A Scam Email with the Subject "REPORT FOR 08-19-2007-06" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 19 Aug 2007 17:36:10 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "John Fitchpatrick" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Miss Alice Keita.
Abidjan. Cote D'Ivoire
I am the only Daughter of my late parents Mr.and Mrs.James D, Keita. My father was a highly reputable business magnet who operated in the capital city of Ivory coast during his days.
It is sad to say that he passed away mysteriously in France during one of his business trips abroad on the 12th September 2004. Though his sudden death was linked or rather suspected to have been masterminded by an uncle of his who travelled with him at that time. But God knows the truth! My mother died when I was just 6yrs old, and since then my father took me so special.
Before his death on September 2004, he called me and informed me that he has the sum of Five Million, Seven Hundred thousand United State Dollars.(USD$5,700,000.00)left in fixed deposit account in one of the leading banks in Africa. He further told me that he deposited the money in my name, and also gave me all the necessary but legal documents to this fund with the bank.
I am just 21 years old and a university undergraduate and really don't know what to do. Now I want an account overseas where I can transfer this funds and after the transaction I will come and reside permanently in your country till such a time that it will be convinient for me to return back home if I so desire. This is because I have suffered a lot of set backs as a result of incessant political crisis here in Ivory coast. The death of my father actually brought sorrow to my life. I also want to invest the fund under your care because I am ignorant of business world.
I will also want you To make arrangement for me to come over to your country in order to further my university education and to secure a residential permit for me in your country.
Moreover , l am willing to offer you 15% of the total sum as compensation for your assistance in the transfer of this deposit to your country. Furthermore, you can indicate your option towards assisting me as l believed that this
project would be concluded within seven days you signify interest to assist me by contacting the bank.
I am in a sincere desire of your humble assistance in this regards. Your suggestions and ideas will be highly regarded. Now permit me to ask these few questions:
1. Can you honestly help me from your heart?
2. Can I completely trust you?
3. What percentage of the total amount in question
will be good for you after the money is in your account?
Please, consider this and get back to me as soon as possible.
Immedaitely I confirm your willingness, I will send to you my Picture and also inform you more details involved in this matter.
Miss Alice Keita...
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Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2007 21:57:42 +0000
From: "Alice Keita" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: [SPAM]From Miss Alice Keita.
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