A Scam Email with the Subject "PARTNERSHIP REGUEST, CONTACT ME ASAP." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 17 Mar 2009 10:20:03 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Baruti Giddens" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dearest, I am Baruti Giddens an Eastern Cape Province based travels trading with a company StarSky Travels & Tours (Pvt) Ltd. I am making this contact with you based on your last name searched via internet if you willing to assist me with a solution to cash transfer. First and foremost I apologized using this medium to reach you for a transaction/business of this magnitude, but this is due to Confidentiality and prompt access reposed on this medium. In unfolding this offer, I want to count on you, as a respected and honest person to handle this assistance with sincerity, trust and Confidentiality. I have decided to seek a confidential co-operation with you in the Execution of the deal described hereunder for the benefit for us and hope you will keep it as a top secret because of the Nature of this transaction. Within August 2008 I received contact from drilling and production Larsen Energy Ltd to arrange Airplane tickets to senior manager for Maintenance Technician and his family summer holiday trip to Dallas USA, we agreed and charged his family through the company $6,500 but sometime September 2008 I check my account and confirmed $650,000 was mistakenly transferred from the Washington Mutual Bank, Houston Texas United States (US). I issued a complain to that bank on January 15, 2009 to clarify the remitter statue and it was confirmed that from Larsen Energy Ltd carried the transfer but 3 weeks later I received telephoned from the banker explained that man is death and his wife restated that his late husband didnít notify any transfer error of that nature which means it is accurate transaction, I have issued a check to that bank twice to my clients, now This amount $610,000 represents the balance of the total Value amount wired onto my bank account needs an authorization from the man family or next of kin with any foreign bank account/US bank account you will provide by filling in an application through Ministry of Justice here in South Africa and the Washington Mutual Bank in Houston for the transfer of rights and privileges of the fund before the Bank will carry about transfer to your account in principles gotten approval to remit by Key Tested Telegraphic Transfer (K.T.T).i want if you can visit me in person so that we will have talks in respect of this transaction since you have same last name with the man family, I can not travel due to my health conditions. I have examined the root cause of stalled progress from the bank workers to steal the fund out of my account since there was delay from that family to come forward to claim the fund after I officially complained incident. The business itself is 100% safe, on your part provided you treat it with utmost secrecy and confidentiality. Also your area of specialization is not a hindrance to the successful execution of this Transaction. I have reposed my confidence in you and hope that you will not disappoint me. Endeavor to contact me immediately through my private Phone NO +27-714126765 or reply this offer by email contact given,Confirm whether or not you are interested in this deal. If you are not, it will enable I scout for another same last name to carry out this deal. I want to assure you that my partners and I are in apposition to make the payment of this claim possible as soon the bank in Houston contact for permission, provided you can give me a very strong assurance. And also to guarantee that your share will be secured and please, remember to treat this matter very confidential, because i will not comprehend with any form of exposure. Once again, remember that time is of great essence in this transaction. Wait in anticipation of your fullest co-operation. Yours faithfully, Baruti Giddens ------- Mail.Od.Ua supported by Telematika ISP http://www.odessa.net