This email with the subject "Please let us help." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 10 Aug 2007 11:43:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Salem Khalid. <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Greetings. As you read this, don't feel sorry for me, because it is the destiny of everyman to die someday.I am salem khalid a naturalised briton by birth and a business merchant based in the United Kingdom.I have been diagnosed with Esophageal cancer. It has defiled all forms of medical treatment, and right now I have only about a few months to live, according to medical experts.I regret that I have not particularly lived my life so well, as I never really cared for anyone(not even myself), but my trade.Though I am very well to do, I was never open handed; I was always hostile to people and regarded them like they never had hopes of becoming as successful as myself.Now I know that there is a lot more to life than just prosperity. I believe that when I am given a second chance to come to this world,I would live my life a different way from how I have lived it. Now that death is eminent, I have willed and given most of my belonging to immediate and extended family members, as well as a few close friends.I want Allah to be merciful to me and accept my soul. Hence I have decided to support charity work; this is what i want to be remembered for.So far, I have been able to reach out to a few charity organizations in the Singapore,Algeria and Malaysia.Now that my health has deteriorated so badly,I cannot do this myself anymore. I once asked members of my family to aid me in giving of alms to those organizations catering for the less privileged in Bulgaria and Pakistan;they refused and kept the resources to themselves.Hence,I do not trust them anymore,as they seem not to be contempt with what I have left for them. The last of my belonging which no one knows of,is the huge deposit of Four and half milion US dollars that I have in a safe keeping company abroad,which I will want you to secure and bestow to charity organizations.Please endaevour to reply to my secured email address firstname.lastname@example.org For your time and devotion,I have set aside a tenth of this for you. Allah be with you. Alam Khan.