A Scam Email with the Subject "Business Proposal" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 10:54:21 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Engr. John Maloney"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, Compliment of the season, I got your contact information from a reputable business/professional directory of your country which gives me assurance of your legibility as a person, I send you this brief letter to solicit your partnership to transfer the sum of (US$18.5m) to your country. I am Engineer John Maloney, a director of Projects with the South African Ministry of Minerals and Energy Resources. I am making this contact with you based on the committee's need for an individual/ company who is willing to assist us with a solution to money transfer. Kindly notify me by phone or E-mail:email@example.com, your secured telephone and fax number for further details upon your acceptance of this proposal, this will enable me call and fax all details for your understanding before we commerce. Thanking you in anticipation for your co-operation Best Regards, Engr. John Maloney Tel/Fax:+27 86 766 6177 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org