A Scam Email with the Subject "I AM LOOKING FOR HORNEST BUSINESS PARTNER" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 22 Feb 2007 04:23:51 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mrs. Mariam Kone" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Mrs. Mariam Kone 16,Rue des jardins Cocody les Deux-Plateaux Abidjan Cote D\'Ivoire Private email: email@example.com Dear chosen partner, In brief I am Mrs. Mariam Kone from Ivory Coast. I am a widow being that I lost my husband. My husband was a serving director of the Cocoa exporting board until his death . He was assassinated by the rebels following the political uprising. Before his death he made a deposit of Six Million USA Dollars ($6,000,000.00)here in Cote d\' Ivoire in security company . This fund he intended to buy a cocoa processing machine. I want you to help me for us to retrieve this fund and transfer it to your account in your country or any safer place as you will be the beneficiary and recipient of the fund . I have plans to do investment in your country, like real estate and industrial production. This is my reason for writing to you. Please if you are willing to assist me and my only son Syed Kone Francis,indicate your interest in replying soonest. My son mobile number is +225 07415205 Thanks and best regards . Mrs.Mariam Kone