From: "DR.PATRICK NZAMA." <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 4:08 PM
Subject: PLEASE READ AND GET BACK TO ME
> DR.PATRICK NZAMA.
> DEPARTMENT OF MINERALS AND ENERGY,
> SOUTH AFRICA.
> Dear Sir/Madam,
> CONFIDENTIAL & URGENT
> It is my great pleasure to write you this letter on behalf of my
> colleagues. A member of the South gave your information to me African
> Export Promotion Council (SAEPC) who was with the Government
> delegation on a trip to your country for a bilateral conference talk to
> encourage foreign investors. I have decided to seek a confidential
> co-operation with you in the execution of the deal hereunder for the
> benefit of all parties and hope you will keep it confidential because of
> the nature of this business.
> Within the Department of Minerals & Energy where I work as a Director of
> Audit and Project Implementation and with the co-operation of two
> other top officials, we have in our possession an overdue payment in US
> The said funds represent certain percentage of the total contract value
> executed on behalf of my Department by a foreign contracting firm, which
> we the officials over-invoiced to the amount of US$26.500, 000.00
> (Twenty-Six Million Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars). Though the actual
> contract cost has been paid to the original contractor, leaving the
> excess balance unclaimed.
> Since the present elected Government is determined to pay foreign
> contractors all debts owed, so as to maintain good relationship with
> foreign governments and non-government agencies, we included our bills
> for approvals with the Department of Finance and the South Africa
> Reserve Bank (SARB). We are seeking your assistance to front as
> beneficiary of the unclaimed funds, since we are not allowed to operate
> foreign accounts. Details and change of beneficiary information upon
> application for claim to reflect payment and approvals will be secured
> on behalf of you/your Company.
> I have the authority of my partners involved to propose that should you
> be willing to assist us in this transaction your share as compensation
> Will be US$6.625m (25%), while my colleagues and I receive US$17.225m
> (65%) and the balance of US$2.650m (10%) for taxation and miscellaneous
> expenses incurred.
> The business is completely safe and secure, provided you treat it with
> Utmost confidentiality. It does not matter whether you/your Company does
> contract projects, as a transfer of powers will be secured in favour of
> you/your Company. Also, your area of pecialization is not a hindrance to
> the successful execution of this transaction. I have reposed my
> confidence in you and hope that you will not disappoint us.
> Thanks for your co-operation.
> DR.PATRICK NZAMA.
> N.B Please email your confidential Telephone and Fax numbers to enable
> me contact you for further Clarifications.
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