My favorite number is 419

I AM MRS. VICTORIA GOMAH,THE CHIEF CORPORATE INVESTMENT BANKER OF A BANK IN ABIDJAN.I MUST SOLICIT YOUR CONFIDENCE IN WHAT AM ABOUT TO TELL YOU.THIS IS BY VIRTUE OF IT’S NATURE AS BEING HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL AND URGENT.

I AM LOOKING FOR A RELIABLE AND REPUTABLE PERSON TO HANDLE A

CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS TRANSACTION. A LEADING BUSINESS MAN AND STATESMAN OF A FAR EASTERN COUNTRY UNTIL HIS DEATH RECENTLY, BANKED AND HAD A CLOSING BALANCE OF US$15.5M (FIFTEEN MILLION,FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS) IN A FIXED DEPOSIT ACCOUNT. WHICH THE BANK UNQUESTIONABLY EXPECTS TO BE CLAIMED BY ANY AVAILABLE FOREIGN NEXT-OF-KIN TO THE LATE BENEFICIARY OR ALTERNATIVELY BE GIVEN TO A NOMINATED CHARITY IN ABIDJAN.

I WOULD LIKE TO DISCUSS WITH YOU REGARDING THIS FUNDS.PLEASE KINDLY

CONTACT ME ON MY ALTERNATIVE EMAIL(tia_james223@yahoo.com)THANKS FOR YOUR ANTICIPATON AND COOPERATION.

YOURS FAITHFULLY,

MRS.VICTORIA GOMAH

I think I might reply.

Update

10:17 AM — 11–16–2005

Mrs. Gomah,

I am very interested in this transaction of which you speak. Please do tell me more about what my role will be.

Sincerely,

J. Benoit