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

Date:  Fri, 16 Jan 2009 20:08:35 -0500

A Scam Email with the Subject "BUSINESS PROPOSITION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 16 Jan 2009 20:08:35 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "DR BENNY UMBALI"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

From: Dr. Benny Umbali

        I am Dr. Benny Umbali, Director of Project, South Africa Department of Minerals and Energy. 
I am making this contact with you based on the Committee need for an individual/company who is 
willing to assist us with a solution to a money transfer.

This amount $28.5m represents the balance of the total contract Value Executed on behalf of 
Department by a foreign contracting firm, which we the officials over-invoiced deliberately, of 
which the actual sum has been paid.

Should you be willing to assist us in the transaction? Your share of the sum will be 25% of the 
$28.5million, 70% for us and 5% for taxation to enable us commence, I will need your personal 
telephone/fax number.

Please send your response to email:

I await your immediate response.

Best Regards,

Dr.Benny Umbali