This email with the subject "INVITATION FOR PARTNERSHIP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 20 May 2009 14:29:19 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was elsworth family <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
INVITATION FOR PARTNERSHIP I am well confident of your capability of executing this transact= ion for the mutual benefit of both families=2C believing that you will not = expose or betray the trust and confident I am about to repose to you. I am contacting you with the greatest delight and personal resp= ect. I am Mrs. Sylvia Elsworth=2C the wife of late Dr. Dennis Elsworth=2C w= e used to work in three tobacco farms in Chipping together with my late hu= sband that was murdered by the forces loyal to President Robert Mugabe due = to their support in acquiring his land and property during the crisis in Zi= mbabwe last year. Which continued and led to the lost of several lives of f= oreign (white) farmers as reported on cable network news (CNN) and by the B= ritish broadcasting Corporation (BCC). I got your contact courtesy of the South African chamber of commerce = and Industry business Directory here in Johannesburg private research for a= reliable person=2C for partnership investment overseas. Believing you are = sincere and trustworthy person and of transparent honesty and capable of ha= ndling this transaction to the best of your knowledge on assisting my son a= nd I=2C in transferring the sum of US$ 11=2C500=2C 000.00. (Eleven Million= =2C Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars Only)=2C into a foreign acco= unt for safe keeping pending on arrival to your country for our investment = plan. You may need to know how this fund originated. The sum was inherited from m= y late husband who was assassinated by Robert Mugabe's aides in view of acq= uiring his land and property. I got to know of this fund when our family la= wyer=2C approached me few months ago with some documents that my late husba= nd had filed with him in the file=2C I realized that my late husband (bless= ed memory) has written "will" which he specifically pointed my attention an= d I quote. My darling wife=2C I wish to draw your attention to the sum of US$11=2C500= =2C 000.00 (Eleven Million Five Hundred Thousand United state dollars) whic= h I deposited with a security company in South Africa . All documents conce= rning the fund is filed with our family lawyer and you can make lay claim o= f the fund in case of my absence on earth only by death. I made an agreemen= t with the Security Company that my foreign partner will stand as a benefic= iary to lay claim of the money. =20 The beneficiary will come forward to make claim of the consignment.= Dr. Dennis Elsworth=2C my late husband advised me through my lawyer=2C tha= t incase if he dies that I should look for a foreigner who will stand as th= e beneficiary of the fund so that the fund will be transfer to his or her a= ccount for partnership investment.