Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: tags

From: Eric Jones <>

This email with the subject "tags" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 04 Jul 2007 16:26:22 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Eric Jones <>, although it may have been spoofed.

My name is Mr Eric Jones ,chairman of contract award and monitoring committee of the ministry of 
industry and international trade development ,my duty as empowered by the Mauritius government is 
provide the basic amenities, social recreational activities in urban and rural areas.
This program includes assistance to deprived local communities and to co-ordinate projects and 
development at the national level.Furthermore,from this projects were able to realize some 
amount of u.s.$21.8(Twenty one million eight hundred thousand US. dollars only) as commission from 
various contractors resulting from over invoicing of payment receipts/vouchers hence all the 
approvals has been completed.
These approved funds were packaged and dispatched through a security company for onward delivery 
to its destination in Europe.The money was first deposited into a security vault before we arrange 
for its 
movement to Europe through diplomatic channel using decoy purporting that the fund belongs to an 
As we are government officials, the oath of office does are not allowed us to operate foreign bank 
account,hence we need you to stand as the beneficiary and claim the fund on our behalf from the 
security company.
Presently I am now in Europe to search for a reliable person/company of high integrity /dignity and 
with conscience who will claim this fund on our behalf as the beneficiary.
We have agreed to give you 30% of the total sum as commission for your assistance/effort and 5% 
be used to settle every expenses incurred, we will use 65%to invest under your recommendation/guide 
and go into joint venture business with you . 
I would greatly appreciate your assistance and I look forward to your response as soon as possible 
through this e mail
Best regards,
Mr Eric Jones