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"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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: email@example.com I await your immediate response. Best Regards, Dr.Benny Umbali