This email with the subject "Urgent" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 01 Aug 2007 03:58:46 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Ms. Aminat Kazeem" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dearest one, I am writing this letter with due respect and hurtful of tears since we have not known or met ourselves previously. I am asking for your assistance after I have gone through your profile that speaks well of you. I will be so glad if you can allow and lead me to the right channel towards your assistance to my situation now. I will make my proposal well known if I am given the opportunity. I would like to use this opportunity to introduce myself to you. Well, I am Aminat kazeem 23years old Girl and I know that this proposal might be a surprise to you but do consider it as an emergency. In nutshell, my (late) father Mr Saheed kazeem a very wealthy gold and cocoa merchant who based in Accra and Abidjan respectively. But he was killed along side with my mother during last year's Rabble attack and all his properties were totally destroyed. However, after their death I managed to escape with a very important document (DEPOSIT CERTIFICATE (US$10.5m) Ten million Five hundred thousand U.S Dollars deposited by my late father in one of the leading Security Company which I am the next of kin. Meanwhile, I am saddled with the problem of securing a trust worthy foreign personality to help me transfer the money over to his country and into his possession pending my arrival to meet with him. Furthermore, you can contact the Security Company for confirmation and I will issue a letter of authorisation on your name that will enable the Security Company to deal with you on my behalf. I am giving you this offers as mentioned with every confidence on your acceptance to assist me or take me as your child and manage the money. I am inclined to offer you 15% of the total sum as a mode of compensation for your effort after the successful transferring of these fund to your nominated account overseas Conclusively, I wish you send me a reply immediately as soon as you receive this proposal, get back to me in my private email: email@example.com. Yours sincerely Aminat Kazeem