Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Urgent Transaction!!


This email with the subject "Urgent Transaction!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 21 Aug 2007 00:06:14 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.



                                   REQUEST FOR URGENT TRANSFER.

In my quest for a reliable and trusted partner for a highly important and lucrative venture cum 
investment, I came across your contact as a reliable partner 
for this venture. I am Mr. Joseph Zulu, one of the senior Accountants of AMALGAMATED BANK OF SOUTH 
AFRICA (ABSA). To highlight you on
this proposal, there is an account opened in this bank since 1980 till 1990 after which, nobody has 
operated on this account again till date. After going 
through some old files in the records, I discovered that if I do not remit this money out urgently 
it would be forfeited for nothing. The owner of this account is
Mr. Ben Andreas, a foreigner, and a miner at Kruger gold co., a geologist by profession who died 
since 1990. No other person knows about this and my 
investigation further proved to me that his company does not know anything about this account and 
the amount involved as he made it his personal account. The money
outstanding before his death was (USD 26 Million) Twenty Six Million United States Dollars. 

I am now contacting you as a foreigner because this money cannot be approved to a national with a 
local bank account here. But can only be approved to any foreign
account because the money is in US dollars and the former owner, a foreigner. I implore you to act 
as foreigner and beneficiary to the fund as I will then intimate 
you on the processes abound as well as procure all the necessary documents required to lay claim to 
the money.If you are capable and willing to handle such amount in strict confidence and trust
according to my instructions and advice for our mutual benefit I shall highly appreciate. I need 
trusted person in this business because I do not want to make 
mistakes; I need your strong assurance and trust. With my position now in the office I can effect 
transfer of this money to any
foreigner's reliable account, which you can provide with assurance that this money will be intact 
pending my arrival in your country for 
disbursement. On the alternative, you can come down here to South Africa for us to meet one to one.

Send me your private telephone and fax numbers upon receipt of this proposal, if you genuinely want 
to assist and be a co-partner. As soon as you receive this money into 
a foreign account or any account of your choice where the fund will be safe. I will proceed to your 
country for onward percentage distributions and investment. I need
your full co-operation to make this work because the management is ready to approve this payment to 
any foreigner, who has correct information of this account, which I 
will give to you later immediately. I will use my position and influence to effect legal approvals 
and onward transfer of this money to your account with appropriate
clearance forms of the ministries and foreign exchange departments. At the conclusion of this 
business, for your assistance, 25% of the total amount will be 
accrue for you, 70% for me, while 5% will be for expenses both parties might have incurred during 
the process of the transfer .

I implore you to maintain the absolute confidentiality of this transaction.

Your earliest response is urgently awaited.

Yours Sincerely,

Mr. Joseph Zulu.

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