A Scam Email with the Subject "FINANCIAL CONSULTANT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 12 Jul 2007 15:30:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr. clive. Pule. Zuma" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention: My name is Mr. Clive Pule Zuma I am South African man by birth and resident in Spain. I am Chief Financial Controller of a financial consultancy firm here Madrid. My Company is mandated to source for reliable investors/individual in the Middle east to invest available funds in profitable business ventures. This is why I am making this urgent contact with you and your associates, some prominent individuals in Marbella the Andalusia region of Spain made these funds available to my firm and the available fund is in US dollars amounting to millions, because of the heat they are now facing from the law for the unauthorized sales of states properties, the city mayor and deputy mayor amid allegations of money laundering is now under house arrest, for property development offences, including building on land protected from development, manipulation of public tenders, and the acceptance of bribes as well as schemes to alter the price of municipal services. In this sleaze scandal, which hit the southern Spanish resort city Marbella in spring 2006,and they know their chances of not going to jail is slim they have asked my firm to act swiftly on their behalf in other for them not to lose out completely and save something for their family members. Depending on your experience and proposal you will forward to us, we will determine a suitable amount to remit to you to kick off the business you intend to invest with in the Middle East. You will manage this business without interference for a period of three years, after which, the profit on investment will be shared after taxation. The investment areas are not limited and may include new businesses or injection of funds into an existing firm that, of course, is profit oriented, bearing in mind that you are not authorized to invest in public Companies or Government agencies. You can incorporate a firm fully owned by you based on the laws of your Country or invest this money in a private Company’s a shareholder. You can equally trade stock or export and import goods as may be profitable. Fresh funds may also be invested to enlarge the business if the prospects are good. All these are without any liability to you as this is a risk that the fund owners are ready to take, you will be required to make urgent contact with us to finalize arrangements on how to move the agreed funds into a fresh account you will open with the bank where I have lodged the funds and sign related documents that will authorize you to manage this money on our behalf. A draft agreement will be forwarded to you to enable us fine-tune all gray areas and ensure a smooth take off. Please, reply to this mail and I will forward more information to you all we need is to ascertain your credibility, resourcefulness and experience. I earnestly await your response. Regards, Mr. Clive Pule Zuma Kindly reply to Telephone #: +34- 696-738-500 email@example.com