A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM:Mr.DICOSONIC GEORGE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 13 Aug 2005 05:05:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Dis Osonic" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM:Mr.DICOSONIC GEORGE TEL:+27-72-297-8928 44 SANDTON AVENUE SANDTON JOHANNESBURG SOUTH AFRICA HUMBLE ASSISTANCE/FOREIGN INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP DEAR:SIR/MADAM,This letter is not intended to cause you any embarrassment in whatever form, rather compel to contact your esteemed self, following knowledge of your high repute and trust worthiness is borne out of this difficult situation that my family has been engulfed in since my Father and Bread winner of my family was forced to relinquish his position in the State, and my family driven out of our country into exile.
I am Mr. DICOSONIC GEORGE, the son of Brigadier FRANKLIN GEORGE from Angola. As the only son, I am looking for an individual / company who can assist me in transferring a reasonable sum of money abroad to a company / private account. I decided to solicit for your assistance to transfer the sum of 9.5Million (Nine million Five hundred Thousand United States Dollars) deposited by my late father in a private security company in Johannesburg South Africa. Before the death of my father he was a brigadier in charge of arms and ammunitions procurement for the Angolan Army. In his (WILL) he specifically drew my attention to the sum of US$9.5. Million, which he deposited in the safe box in private security company in Johannesburg, South Africa.
In fact he said and I quote My beloved son, I wish to draw your Attention to the sum of US$9.5 Million. I deposited the box containing the fund in a security company in Johannesburg, South Africa.
During the war I found out that some senior army officials and government functionaries were busy helping themselves with government funds and Properties and sending them to foreign countries.
Due to this, when the former Special Adviser to the President and I were assigned by the President (Jose Eduardo Santos) to purchase arms in South Africa, we saw this as a golden opportunity to divert the money For our personal use. When we so shared the money, I got a total sum of US$9.5 Million). I did this incase of death so that you DICOSONIC, wouldn’t suffer. Do not disappoint me, bye for now and God bless you.
After the burial I decide to move to south Africa where this money was deposited and withdraw it and put to use and was disappointed as it is against the human right law SECTION 22 OF THE REFUGEES ACT NO.130 OF 1998 that asylum seekers in the country do not have the right to operate a bank account or to run an enterprise in the country, after much consideration we arrive at a point that it will be of interest for us to contact a partner who we will trust and insure him or her the beneficiary of this fund.
Moreover I have agreed to offer you 25% of the total sum for your assistance, 5% for the expenses that might be incurred in the course of the transfer and the remaining 70% for the family s investment abroad, which you will assist us to materialize Please, your utmost trust, sincerely and confidentiality is highly needed in this transaction, Because of my condition, be free to ask any question you consider necessary and be kind to provide me with your communication facilities for smooth and confidential link, should this meet your utmost consideration, please give me your earliest reply on or before three working days for more details. Thanks and God bless. Best regards, MR.DICOSONIC GEORGE.