Wow! It’s not everyday you receive such a classic and truly typical 419 scam in your inbox! Miss Maryrose Adam claims to have deposited a ridiculously large sum in a bank in the US, and she needs someone to help her claim them….
to [hidden here since it looks like a legit addres]
date Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 2:25 PM
subject good day
from: Miss Maryrose Adam
Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire.
I am Miss Maryrose Adam, the Only child of late Mr Jean Adam the
former coco produce in bouake west cost of cote d I’voire .I
discoverd that my father deposited the sum of the sum of US$17,500,
000.00 (Seventeen Million Five hundred Thousand Dollars only USA in a
security company here in trunk box as family valuables for a security
reasons before his death ,and now i am in hiding in one of the city in
Abidjan Due to infertility nature of my country politicaly war,
I wish to invest this fund In your country. I also plead you help me
on the investment part of the business, You have a free hand of
A legal process will take place to ensure mutual transfer.
All effort made to the successful of this transaction will highly be
appreciated. I hope to get a favourable reply in due curse.We can
negotiate on the terms of assistance.
Miss Maryrose Adam
If you got the same. Don’t hesitate – it’s a classic Nigerian 419 scam, even if this one looks at if it was sent from the Ivory Coast.