From the scam files:

United Kingdom.
Tel: Fax: 44-8701243478

Dear Sir/Madam:
Permit me to inform you of our desire in going into business relationship with you. We got your contact from an internet search with the aid of information from British chamber of commerce and industry.

I prayed over it and selected your name among other names due to it's esteeming nature and the recommendations given to us as a reputable and trustworthy person we can do business with and by their recommendations I must not hesitate to confide in you for this simple and sincere business. Although our intentions was not revealed. I am Johnson Cole. Mutumba Membe, the only child of late Mr. Peter Mutumba Membe, my father was a very wealthy black farmer based in Zimbabwe before he was brutally murdered in a land dispute in his country as result of land act reform by Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe.The new land act reform which affected the white and black farmers, resulting to massive killings by war veterans and lunatics in the society and as a result my father was killed. But as my father foresaw the looming danger on the 21st October 1999 in Zimbabwe, he told me and my mother that he has deposited
us$29,000,000 (twenty nine million united states dollars)in one private security company in Europe, that the money was meant for the purchase of new machineries for mechanized agriculture for the Zimbabwean farmers movement and new farms in Swaziland. My mother and i has since the death of my father on 29th June 2000 Seeking political asylum in Europe in a camp here in London. As an illiterate my mother called me on her side and told me that my father has made me his next of kin in the certificate of deposit as his only son. He also explained to me that it was because of this wealth that I might be killed by his associates, 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) I am honorably seeking your assistance in the following ways.

1] To provide a bank account where this money would be transferred to
2] To serve as the guardian of this fund since I am a boy of 24 years
3] To make arrangement for me to come over to your country after the Money has been transferred.

As an asylum seeker we are not permitted to have bank accounts throughout the territorial zones of United Kingdom. Moreover, I am willing to offer you some % of the total sum as compensation for your effort/input after the successful transfer of this fund to your nominated account overseas. Furthermore, you can indicate your option towards assisting me as I believe that this transaction would be concluded within seven (7) days, please signify interest to assist me. I shall be willing to communicate with you on phone in due course.

Thanks for your mutual understanding. Regards,