Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Money Transaction


This email with the subject "Money Transaction" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 01 Sep 2007 18:15:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend,

I am Mr Beke Marwa an Assistant Accountant with the Department of Housing here in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is an agreement between myself and my Chief Accountant to contact somebody in this transaction.

Sometime ago contracts were awarded to some foreign firms. all contracts has since been completed and all contractors concerned paid in full. Myself and my Chief Accountant have discovered a total amount of Six Million, Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars (US$6.8 million) unclaimed. Since all contractors have been paid in full, this money belongs to nobody or firm. Anybody or firm can collect this money immediately without any problem. There is no risk involve at all.

We want you to provide an account for the funds to be paid into and act as the beneficiary of the funds. For providing the account, you shall receive 25% of the amount, 70% shall be for me and my colleague while the balance 5% shall be set aside as pay back for any bill or expenses that may be incurred by both sides during the course of this transaction. We have the full contacts and connections to get the funds released immediately we have a partner to act as the beneficiary. Once again I assure you that this transaction is 100% safe, there is nothing to worry about, since we shall have the documents to back the claim.
Please and please keep this transaction strictly confidential. Let it be between me and you ONLY.

immediately you receive this email to enable us start promptly to get the funds released to the account you shall provide.
Rememeber to keep this transaction strictly confidential. This is very imporatant.

I await your swift reply.

Best regards,
Beke Marwa
Tel: +27 761 352 353