This email with the subject "URGENT ASSISTANCE NEEDED PLEASE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 19 May 2006 11:10:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mrs. Anita Baker" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Frined, Let me first of all inform you, I go through your profile to mail you for a permission to go ahead. I am Mrs. Anita Baker from Mexico. I am married to Mr. Tesco Baker who worked with a construction company in Africa for twenty Years before he died in the tsunami disasters, we were married but without Any children. Since his death I decided not to re-marry. When my late husband was Alive he deposited the sum of 6.5 million dollars (Six Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars) in a bank. Presently this money is still with the bank and the management just wrote me as the beneficiary to come forward to receive the money, I Told them I will Issue a letter of authorization to somebody to receive it on my behalf since I cannot come over. I am presently in a hospital where I have been undergoing treatment Cancer of the lungs in a hospital , I have since lost my ability to talk and my doctors have told me that I have only a few months to Live. I want a person that is trustworthy that will utilize 80 percent of this money to fund churches, orphanages and widows around the world but in my name " Mrs. Anita Baker". and take 20 percent for your self As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact information of the bank.I will also issue you a letter of authority that will prove you as the new beneficiary of this fund. Please assure me that you will act accordingly as I stated herein and Keep this contact confidential till such a time this funds get to your Custody,this is to ensure that nothing jeopardizes my last wish on Earth. I await your urgent reply Regards, Mrs. Anita Baker