Aruna Guei Version: “West African advanced fee” or “419” Email Scam
This is another version of the Nigerian email scam, now being sent out by “Aruna Guei.”
My name is Aruna Guei the son of late General Robert Guei, Ex-Military
head of State of Ivory Coast who was murdered along with the Interior
Minister on the 19th of September 2002. I contacted you because of my
need to deal with persons whom my family and l have had no previous
personal relationships.Since the murder of my father, We have been
subjected to all sorts of harassment and intimidation with lots of
negative reports emanating from the Government and the press about my
family. The present Government has also ensured that our bank accounts
are frozen and all assets seized.
It is in view of this that I seek your co-operation and assistance in
the transfer of the sum of Eight Million United States Dollars only.
(US$8,000,000.00) being the very last of my family fund in my possession
and control, after the murder of my father the Federal Government seized
all our properties and our accounts both local and international was
My only hope now is this cash that my father carefully packaged and
deposited as artifacts with a Security/Finance Company in the
Netherlands The said sum can easily be withdrawn or paid to a
recommended beneficiary The security company based on my instructions
will release the fund to you and you will be presented as my partner who
will be fronting for me in area of viable and profitable business.
To show my preparedness and appreciation to carry-our this business with
you,30% of the total sum will be your share and 20% commission of the
proceeds realized from the investment of this fund will also be yours,
5% is to be set aside for any eventual cost that might arise as the
transaction proceeds. I need your full support and co-operation for the
success of this transaction. I plead with you to treat this issue
confidential and urgent because it is delicate and it demands a great
degree of secrecy. I and my family are presently in the Belgium seeking
I would want you to reach me through the E-mail.
firstname.lastname@example.org, if you are interested to assist me. I
sincerely will appreciate your response.
I wait to hear from you.