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Subject:  A CRY FOR HELP
From:  <>
Date:  Mon, 19 May 2008 12:44:44 -0700
Dearest one, 
I am writing to you in a most desparate and pitiable situation in which I find myself. And is my 
pleasure to write you after much consideration, since I can not be able to see you face to face at 
first, please I need your kind Assistance. I am Raymund Okoba Ibrahima, the only Son of late Chief 
Johnson Okoba Ibrahima Nationality Liberia, I am Residing in Cote d’Ivoire due to my father's 
Nature of business. 
My father was a liability Cocoa and Gold merchant here in Cote d’Ivoire before his untimely death. 
After his business trip to Tunisia, to negotiate on a cocoa and gold business he wanted to invest 
in Tunisia, a week after he came back from Tunisia, he had an accident with my mother of which my 
mother died instantly but my father died seven days after in a Private Hospital. On that fateful 
afternoon, I didn't know that my father was going to leave me after I had earlier lost my mother, 
but before he gave up to ghost, it was as if he knew he was going to die. 
He My father, (OF BLESSED MEMORY) called me to his bed side and told me that he deposited the sum 
of ($7.7m)Seven Million Seven hundred Thousand US Dollars in a bank here in Cote D' Ivoire.That the 
money was meant for his cocoa and Gold business he wanted to establish in Tunisia, according to my 
father he deposited the money in a Fixed/Suspense account using my name as the next of kin, He 
instructed me to seek for a Reliable, God fearing and Trustworthy business partner for my life time 
investment. Now I have succeeded in locating the deposit documents and the bank where this money is 
been deposited. Due to my inexperience in business here in Cote d'Ivoire, I am now seeking for your 
assistance to help me transfer this money from my country to your account so that we should invest 
it in any meaningful and lucrative business in your country in which you will suggest because this 
is my only hope in life. I am willing to offer you 25% of the total fund if only you can help me 
out of my present predicament. 
(1.) Provision of a bank account where this money can be transferred into. 
(2.) To make arrangements for me to come over to your country after the successful transferring of 
this money into your account and to come and further my Education. 
(3.) To help me invest this money in a profitable business, since I do not know much about 
(4) To sponsor me transfer this money into your account, 
(5). I want you to promise me that you are not going to betray me after the money gets into your 
The worst part of it is that my uncle is planning evil against me over this money because i refused 
to hand him over the documents covering this money, He has sold all my father's landed properties 
including his cars which Rightful belong to me and now he wanted me to hand him over the banking 
documents of my father in my possession which i refused. Now he said that he will have this money 
by all means even if it means killing me, so because of this I ran away from home and hide in a 
Guest House, pending when this money will be transferred so that i can leave the country for my 
Please i am looking forward to hear from you, 
Thank You and God bless. 

What Is This?

This Email with the Subject "A CRY FOR HELP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 19 May 2008 12:44:44 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam Email. The sender shows as <>, although that address was probably spoofed. We recommend that you do not attempt to contact any persons or organizations referenced in this email, as you may expose yourself to scammers and, at the very least, you will be added to their email address lists for spam purposes.

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