Scam Emails Archive : Generic



This email with the subject "BUSINESS PROPOSAL (FUND TRANSFER 9.5 MILLION DOLLARS)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 11 Jun 2007 18:03:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

From: Mr. Jackson Khumalo.
Department of Minerals And Energy,
14 Pybus Road Sandton Johannesburg 
South Africa .
This Email is for your kind attention:

                          URGENT RESPONSE ( Transfer of Funds)
With a warm heart I offer my friendship, and my greetings, and I hope this email letter meets you 
in good time. It will be surprising to you to receive this proposal from me since you do not know 
me personally. 
However, I am sincerely seeking your confidence in this transaction, which 
I propose with my free mind and as a person of integrity. I am Mr. Jackson Khumalo , a native of 
Kwazulu-Natal   in the Republic of South  Africa , and 
presently one the  directors with the department of minerals and Energy  (contract award   
committee). I only got your contact details from  the South Africa  Exchange  Information On-line 
Service on my personal programmed search on  the internet for a reputable company or individual to 
assist me sincerely  & confidential which your information & profiles were  very satisfactory, so i 
decided to contact you immediately.
I am humbly seeking for your assistance in the transfer of $9.5Million ( Nine Million Five Hundred 
Thousand United States Dollars) to your foreign account for the purpose of Investment with 
benefits. Hence my urgent request for your assistance.
This amount to be transferred to your account came from and over-invoiced contract for the 
refurbishment of mines and Supplies in Krugger Gold Mine sector in the year 2003 by  the Expatriate 
Company of Late  Mr. Smith .B. Andreas (DECEASED). The contract which was originally  valued for  
Fifty Million United States Dollars was manipulated to read Fifty Nine Million Five Hundred 
Thousand United States Dollars( US$59.5M).
The Extra /Surplus / Over-invoiced amount of  Nine Million Five Hundred Thousand United States 
Dollars (US$9,500,000.00) is what i want to transfer into your account. 

 This contract has since been executed in year 2003 and the contractors have been paid all their 
contract bills remaining the over-invoice amount of 
Nine Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars( US$9.5m) which i want to transfer .
What i expect from you in your reply are the following so that we can proceed:
(i) Your direct telephone and fax number.