A Scam Email with the Subject "Please I Need Your Assistance" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 09 Jun 2007 09:38:11 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Miss.Joan Dagba" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Assist Me. I am Joan Dagba, 23years old and the only daughter of my late parents Mr.and Mrs.lekki Dogba, My father was a highly reputable busnness magnet-(a cocoa merchant)who operated in the capital of Ivory coast during his days. It is sad to say that he passed away mysteriously in France during one of his business trips abroad year 12th.Febuary 2005.Though his sudden death was linked or rather suspected to have been masterminded by an uncle of his who travelled with him at that time. But God knows the truth! My mother died when I was just 14 years old, and since then my father took me so special. Before his death on Febuary 12 2005 he told me that he has the sum of Ten Million United State Dollars.(USD$10 000 000) left in a finance firm . He also hand over the documents to me. I am just 23years old and a university undergraduate and really don't know what to do. Now I want you to assist me clear the money from the custody of the finance firm. This is because I have suffered a lot of set backs as a result of incessant political crisis here in Ivory coast. The death of my father actually brought sorrow to my life. I am in a sincere desire of your humble assistance in this regards. Your suggestions and ideas will be highly regarded. Now permit me to ask these few questions:- 1. Can you honestly help me ? 2. Can I completely trust you? 3. What percentage of the total amount in question will be good for you? Please,Consider this and get back to me as soon as possible with this email address(email@example.com) Thank you so much. My sincere regards, Miss Joan.