Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This email with the subject "MR. JOHN NKOSI" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 10 Mar 2007 06:23:29 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear Sir/Madam, 
                                             PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL 
I am John Nkosi (FCAA), thechief accountant of African Development Bank Of South African 
(ADBSA).There is an online account opened in this bank in 1999 and since 2006nobody has operated 
this online account. After going through some oldfiles in the records, I discovered that if I do 
not remit this money outurgently it would be forfeited for nothing. The owner of this account isMr. 
Smith B. Zafer, a foreigner, and a miner at Kruger Gold Company. HeWas a Geologist by profession 
and he died since 2000. No other personknows about this account or anything concerning it, the 
account has noother beneficiary and my investigation proved to me as well that thisCompany does not 
know anything about this account and the money involvedis Fifteen Million United States Dollars 
(US$ 15 Million). You are theonly person that I have contacted in this Business; so Please 
replyurgently so that I will inform you the next step to take immediately.Send also your telephone 
and fax . 
Meanwhile, I am contacting you because of the need to involve a foreigner with a foreign account as 
abeneficiary. I need your full co-operation to make this work finebecause the management is ready 
to approve this payment to any foreignerwho has correct information of this account, which I will 
give to you assoon as you indicate your sincerity to co-operate with me, andcapability to handle 
such amount in strict confidence and trust,according to my instruction and advice, for our mutual 
benefit becausethis opportunity may never come again in my life. I need a truthful andGod fearing 
person in this Business because I donít want to make amistake so I need your strong assurance and 
trust. With my position inthe office I donít want anything that will jeopardize my job so I 
advicethat we should make secrecy and confidentiality our primary workingcondition, bearing in mind 
that I am a public servant. I will also usemy position and influence to effect legal approvals and 
onward transferof this money to your account with appropriate clearance forms from theministries 
and foreign exchange department. I will compensate youadequately depending on the terms we shall 
agree on subsequently. Youcan get back to me on this email 

I lookforward to your earliest reply. 

Yours sincerely,