Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "Oil Sector" <>

This email with the subject "LETTER OF INTENT / LOI /" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 25 Dec 2006 01:14:44 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Oil Sector" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

PA. Executive Director Project,
The South Africa Petroleum Association,
14th Floor , ABSA Centre Adderley Street
Cape Town 8001 ,RSA.
For your kind attention:
Dear  friend,

I sought your contact through your country business portal encyclopedia conferring you as a 
trustworthy and consistent person. I am Engr. Horton McClelland PA to the Chief Executive 
Director of Project, with the South Africa Petroleum Industry Association ( (SAPIA)).  My 
commission - The  South Africa Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA))-which is in charge 
of managing and supervising the disbursement of oil sales revenues for the South Africa 
government which covers payment to foreign and local contractors that have executed 
contracts for the  Government. 
The revenue under our control runs into several hundred of millions of dollars monthly. Myself 
and other colleagues in the  SAPIA are currently in need of a foreign partner with whose bank 
account we shall transfer the sum of Two hundred Million United States Dollars 
($200,000,000.00USDm). This funds was accrued from various over invoicing of foreign 
contractors€™ payments made over the years from 1999 to November 2006.

The Total fund is presently waiting in the Government Account named (R.S.A INDEPENDENT 
REVENUE(s) account overseas . However, by virtue of my position as civil servant and staff 
of the SAPIA , I cannot acquire this funds in my name. This is because as a top civil servant, 
I will not allowed by the law of the country to own or operate a foreign bank accounts 
outside our country for now. I have been delegated as a matter of trust , to look for an 
overseas partner in whose account we would transfer the fund, hence the reason for this 
mail. We shall be Transferring the money to your account with the company name you may 
provide as the beneficiary under the guise that you are being paid for a contract which 
you/your company executed for our country through the Commission.

For your support and partnership, please reply me to negotiate your fees or the percentage 
you wish to be paid when the funds arrive your bank account. You must however note that 
this transaction, with regards to my disposition to continue with you, is subject to these 
terms. Firstly, our conviction of your transparency, Secondly, that you treat this transaction 
with utmost secrecy and confidentiality. Finally and above all, that you will provide an 
account over which you have absolute control.
The transaction, although discrete, is legitimate and there is no risk or legal liability either to 
ourselves or yourself now or in the future as I will have put in place all the necessary 
machinery (Foreign Lawyer) who will equip you with enough documentation qualified and 
approved you as the contractor who the funds is due to ensure a hitch free transfer of the 
fund into your account upon acceptance for our subsequent sharing according to our agreed 
ratio. The transfer will be effected to your account within five - seven (5-7) working days 
from the date we reach an agreement and you furnish me with a suitable bank account and 
company name with your contact phone & fax number for transmission of the relevant 
documents to you.

I am looking forward to do business with you as per your promised of confidence in this 
transaction, Please mail back your response through my above email address for me to 
update you on my plans as to how we intend to actualize this transaction.

Send all your reply to my business Lmail: 

Warm Regards,
Engr. Horton McClelland.