Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: elsworth family <>

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 <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Attached Message

          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 =
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.