A Scam Email with the Subject "DEAR SIR I NEED YOUR URGENT ASSISTANCE PLEASE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 10 Jul 2006 13:41:54 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "RICHARD KALIO." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir, My name is Richard Kalio. am 24 years old. from Sierra-Leone, the only son of Dr.Moses Kalio.Former Personal Assistance to the present Minister for Mines and Natural Resources in-charge of the diamond production sales in my country Sierra-Leone. Unfortunately some months ago before the peace pact in my country, my father and his colleagues were killed by rebel group of Mr. Dunga Sankibo during an inspection visit to the rich diamond mining area in the village of Izumba, where the rebels laid an ambush and open fire on the convoy killing my father and some of his colleagues who where on their way to the diamond mining zone. Following the peace pact that was introduce by the united nation keeping force some months back,my mother deem it fit to say that it is right time for me to leave the country for safety and for europe or any other stable economic bloc with the 6.3.million us.dollars six.three million dollars deposited by my late father in a finance house on my name as the next of kin or beneficiary, I want you to assist me so that i can transfer this money to your account for safe keeping pending our arrival to your country, to start up an investment in your country through your wise advice. You will act as my international business representative and also my family business associate,so that i can transfer this money to your account for safe keeping. I am now in Dakar-Senegal for the facilitation of this transaction.Please kindly communicate your acceptance or otherwise of this proposal through email address for us to discuss the modalities of seeing this transaction through. However, if you are not disposed to assist kindly destroy the letter in view of the families interest and personal security. I count on you greatly for your assistance. Please,if How i contacted you is not okay with you,do not hesitate to tell me and provide another address where i will be contacting you.A good percentage awaits you for your assistance. Expecting to hear from you soon. Yours Faithfully, Richard Kalio.