Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Respond ASAP

From: "Glory Zuma" <>

This email with the subject "Respond ASAP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 20 Jan 2006 06:17:00 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Glory Zuma" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


With warm heart I offer my friendship, and greetings, and I hope this mail meets you in good health.

First, I wish to introduce myself properly to you. My name is Mrs. Glory Zuma, a mother, my husband´s name is Mr. Bertus Zuma. He was on holidays in Thailand when the Tsunami struck and Swept him and others away on the 26th of December 2004. Shortly my husband died,  I discovered a file in his office, containing a Certificate of Deposit for a safety deposit which he had made with a private security firm in Europe, and other documents relating to the safety deposit. I have also made contact with the securities company to verify this findings.

The safety deposit, which is in trunks containing the sum of $18,000,000.00. This was generated from cash payments from his business associates in diamond trade from Antwerp, Belgium. I knew my late husband was in the diamond business, I did not have the knowledge that he moved funds in cash. This has came as a shock to me and my children, and we have decided to have this funds invested in good business while we finalize arrangement to relocate to you country, hence we sincerely propose to you to render us your most needed assistance in this regard.

For your reliable assistance, we are offering you 15% of the total deposit. I thank you in advance as we anticipate your assistance in enabling us achieve this goal. On hearing from you, I will forward the documents with the contact information the Securities Company for immediate commencement of the transaction.

Whether or not you are interested in assisting us please let us know. This will enable us make alternative plans, in the event of non-interest on your part. The financial benefit of this transaction to you is reasonable.

With warm regards,

Mrs. Glory Zuma.