This email with the subject "URGENT BUSINESS ASSISTANCE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 13 Apr 2006 06:23:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "mack brown" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: MR mack BROWN TELE: +27- 76-837-3304 ALTERNATIVE PRIVATE EMAIL : email@example.com URGENT BUSINESS ASSISTANCE My Name is MR JOE BROWN,the elder son of Mr.PETER BROWN of Zimbabwe. This might be a surprise to you about where I got your contact address. I got your(CONTACT FROM THE SOUTH AFRICA EXCHENAGE NETWORK ONLINE).During the current war against the farmers in Zimbabwe from the supporters of our President Robert Mugabetoclaim all the white-owned farms to his party member sand his followers, he ordered all farmers to surrender all farms to his party members and his followers.
My father is One of the best farmers in our country and because he did not support Mugabes ideas,Mugabes supports invaded my fathers farm and burnt everything in the farm,killing my father and made away with a lotof items in my fathers farm.
Before his death,my father had deposited with the Security Company in Johannesburg,South Africa the sum of US$15MILLION(FIFTEEN MILLON DOLLARS) After the death of my father, We decided to move to the Republic of South Africa where he had deposited the money in the Security Company as valuables.
So I decided to contact overseas firm and companies that will assist me to move this money out of South Africa because as asylum seekers we are not allowed to operate any Bank Account within South Africa.
We have agreed to offer you 15% of the total sum for your assistance,10% will be mapped out for any expenses that may be incurred in the course of this transaction while 70 Will be for me
and my family to invest in your country.All I want you to do is to furnish me with your entire data phone and fax numbers for easy communication.including your international passport for adentification,and your bank account number with your bank address.
Please via my private mail address firstname.lastname@example.org or the above t Telephone number +27-76-837-3304.
Thanks and God bless. BEST REGARDS JOE BROWN For the family. _________________________________________________________________Customise your home page with RSS feeds - visit MSN SA today! http://za.msn.com/