Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: +++You are chosen:lets help the Haitians+++

From: "eric"<>

This email with the subject "+++You are chosen:lets help the Haitians+++" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 25 Jan 2010 22:28:50 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

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

Attached Message
I am Mr. Eric Mathe, Director Project Implementation with South African Revenue Service in 
Johannesburg South Africa and a member of the Contract Tenders Board (CTB) of the Above 
Corporation. Your esteemed address was reliably sourced from the South African Chamber of Commerce 
and Industry in my search for a reliable, individual / company who can handle a strictly 
confidential transaction, which involves the transfer of a reasonable sum of money to a foreign 

The amount involved is US$35,267,000.00 (Thirty Five Million, Two hundred and Sixty Seven Thousand 
United States Dollars.) This money has already been extracted from various contracts awarded 
through this corporation along with the Ministry of finance as a result of over invoice 
masterminded by the concerned officials. This has been drafted to represent the final payment for 
contracts that has been executed through this office last year. 

The US$35,267,000.00 (Thirty Five Million, Two hundred and Sixty Seven Thousand United States 
Dollars.) is presently floating in the suspense account of the Reserve Bank of South Africa 
awaiting claim by any foreigner whose status we want you to assume. Now is the optimum period to 
claim this fund, following the directive from the presidency to all parastatals to settle all 
outstanding debts owed to both local and foreign contractors before the start of the Soccer World 

In my last meeting with my two colleagues involved in this deal, it was unanimously agreed that 20% 
of the total sum will be given to you, 70% will be for me and my other two colleagues while 5% will 
be donated to any charity organisation of your Choice most especially the Haitians who are 
presently suffering from a natural disaster.

I assure you that this transaction is 100% risk free. We have concluded every arrangement to 
protect the interest of everyone involved in this deal. All modalities for the successful transfer 
of this fund have been worked out with the Ministry of 
Finance and the Reserve Bank of South Africa to facilitate the remittance of this fund to your 
designated account within 72hours after your claim have been approved. 

I want to believe that you are honest and will not raise any misgiving attitude in any aspect of 
this transaction, more importantly that you will keep this transaction very confidential so as not 
to tarnish the confidence reposed on me and my colleagues as officials by the Government and people 
of South Africa. If this proposal is of interest to you, then kindly contact me to enable me 
furnish you with further details towards executing this deal. For your information, this deal will 
take at most 7 working days because all modalities to accomplish it has been put in place all we 
need now is just your approval. Please treat this proposal very confidential. Kindly contact me on 
my email address below: 

Best Regards,

Mr. Eric Mathe
Project Director                               

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