A Scam Email with the Subject "<email@example.com>" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 02 Oct 2008 23:47:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "RE.TRANSFER OF U.S.D350M" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: MR. KEN JACOB PHONE:+ 0027 78 5909321 FAX :+ 0027 86 603 8226 EMAIL: email@example.com EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org No 2 AMANDA AVE GLENANDA JOHANESBURG SOUTH AFRICA PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL. ATTN: MANAGER/DIRECTOR/C.E.O It is our pleasure to inform you of a transaction involving the transfer of. 350M (350M.U.S.D: Three Hundred and Fifty Million United State Dollars) to a foreign account for safekeeping pending on my arrival with my colleagues forsharing with you as the account holder, we are a media relation accountant with
the south African Anglo Gold Ashanti Cooperation in Glenanda South Africa. And this money was originally from an over-invoice contract executed for the cooperation some time ago, on completion and inspection of contract, the payment voucher was approved and the money involved made available for the payment to the contractors. We are highly profile officials therefore, we are not liable to come for the claim of this money, we are looking for a competent and honest company or individual on abroad whose particulars will tendered by us in South Africa as one of the contractors that executed this project for the collect ion of this money.And this money has been lying in Reserve Bank escrow account since then without
any claim, although we have not met before as to know the extent of your honesty, but based on the recommendation, we believe that you will not seat on our money once it is finally transferred into your account. It is on this note that we considered it proper to right you asking for your consent permission and support to transfer this money into your account. You should not entertain any fear because this transaction is 100% risk free on both sides, and we have concluded arrangements to safeguard you in this transaction but at the same time, we will not like you to advertise this transaction for our own safety here in South Africa. Therefore, it requires a high level of secrecy and confidence. Meanwhile, this is the brake down of the sharing modalities; 10% of the total sum will be used to settle for the transfer charges, and legal protocols 20% of the total sum will be given to you for using your account, while 70% will belong to the originators of the fund. We shall expect an immediate reply from you if you are willing and capable to assist. Please, all correspondence should be strictly through the above Phone/Fax and Email address. NOTE: IS NOT BY FORCE. Contact Person: MR. KEN JACOB (Director) Thanks for your cooperation.