Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: williams johnson55 <>

This email with the subject "TRANSFER OF INVESTMENT FUND TO YOUR ACCOUNT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 02 Oct 2007 05:37:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was williams johnson55 <>, although it may have been spoofed.

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<DIV class=RTE>From Mr Williams Johnson.<BR>Tel : 27-78 363 00 03.<BR>Private Email:<STRONG><SPAN 
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1em"></SPAN></STRONG>&nbsp;&nbsp;<BR>&nbsp;<BR>&nbsp;ATTN:</DIV>  <DIV 
class=RTE><BR>I am Mr. Williams Johnson, a staff of Amalgamated Bank of South Africa {ABSA}. I have 
urgent and very confidential business proposal for you. An American Gold consultant/contractor with 
the South African Solid Gold Corporation, Mr.&nbsp;Austin Bryant made a numbered time (Fixed) 
Deposit for twelve calendar months, valued at US$8,500,000.00 (Eight Million Five Hundred Thousand 
United States&nbsp;Dollars) in my branch. Upon maturity, I sent a routine notification to his 
forwarding address but got no reply. After a month, we sent a reminder and finally we discovered 
from his contract employers, the South African Solid Gold Corporation that
 Austin Bryant&nbsp; died in a plane crash in Alaska Airlines Flight 261(for more information about 
this crash and people who died you can contact this websit:<A rel=nofollow><FONT color=#000099 
size=2></FONT></A> .</DIV>  <DIV 
class=RTE>&nbsp;</DIV>  <DIV class=RTE>On further investigation, I found out that he died without 
making a WILL, and all attempts to trace his next of kin was fruitless. I therefore made further 
investigation and discovered that Mr.&nbsp;Austin Bryant&nbsp;&nbsp;did not declare any kin or 
relations in all his official documents, including his Bank Deposit paperwork in my Bank. This sum 
of US$8,500,000.00 is still sitting in my Bank and the interest is being rolled over with the 
principal sum at the end of each year. No one will ever come forward to claim it. According to Laws 
of <SPAN id=lw_1189427033_0 style="CURSOR: hand; BORDER-BOTTOM: #0066cc 1px dashed; HEIGHT: 
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OF SOUTH AFRICA</SPAN></SPAN>,&nbsp; at the expiration of 7 (Seven) years, the money will revert to 
the ownership of the South African Government if nobody applies to claim the fund. Consequently, my 
proposal is that I will like you as a foreigner to stand in as the next of kin to Mr.Austin 
Bryant&nbsp;&nbsp; so that the fruits of this old man's labour will not get into the hands of some 
corrupt government officials. This is simple, I will like you to provide immediately your full 
names and address so that the attorney will prepare the necessary documents and affidavits that 
will put you in place as the next of kin. We shall employ the services of an attorney for drafting 
and notarization of the WILL and to obtain the necessary documents and letter of 
probate/administration in your favour for the transfer. </DIV>  <DIV class=RTE>&nbsp;</DIV>  <DIV 
class=RTE>A bank account in
 any part of the world that you will provide will then facilitate the transfer of this money to you 
as the beneficiary/next of kin. The money will be paid into your account for us to share in the 
ratio of 70% for me and 30% for you.There is no risk at all as all the paperwork for this 
transaction will be done by the attorney and my position as a promient official of ABSA&nbsp; 
guarantees the successful execution of this transaction. If you are interested, please reply 
immediately via the private email address above. Upon your response, I shall then provide you with 
more details and relevant documents that will help you understand the transaction. 
<BR>&nbsp;<BR>Please send me your confidential telephone numbers for easy communication.&nbsp; 
Please observe utmost confidentiality, and rest assured that this transaction would be most 
profitable for both of us because I shall require your assistance to invest my share in your 
country.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>Awaiting your urgent reply via
 my confidential email address: </DIV>  <DIV class=RTE>&nbsp;</DIV>  <DIV class=RTE>Best 
regards.</DIV>  <DIV class=RTE>&nbsp;</DIV>  <DIV class=RTE>Mr Williams Johnson</DIV><p>&#32;
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