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

Subject:  ATTENTION!!,
From:  "Dr.Martins Owen" <>
Date:  Mon, 15 Dec 2008 06:03:17 -0500

A Scam 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" <>, 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