A Scam Email with the Subject "From: Mrs. Maria L. Silva" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 17 Sep 2007 14:18:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Mrs. Maria L. Silva <>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Mrs. Maria L. Silva 16 Dartmouth Road, Forest Hill,London,SE23 3XU, United Kingdom. I am Mrs. Maria L. Silva,a citizen of Mexico but base in England,I am married to Sir Jose L. Silva who also hail from Mexico, though dead now. My husband was a business man before the he died on the 23rd of July 2004 at about 6:00AM. Our marriage lasted for over a decade without any fruit of the womb. My husband died after a protracted illness. My husband and I made a vow to uplift the own-trodden and the less-privileged individuals within the United Kingdom, Europe, North and South America,Africa and the rest of the world as he had passion for persons who can not help themselves due to physical disability or financial predicament. I can adduce this to the fact that he needed a Child from this relationship, which never came. When my late husband was alive he deposited the sum of US$3,000,000:00 Million (Three Million Dollars with a security company and this money is still with the security company Presently,I am suffering from cancerous ailment for some years now. Recently, my Doctor told me that I have a limited or numbered days on earth and that my life spam will not exceed 150days due to the cancerous problems I am suffering from. Though what bothers me most is the stroke that I have in addition to the cancer. With this hard reality that has befallen my family, I have decided to donate this fund to a non-governmental, or a non religious, and or a non profit organization or better still an individual,that will utilize this money the way I am going to instruct here in.I want a non governmental,or a non religious, and or a non profit organization or better still an individual, that will use this gift which comes from my husbands sweat to fund the upkeep of widows, widowers, orphans, destitute, the down-trodden, physically challenged children, barren-women and persons who prove to be genuinely handicapped financially. It is often said that blessed is the hand that gives. took this decision because I do not have any child that will inherit this money and my husband relatives are Bourgeois and very wealthy persons and I do not want my husband hard earned money to be misused or invested into ill perceived ventures. I do not want a situation where this money will be used in an ungodly manner, hence the reason for taking this bold decision. I am not afraid of death hence; I know where I am going. I know that I am going to be with the Almighty when I eventually pass on. The Almighty will fight my case and I shall hold my peace. I do not need any telephone communication in this regard due to my deteriorating health and because of the presence of my husband relatives around me. I do not want them to know about this development. With God all things are possible. As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact of my attorney whom I have entrusted every detail regarding this fund. As Soon as your information is been received by my attorney, he will also issue a Letter of Authority and power of attorney on this regards, making you the original beneficiary of this fund with other related documents. As soon as I get this information from you i shall send to you my Identities to you for proper verifications. My happiness is that I lived a life worthy of emulation. Please always be prayerful all through your life. Any delay in your reply will give me room in sourcing for a non-governmental, or a non religious, and or a non profit organization or better still an individual for this same purpose. Please assure me that you will act just as I have stated herein. Hope to hear from you soon and God bless you and members of your family. Best Regards Mrs. Maria L. Silva