The ‘Spanish hostage’ scam – it’s been around for at least two centuries. (Look it up on Google)
I am George Camara 17 years old boy from Sierra Leone, I am writing you from republic of Cote d’Ivoire where I have been taking as refuge after the brutal murder of my parents during the war crisis in my country. I need your assistance to secure my inheritance and adopt me like your son by going to get me out from refugee camp here where I am staying now please.
It is because of the war my father sold his company and deposit Nine Million United States Dollars in one of the bank here in Ivory Coast. Please I am seeking for your urgent assistance to transfer this money to your country for good investment project so that I can relocate to your country to further my education study for my good future.