This email with the subject "Dear Friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 17 Sep 2007 07:50:39 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Ms Stella Sigcau <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: Stella Sigcau, Accra , Ghana - West Africa . Dear Friend, I like to invest in your country. My name is Stella Sigcau from Sierra-Leone. I am the elder daughter of Mr.Zac Sigcau,former Minister of Mines and Industry. He was killed by rebels on his way to Capital city Freetown . Before his death,he deposited trunk box containing $18.5 million U.S Dollars with Global Storage Company Ghana for safe keeping and instruct that I should claim it to look after my self and my younger brother. My Younger brother and I are now in West Africa Accra Ghana to notify claims of the FUND. I intend to invest this money abroad, hence my contacting you to advice me how best I can invest this money in your country and buy a house there. For assistance I offer 25% of the money. We have all the vital documents covering the deposit fund and the ownership which I can send on request. Send direct phone and fax numbers for more information on your reply. I expect your prompt response. Yours faithfully, Stella Sigcau. E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org