This email with the subject "This is business request" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 12 Jul 2006 17:03:19 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Dr Micheal Jones <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: DR. MICHEAL JONES JONES CONSULTING AGENCY SUITE 1083, PRIVATE BAG X1 GLENVISTA 2058. SOUTH AFRICA RE: INVESTMENT REQUEST I am a financial consultant based in Johannesburg South Africa. I have a client (a widow) from Zimbabwe and she has Ten million United States Dollars only (USD$10, 000,000) with a private security company for safekeeping here in Johannesburg. She wishes to invest in a stable economy. Her interest is in companies/individuals with potentials for rapid growth in long terms. My client is interested in placing part of her fund in you/your company, if your country bi-laws allows foreign investment. And she is willing to offer you 20% of the total fund if you can assist her transfer this fund to your country or any bank of your wish. You can contact me for more details on this e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com ). Yours faithfully, DR. MICHEAL JONES NB: The fund is free from drug and laundering related offences and this transaction need utmost confidentiality. DISCLAIMER: This communication is for the exclusive use of the intended recipient (s) and shall not attach any liability on the originator, consultanting Agency. If you are the addressee, the contents of this letter are intended for your use only and it shall not be forwarded to any third party, without first obtaining written authorizations from the originator. It may contain information, which is confidential and legally privileged and the same shall not be used or dealt with by any third party in any manner without the specific consent of Jones consulting Agency.