This email with the subject "Dearest Beloved One," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 11 Sep 2007 03:38:19 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was murray beverly <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dearest Beloved One,
First I must solicit your strictest confidence in this transaction, and I pray that my contacting you will be given genuine approval considering the fact that we don’t know each other before.I wish to use this opportunity to introduce myself to you. I am Mrs Murray Beverly, from Sierra-Leone.I was married to Late Mr William Beverly who was the former paramount ruler of Saradungu Village of Sierra-Leone, my husband was attacked by the R.U.F rebel on his way to Lucia a northern part of Sierra-Leone and my husband sustained injuries and he died three day. Before he died he revealed to me about the two boxes containing money and Gold. This money is Eighteen Million ($18) Million US DOLLARS, (250) kg Gold. Which he deposited with a security company in Ivory Coast for safekeeping.
I am contacting because my husband had wrote an M.O.U with the security company mandating them not to hand over these funds to me, unless i present a foreign investor who will manage and invest the fund on behalf of his family in a develop foreign country. To this end we want you to be our investor trustee who will make a good arrangement for a joint business investment on our behalf in your country, to be our Adviser/Manager for all the investment plans. Iwill give you 20% of the total amount will be for your effort and another 10% to cover all the expenses that may incur during the business transaction, Last, I urge you to keep this transaction strictly confidential as no one knows our where about. Presently am in Ivory Coast now to notify the security company of the claims, and am staying in the refugee camp. Therefore I want you to advise us on how best we can invest this money in your country, Please as you show your willingness, forward to me your full name, address and Tel/Fax number, awaiting your response. On the receipt of your contact details we shall present you name to the security company as our appointed investor trustee.
Thanks. May God bless you as you assist me?