A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM RUTH JOHNSON" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 07 Sep 2007 23:53:49 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "RUTH JOHNSON" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hi, It is my pleasure to acquaint you with my situation and humbly ask for your help. My name is RUTH JOHNSON, my father was a cocoa farmer who was killed by the rebels during the recent political crises in my country COTE D'IVOIRE (Ivory Coast). As a result of the political instability in my country before the death of my late father, he diligently deposited a sum of Six Million Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars. ($6,500.000) in a Security Storage Firm. I am seeking for your help to transfer into an overseas account, this money as a reliable and trustworthy person for an investment purposes in your country. Because of the political climate in Abidjan Ivory Coast right now and the instability in African countries economy, please I need you to assist me to relocate and invest my heritage wisely. Please I am ready to offer you 20% of the total sum of $6.5 Million, as a reward of your effort on your willingness to assist me. Please I will like you to forward to me immediately you receive my mail, your complete names, address including your phone numbers for more explanations and for the legal documentation of this transaction. Please, note that the fund will be released from the security storage firm and transferred to you within 7 working days to your country through a diplomatic means and after receiving the fund from the Diplomat you go and deposit the fund in cash to your account, as soon as you received this fund I will now arrange for my travelling papers to meet you. I wait your kind response today. Thanks for your care and understanding. I await your reply. Thanks and God bless you. Your's RUTH JOHNSON.