A Scam Email with the Subject "INVESTMENT/PARTNERSHIP PROPOSAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 12 Jan 2007 03:12:27 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
INVESTMENT/PARTNERSHIP PROPOSAL FROM MR PETER KAMARA ABIDJAN COTE D'IVOIRE PHONE No:+22508391486 Dear Confidant, Good day! It has become a known fact that thousands of emails originates from the internet as scam, and all in a bid to deceive innocent person that are not careful enough to read in between the lines. However, there are some genuine emails that have been termed as scam as a result of the Internet scam stigma. In this light, I would want to crave your indulgence to assist me in taking care of some little business in your country. You should bear in mind that this project will need a certain measure of commitment. Let it be known to you, that transparency and commitment is the basics of this project.And I duly apologize for infringing on your privacy,if this busibess propsal is not acceptable to you . My late father FRANCIS KAMARA untill his death (through food poisoning) was the head of four-man committee on debt reconciliation at the Works Ministry, where,He was also a Director of Project Implementation. In recent past, He have carefully arranged a contract with a foreign firm, in which the cost was over-invoiced deliberately to favour them. He lodged in a security firm here in Abidjan,($5.2m) Five million,two hundred thousand united states dollars,he lodged it as important valuable in the name of his only son(peter),his intension was to use this fund for an oversea investment for me when ever i grow up, I wish to solicit for your partnership and assistance by claiming this money from the security firm to your country since my father is no more, as i will now introduce you to the firm as my late Father's foreign business partner and beneficiary of the said consignment for further joint investment in your country or any country where you deem condusive and lucrative for Real estate investment preferably or any other business you may introduce me into, I have all the legal covering documents and the deposite attestation for the said consignment which my late father secured from the security company incharge when he deposited the consignment and also it was insribed in the deposit agreement between my late father and the security company that this consignment can be released to me as soon as i(next of kin and HEIR) introduce a legal and apparent beneficiary to the security company.This deposit which stands to be the only FURTUNE i have inhertited from my late DAD. Please do not forget that it was registered as important family valuables for the purpose of disguise as regarding the fund in the consignment,so you must and i say again must not let the company to know about the fund in the consignment untill the transaction is over. It is up to you to decide whether if we could get the much needed trust and confidentiality in this project from you. A percentage of 15% will be given to you for your assistance and efforts to help me relocate this fund in your country and an extra 5% will be maped out to set up the investment scheme for the fund once it gets over there.