From: Mrs Florence Berka < firstname.lastname@example.org >
Sent: Sat, 16 October, 2010 5:25:37 PM
Subject: Hello dear,
Good day and compliments of the seasons. I am Mrs. Florence Berka a widow suffering from long time illness. I am from Sierra-Leone but lived here in Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire, I deemed it
necessary to disclose this important issue to you. I could not even be able to write you this mail. It is with the assistance of my 17 years only son Teeya, that I am able to write you this mail.
I have some funds I inherited from my late husband, the sum of $7,500,000.00 and I needed you being a very honest and God fearing person to receive this money in your account for the well-being of the poor in your country or else where in the world, I found you as a person that can be trusted and I decided to contact you if you may be willing and interested to handle these fund project before anything happens to me.
I am desperately in
need of assistance and I have summoned up courage to contact you for this project. Please if you would be able to use the funds as i directed you herein let me know immediately in your reply mail for further details and directives.
I am willing to offer 15% of this total sum and another 5% for any expenses which you may incur in this transaction. 40% for the poor and 40% you will invest for my son and asssit him to come over to meet you in your country to further his education.
But before I give you the bank contact, I would want you to provide me with the below requirements.
1. Your name
2. Your contact address
3. Your telephone
4. Your age
5. Your Occupation
6. Would you use the fund as directed you and that the only will take out from this fund is the 15% that I promised to offer you and 5% for your expenses.
7. Will you be able to assist my son in getting his travelling documents
to come over to your country after the fund is transfered to your account?
From your beloved sister,
Florence Berka and son Teeya.
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