A Scam Email with the Subject "INFORMATION FOR CLAIMS AS BENEFICIARY." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 10 Nov 2005 08:47:02 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was njnIsmeah Ambrose <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATTENTION:DIRECTOR/CEO URGENT BUSINESS PROPOSAL Sir/Madam, I would love to begin by introducing myself.My name is Mr Ambrose Ismeah, a native of Capetown-South Africa and a senior employee of South African Ministry of energy and mineral Resources currently here in South African I am writing this letter to solicite your co-operation in other to redeem an investment interest currently being held under trust with the South Africa Ministry of Ernergy and Mineral Resources.The said investment now value at US$22.2million.(twentytwo Million,two Hundred Thousand United State Dollar) was consolidated Mining Corporation in 1975 for 25 years.Since the maturity of this contract in August 1999,several attempt have been made without success to contact Mr.RICHARD MOORE or any of his close relatives,in whose favour the investment cash value could be paid to. My partner who is the Accout Director at the Ministry of ernegy and mineral resources and two other collegues,have initiated the process of filing a claim for this money,so we can have these funds transferred into an offshore account.We will file a claim for this money with the Ministry claiming that you were appionted by Mr.Richard More as the beneficiary to these funds.As soon as the claim is approved,the stated sum of the above mentioned amount US$22.2M will be transferred into an account of your chioce after which my collegues and I shall travelled to meet with your for the dis- bursement of the fund.Since the money will be in your custody,you have the responsibility to ensure that my collegues and I receive 45% of the total sum,While you keep the remaining 45% for your assistance and 10% for expenses.Please we will want you to keep this affairs very confide- ntial for we are still in active govenment service. I want to essure you that my partners are in possition to make this pay ment possible,provided you agree to meet with us and give us the guaran- tee that our share will be well secured in your care. Be rest assured that there is absolutely nothing to worry about in viev of this claim.It is perfectly safe with no risk involve,and not subject to any enquiry as my partners and I will be handling the claims direct- ly here in South Africa.I hope you don't mind that I am reaching you through this medium.This is the fastest means that is in my disposal. Please acknowledge the receipt of this letter by writing me on my pri- vate email: (email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org) or you can send to me your telephone number for us to discus this matter if you so wish. I look forward to your prompt response. Yours truly, Mr Ambrose Ismeah.