The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

From:  Rev John Edward <>
Date:  Fri, 12 Aug 2005 08:09:45 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "THE CHURCH NEED YOUR HELP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 12 Aug 2005 08:09:45 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Rev John Edward <>, although it may have been spoofed.

I know this letter will come to you as a surprise, when God remembers
his people, this is how miracle will come to them
Let me introduce myself to you. I am REV.John  in St. John 
cahtolic church in Abidjan Cote d’ivoire
I heard the death of Dr. And Mrs. Johnson williams from the republic of
South Africa. Before his death, Dr. Johnson was an Ambassedor of South
Africa in Cote d’ ivoire. They are my church members, they went home
for the christmas holidays on the 5th Dec
ember 2002 and on the 12th December, they had a ghastly motor accident
in which the wife died instantly and Dr. Johnson Williams died five
days later in the hospital.
After their burial, His two (2) children came to me in Abidjan here,
His eldest son Barry Williams, disclosed to me what his late
father told him before his death, that his father deposited two metallic
Trunck Boxes containing $12.5million in a
private security and safe deposit company here in Abidjan Cote
d’ivoire. According to him, he said that his late father registered these
Boxes as family valuable properties not as money for security reasons ,
that the security company does not know the
real contains of the Boxes. He showed me the relavant documents issued
to his late father by the security company in the time of depostion of
the Boxes . He told me that his  late father planned to invest this
money into Hotel business here in Abidjan before his death.
He said that his father told he to look for a forieg partner who can
help them to invest this money and take care of him and her younger
one. He came to me to help him locate for a foreigner who can help them
with good faith, I told he that no one can assist them without any comission, then we discussed to give you 15% of the total amount of the money for you to assist them in this following ways:
My dear, these is the ways I want you to help them.
(1) To help them get resident permit to stay in your country.
(2) To make sure that they continue their education in your country.
(3) To help them retrive these Boxes from the security company here in
Abidjan to your country.
(4) To help them invest this money in your or any other country of
their choice .
Their ages are as follows;
Mr Barry  Williams  22years
Miss Linda Williams  19 years
Also I will be allowed to visit them in your country any time I want.
As soon as I receive your interested message, I will give you the
contact of the security company and than we discuss on how to ship these
Boxes to your country. Immediately you receive this mail try to get back
to me for more details.
Best Regards,
Father John Edward.
Co ordinator.     

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