A Scam Email with the Subject "From: Mr Nzanga Joseph Mobutu." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 10 Jan 2006 08:22:37 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr Nzanga Joseph Mobutu." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Mr Nzanga Joseph Mobutu. Reply :email@example.com DEAR FRIEND, I know this email will come to you as surprise because we have not met before.Actually,I contacted you because I never wanted anyone known my family to be associated with the funds involved in this business. I am the first son of the late MOBUTU SESESEKO,the former President of the ZAIRE now democratic republicof congo. I am presently on political asylum in Ghana. I got your contact over the internet during my search for assistance in this mutual transaction.this became neccessary as i do not want anybody known to me to be associated with this money now as we will know each other we make progress on this transaction. I want you to note that this business will benefit for both of us and that it is 100% risk free. However, you must confirm your ability to handle this because it involves a large amount of money. The funds TWENTY SEVEN MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS ($27million) is my share of my father's estate. I boxed and shipped the money to a security company abroad at the peak of the a political uprising that rocked my country few years ago. Now the crisis has ended , I need a trustworthy person like you to proceed to the place of the security company in order to clear the fund and afterwards, i will come to your country for us to start a joint business venture as i do not have the intention of bringing the funds back. I want The fund to be use for investment with you as partner. Note that I will send to you the relevant documents that will enable you take possession of the fund for onward investment for our mutual benefit. All I need from you is as follows: 1. Your confirmation of your ability to handle this. 2.your word that you will keep this business as confidential as possible at all times until we conclude this business. 3. Your telephone and fax numbers for communication. 4. Your full permanent address. As soon as I get the above information from you, I will disclose to you the name and the country of the security company. i will also forward to you the contact of the diplomat that i have hired to assist us in this business.i will also forward your name and particulars to the security company to enable them contact you accordingly. As we make progress, i will also send to you a LETTER OF AUTHORITY and AGREEMENT LETTER to enable you clear the fund on my behalf. Note that this is a very safe transaction as this funds is my share of my father's estate. I am waiting for your response to enable us proceed. Regards, NZANGA JOSEPH MOBUTU. AWAITING YOUR REPLY