This email with the subject "From Mrs Tissa Baconey & Son." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 26 Oct 2007 19:01:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From Mrs Tissa Baconey & Son. Asylum Camp Abidjan-Cote d’Ivoire. West Afrique. Good Day. My Name is MRS.TISSA BACONEY a citizen of Sierra-Leone. A widow being that I lost my late husband couple of months ago. When my late husband was alive he was International REAL ESTATE agency, until his death. My late husband CHIEF WILLIAMS C. BACONEY left behind a total sum of (US$ 15.500.000 FIFTEEN MILLION FIVE HOUNDRED THOUSAND U.S DOLLARS) in a bank in Cote D'Ivoire, Which he told me to look for a good foreign partner and invest this money with our only Son. Though I have not met with you before but I believe, Why I contacted you to assist my son and me invest this funds because of the problems I have been having with my father in-law. After the death of my late husband, my father in-law tried to force me to re-marry to my late husband younger brother (because of the stupid African tradition) I refused to do this and because of this, I was forcefully ejected out of the family house. Every valuables left for me by my late husband was also taken from me. After every things I have to leave my late husband family house in my village Free Town and travel to Cote d’Ivoire wear the money is deposited. My late husband deposited the money in the bank for the purpose of foreign investment on real estate/transport industry with his foreign partner. Now that we are in Cote D'Ivoire Abidjan. We have been able to locate the bank where the money was deposited. Also approached the bank and presented to them the entire document my late husband left including his death certificate which also bears my name as the next of kin. I want to follow the instruction of my late husband to invest the money with our only son in your country, I will like to invest part of the money into any of these three investments plan in your Country as bellow. But if there is any other business with good profit. That is better than what I am suggesting, we will be very glad to follow your advice. 1). Real estate 2). Transport industry 3). Hotel I humbly request you to participate in this transaction and also give me professional directives by – 1.) Providing the bank account where the money will be transferred. 2.) Assisting my son and me to invest this money in your country. 3.) To serve as the guardian of this fund also stand as the foreign investor. If you are in interested and willing to assistance us. We will be pleased to offer you 20% of the total sum as compensation for your effort /input after the successful transfer of this fund to your nominated account. Why the balance will be for the investment. We will like to have your telephone and fax numbers for easy communication. Also to enable us forward you with the necessary document regarding this transaction. May the almighty God bless you. As you will come for our rescuer. Please contacts me through this email address ( email@example.com ) for more information's. I await your soonest response. Respectfully yours. Mrs Tissa Baconey & Son. Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire.