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So this is an e-mail I recieved today. I had never seen one of these before, and unless this is a very bad example of this particular flavor of scam, this destroys the last shred of faith I had in humanity because you would have to have the intelligence of a 2 year old to fall for it.

From: stella kone (stellakone2005@yahoo.co.in)
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Sent: Tue 2/05/08 2:25 PM
To: stellakone2005@yahoo.co.in

Dearest One,

It is our pleasure to write you after much consideration since we can not be able to see you face to face at first.

Being the only daughter of my father late Chief Douglas Konne from KWA ZULU NATAL province in Republic of South Africa (SA) I am 19 years of age and my younger brother Daniel.

Our father was a limited liability cocoa, timber, diamond and gold merchant in south Africa before his untimely death.

After his business trip to Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire, to negotiate on a cocoa business. A week after he came back from Abidjan, he was assassinated with our mother by unknown assassin. Which our mother died instantly, but our father died after five days in hospital, on that faithful afternoon. We didn't know that our father was going to leave us after we had lost our mother.

But before he gave up the ghost, it was as if he knew he was going to die. Our beloved parents may their souls rest in perfect peace.
He disclose to us that he deposited the sum of (25,500,000,00US dollars) Twenty five Million Five Hundred Thousand dollars) in a Bank here in Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire.

That the money was raised from his cocoa business he want to invest in overseas. Though according to our father he deposited the fund in Suspense Account for further remittance abroad .He disclosed to us where he kept the deposit paymentslip of the fund and instructed us to seek for a reliable foreign business partner who can assist us in transferring the fund to abroad for immediate and lifetime investment. Now we have succeeded in locating the Bank here in Abidjan Côte d' lvoire.

We wish to ask you if you could stand as our guidian and foreign business partner. We are soliciting for your assistance to help us in transferring this funds out from Abidjan to your account abroad for immediate investment in your country. Because this is our only hope in life.

Please , on your receipt of interest do introduce to us some of blue chip investment with low level risk you are familiar with, as we rely on you to use your endogenous support in the investment of this fund, after a successful transaction to your nominated Bank
Account in your country.

While we enjoin you to keep this communication confidential for security reason. Awaiting anxiously to hear from you so that we can discuss on the modalities of effecting this transaction, as soon as possible. We will also conclude what shall be your percentage for your nobleAssistance. please kindly contact us via E-mail.

Thanks for your kind attention and mutual understanding.

Best regard
Miss Stella Kone


Wow, cacao, diamonds, timber and gold?
Busy guy.

that reminds me of this

why is this coming from a yahoo india account if they are in South Africa? :P
Yeah, that is somewhat suspicious...