Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: From South Africa

From: Daniel Lakele Zuma <>

This email with the subject "From South Africa" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 10 Aug 2006 11:00:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Daniel Lakele Zuma <>, although it may have been spoofed.


My name is Daniel lakele Zuma,a relative to former vice president Jacob Zuma of South Africa. I got 
your email address from the web directory so I decided to contact you.

I  am interested in diverting some funds currently floating in the foreign suspense account of the 
federal pay office to your account as soon as possible.

Source of the funds are:

During the South Africa arms deal with French arms manufacturer, Thales, involvling Jacob Zuma and 
his adviser, Schabir Shaik, government?s officials awarded contracts to their own companies, these 
contracts were grossly over invoiced. Now the present government set up review panel to investigate 
the contract. My cousin (Jacob Zuma) and I lodged a huge amount totaling US$18.5m ( Eighteen 
million,Five hundred thousand  U.S dollars) in a finance house  in Europe.

I will want US$9.5m (Nine million Five Hundred Thousand) united states dollars out of this money 
oversea transferred to your account because I'm not eligible to operate foreign account because of 
the present political situation involving my cousin Jacob Zuma, and I am searching for a partner 
abroad. I really want this transfer made as soon as possible before the government, who have 
started refunding money from our foreign accounts track this money. I will be offering 25% for your 

If you would want to proceed with this transaction please reply with your phone number to and if you do not accept my offer please treat with utmost confidentiality.

For more information check and browse carefully all the links in the website below.
Best Regards,
Daniel Lakele Zuma