This email with the subject "please,help me out" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 30 Jan 2007 04:14:02 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Williams Dena <firstname.lastname@example.org >, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Respected One, kindly permit me the opportunity to narrate my ordeal to you and as such seek your understanding in my proposal to you as below. I am Williams Dena the only survived son of the special Adviser on finance and Economic planning to Mr. Charles Taylor,rstwhile president of Liberia. My father Paul Dena the Special Adviser to Charles Taylor was killed in the renewed war alongside my mother and my only sister and brothers all this because of the tussle for power in Liberia as reported by international media During the heat of the war in Liberia recently,immediately the opposition group killed my father, the Nigerian president offered Asylum to Charles Taylor with some of his [[Charles Taylor] aides and Loyalist to be in Nigeria as a , Peace Ma to the Liberia Crisis and the American president did approve of the above as he stated during his five working day visit to Africa upon this, I succeeded in coming to Abidjan Cote D Ivoire where I am presently as a refugee in the refugee camp in Abidjan. The above because of the serious war in Liberia and all my father's houses,properties burnt and his bank accounts frozen by the Liberia Warriors who have taken over power. However, my father told me of some fund he deposited in a security trust service company IN before his death and he handed over all the document and information to me which are with me here in Cote D'Ivoire.I will give you the contact of the security company so that you will contact them immedately The total amount inside is US $12.3 Million and this fund is what I need you at this point is your acceptance to help me claim the box deposited by my late father. I also require your utmost sincerity and faitfulness in working with me to get the box claimed and the funds deposited in your account while I meet with you in your country on completion of the transaction to get my share and invest it in a viable business over there based on your advise and for me to start a new life alone as an Orphan. I have decided to offer you 25% of the total sum 5% will be for whatever expenses that will be incurred, while 70% is to be used in buying share in your country. You are to respond to me urgently,Once again I solicit for your understanding cooperation and urgent response please,help me out, I am in pains here. Yours in need, Williams Dena