This email with the subject "Please We Need Your Help" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 27 Jan 2007 02:54:14 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Tijan & Sister Aminata" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear , Good day to you.Based on the information I gathered about you from a very reliable source, I am happy to send this message to you. I hope you will consider and give it urgent and favourable reply My sources of your contact gave me the courage and confidence.It is my pleasure to contact you for a business venture which I intend to establish in your country, though I have not met with you before but I believe one has to risk confiding in success sometimes in life. My name is Tijan GAMBO , the Son of the former minister for DEFENCE and INTERIOR. There is this huge amount of US$8.6million (EIGHT MILION SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND US DOLLARS) which my late father kept for us in the security company here in senegal dakar before he was assassinated by unknown persons.Now I and my younger Sister have decided to invest these money in your country or anywhere save enough outside Africa for security and political reasons.We want you to help us claim and retrieved these fund from the Fiduciary Fund Holders and Transfer it into your personal account in your country for investment purposes on profitable ventures. If you can be of an assistance to us, we will pleased to offer you 20% of the total fund. while we have set aside 10% of the total fund for any expenses incur by you during the process.I await your soonest response through our private mailbox: firstname.lastname@example.org pLEASE WE NEED Your house Addres........... Phone Number .................. Fax Number .................... And Passport Number............ N.B. Upon your interest, I will forward you The contact Of The Bank immediately . Respectfully yours, Tijan AND SISTER AMINATA.