This email with the subject "MUTUAL ASSISTANCE." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 13 Mar 2007 02:06:36 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, The political unrest in my country (PHILIPPINES), necessitated this email, though this approach appears desperate, difficulties encountered in efforts to establish a business abroad also necessitate this search for someone to assist me in securing and investing the sum of USD18,000,000 (Eighteen million dollars) deposited in my name abroad. By way of summarized profile of myself, I am Senator Luisa Estrada, a 66years old lady and the wife of Joseph Ejercito Estrada (former head of state and President of Philippines).
Our family trustee have secretly protected the deposit, you are to assist us to lay claims of the funds with the aid of all legal documents that will be forwarded to you as time goes on. If you agree to help, we shall discuss the disbursement ratio in our next correspondence after we have been acquainted. I have decided to offer 20% of the above sum to you if you agree to assists us to secure these funds overseas or 30% share for possible help on investing in any reliable venture. No doubt this proposal will make you apprehensive, please I employ you to observe utmost confidentiality and rest assured that this transaction would be most profitable for both of us. PLEASE INDICATE YOUR INTEREST BY RESPONDING TO MY EMAIL ADDRESS. WITH THE FOLLOWING INFO. Your full name and address: Your telephone/fax numbers: Company name (If any): Once I receive this information, my son will prepare the necessary documents that will put you in place as the new owner of the funds. The money will then be released to your custody by the Bank. Awaiting your swift response via my private email: email@example.com Sincerely yours, Luisa Estrada.