Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Please Help Me

From: jeff kalabi <>

This email with the subject "Please Help Me" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 04 Jun 2007 06:25:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was jeff kalabi <>, although it may have been spoofed.

From:Jeff Kalabi,
Bujumbura Refugee Camp,
Accra Ghana.
Greetings, I am Jeff Kalabi,and the only surviving child of late Mark Kalabi who traded in gold and diamond before his assassination during the Liberia civil war.My Father , mother, and two brothers were assassinated and burnt beyond recognition by rebels after looting cash, diamonds and gold from my family but somehow spared my life.
Before contacting you,i have seek the advice of few elderly people around me in the refugee camp without leting them know my plan.I was told that even if i send this email to you,you will not beleive because of too much scam and other ways of deceiving people.
Please understand that this email is not to let you give me money or your bank details but for you to help me in what i feel belongs to me.Please dont be confused or have doubt about me and dont see me as bad person because I am not.
I am contacting you in respect of the sum of $20.000.000 deposited by my late father in a security company before he died.This money is part of money he realized from the sales of diamonds and gold by him.I got your contact from the Ghana chambers of commerce business executives directory and having been convinced that you are capable of handling a transaction of this magnitude, I decided to entrust you with this great task. My father did told me about this deposit with this security company in Ghana before he died, and when we came to Ghana after his death we found the security company and I confirmed that the box containing $20 Million was still in their safe custody,Due to my refugee status,I am not qualified to claim the deposit hence I have solicited for your help.
Note that my late father deposited the money with the security company as family treasures for safe keeping so the security company is unaware that the actual content is cash . What I require of you to do for me now is your agreeing that I assign you as the new beneficiary ( With utmost HONESTY assuring me that you will not betray me when the box is handed over to you in your country.) by issuing you a power of attorney and making a change of ownership which will authorize you to contact the security company and inform them of your desire to retrieve the deposited consignment to be shipped to you in your country. I agree to give you 40% of the $20,000.000. Please treat this matter from utmost confidentiality. And you can reach me on this E-mail address [ ] .
Best Regards,
Jeff Kalabi

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