Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Please i need your help!.

From: Mrs Joy Kobe. <>

This email with the subject "Please i need your help!." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 01 Nov 2006 04:13:35 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Mrs Joy Kobe. <>, although it may have been spoofed.

ATTN: Dearly Beloved,

This communication to you is strictly confidential, with due respect. 

Sorry at this perceived confusion or stress you may have receiving this letter from me, Since we 
have not known ourselves or met previously.

Despite that, I am constrained to write you this letter because of the urgency of it.By way of  
self introduction, I am Mrs. Joy Kobe, the wife  of late Brigadier - Gen.Maxwell Kobe former ECOMOG 
ARMY COMMANDER [West African peacekeeping force in Sierra Leone] who died in the Sierra

Leone civil disturbance [War]. My three daughters and I are trapped in obnoxious custom and 
traditional norms.

We have suffered maltreatment and untold hardship in the hands of my late husband's family, simply 
because I did not bear a male child [heir apparent]  for my late husband. By tradition, all that my 
late husband had! , [wealth] belongs to his brothers/family. And myself is to be 

remarried by his immediate younger brother which I vehemently refused. 

They have taken  all that I suffered with my husband to acquire including treasures, houses  and 
his bank particular seized by them. I wanted to escape to the United  State of America [USA} with 
my children on exile, but again they conspired and stole my international passport and other 
traveling document to further frustrate me.

Thank God, two weeks ago, I received Key Text Code [KTC} from a security & Finance Company abroad, 
that my late husband maintains a saftey deposit box of high value with this company and i am the 
next of kin sotherefore i should make necessary arrangements to come for the claim of the box .

It has therefore, become very necessary and urgent to contact someone, a foreigner like you to help 
me receive/secure the consignment while we i and my children find a way o! f getting out to meet 
with you in your country.

The consignment was kept on an "OPEN BENEFICIARY MANDATE" with the Security Company to avoid 
detection, seizure or diversion.

I have had several telephone discussions with the Assistant Director of the security company, who 
has expressed willingness to help me on meeting the company's demands. This is why I have contacted 
you to help save my children and I, receive/secure the safety box on our behalf.

But, you would need to give me sufficient assurance that if you help me, you would not divert its 
contents which i will reveal to you as this is an information known only to me and no one else.

My children and I have resolved to give you a certain percentage for your honest assistance to us 
and i shall open up to you as i have to be careful for this is the only way i and my children stand 
to live better lives.

This is all my children and I have got to live on.

Please! , I have reposed my confidence in you and hope you will not disappoint me. I look forward 
to your urgent response, including your private phone / mobile No and also your fax no for easier 


NB: The secret codes (e.g Pin No., Secret Access Code) for the box are safely kept with me which I 
will give you as soon as you express desire to help me.

Stay blessed.

Mrs Joy Kobe.