A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM:Mr. Nzanga Joseph Mobutu" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 06 Apr 2007 18:47:46 -0700 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 ALTERNATIVEMAIL:email@example.com Dear Friend, I am the first son of the late Mobutu Sese Seko, the former President of the Congo Republic. I am presently under protective custody in Nigeria as a political refugee. I got your contact during my search for a stranger that can cooperate with me in this mutual transaction. I want you to note that this business will benefit both of us. However, you must confirm your ability to handle this because it involv es a large amount of money. The money US$50 million US DOLLARS (Fifty Million United States Dollars Only) is my share of my father's estate.Kindly refer to this site for further information:http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9709/07/mobutu.wrap/. I boxed and shipped the money to a security company abroad at the peak of the war/politicalcrisis that rocked my country few years ago. Now the crisis has ended and I need a trustworthy person like you to proceed to the place of the security company in order to clear the fund and invest on my behalf as I dont want my name to be used for now. Note that I will send to you the relevant documents that will enable you take possesion of the the fund for onward inves tment for our mutual benefit. All I need from your confirmation of your ability to handle this: 1. Your ID or driving licence number for identification to the security company. 2. Your telephone and fax numbers for communication. 3. 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 forward your name and particulars to the security company to enable them contact you accordingly. I will also send to you a LETTER OF AUTHORITY to enable you clear the fund on my behalf. Note thatthis is a very safe transaction as this money is my share of my father's estate. I am waiting for your response to enable us proceed. PLEASE REPLY THROUGH THE ABOVE ALTERNATIVE MAIL BOX; Regards, Mr. Nzanga Joseph Mobutu.