Attention all Members!
It has come to our attention that 'Nigerian Scammers' are targeting SermonAudio members with their email scam deception. The following email has been reported to have been received by a number of our members. Be advised that this is a complete hoax!
REP OF IVORY COAST
Boulevard de latrille,
11 PLATEAU Abidjan.
APPEAL FOR URGENT BUSINESS ASSISTANCE
ATT: Dear in the lord.
Peace of the lord be with you.
I know my message will come to you as a surprise,first of all, i will like to wish you a happy chrismas in advance.
I am DANIEL PAPAYA CATIM and I am writing to you from Abidjan Rep of Cote 'Ivoire.I hope you will Permit me to inform you of my desire of going into business relationship with you. I got your name and contact from www.sermonaudio.com, I prayed over it and selected your name among other names after reading your profile and i beleive that you will be a trustworthy person that i can do business with and I must not hesitate to confide in you this simple and sincere business. I am DANIEL PAPAYA CATIM the only son of late CHIEF and Mrs. MICHEAL KOFFI CATIM.
My father was a very wealthy cocoa merchant in Abidjan , the economic capital of Ivory coast, my father was poisoned to death by his business associates on one of their outings on a business trip. my mother died when i was very small and since then my father took me so special. Before the death of my father on January 2001 in a private hospital here in Abidjan,he secretly called me on his bed side and told me that he has the sum of Twelve million three hundred thousand United State Dollars.USD ($12.300,000) left in fixed / suspense account in one of the prime bank here in Abidjan ,that he used my name as his only son for the next of Kin in depositing of the fund. He also explained to me that it was because of this wealth that he was poisoned by his business associates and That i should seek for a foreign partner in a country of my choice where i will transfer this money and use it for investment purpose such as real estate management or hotel management . Sir, i am honourably seeking your assistance in the following ways:
(1) To provide a bank account into which this money would be transferred to.
(2) To serve as a guardian of this fund since I am only 22years.
(3)To make a feasibility study and recommend some worthwhile business investments which flourishes there in your country, my approach is in view of my ill-experience in business. This fund being the basis of my future and business ambition, your friendship,honest assistance and advise will be appreciated so much while relying on your guidance for profitable business establishment in your country.
(4)To make arrangement for me to come over to your country to further my education and to secure a resident permit in your country.
Moreover, sir,i am willing to offer you 15% of the total sum as compensation for your effort/input after the successful transfer of this fund into your nominated account overseas. Furthermore, Please, if you think you can be of an assistance to this my problem try to call me on this Telephone Number +25507619416 contact me on this e-mail addresse above for more discussion and modalities of this transaction and i am willing to offer to you the 15% of the total Money and also a negotiable percentage for the investment project.
I will forward all the documents concerning this deposit to you,together with my picture on confirming to me your interest to assist me in this my situation and i believe that this transaction would be concluded within fourteen (14) Working days you signify interest to assist me.Please, Help me to get out of this terrible situation and our Almigthy God will bless you.
Anticipating to hear from you soon.
Thanks and God bless.