This email with the subject "Business Proposal! Contact Me ASAP!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 30 Apr 2007 18:58:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "PETROLEUM AUTHORITY OF MONGOLIA." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Petroleum Authority of Mongolia P.O.Box 37/81 Uildverchnii Street Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 210337. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ATTN: Sir. First, As a way of introduction, I am Mr. Sanduijav G. Vice Chairman Petroleum Authority of Mongolia.PAM. I am writing this letter to solicit your co-operation in order to redeem an investment interest currently held under trust with the Petroleum Authority of Mongolia. PAM. The said investment now valued at USD$85 million (Eighty-five million United States Dollars), was originally purchased by one Mr. Ed Storey of SOCO INTERNATIONAL. and leased to the Petroleum Authority of Mongolia. PAM. ( http://www.state.gov/s/d/former/armitage/remarks/29141.ht ) Since the maturity of this contract in September 2005, several ttempts have been made without success to contact Mr. Ed Storey (who is now deceased) or any of his close relatives to whose favour the investment cash value can be paid. My partner Mr. Nyamdorj S. who is the Head of Finance and Accounting Department in the Ministry, and two other colleagues Mr. Toishubai K.(Head of Administration and LegalDepartment) and Mr. Amarsaihan D. (Head of Processing and Supply Coordination Department) have initiated the process of filing a claim for this money with the hope of having funds transfered outside the country. Since you have a foreign name or can provide a foreign name as Mr. Ed Storey, my partners will file a claim for this money from the Petroleum Authority of Mongolia. PAM, indicating that you wereappointed by Mr. Ed Storey to be the beneficiary of this fund. When the claim is approved, you as the beneficiary will be paid the sum of $USD 85 million. The money will be! paid directly to any bank of your choice. Please always feel free to negotiate for your share of the funds before proceeding in thetransaction.From this analysis, you can see that our proposal to have you participate in this business is anchored on remuneration, coming after the successful completion of this project and not before. Pleaseunderstand that over here, we have outstanding expenses to take care of,relating to this project, for which we set out a budgetary estimate,made up of our resources as civil servants. So I encourage you to understand with us and give us your support in partnership for our collective gain. I want to assure you that we are in a position to make the payment of this claim possible, provided you can give us very strong guarantee that our share will be well secured, and that you will not take advantageof our position. Be assured that there is absolutely nothing to worry about in view of this claim, it is perfectly safe with no risk involved,and it is not subject to any inquiry, since we will be handling the claim directly on your behalf.I do hope my proposal is acceptable to you. Please acknowledge the receipt of this letter, so that I can provide you with more clarification about the claim and how we intend to make this deal beneficial to everyone involved. Please reach me via my private email:email@example.com . And also indicate your private telephone,mobile and fax numbers for easy communication. Sincerely, Mr. Sanduijav Gaenet