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Subject:  CONFIDENTIAL
From:  nelsonsmith2007@webmail.co.za
Date:  Mon, 11 Jun 2007 14:33:08 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "CONFIDENTIAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 11 Jun 2007 14:33:08 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was nelsonsmith2007@webmail.co.za, although it may have been spoofed.



Attached Message
Project Implementation Unit 

Eskom,Republic of South Africa 

Direct-tel-line+27 78-291-9451



DEAR SIR/MADAM,

I KNOW THAT THIS PROPOSAL MAY COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE, ESPECIALY HAVING TO 
COME FROM SOMEONE YOU HAVE NOT MET BEFORE, BUT I WOULD LIKE YOU TO CO-OPERATE 
WITH ME SO THAT THIS US$35M USD WILL BE RELEASED AND TRANSFERRED INTO YOUR 
ACCOUNT. 

MY NAME IS MR NELSON SMITH, THE CHAIRMAN OF CONTRACT AWARD COMMITTEE OF ESKOM 
PTY LTD SOUTH AFRICA. IT IS MY PROFOUND INTENTION TO CONTACT YOU FOR THIS 
VERY IMPORTANT AND HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL TRANSACTION FOR THE TRANSFER OF 
US$35,000,000,00 INTO YOUR ACCOUNT . 

THE US$35,000,000,00 WAS THE OVER ESTIMATED BALANCE FROM THE CONTRACTS 
AWARDED TO BOTH FOREIGN AND LOCAL CONTRACTORS THE REAL CONTRACT VALUE WAS 
$120 MILLION DOLLARS BUT IT WAS OVER ESTIMATED TO US$155,000,000,00(ONE 
HUNDRED AND 
FIFTY FIVE MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS ONLY). 

THE CONTRACT HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULY EXECUTED BY THE CONTRACTORS AND THEIR 
CONTRACT SUM OF (US$120M) HAS BEEN PAID TO THEM,LEAVING OUR OVER ESTIMATED 
BALANCE OF (US$35,000,000,00) THIRTY FIVE MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS STILL 
PENDING AT THE BANK. 

RIGHT NOW, WE ARE LEFT WITH THIS OVER ESTIMATED BALANCE OF(US$35M) WHICH IS 
STILL FLOATING AT THE ESCROW ACCOUNT IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN RESERVE 
BANK,AWAITING FINAL PAYMENT TO ANY RELIABLE FOREIGN BANK ACCOUNT YOU MAY 
PROVIDE.I AM THEREFORE ASKING YOU TO CO-OPERATE WITH ME SO THAT THE FUND WILL 
BE
RELEASED 
AND TRANSFERRED INTO YOUR ACCOUNT. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS MY PROPOSAL, REPLY ME SO THAT WE CAN NEGOTIATE 
YOUR PERCENTAGE BEFORE WE PROCEED. 

HOWEVER, WHEN THE FUND IS TRANSFERRED INTO YOUR ACCOUNT OVER THERE, I SHALL 
OBTAIN VISA AND TRAVEL WITH MY FAMILY OVER THERE FOR MY OWN SHARE OF THIS 
MONEY IN THIS REGARD,I WOULD LIKE YOU TO SEND ME THE FOLLOWING INFORMATIONS 
THROUGH THE EMAIL ADDRESS BELOW FOR SECURITY REASONS

YOUR NAME:
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YOUR OCCUPATION:
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YOUR ADDRESS:
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YOUR PRIVATE PHONE / FAX NUMBERS: 

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REGARDS, 

MR NELSON SMITH.

KINDLY REPLY ME ON MY PRIVATE EMAIL ADDRESS;nelsonsmith2000@yahoo.com