A Scam Email with the Subject "A CRY FOR HELP!!!!!! A CRY FOR HELP!!!!!!!!!!!! A CRY FOR HELP!!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 16 Aug 2006 12:02:11 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org , although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: MR PATRICK JOEL. EMAIL:email@example.com TEL: + 27 76 4410054. ATTN: DEAR SIR/MADAM A CRY FOR HELP I know you will be surprise to receive this mail; I got your contact through the net when I was searching a reliable person who will assist my family out of this predicament here in south Africa. I am PATRICK JOEL, the only son of a rich farmer in Zimbabwe Late Mr MAVASA JOEL . My father was assassinated last two years in the war zone area in Zimbabwe. my mother (MRS ANGELA JOEL) and I the only son are presently in South Africa, where we were granted political asylum. I inherited the sum of (U.S.$21,700,000.00 (twentyone million seven hundred thousand united states dollars) ) from my father, these money has been successfully conveyed for me into EUROPE (AMSTADAM)and was deposited in private security and finance company by my late father,befor his death. I have every documents to this fund including my father's last WILL. My reason for contacting you is that this country is know longer a safe place for my family investment for the fear of encountering the same experience of my late father in future since the both countries has the same political history and common boundary, based on this point we seek for your assistance as a reliable partner to do this transaction with us Abroad. If you are interested in assisting us to invest this money in your country or becoming my partner in business, please try to contact me on the above number as soon as possible. Endeavor to keep this transaction very private and confidential, Because it's my family lifetime future investment. my alternative email address firstname.lastname@example.org , use this email to reply back to us if you dem it good and love to safe my poor family. What will be your percentage for assisting us? Best Regard. PLEASE YOU CAN READ ABOUT PROBLEMS IN ZIMBABWE FROM THE LINKS BELOW. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/918781.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/715001.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/1063785.stm MR PATRICK JOEL. (FOR THE FAMILY)