Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Urgent Reply.

From: "Tumelo Williams"<>

This email with the subject "Urgent Reply." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 11 Oct 2009 00:07:29 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Tumelo Williams"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

I am Mr. Tumelo Williams, the operational manager in account management section in charge of credit 
and foreign bills of one of the prime banks here in South Africa. I am writing in respect of a 
foreign customer of my bank who perished on EGYPTIAN Boeing 737 PLANE CRASH into the red sea with 
the whole passengers on board. There is an account opened in this bank by this late diamond and oil 
magnet who died without a written or oral WILL attatched to the account. Since his death, I 
personally has watched to see the next of kin but all has proved abortive as no one has come to 
claim his funds and no other person knows about this account or anything concerning it, the account 
has no other beneficiary and until his death he was the manager of his company here in South 
The total amount involved is $28,223,000.00 USD. [Twenty eight million, two hundred and twenty 
three thousand United States Dollar]. We wish to start the first transfer with $10,000,000.00[Ten 
million].and upon successful transaction without any disappointment from your side, we shall 
re-apply for the transfer of the remaining balance to your account. THIS TRANSACTION IS 100% RISK 
FREE provided you treat it with utmost secrecy and confidentiality. Furthermore, your area of 
specialization or country of origin is not a hindrance to the successful execution ofthis 
transaction.We are presently affected by the South Africa civil service code of conduct laws that 
prohibits civil servants from operating private foreign accounts. I have secretly discussed this 
matter with the manager of the bank who I must involve in order to have a smooth and a successful 
transfer of the fund to any foreign bank account which you are going to norminate.On this note, I 
want you to act as the foreign beneficiary of the fund from the 
The banking ethics here does not allow such money to stay more than 2 years without claim hence the 
money will be recalled to the government treasury as unclaimed after this long period of domancy. 
In view of this I got your contact through my personal search to see if you can assist by providing 
your safe bank account for the transfer or find a reliable person who will be capable of receiving 
such amount in his or her personal account. At the conclussion of the transfer 60% of the fund will 
be for me, I will give you 30% of the total transfer sum, 5% for charity both in Africa and in your 
country while the remaining 5% will be set aside to settle expenses both parties might incured 
during the transfer process. Upon the receipt of your reply, I will send to you a detailed 
information about the transaction.I will not fail to bring to your notice that this business is100% 
risk and trouble free and that you should not entertain any fear as all modalities for fund 
transfercan be finalized within 7 to 9 banking d
Kindly send me an e-mail inorder to know action and stand, inorder to have this fund transfer 
toyour account immediately. Have a nice day as I entrust thistransfer into your hands. Let me hear 
from you as soon as possible. 
Yours faithfully,