This email with the subject "Requesting for your partnership" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 01 Apr 2007 20:22:08 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Cyprian Mark" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear friend, First, I must solicit your confidence in this letter. I am Mr. Cyprian Mark, the director of Assets and Treasures in a deposit company where I work. I am writing you this letter to seek your partnership cooperation in receiving a total amount of $7.3M (Seven Million Three Hundred Thousand United States dollars) which was deposited with our company here in enegal. This total amount was deposited as a family treasure with my company by late Mr. Gabriel Kpoleh, a Liberian citizen and personal aid to President Charles Taylor. Mr. Gabriel Kpoleh, his wife and two Children were killed by rebels loyal to the President near Kuru village during the past crisis in Liberia. On more information about the death of Mr. Gabriel Kpoleh, SEE THE LINK BELOW (http://www.copla.org/warreview.htm) Since the untimely death of Mr. Gabriel Kpoleh and his family, the management of my company has mandated my office to make several enquiries to locate any of his extended relatives, but no fruitful result was achieved as all my efforts also proved unsuccessful to locate any member of his family. Before my observation in this development, I discovered that late Mr. Gabriel Kpoleh did not make an HEIR/WILL. The management has been delibrating on how to revert this fund to the company's account since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 3 years. It is therefore upon this discovery that I and my unior colleague in my department decide to seek your consent to present you as the next of kin or relation to the deceased so that we will quickly move this money out of Senegal to be delivered in your care as the next of kin or relation entitled to inherit this fund. All arrangement to move this deposited fund has been put in place and all I require is your honest and sincere partnership co-operation to enable us see this money delivered to you. As an insider in the company, I have all the necessary legal documents that will back up the claim of this deposit and I guarantee you that this fund movement will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect both of us from any breach of the law. On smooth delivery of this total deposited fund to you, you will be entitled to your own share of the total sum as gratification. We agreed that 40% of this money will be for you as our receiving partner, while 60% would be for me and my junior colleague. Thereafter I will visit your country for disbursement and further investment plans. You have been advised to keep this information a top secret as we are still working in the company and intend to resign from service after this money is delivered to you. I shall furnish you with further details and necessary procedures with which to make a quick shipment progress. I suggest you get back to me immediately through my direct telephone number 00221 3730151 OR this confidential email address stating your wish in this urgent matter. Thanks for your anticipated cooperation and best regards. Yours sincerely, Mr. Cyprian Mark Direct Tel: 00221 3730151