The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

From:  "??? ???" <>
Date:  Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:01:13 -0400

A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED PLEASE!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:01:13 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "??? ???" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Sir/Madam,

Compliment of the season

You may be surprise to receive this latter from me since you don’t know me in person. But with due respect, trust and humility I write to you this proposal. My name is Mr. Johnson Lumumba, the son of late Mr. Ibrahim Lumumba of Darfur Sudan. It is indeed my pleasure to contact you for assistance of a business venture which I intend to establish in your country.

I got your contact details while I was doing a private research on the Internet for a reliable foreign partner that will assist me and my family to transfer sum magnitude amount of funds to your private or company’s account for investment purpose, Though I have not met with you before, but considering the recent political instabilities in my country, I believe one has to risk confiding in success sometimes in life.

There is this huge amount of funds (US35 Million.)  Thirty five million United States dollars which my late Father deposited in a private security company awaiting claim before he was assassinated by unknown persons during this war in Darfur Sudan.

Now I have decided to invest the funds in your country or anywhere safe for security reasons. I have mutually agreed to compensate you with 30% of the total amount if you agree to assist me and everything goes well. You are free to contact me via my private email also phone: ( +27-72-571-4656.

All I require is your honest & kind co-operation. I will give you further details as soon as you show interest in helping me.

I wait for your kind consideration to my proposal.

Best Regards,
Mr. Johnson Lumumba
(On behalf of the family)