Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This email with the subject "URGENT ASSITANCE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 15 Mar 2008 23:19:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was MRS SUSANA OLIVIA YEPUTA <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend,

I AM Mrs SUSANA OLIVIA, an Ivorian widow with an only son (Frank Obruth
Yeputa ). My husband was the chief security officer to the ousted president Bede of Cot d‚§?Ivoire. 
During the overthrown of 24th December 1999, my husband was among the people was killed by the 
military. Since after his death. I ran away with my only son.

my friend, may I introduce this business proposal to you. With
reference to an introduction and good recommendation made of you and your
esteemed firm by my close friend, I do hereby wish to ask for your assistance in an
urgent business transaction that requires absolute honesty and secrecy.
Although I did not in any way disclose to my friend  the details of
this my proposal due to confidential nature of this transaction.
By virtue of my husband ‚§?s position, the former  president (Bede)
gave him$25,500,000.00 (Twenty-five  million five hundred thousand U.S.
dollars) cash in $ 100.00 bills stacked in a box when he got  the
information that the military are planning to
overthrow him.

Immediately my husband was confirmed dead, I made away with this box with my only son so that we  
cannot be  reached by Mr. Bede. I have really been waiting for a more suitable time and opportunity 
to contact you concerning this transaction. Right now, the money is in a safe place. I deposited it 
with a diplomatic company for safekeeping. I am using this
opportunity to seek your assistance to move the money to your country to be invested on behalf of 
my only son. For your assistance, I am ready to offer you 30% of the total sum and give you the 
full power to manage the remaining 70% on behalf of my son. Contact my son (Frank Obruth Yeputa) 
where we are currently staying in a sister‚§?s  house in South

I Deposited it somewhere in EUROPE, which we shall inform you as soon as you conclude arrangements. 
Upon conclusion of arrangement, we shall forward to you the certificate of deposit and the   phone 
and Fax number of the Diplomatic Company forconfirmation.

However, send your message to my son on this E-mail: immediately you 
receive this message. Please I want us to finish this business as quickly as possible. And please 
indicate your private phone and fax Numbers on your response to this mail. Thanking you in 
anticipation of your kind consideration and urgent reply.

Yours faithfully