This email with the subject "Can I Trust You On This Business Transaction" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 22 Nov 2006 05:31:47 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MOSES KABILA" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM;MOSES KABILA NO:45 ROSE BANK STREET SANDTON G.R.A JOHANNESSBURG SOUTH/AFRICA REPLY TO: firstname.lastname@example.org URGENT ASISTANT NEEDED ATTN:I got your contact in my search for an honest, godly and trustworthy foreign partner to assist me transaction, a rather very lucrative but confidential business. First, I must introduce myself to you. I am MOSES KABILA, a former aid de camp and cousin to the late President of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO(DRC) (formerly known as Zaire), LAURENT KABILA. Due to the war raging in my country then the late President,Laurent Kabila was using me through diplomatic means to send money out of the Republic because he had feared that he might be overthrown or killed at anytime. He wanted to provide for his family.
On this particular occasion the late President gave me the sum of US$15.2(FIFTEEN MILLION TWO HUNDRED UNITEDSTATES DOLLARS) to carry abroad through SOUTH AFRICA.This money was packed into a SAFE-BOX and brought into SOUTH AFRICA by DIPLOMATIC MEANS. It is here in South Africa that the news of the death of the President reached me, just exactly as he feared. May his soul rest in peace! After receiving the news ofthe President's death, I was faced with deciding on what to do with the US$15.2M (fiften million two hundred United States Dollars) in my possession. I then deposited the SAFE-BOX containing this money in a PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANY here in SOUTH AFRICA as FAMILY VALUABLES,without disclosing real content of it to them. My objective now is to invest this money in a foreign country like yours.
I will also appreciate entering into a profitable joint venture with you after the safe transfer of the money. I am by this mail asking you to assist me transfer this money to your personal/corporate account. For your assistance, I shall compensate you with 20% of the total sum. I have also set aside 5% of the totalsum for expenses you and l may incur in course of this transaction. The remaining 75% will be for my family,which you will help us invest. Kindly, contact me by this email address. I will furnish you with the details of the transaction as soon as you assure me of your honesty, trust and determination to help me. Note that all necessary arrangements for the success of this transaction have been concluded by me here and the transaction will take us a maximum of 5 [five]working days to accomplish.
There is no risk involved.your private phone and fax numbers are highly needed for easier communications.i am expecting to hear from you soonest.If you are interested in this you can contact me through this; EMAIL:email@example.com
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