A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT RESPONSE PLEASE !!!!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 26 Jul 2006 08:07:13 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Dr.Peter Malepe <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF: Dr. PETER MALEPE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA CONTRACT REVIEW PANEL SOUTH AFRICA MINING CORP. PRETORIA. REQUEST FOR PARTNERSHIP: STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL AND URGENT! My name is Dr.Peter Malepe, I head a Seven-man Tenders Board Committee in charge of contracts Award, Vetting, Evaluating and payments. I am presently an accountant with the South Africa Mining Corporation. Your name came highly remended hence I am contacting you for an Urgent business proposal (please my apologies for reaching you through this manner). The purpose of this letter to you is to simply ask your hand in partnership towards the transfer of funds to the tune of US$41,500M equivalent(Forty-One Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars), into a foreign account that you will provide. The funds are ready and with your unalloyed cooperation the source of the funds will be made genuine and legitimate, then the transfer is a 100% hitch-free, timely and totally legitimate too. Needless to say, you dont have to entertain any fear as I am quite conversant with all laws governing money transfer or money laundering of any sort. We have designed this transaction in such a way that we shall be successful and its proceed, we shall enjoy with absolute peace of mind even after the successful completion of it all. If you follow my instruction accordingly and promptly, this transaction will be completed in at the most 10-14 banking days from the receipt of what I will require of you. At this time I can not devulge further information regarding this proposal until there exists an understanding and trust between us for security reasons. But after receiving this mail and have perused through it and you are interested, please do respond back via email: email@example.com If this proposal meet your intrerest, we have decided to give you a negotiable percentage from the entire sum, hoping that it will be satisfactory. Please send along your response the following: -Confidential/Private Tel and Fax number. -Contact name and address. Thank you for your much anticipated urgent response. Respectfully, Dr.Peter Malepe