This email with the subject "Read Carefully" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 05 Jul 2006 06:33:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was marthins lawrence <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, My name is Mr Marthins Lawrence.I am the chief accountant of South Africa National Petroluem Corporation(S.N.P.C).and by my position,i was privileged to use my position to over invoice a contract by excess of Thirty two million U.S Dollars,and what i need now is a reliable and trust worthy Foreigner whom i will work in concert with,to pull out this excess money($32,000,000=00) which is already in a Escrow account waiting a beneficiary.I am not a greedy person by nature and as such we shall share the money on equal ratio. I will handle all the documentation of the deal where necessary,which is risk free,I am so connected,and the deal will take only four banking days to conclude, depending on your coperation. This is a deal and must be treated as such. When you confirm your interest i will tell you the next step.Please include your private telephone numbers in your reply. Thank you in anticipation. Mr Marthins Lawrence Chief Accountant S.N.P.C