Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This email with the subject "BUSSINESS PROPOSSER" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 25 Jan 2007 06:19:57 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

DIRECT MOBILE NUMBER:+27-76-360-9782


You may be surprised to receive this letter from me since you do not know me personally I want to 
transfer to overseas the sum of Fifteen Million United States Dollars U.S.$15,000,000.00) from my 
country South Africa. I want to ask you to kindly look for a reliable and Honest person who will be 
capable and fit to provide Either an existing bank account or to set up a new Bank account 
immediately to receive this money, Though an empty bank account could serve this purpose As long as 
you will remain honest to me till the end Of this important business trusting in you and Believing 
in God that you will never let me down Either now or in time to come.

I am Mr. TABHO WESLEY, the External Auditor of a ABSA BANK SOUTH AFRICA. During the Course of our 
auditing, I discovered a floating fund in an account opened here in the bank in 2002 and since 2003 
nobody has operated on this account again. After Going through some old files in the records, I 
Discovered that the owner of the account died without An Heir apparent to the throne, hence the 
money is Floating and if I do not remit this money out Urgently it will be forfeited for nothing’s. 
Paul Wellstone, his wife Sheila and daughter Marcia died Friday in a small plane crash near 
Eveleth, Minnesota, that also killed three staff members and two pilots. Go to CNN NEWS;

The owner of this account who is Sen. Paul Wellstone, A foreigner and senator died, since 
2002,until now no other person(s) knows about this Account or could give any documentary evidence 
Concerning this account. As such this account has no other beneficiary and my investigation proved 
to me as Well that Sen. Paul Wellstone until his death was the Manager Oriental Gold Company, in 
CONGO. However, if you are interested in this business we will start the first money transfer with 
three million U.S. Dollars (U.S. $3,000,000.00) upon Successful transaction without any 
disappointment from you. We shall also re-apply for the payment of the Remaining amount to your 

While the total amount involved is Fifteen Million United States dollar (U.S.$15,000,000.00) only. 
I would want us to make a first transfer of Three Million United States Dollars. (U.S. 
$3,000,000.00) from this money into a safe foreigner's account abroad before the rest. I am only 
Contacting you as a foreigner because this money can not be approved to a local account, without 
valid International foreign Agreement, but could only be Approved to any foreigner with valid 
international Credentials: passport or drivers license and foreign Account because this sum is in 
U.S. dollars and The former owner of the account Sen. Paul Wellstone is a Foreigner too, this money 
could only be approved Into a foreign account.

However, knowing all this, we will reach a binding Agreement in these regards. As a matter of 
urgency, I will inform you the next Step to take, while you send your private telephone and fax 
number including the full details of the Account to be used for the deposit. I want us to meet face 
to face to build confidence and to sign a binding agreement that will bind us together before 
transferring the money to any account of your choice where the fund will be safe. Before we Fly to 
your country for withdrawal, sharing and Investments, I need your full co-operation to make This 
business a success, because the management is Ready to approve this payment to any foreigner who 
has Correct information of this account, which the lawyer will Provide to you, upon your positive 
response and once I am Convinced that you are capable and will meet up with the instructions of a 
key bank official who is deeply Involved with me in this business.

I need your strong Assurance that you will never let me down. With my influence and the position in 
the bank we can transfer this money to any foreigner's Reliable account, which you can provide with 
assurance that this money will be intact pending our physical Arrival in your country for sharing. 
And to build confidence that you can come immediately To discuss with me face-to-face after which I 
will Make this remittance in your presence and three of us Will fly to your country at least two 
days ahead of The money going into the account.

I will apply for annual leave to get visa immediately I hear from you that you are ready to act as 
directed. To prove the authenticity of the business I will use my position and influence to get a 
good lawyer who will obtain all legal Approvals for onward transfer of this money to your account 
with appropriate clearance from the relevant ministries, Foreign exchange departments, embassy and 
Board of Internal Revenue Services.

At the conclusion of this business, you will be Given 30% of the total amount, 60% will be for me, 
While 10% will be for expenses both parties might have Incurred during this process.

I look forward to your earliest reply through my Private email address:
DIRECT PHONE NUMBER:+27-76-360-9782

Yours faithfully