This email with the subject "GREETINGS!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:41:26 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Bussiness, although it may have been spoofed.
Compliment INVITATION FOR PARTNERSHIP = How are you today? Hope all is well with you and your family? You may not u= nderstand why this email may come to you. I just wish to take a brief minut= es of your precious time this hour to plead for your concern over the matte= r that I believe that will be in benefits for you and I although, using suc= h medium like this (internet) to contact you may not be proper but my despe= rate situation at this time serves me with no choice than to contact you on= this medium. I am well confident of your capability of executing this transaction for t= he mutual benefit of both families, believing that you will not expose or b= etray the trust and confident I am about to repose to you. = = = I am contacting you with the greatest delight and personal respect. I am Mr= s. Rose Sello Machakela, the wife of late Mr. Sello Clement Machakela, he w= as the deputy chairman of All Basotho Convention (ABC) in Lesotho and was = alleged to have been murdered by the forces within his party (ABC) for his = intended defection to Democratic Congress (DC), the party of our Prime Mini= ster Pakalitha Mosisili=E2=80=99s leadership. He died on 20th March 2012 I got your contact courtesy of the South African business Directory here in= Johannesburg private research for a reliable person, for partnership inves= tment overseas. Believing you are sincere and trustworthy person and of tra= nsparent honesty and capable of handling this transaction to the best of yo= ur knowledge on assisting my first son (Peter) and I, in transferring the s= um of US$ 7,500, 000.00. (Seven Million, Five Hundred Thousand United State= Dollars Only), into a foreign account for safe keeping pending on our arri= val to your country for our investment plan. You may need to know how this fund originated from my late husband during h= is time as the Labour Minister in Lesotho. I got to know of this fund when = our family lawyer, approached me few months ago with some documents that my= late husband had filed with him in the file, I realized that my late husba= nd (blessed memory) has written "will" which he specifically pointed my att= ention and I quote. My darling wife, I wish to draw your attention to the s= um of US$7,500, 000.00 (Seven Million Five Hundred Thousand United State do= llars) which I deposited with a security company in South Africa. All docum= ents concerning the fund are filled with our family lawyer and you can make= lay claim of the fund in case of my absence on earth only by death. I made= an agreement with the Security Company that my foreign partner will stand = as a beneficiary to lay claim of the money. = The beneficiary will come forward to make claim of the consignment. My late= husband advised me through my lawyer, that incase if he dies that I should= look for a foreigner who will stand as the beneficiary of the fund so that= the fund will be transfer to his or her account for partnership investment= . From the above you can understand that my future especially that of my th= ree sons depend strongly on this money. I will like you to assist us in tra= nsferring this money into your account for investment. You can contact my s= on Peter in South Africa on TEL: +27 618-256-939 Email: mrs.rose.machakela@= gmail.com for more details, as he has been to South Africa to arrange with = some bankers that will assist in this transfer. I am interested in any busi= ness you think can be very viable in your country as long as the business w= ill not fail me because the lives of me and my sons depend on this money. = For your assistance in this regard, it will interest you to know that we w= ill be willing to come to terms with you regarding your reward for helping = us actualize this matter. It is equally important to state here that consid= ering the nature of this matter, we will require that it is handled most di= screetly. Kindly contact us using the above particulars upon receipt of thi= s letter for execution details and other necessary discussions. Your privat= e phone and fax number will be needed for easier communication thank you in= anticipation of your trusted and genuine assistance I remain, = Yours Sincerely, = Rose Sello Machakela (Mrs.)