This email with the subject "Re: Department of Foreign Exchange control" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:30:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "david kim"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Sir I Am somehow skeptical contacting you because of the issue at stake i'm about to discuss with you due to the fact you don't know me and i know nothing of you but am believing you could be trusted to handle this confidential transaction to a successful end and moreover the business is all about trust. i must have to trust someone in order to do the business. As stated above my name is David Kim, my office is in charge of all foreign exchange transactions involving in the China Government and being a senior Government official working under china communist law, i am restricted to operate foreign Account and that has been my problem holding me from executing the transaction and base on that i agreed with my two other partners that we must involve a foreign nationals to work with us in order to achieve our objectives. However the purpose of writing you is to seek your concept to help us receive the sum of $25million that we intend to transfer which has been appearing in bank of china payment schedule for 4 years now. The money came as a result of an evaluated contract that was executed in china during the period 2008 china hosted the Olympic Games in Beijing. There was a contract awarded to renovated one of the stadia hosting the events but the cost of the contract was increased to an access amount of $25m. The contractor that did the contract had a deal with us to receive this money and we agreed on terms of sharing. At the tail end of transferring the fund the contractor changed and gave us a difficult conditions that warranted us to suspend the transaction. Finally, just Recently The Chinese Government gave Approval to offset all outstanding bills accrued from that Olympic Games in Beijing and we felt this is the apple opportunity to claim the $25million which we have been covering up for this four years. We need your fullest cooperation and Assistance to move this funds to your country where it will be used for investment in areas of properties, capital market and stock . if you are interested to work with us, please get back to me with the following information to process the necessary documents that will grant authorization to move the funds out of china to your country. the following requested are Your Full Name And Address Your company's name And Address if Your occupation/Profession Date of Birth Marital Status Your phone number Fax number. Send these information while responding and further information will be given to you. you are taking 30% of this fund once transferred to your account while 70% belongs to the three officials from china. Looking forward to hearing from you as soon as possible because we have a short period left to claim this fund. David Kim Chief Account officer. ministry of finance prc.