This email with the subject "urgent assistance0" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 04 Nov 2005 14:32:30 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was william nkomo <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, How are you and your family today and I hope that you are all okay? I found your email contact information through computer dictionary and I decided to contact you for an important assistance.I am WILLIAM NKOMO a citizen of Zimbabwe and I am writing this letter to request your assistance and confidentiality to handle a transfer of fund into a Foreign account and I decided to write you,because my late father was among the few black ( Zimbabwean rich farmers )murdered in cold blood by the agents of the ruling Government of President Robert Mugabe. I am seeking for political asylum in ITALY . I want to personally entrusted my future and that of my family into your hands, hence as a refugee in this country I can not be able to declear such amount to the puplic as the law governy asylum seeker dose not allow that,and please do understand that this transaction is 100% risk free and the nature of your business does not necessarily matter. I am the only son of Adams Nkomo, a wealthy farmer and senior politician With the opposition political party in my country, Movement for Democratic Change [MDC]. My father was murdered by our wicked President, Robert Mugabe and I fled my country, because I have become his next target to eliminate.My father was a fighter for Justice and a moving force in the MDC, a part of bodies that wanted to end the several years of brutal dictatorship government of President Robert Mugabe. You will read more stories about President Mugabe's brutal acts by visiting these web sites,http://www.rte.ie/news/2000/0418/zimbabwe.html My father was accused of Treason and also assisting the White farmers in fighting the government. Few weeks after his arrest, he was reported dead. The government claimed he died of heart attack and his body was never seen for proper autopsy, they buried him in the government cementary. My father's associate Mr. Martin Olds a White farmer from Britain assisted me in fighting my fatherís death through the Court and media; the Government saw us as a big treat to them and decided to eliminate us. Mr.Martin Olds was attacked and murdered in his house, but fortunately, before they came to looking for me, I received the news and I had to flee through the border to South Africa, to save my life. I am writing this letter to request your assistance and confidentiality to handle a transfer of fund into a Foreign account and I decided to write you,my late father was among the few black Zimbabwean rich farmers murdered in cold blood by the agents of the ruling Government of President Robert Mugabe, for his alleged support and sympathy for the Zimbabwean opposition party controlled by the white minority, Before my fathers death, he has taken to Johannesburg and deposited the sum of twenty eight Million United State Dollars ($28 million)with a Security and Finance Company as if he foreseen the looming danger in Zimbabwe. My arrival here in ITALY still remains like a miracle to me.Here, is my reasons for contacting you, My father kept this money in two trunk boxes in disguise as family Treasures on my name and could not bank them, because of the situation in my country.The government seized my fatherís business, farms and banks account before his arrest and murder. He told me everything concerning the funds while he was still in detention and this fund has been moved from south Africa to Europe here where I am now corrently seeking a political Asylum because we cannot invest it there. I need your assistance in securing the funds there in your country, so that I can arrange on how to come over to your country to invest with the fund.I am willing to offer you 25% of the $28 Million for your assistance. Please, let me know if you can assist me, so that I can give you more details on how we shall proceed further.contact email address:firstname.lastname@example.org As I wait for your urgent response, please treat this information as confidential because of the situation i am in this country been a refugee . Hope to hear from you soonest. Regards, William Nkomo.