This email with the subject "BUSINESS PROPOSAL." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 05 Apr 2007 02:54:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "ZUMA MOBUTU" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Tel: +34-690-387-546 Dear Sir/Madam, MATURED DEPOSIT OF LATE MOBUTU SESE SEKOUI am Zuma Mobutu, the son of the late president of the Federal Republic of Zaire Mobutu Sese Sekou who died in Morocco, in September 7,1997(now Democratic Republic of Congo), under the current leadership of Joseph Kabila. I presume you are aware of the fact that there is a financial dispute between my family and the present Government. This is based on what they believe to be bad and corrupt governance on my late father's part. May his soul rest in perfect peace!!
Presently, we cannot do business in my country because we don't have friendly relationship between the present Governments of my country. As you might have heard, most of my father's bank accounts in Switzerland and France have been frozen.
Following the above-mentioned reasons, I am soliciting your humble and confidential assistance to take custody of Eighteen million five hundred thousand United States Dollars (US$18,500,000.00) which was deposited as Diplomatic items of high value by my father in a Finance and Securities Institution in 1996.
These funds were secretly deposited in this confidential Finance and Securities Institution under a fixed deposit policy on my name (Zuma Mobutu), for a ten years deposit term, in anticipation for me to conclude my education before I can have access to my deposit.
Now the deposit is mature and I have concluded my education program, I am presently in Spain as a refuge because of the political problem in my country, family disagreement between us and the president that sent my father to exile, I am soliciting your assistance to take delivery of the funds as my partner. In this regard, I have personally agreed on the following sharing ratio: 45% for your assistance in receiving the funds on my behalf and 5% for any expenditure that we may incur during this transaction and 50% for me.
If my proposal sounds satisfactory, you shall be given a Power of Attorney stating that you have been legally authorize by me, to receive this deposit on my behalf for onward investment in a viable business.
Therefore, don't hesitate to indicate your interest through my email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone number, by providing me with your full name and address, telephone and fax number for the transaction.
Also to let you know that this transaction is hundred percent risk free. Yours faithfully, Zuma Mobutu _________________________________________________________________¿Estás pensando en cambiar de coche? Todas los modelos de serie y extras en MSN Motor. http://motor.msn.es/researchcentre/