Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: Angela <>

This email with the subject "Fw: PERSONAL FUND TRANSFER" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 14 Aug 2008 17:18:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Angela <>, although it may have been spoofed.



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From: "" <>
Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2008 2:52:02 AM

From: Mr. Isaac Lebane
The Chief Auditor.
Amalgamated Bank of South Africa.
Absa South Africa.
E-mail: (
Attention: Director/ Ceo, /Sir, Madam
                                                PERSONAL FUND TRANSFER

I write to introduce this urgent/important business opportunity to you irrespective of the fact that we have not seen or known each other before believing that it will be of immense benefit to both of us. Let me formally introduce myself. I am Mr. Isaac Lebane The Chief Auditor of the AMALGAMATED BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA. (ABSA) South Africa, Search for a reliable individual who can assist me to make this transaction a reality.
With my believe in you I know that you will never let me down. or go to expose it to another person. There is an outstanding sum of US$6,000.000.00 (Six Million United States Dollars) belonging to Mr.Trung David a foreigner and a Miner in the Kruger Gold Company, a geologist by profession. This fund was deposited since 2002 and since then nobody has operated on this account which according to the banking regulations any account left to this duration of years without being attended to will be forfeited to the government coffers account.  After going through some old files in the record, I discovered that the owner of this dormant account Mr.Trung David  does not exist anymore and that if I do not remit this fund out urgently, it would be forfeited for nothing.
I am contacting you because of the need to involve a foreigner with account and foreign beneficiary; I need your full co-operation to make this work out fine because the management is ready to approve this payment to a foreigner, who has the correct information of this account, which I will provide to you. Should this interest you, kindly furnish me with your overseas account details including your private phone and fax numbers for easy communication. Meanwhile,I am prepared to transfer this sum of US$6,000.000.00 Million. With my position now in the office, this fund can be transferred out to any foreigner reliable account, which you can provide with assurance that this money will be intact pending my physical arrival in your country for sharing.  I will destroy all documents of transaction immediately we receive this money leaving no trace to any place.
And will also use my position and influence to effect legal approvals and onward transfer of the money to your account with appropriate clearance from the Ministry and Foreign Exchange Departments. I have resolved to compensate you by briefing a brokerage commission of 30% net per-transfer expenses you may incur, 5%set aside for general expenses, 5% for the lawyer and 60% will be for me and I guarantee you that all expenses during the transfer are subject to refund.  Most importantly, I must emphasize that this business requires the utmost confidentiality and trustworthiness. We need to make an agreement that will bind us together and the same will protect individual interest in the near future. I will apply for an annual leave to get visa for a trip to your country once I confirm your readiness for this operation.
In recognition to your personal executive power and investment opportunities that is bond in your country; do know that I have it in mind to establish a genuine business relationship with you in the nearest future, if you will be able to help me.  In order to expedite action, Please accept my compliments, as I await your kind response through the above the telephone. For your oral clarifications please call this my private number +27 71 918 3882 or you contact me with this email ( for detailed information's.
I would urgently advise you to send all the required informations if you are interested and capable to due the business.

Your name and surname
Your resident address
Your direct telephone
Your direct Fax number
Your bank name
Your account number
Account holder name.
Bank swift code or routing number
Your bank address / Tel / Fax.

A copy of your international Passport or driver's license.
Thanks and God bless

Mr. Isaac Lebane.