This email with the subject "very urgent & confidential please,God bless you as you abidewith---" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 27 Mar 2007 04:12:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
My name is Richard Yengeni a south African citizen, I got your Contact
through the CESS Membership Directory. I am the brother to Mr Tony Yengeni .Mr Yengeni, who was the Chairman of parliament's in South Africa and the ex chief whip of the ruling political party ANC .My Brother (MR.T.YENGENI),has as a result of trust and Confidence he has in me has mandated that I should search for a Reliable and trustworthy foreign partner, who Will help to receive some funds, which we have in cash Totalling US$33.7m (Thirty three Million, seven hundred thousand United States Dollars Only) into a personal, company or any Reliable foreign bank account that you shall provide for safe keeping of this fund
for a short period of time, since our family bank accounts Within and outside the country have all been Frozen and placed under surveillance by the authorities.
However, I have managed to push the money abroad diplomatically through one of my brothers confidant(Mr ,Nicholas) in the government and it is presently in the custody of a financial security company in Spain, the deposit certificate is with me (to disclose full details to you later, for security reasons). I hope you are trustworthy, very honesty to protect our interest and will not sit on the money when you receive it. we agreed to give you 15% , 5% for any expenses that may occur in the process, like your flight ticket to Europe, Your hotel accommodation bill, etc if situation warrants that. There is no risk involved what so ever on this transaction, these funds will be received in your favour upon proper application and arrangements hence you are willing to assist because that is our only hope now, please urgently contact me on the e-mail address below as our movements, especially overseas trips restricted and communications are being monitored as the government are still calling up the case now and on. Please endeavour to keep this business highly confidential. I will be most grateful to you and to God for ever if you endeavour to help us. I refer you to these few Websites for further information on my cry,
I will advice you later on how to meet the lawyer, Mr, James (tel. +34 687061141, fx +34 651 633 425) who m my brotherâs confidant colleague in the govt. Mr, Nicholas deposited the documents with, then I will instruct the lawyer to make change of ownership/issuance of power of attorney in your favour to enable you take the control of the funds awaiting our advice on how to safe keep our own upon your response. Any delay in your reply will give me room to source for another trustworthy person for this same purpose.
Until I hear from you my dreams will rest squarely on your shoulders
My email address & contact number; email@example.com & +27 0782 784 644.
Thanks & best regards,
Dr. Richard Yengeni