This email with the subject "please urgent help" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 13 Sep 2006 06:14:56 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "peter matt" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
peter and matt Refugee Camp Yamussoukro,Cote d'Ivoire.Dear Respectful One, Permit me to inform you our desire of going into business relationship with you. I know you might be surprised on recieving this mail from us due to we have not met before. By brief introduction , I am peter with my younger Sister. We are native of bouake district in republic of Cote d'Ivoire. We are the children of late Chief and Mr. Joseph Matt, who was assasinated by the rebels in our home town during the recent political crises of 19th sept. 2002. Untill the death of our parents, they were very wealthy Cocoa/cafe farmers & exporter based in abidjan the capital city of coted'ivoire. Before their death in a private specialist hospital, my father called me on his bed side and secretly confided to me the sum of (US$1.5)one million five hundred thousand US dollars which he deposited in one of the banks in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire for onwardly transfer abroad for investment on his proposed cocoa processing company through an assistance of a foreign partner. My father also told me his intention to invest part of the money in collaboration with oil companies in countries like Libya, America or Europe, but unfortunately he died the way he did without accomplishing his objective as a result of the rebels attack. Having know that he will not survive from the injuries he sustained as a result of the wounds and pains inflinched on him by the rebels, then advised me to quickly and hurriedly go into his personal underground safe in our family villa and take the documents covering the deposit in the bank and look for a true and trustworthy foreigner assist us as partner to front to the bank as our late parents partner abroad for immediate transfer of the money for investment in any lucrative business of our chioce for our future welfare. Upon the instruction and advice by my father before he finally died, I therefore request your assistance to help us for onward transfer of the money to your country for investment partnership with you in any lucrative business in your country. We have agreed to give you 20% of the total sum immediately the transfer is made, while 2.5% also will be set aside to cover all the expenses you might incure on the process. Upon your acceptance to our proposal, kindly get back to me through the above email address so that we can discuss further process on the ways to achieve this golden success together. Note, we are still in the refugee camp Yamussoukro, Cote d'Ivoire, We need your urgent attention to this mail because we want to leave here for a better future with you abroad, as the rebels had killed our parent and also have taken over my home town
as their operational territory,we look forward to you to help us with most urgency and honesty.please my dear one is true that i dont know you befor but i prefair to do this transertiong with you if you can be honest for me and my sister becouse thise is our life i promise you as soon as i heard from you if you are willing to help us transfer this money to you acount gust try give us ugent mail so i can now give you our picture as am giving you this ugent mail the document of the money is with us hear in Refugee Camp Yamussoukro,Cote d'Ivoire.as so as i heard from you i will still give you more informetion please if dear is eneything you dont understand please you can ask me please try to understant exspeting you ugent mail may god bless you as you understand our filling
Expecting your reply soon. Best Regard and God Bless you. peter & sister Note,