From: Collins Edward <email@example.com>
Date: February 5, 2015 10:37:37 GMT +3
Thread: ENERGY & MINERAL RESOURCES
Reply to: Collins Edward <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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ENERGY & MINERAL RESOURCES
Email: Mr. email@example.com
URGENT BUSINESS PROPOSAL
After my official enquiry from the foreign trade office of the chambers of commerce & industry
here in Johannesburg South Africa, I decided to contact you but I did not disclose the intention to
anyone else because of the delicate nature of the project. I found your profile very interesting and
decided to reach you directly to solicit for your assistance and guidelines in making a business
investment and transfer of US$51,000,000.00(Fifty One million) to your country within the next
Please I must plead for your confidence in this transaction. I am a high placed official working
with Department of (Energy and Mineral Resources) in Johannesburg. I and two other colleagues
are currently in need of a silent foreign partner whose identity we can use to transfer this sum of
money. But at this moment, I am constrained to issue more details about this profitable business
investment until I get your response by email, please if you can take out a moment of your very
busy schedule today to respond back to my private email below for more details and include your
private telephone number in your response which I and my colleagues will highly appreciate.
This fund accrued legitimately to us as commission from foreign contracts, through our private
The fund is presently waiting to be remitted from the bank here in South Africa to any overseas
beneficiary confirmed by us as associate/receiver. By virtue of our positions as civil servants in
my country, we cannot acquire this money in our names. Because as high placed civil servants, we
are not allowed by the civil service code of conduct to own or operate bank accounts outside of our
shores. On the other hand, it is not safe for us to keep the money here due to unstable political
environment. I have been mandated as a matter of trust by my colleagues, to look for an overseas
silent partner who could work with us to facilitate transfer of this fund for our mutual benefit,
Hence the reason for this email.
My proposal is that after you receive the funds, it would be shared as follows: (1) 20% to you as
commission for your co-operation and assistance in facilitating the transfer, while the remaining
80% belongs to me and two colleagues. You will be free to take out your commission immediately
after the money hits your account in your country. Since our objective is to invest the money in a
foreign country, it would be appreciated if you could also help us with advices and direction on
investing into profitable ventures in your country .
However, this is optional, and if it is not convenient for you to further assist us with investing the
money, we can end our cooperation after you make available to me our part of the money. The
transaction, although discreet, is legitimate and the money will be transferred successfully with
all necessary back-up official documents showing the legitimate source/origin of fund. The
transfer will be effected within a period not longer than two weeks as soon as we reach an
agreement and you furnish me with a suitable response indicating your interest for processing the
transfer. I plead with you on one issue, whether you are interested or not, kindly do not expose
this information to any one else. I confirm that the transaction is legitimate and without any risks
either to us or yourself. Please, I wait for your urgent responds.
Mr. Collins Edward
Energy & Mineral Resources Dept. (South Africa)
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