A Scam Email with the Subject "CRY FOR HELP,FAMILY URGENT IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 14 Dec 2006 10:41:59 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was email@example.com, although it may have been spoofed.
MR. MICHEAL ZUMA MOBILE : +27 744 171696 ATTN: THE PRESIDENT DEAR SIR\MADADM FAMILY URGENT IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE Good day! My name is MR. MICHEAL ZUMA the elder son of MR VICENT ZUMA of Zimbabwe. This might be surprise to you where I got your contact address, from South Africa chamber of commerce and industry in Johannesburg. During the current war against the farmers in Zimbabwe from the support of our PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE to claim all the white owned farms in our country, so he ordered all the white owned farmers to surrender all their farms to his party members and his followers. And my father is one of the best farmers in our country because he did not support his idea and his supporters invaded my father’s farm and burnt everything in the farm and killed my father and confiscated all his investment. After the death of my father, i and my mother decided to move out of Zimbabwe because our lives is still in danger with .PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE GOVERNMENT. The amount contained in the safe Iine in a private finance security comapny in europe as a family valuable is U.S.$21,700,000.00 (twentyone million seven hundred thousand united states dollars) and we decided to move through diplomatic means to the republic of South Africa where we forced to seek political asylum as a refugee. So I decided to contact an overseas investor whom will assist us to transfer the money out of a finance security company in EUROPE.. where my father deposited the fund as a family valuable befor his death.we Because we are asylum seeker here in south Africa, which deprive us not to operate an account with any bank here in south Africa, neither to invest. If you consider this proposal we have agreed to offer you 30% of the total sum for helping us transfer this money to your nominated bank account anywhere in the world, We have map out 10% for any expenses it will cause during the process of this transaction, while 70% will be for my family to invest in your country. Now, I want you to furnish me with your details and your personal phone and fax number for easy communication. You can contact me with the above telephone number. This is my allternative email address to get back to me firstname.lastname@example.org we have all the required document that will enable fund to sign out of the private finance security company in europe at hand.but we can not disclosed the actual country now until we see your willingness to help my family befor we can disclosed everything to you for security purpose of my family and that of the consignment. Kindly destroy this letter even if you are not willing to assist us. NOTE: this transaction is 100% risk free and absolutely confidential. Your urgent response will be highly appreciated. Thanks and God bless. Sincerely yours, PLEASE YOU CAN READ ABOUT PROBLEMS IN ZIMBABWE FROM THE LINKS WEBSITS BELOW. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/918781.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/715001.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/1063785.stm MR. MICHEAL ZUMA