A Scam Email with the Subject "Your good and urgent assistant is needed. ybph" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 01 Mar 2007 17:37:54 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
dear Friend, With warm heart I offer my friendship, and my greetings, and I hope this letter meets you in good time. It will be surprising for you to receive this proposal from me since you do not know me personally. However, I got your email address through international business directory and I am sincerely seeking your confidence in this transaction, which I propose with my free mind and as a person of integrity. My name is John koroma the son of Peterson Koroma, a farmer from Liberia, killed during the terrible war. As led by my instinct, I decided to contact you through LETTER as it is the only means I can contact anybody since I am in the political asylum camp here in the Netherland.. However, I apologize if this is not acceptable to you. Since the war stop in 1997 I and my family have been searching for each other because we all ran to different destination fo survival and unfortunately I lost my two sisters and father to the terrible war.I must not go back so far but to go straight to my reason of writing you. The purpose of this letter is to seek your most needed assistance to me in a business venture. Due to the serious war and political problems in Liberia, as a result of President CHARLES TAYLOR introduction The killing of certain regions children by amputation of legs and hands, and his desire to hold on to power for life, and my father foresaw the danger that is coming to Liberia. Before he was killed, he withdrew all of our business foreign accounts in dollars to Guinea , to deposit the sum of US$10.5 million(Ten million, Five Hundred thousand United states dollars), in a private finance institution. My late father deposited the money with a Private finance company for safety and for security reasons, and was to be used for the purchase of land, new machines and chemicals establishment of new farms in LIBERIA. I am currently staying in The Netherlands where I seeking political asylum. In fact my decision to come here to seek for asylum, is to enable my claim since the fund is moved from Guinea to Netherland, and be deposited into a finance institution in their branch office here in the Netherland Since the law of The Netherlands prohibits a refugee (asylum seeker) to open any bank account or to be involved in any financial transaction, this is why I am seeking your help as a reliable partner, If you accept to assist me, I promised to compensate you 20% of the total sum of my family fund . All I want you to do for me, is to assist with arrangements to claim the deposit from the FINANCE INSTITTITION from their branch office here in The Netherlands, as it has now been transferred from Guinea, to their branch here. The company will be legally informed of you representing me.Please, I want you to maintain the absolute secrecy because the united nation is feeding me daily by paying me 39 euros weekly and any information to any of the worker from united nation about this money may led my family to forfiet it to netherland Government or united nation authority. My twins brother Jasper and our junior sister Caroline are alive except father and two sisters who was also killed, My mother is alive but very old in age and resided in Guinea. I look forward to your reply and co-operation, why I am still in Political asylum camp Netherland. I thank you in advance as I anticipate your co-operation, I wish to get your reply through my email address below: email@example.com Thanks, Your Truely, John Koroma N/b Please I have already tender an apology if this not acceptable to you. xqjubpchbpbhmaxemiipgbgxqwuterwvgvirqg