Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This email with the subject "SEEKING FOR ASSISTANCE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 15 Nov 2008 12:41:12 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "OLDS VINCENT"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Phone + 2776 760 2446
Email :
Dear Sir/ Madam ,
Don't be surprised to receive this letter, I am VINCENT OLDS, son of (Mr. Olds Martin) A TABCCO 
FARMS ZIMBWABWE) my father was murdered by Zimbabwe veterans and critic lack people of ZANU-PF 
ruling party, if you are conversant with CNN AFRICA. Before the death of my father on the 04 March 
2001, he was a prosperous tobacco and coffee farmer who has invested much in Agricultural sector 
and a very major sponsor of the opposition party MOVEMENT OF DEMOCRATIC CHANGE). President ROBERT 
MUGABE and his ZANU-PF ruling party with the new land reform system, the Government land being 
occupied by whites and some rich farms who are opposing his consistent stay in power and radical 
and unnecessary reforms targeted to dehumanizing his political opponents and high rate of abuse of 
human rights which led to the killing of some members of opposition party including my father, MR 

I acknowledge very well that my father deposited the sum of (U$18) Eighteen Million, United States 
Dollars, with a security and financial company here in the Johannesburg, South Africa with the 
intention of using it for the purchase of new farm machineries and chemicals for Agricultural 
purpose  as well as purchasing hectares of land in Zimbabwe. Your contact was courtesy of Republic 
of South Africa information network online. With the high risk of staying in my country we are now 
on political asylum (refugee) here in Republic of South Africa, my position does not allow me to 
open an  account or to normalize this fund to any meaningful business transaction, I want you to 
understand that this is purely family fund not money laundering affair. I solicit for your honest 
assistance to a family shattered by lyric Government. I want this fund to be transferred to your 
nominated account overseas, with your partnership; I will invest in your country. 

I and my mother have agreed to offer you 25% of the fund for your kind assistance then 5% will be 
for any possible expenses that might occur in the process of the transaction while 70% will before 
my family investment in your country. Be assured that all the necessary documents backing this fund 
have been arranged by my attorney, and me feel free to ask any question regarding this transaction. 
Practically, once you show your willingness to assist us, we can arrange of when to come down   
here in South Africa. Hoping to hear from you soonest, kindly contact me through my mobile phone 
number to facilitate this transaction. For more information regarding the truth of my proposal 
kindly link to this website:
I need your urgent and confident response towards this matter.  
Yours sincerely