This email with the subject "URGENT REPLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 25 Jul 2011 08:29:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "DR BILL NORMAN G.M.G.G.M.C LTD" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear : My Name is DR.BIll NORMAN THE GENERAL MANAGER GUINEA GLOBAL MINING COMPANY LTD.I am searching for a reliable and experienced business expert in your country, A person who can organize, operate, and assume the risk for a business venture (Entrepreneurship)for joint venture and a lucrative business investment , I got your contact from business directory and I decided to contact you directly,I planned to invest the funds set aside by my Ministry for settlement of our contractor who is presently working on a project approved by the government under our ministry . The project is expected to be completed and commisioned in the next 7years. The funds will be needed at that time for settling the contractor. As the Chairman of the committee responsible for awarding the contract and approving payment for the contractors ,Rather than remitting this money into the bank throughout this priod of time,I have decided to invest the funds into a business with your 100% assurance that the money will be ready during the time this contract will be completed because the money will be needed to settle contractors.As soon as i know what i should expect as profit for investing the funds for the first five years, we shall now know what will be for you and what will cover the running cost. I will also let you know how we can make the funds available to you because i want to avoid my company or any offices know that we are moving the funds out for investment.You must keep my proposal to you very confidential.I will provide whatever you need to satisfy you about the legality of the funds provided you keep them secret as we dont want this to be exposed for any reason and i will provide all the document that was used in registation of the copmany and you can go to Guinea embassy to fine out about the authenticity of those document. I am trusting you and will also communicate with my colleagues to work with you.the amount involved is $18Million USD.Please send to me your private telephone phone number for easy communication. With Best Regard Dr.Bill Norman Email:firstname.lastname@example.org