This email with the subject "INVESTMENT FUNDS." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 16 Dec 2006 05:38:50 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Tom Sliva" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
My name is Tom Sliva, I am 22 years of age. I lost my parents in crisis in my country My father was the ex-king of mende tribe and a gold and diamond dealer in Sierra-Leone. On the 19th May, 2002 my father and some of my memeber of my family was murdered by some rebel group on the accusation that my father is a great sponsor and in support to restore the democratically elected President of Alahji Tejan Kabba. Almost half of the palace was burnt.i survival the accident because i am not at home when the attack was carry out.
I am from sierra leone but residing in Ivory Coast west Africa now, I would like to appeal to you confidentialy to assist me concerning my late father's deposit in a (security firm) Financial Institution here in Abidjan of $10,000,000 ( Ten million USD) I want to move out of here because the crisis that started here for years now is still on, and there is no sign that it will end soon. Also my condition in this country is not condusive for me.
Can I trust you to help me retrieve the treasure from the (security firm) Financial Institution as my (foriegn partner) foreign business associate and also provide a place for me to stay in your country? Can I also trust you to safe keep this fund and also help me invest this fund in a profitable business in your country when this money get to you?
If you are willing to help me please indicate in your next mail.
Awaiting your urgent response.