Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: linda bassy <>

This email with the subject "CALLING FOR HELP," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 30 May 2007 01:32:01 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was linda bassy <>, although it may have been spoofed.

From  Linda Bassy
Rue 6 Lot 12 Cocody
Dearest  Beloved one,
Mysteries has gone in my life, Life has become restless for me in this western part of Africa. 29th September 2006 later in the night the murders come without a pity without a mercy they kill my father in front of me.

My father was a wealthy merchant.The trouble began early 2004 when my father's associates started suspecting that my father is not giving proper accounts of all the tons of cocoa being cultivated by local farmers in some villages. This mistrust deepens between March-April 2006 when they discovered a very big some of money my father deposited with a security company here in Abidjan Cote D'Ivoire.

As a result of this discovery and the enviness of the money ,he was killed by his associates.Before this, he revealed to me the reasons of his being hatred.He directed me where to get the documents of the said deposit, he told me that he enrolled my name as his next of kin for the deposit, being the only daughter He advised me that I should not stay in the country because his enemies might equally kill me to reap all his wealth hence my mother died five years ago of cancer.

He instructed me that if he dies, that I should look for a foreign partner who will help me to transfer the money into the person's account and the person will help me to invest the money in his or her country. My father finally died on 29th of September 2006 and since then I was out of school and went into hiding because of my father's associates.

All the relevant documents of the $7.5 (Seven Million Five  Hundred Thousand dollars) that was deposited in a security company are intact with me now.
My name is Linda Bassy. I am 22 yrs old. Please I would require your urgent assistance so that I can move out from here before they kill me as they are tracing my hide out.I agreed to give you 20% of this money ,if you can help me bring out thisTrunk Box from the security company and transfer this money into your account for onward investment in your country.

Please try contact me immediately directely, 
your response to enable me send you all necessary details as regards to the procedure of securing the consignment fund out from the security company and transferring the fund to your end account.

Please be rest assured that this transaction is 100% risk free.
I'm waiting for your urgen  Reply,
Linda Bassy,

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