This email with the subject "Private Investment" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:00:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Morgan Naidoo"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
From Engineer Morgan Naidoo
I am the Executive Director at Chevron South Africa Pty Ltd oil and Gas marketing company, and by the virtue, I got your contact address from an associate working with the London export promotional council and decided to propose this business am seeking your assistance in remittance of, 45, 000, 000, 00 Million United State Dollars, to your account for private investment purpose, hence my request for your assistance.
SOURCE OF THE FUND:
The fund to be transferred into your account accrued from an over-invoiced contract amount awarded for servicing of our depot and valves for storage of product all over our branches here in SOUTH AFRICA. The contract which was originally valued for, 127, 000, 000, 00 Million United State Dollars, was manipulated to read, 172, 000, 000, 00. Million United State Dollars, the extra, 45, 000, 000, 00. Million United State Dollars, is what i want to transfer to your account, the contractors has been paid all their contract bills remaining this 45, 000, 000, 00. Million United State Dollars
I have resolved that you take 25% of the total amount for your assistance because it is impossible for me to claim the over invoiced amount here in SOUTH AFRICA without your assistance.
All modalities to effect the payment and subsequent transfer of this money has been worked out, so this transaction is 100% risk free, though you are required to treat with strictest confidence, on my acceptance please send to me your personal details and phone number for speedy correspondence.
I am looking forward to doing business with you. Your prompt reply will be highly appreciated.
Mr. Morgan Naidoo
Chevron South Africa Pty Ltd