This email with the subject "ATTENTION!!," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 15 Dec 2008 06:03:17 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Dr.Martins Owen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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: email@example.com Best Regards, Dr.Martins Owen. Tel: +27 73 397 4679