A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT ASISTANT NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 23 May 2006 07:31:31 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was kris kabila <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM:KRIS KABILA NO:45 ROSE BANK STREET SANDTON G.R.A JOHANNESSBURG SOUTH/AFRICA EMAIL:firstname.lastname@example.org URGENT ASISTANT NEEDED ATTN: I got your contact in my search for an honest, godly and trustworthy foreign partner to assist me transacta rather very lucrative but confidential business. First, I must introduce myself to you. I am KRIS KABILA, a former aide de camp and cousin to the late President of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO(DRC) (formerly known as Zaire), LAURENT KABILA. Due to the war raging in my country then the late President,Laurent Kabila was using me through diplomatic means to send money out of the Republic because he had feared that he might be overthrown or killed at anytime. He wanted to provide for his family. On this particular occasion the late President gave methe sum of US$7.2 (SEVEN MILLION TWO HUNDRED UNITEDSTATES DOLLARS) to carry abroad through SOUTH AFRICA.This money was packed into a SAFE-BOX and brought intoSOUTH AFRICA by DIPLOMATIC MEANS. It is here in South Africa that the news of the death of the President reached me, just exactly as he feared. Mayhis soul rest in peace! After receiving the news ofthe President's death, I was faced with deciding on what to do with the US$7.2M (seven million two hundred UnitedStates Dollars) in my possession. I then deposited theSAFE-BOX containing this money in a PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANY here in SOUTH AFRICA as FAMILY VALUABLES,without disclosing real content of it to them. My objective now is to invest this money in a foreign country like yours. I will also appreciate enteringinto a profitable joint venture with you after thesafe transfer of the money. I am by this mail asking you to assist me transfe rthis money to your personal/corporate account. For your assistance, I shall compensate you with 20% ofthe total sum. I have also set aside 5% of the totalsum for expenses you and l may incur in course of this transaction. The remaining 75% will be for my family,which you will help us invest. Kindly, contact me by this email address. I will furnish you with the details of the transaction assoon as you assure me of your honesty, trust and determination to help me. Note that all necessary arrangements for the success of this transaction have been concluded by me here andthe transaction will take us a maximum of 5 [five]working days to accomplish. There is no risk involved.your private phone and fax numbers are highly needed foreasier communications.i am experting to hear from you soonest. Thanks.Best regards, MR.KRIS KABILA (ON BEHALF OF KABILAS FAMILY) __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com