A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM ELVIS SANKOH" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 30 Jul 2007 04:37:38 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "how are you" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM ELVIS SANKOH ASSYLUM CAMP ABIDJAN WEST AFRICA IN NEED YOUR HELP Dear , My name is Elvis sankoh from Sierra Leonian. I am 22 years old and a student. Please I would like you to assist me as urgent as you can,before they kill me.My father is a wealthy cocoa merchant.Trouble began early last two year when my father's associates began suspecting that my father is not givingn proper accounts of all the tonnes of cocoa being cultivated by local farmersn in some villages. This mistrust deepens between Oct-Sept, 2005 when they discovered avery large some of money my father deposited with a Bank here in ABIDJAN-COTE D'IVOIRE (FORMALLY IVORY COAST in West Africa. As a result of this discovery and the envyn on the money he was poisioned by his associates.At his hospital bed ,he revealed to me the reasons of his sickness and directed me where to get the documents of the said deposit which he made on my name as the next of kin,being the only child He dvised me that in case he die, that I should not stay in this country Sierre Leone because his associates will equally kill me hence my mother had died five years ago of breast cancer. He also instructed that if he dies, I should look for a foreign partner who will help me to transfer the money out of this place (Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire), to his account and the person will help me to invest the money in that country. Based on this, I had to contact you bearing in mind that you will be humane enough to protect my life. My father finally died on the 5th of june,2006 and since then, I was out of school and went into hiding because of my father's asociates. All the relevant documents of the $18.4 million United States Dollars) that was deposited in a Commercial Bank by my late father, are with me now. I will give you 15% of the total money, if you can help me transferring it into your Account, for onward investment in your country. Please contact me immediately with my private email account(email@example.com) 1)Your full Name( 2 )Age(3)Occupation(4)Home Address(5)Tel/Fax numbers) I awaites to hear from you in your next mail with the following informations. Indicate your interest in replying soonest. Thanks and best regards. Elvis sankoh CONFIDENTIAL