A Scam Email with the Subject "LETTER OF ASSISTANCE FROM MANDLA MANDELA SOUTH AFRICA" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:49:42 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mandla Mandela"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
Mandla Mandela 8115 Orlando West, Vilakazi and Ngakane Streets, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa Tel/Fax: +2786 558 8430 Email: email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org INTRODUCTION OF MY SELF My name is Mandla Mandela the Chief of Mvezo Traditional Council and the grandson of Nelson Mandela, here in South Africa. I have a Business Proposal to discuss with you about a certain amount of US$98,000,000.00 (Ninety Eight Million United States American Dollars only. My grandfather was critically ill and was admitted at the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria on the 8th June 2013 with a recurring lung infection, which is the main reason that I want the funds to be transferred outside South Africa for investment and to avoid ongoing family disputes before he passed on peacefully in the company of his family around 20h50 on the 5th of December 2013. This amount was deposited with Security Company here in South Africa in my name by my grandfather the former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela for the purpose of investments in Mining, Energy and Natural Resources in your country. I will present you to security company where this money has been deposited as the beneficiary of the funds and my foreign partner since I have all the necessary documents regarding the claim of these funds, and also proof that you are the rightful owner of the funds with your information/details to enable them to transfer the funds into your nominated bank account. Please reply with your full contact coordinates (your full name and address phone/fax etc,) to enable me to contact you for a verbal discussion. All I require is your honest cooperation to achieve this Business Opportunity to enable you visit South Africa as soon as possible, as your presence will be highly needed to facilitate the claim, and to have a face to face meeting with me, also to be my silent partner and receive the funds as the sole beneficiary which I shall secure all legal documentation to authenticate the existence of the funds on your arrival. Kindly note that you are entitled of 30% of the total funds, while 60% will be for me and 10% will be for any expenses that may occur during the processing of the business. Please treat this transaction as confidential matter. I will send you all the details as soon as you indicate your willingness and also contact me on the above telephone number and email. Hoping to hear from you urgently. Much Regards Mandla Mandela