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

From:  "Dr. Martins Owen" <>
Date:  Thu, 22 Jan 2009 03:52:13 -0500

A Scam Email with the Subject "CONFIDENTIAL MATTER PLEASE!!," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 22 Jan 2009 03:52:13 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Dr. Martins Owen" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

 From: Dr.Martins Owen.

I am Dr.Martins Owen , 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 $35.5m represents the balance of the total contract Value Executed on behalf of Department mineral resources and Energy 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 $35.5million, 70% for us and 5% for taxation and miscellaneous expenses. To enable us commence, provide your personal full details, like telephone/fax number. Contact me through my alternative email address: 
Best Regards,
Dr.Martins Owen. 
Tel: +27 73 397 4679