This email with the subject "A REQUEST FROM MR.COSMOS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 23 Apr 2007 13:08:39 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Cosmos Panda." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Mr. Cosmos Panda. Fax: +27 11 219 7022 Tel: +27 73 665 1198 Attention: President/CEO My name is Mr. Cosmos Panda, the Fund/Property Manager to Mr. Kim Woo Choong, Daewoo Group founder. In February, 2003 My client Mr. Kim Woo Choong came to South Africa and made a fixed doposit valued at (US$50.5M) (Fifty Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars) with ABSA BANK SOUTH AFRICA. However, Mr. Kim Woo Choong as been sentenced to 10 years in prison for fraud and embezzlement relating to the collapse of the firm under 82 billion dollars of debt in one of the world’s largest corporate failures. Please use these links for more information: http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Korea/HF01Dg03.html http://www.thenews.com.pk/daily_datils.asp?id=8637 http://www.cnn.com/2006/BUSINESS/05/30/skorea.daewoo/?section=cnn_latest This sum of (US$50.5M) is still sitting with ABSA BANK SOUTH AFRICA. Here and no one will ever come forward to claim it. I am contacting you to assist in repatriating the money and property left behind by my client before they confiscated or declared unserviceable by ABSA BANK SOUTH AFRICA where this huge deposit were lodged. This is the bank were my client had deposited this money valued at (US$50.5M). Now I seek your consent to present you as the owner/next of kin to my client since you are not his relatives so that the proceeds of this doposit with the bank valued at (US$50.5M) can be paid to you and subsequently used for investment purposes. However, I would like to add here that upon your acceptance to assist me in this deal, you will be rewarded with 35.4 percent of the total sum for your honest assistance and co-operation, 4.4 percent for any expenses that may come up during the transfer while 60.2 percent remain for Mr. Kim Woo Choong and I. I have all necessary legal documents that will be used to back up claim from the bank. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable me see this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law and this deal is 100 percent risk free. Please get in touch with me through my private phone and fax # to enable us discuss further and send me your private fax and telephone numbers. Please note that I have the full consent and authority of Mr. Kim Woo Choong to this letter, Evidence of memorandum of understanding [mou] between Mr. Kim and I will be faxed to you upon receipt of your response Best regards Mr. Cosmos Panda.