Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "michael randolph" <>

This email with the subject "THIS WILL BENEFIT YOU, BUT CAN YOU BE TRUSTED?." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 18 Aug 2005 16:56:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "michael randolph" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Kindly accept my apology for sending this unsolicited mail to you which I hope you will treat as HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL.I believe you are a highly respected personality, considering the fact that i sourced your profile from a human resource profile database on your country.I am Prince Michael Randolph Mobutu Sese Sekou, Son of the late President Mobutu Sese Sekou of Zaire, new Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).There was war in my country and so my family members escaped to Morocco or God knows where they are right now in africa.I have for the past {6} years, been moving from boder to boder and country to country.Yesterday i managed to find my way into lagos, a western boarder town of Nigeria where my old friend, now a retired military officer resides.This Country is too big and there are so many Nationalities here, I have simply just adjusted quick as usually.Due to my fathers tarnished image and past crises, It is not safe to put any investment in my country.Seven troubled years has passed and everything has supposedly died down. Now I want to set up Viable Business Ventures in your country.I sincerely have the sum of $29.6 million u.s dollars set aside for this project but I would not want my name or family's name to be used for security reasons.I am prepared to offer you 12% (or a re-negotiated sum) of the total amount received,if you assist me in claiming the funds from the financial and security vault in london, where i deposited two {2} boxes containing the funds in my name before my fathers death.I honestly assure you that this deal is 100% risk-free,So Please contact me if you are interested and capable of helping by sending your telephone number for me to reach you because I cannot receive any international call due to my present condition.I came into this country with only $40 and intend to use this money to stay in touch with you all the way.If you can convince me of your honesty and profound interest in this transaction,then i can proceed to furnish you with the details of this transaction.I need sound assurance that you are solvent and capable of handling a transaction of this magnitude and that my share of the money will be safe with you. You can read more about my father on this web link " "I look
forward to your prompt reply.

Warm regards,
Prince Michael Randolph Mobutu Sese sekou.

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