A Scam Email with the Subject "I Need You Help" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 14 May 2006 09:38:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "PHIRI ABOA." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear friend I am writting this letter with due respect and heartful of tears since we have not known or met ourselves previously. I am asking for your assistance after getting your contact from a reliable source.I want to find out if it's possible for you to deal with individual as to investment. I came across your name and address and after praying over it, i decided to get across to you in respect of investment at my disposal.I will be so glad if you can allow me and lead me to the right channel towards your assistance to my situation now.I will make my proposal well known if I am given the opportunity. I would like to use this opportunity to introduce myself to you, Well I am PHIRI ABOA the only SON of MR. VINCENT ABOA, a diamond dealer from KENEMA in Sierra Leone. My father is now late,he died some months back during the last and current crisis in my country(SierraLeone). He was Killed by the rebels for refusing to join and sponsor them.main reason why I am contacting you now is to seek your assistance in the area of my future investment and also for a help hand over some huge amount of money in my possession. This money (US$7 Million)is deposited in a secuirty and finance company in Dakar,Senegal some years ago by my father and he made me the sole beneficiary . I am now asking you to stand on my behalf to claim the deposit from the security company and assist me on investing it as well in your country. I have made up my mind to offer you 25%of the total money and also map out 5% for any expensive that will be made during the transaction while the remaining will go into a productive investment. As I have mention earlier I will make the procedure to this issue to be well know to you,if I am given the opportunity to do so. Pls attach your direct and full information as you reply to this mail. Thanks and remain bless. PHIRI ABOA.