A Scam 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Mr. Jackson Khumalo. Department of Minerals And Energy, 14 Pybus Road Sandton Johannesburg South Africa . EMAIL ; email@example.com 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. 1. PURPOSE : 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. 2.SOURCE OF FUND: 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 . 3.REQUIREMENT : What i expect from you in your reply are the following so that we can proceed: (i) Your direct telephone and fax number.