||From: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (RSA)
Sent: Friday, January 13, 2012 6:01 PM
To: Undisclosed recipients:
Subject: Re: In Response to Your Email.. 05/01/2012.
ATTN: Sir / Madam ,
After receiving several reports from the Internet Crime Complaint Center
(IC3) that you have been scammed by fraudsters from Africa especially from
Nigeria; we have decided to contact you and Just in case you don't know the
(IC3), the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between
the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar
Crime Center (NW3C) to serve as a means to receive Internet related criminal
complaints and to further research, develop, and refer the criminal
complaints to federal, state, local, or international law enforcement and
regulatory agencies for any investigation they deem to be appropriate. Their
website is http://www.ic3.gov
In response to the report, we have concluded our investigation and we have
agreed to reimburse you with the sum of Two Hundred and fifty thousand
United states dollar only (US$250,000) via Western Union Money Transfer
agent location office in Cape Town,South Africa,which we have made necessary
and sufficient arrangements for you to be compensated.
Send the details below to the Western Union agent office via their email
address stated below and they shall endeavor to transfer your fund within 48
hours of your response.
Government Accredited Licensed Claim Agent.
Western Union Information and Payment Bureau.
Email : email@example.com
Tele/FAX : +27727529100
Please do not respond to emails which asks you to send your username and
password for any reason as these are means of hacking into your email
account to steal from you.
And also take note that we have never held any scam victims compensation
program in the AU region. This is the First-Of-Its-Kind so Do not be
Mrs. Linda Makhado (Public Relations Officer)
Oversea Communication Department (SARB)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (RSA), South Africa.
If you received a similar letter, please ignore it. Do not answer it.
If you do, you will end up on more of the mailing lists used by the
criminals behind this fraud. Read more....