This email with the subject "Hello [Scanned]" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 04 May 2009 06:22:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "John Bredenkamp" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I am interested in establishing and operating a very viable business as a means of investment abroad. I do not Know too well on how this is done in your country, so I will need you to help me in this regard. My preference is any good profit yielding business and I would appreciate any viable ideas you could come up with. I will also need you to help me look for properties like homes and lands for sale as I am proposing to invest the Sum of Fifty Million United States Dollars ($50,000,000 USD) for this. I do not know if you can and will be of Help to me. For a brief on my personality; my name is John Bredenkamp, a Zimbabwean based in U.K. I was into private tobacco merchant. I am 68 years of age, married with a wife and 4 lovely kids. I dropped my tobacco business because it wasn’t producing profitable income. I have had so much problems with the British Authority just because am a Foreigner I believe. My need for this business proposition and to acquire these properties is very urgent as I am planning to move out of this country with my family down to your country. I want you to also help in finding a good home where my Family and I will live in ( Mini Estate ). Please I expect your prompt reply so that we can proceed swiftly. I will need your phone and fax numbers for easier communication with you if I am unable to access my emails. Best Regards, John