A Scam Email with the Subject "Urgent Sales of Used Rails" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 14 Sep 2007 09:05:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "patick mabah" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Urgent Sales of Used Rails From South Africa. Our Ref: EBCC/DT-94/HMS1&2[30KX12] 270406 I am Mr. Patrick Mabah , a special consulting attachee to the Hon. Minister Of Transport, Republic Of South Africa, I have been mandated by the Honorable Minister of Transport to sale and negotiate with a foreign company who can purchase the products as stated below under an annual contract term. PRODUCT: USED RAIL TRACKS SPECIFICATIONS: R50 & R 65 as conformed to the ISRI CODES ORIGIN : SOUTH AFRICA MANUFACTURERS : RUSSIA AND UKRAINE PACKAGING : Loose and Cut to sizes of 1.5inches before containerizing and Loading. QUANTITY : 120, 000 MT (One Hundred and Twenty Thousand Metric Tons) SHIPMENT : 30,000 MT (Thirty Thousand Metric Tons per Month.) CONTRACT PERIOD : 12 Months. PRICE : USD$75 per Metric Ton. Payment Terms : Letter of Credit DELIVERY : FOB. INSPECTION : Quality, Quantity, Weight & Photo by Buyer at buyers cost at port of loading for invoicing Quantity assay issued by SGS in clear, clean faxed or e-mailed version, showing the quantity of the goods loaded on board vessel. Hard copies will follow with-in seven (7) banking days. Chemical Composition: International Standards as follows: R55 - 51.67 kg/m GOST 7173-75 C : 0.67 -- 0.8% Mn : 0.75 -- 1.05% Si : 0.13 -- 0.28% P : max. 0.035% S : max. 0.045% Ar : max. 0.15% R65 - 64.72 kg/m GOST 8165-75 C: 0.6 -- 0.082% n: 0.75 -- 1.05% Si: 0.13 - 0.28% P: max. 0.035% S: max. 0.045% Ar: max. 0.15 The scrap rail consists out of the used rails scraps from the South African Railway Commuters Corporation. All materials are totally free from any types of radiation; bombs, arms and ammunition, and explosive in any form either used or otherwise. Please confirm if you are willing to close down the contract as to enable us schedule and arrange for your urgent trip to South Africa for inspections of the materials and signing of the contract with us and the representatives of the ministry. Finally, be informed that upon your acceptance to this offer, we will be providing you with all the related documents for your perusals before coming down to South Africa for the signing of the contract with us, Please revert via: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Best. Regards. Mr. Patrick Mabah ________________________________________________ Message sent using UebiMiau 2.7.2