN BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOU AT ANY TIME. I WILL APPRECIATE YOU CALL ME ON THE RESIDENCE LODGING TELEPHONE NUMBER +22509169568 OR REPLY TO ME AN EMAIL. ANTICIPATING TO HEAR FROM YOU SOON. PLEASE DO HURRY TO ASSIST US OUT HERE NOW THAT THIS COUNTRY IS IN POLITICAL CHOAS, WE URGENTLY NEED YOUR KIND ATTENTION. THANKS AND GOD BLESS Viviane and James firstname.lastname@example.org