Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2008 7:58 AM
Mr Joshua Karimba.
Johannesburg ,South Africa.
Attention: Dear Sir / Madam,
With warm heart I offer my
friendship and greetings and I hope this letter meets you in good time.
However strange or surprising this contact might seem to you as we have not
met personally or had any dealings in the past, I humbly ask that you take due
consideration of its Importance and the immense benefit it will be to you now
or in future.
After careful consideration with my mother, we resolved
to contact you for your most needed assistance in this manner. I duly
apologize for infringing on your privacy, if this contact is not acceptable to
you, as I make this proposal to you as a person of integrity.
purpose of introduction,I am Mr Joshua Karimba,the son of late Brigadier
Emmanuel Karimba from Zimbabwe currently hiding in South Africa as refugees.
My father severed in the ZANU PF Government lead by Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe.
He operated in Mozambique,Angola, and Congo formerly Zaire lead by
Mubutu Seseseko, during this period He was used as a confidantes by
Mugabe and his hierarchy to carry out their shady deals of smuggling Diamonds
and gold from mines which were situated in areas controlled by Zimbabwean
During this period He managed to accumulate a personal
fortune of US$13,500,000 (Thirteen Million,Five Hundred Thousand United States
Dollars) which he secretly Lodged with a security and finance company here in
South Africa as 'precious Stones because of the fear of my country
president Robert Mugabe .
Before the 2002 presidential election in
Zimbabwe my father defected to the opposition Movement for Democratic
Change (MDC) because he defied an order to send a contingent of his battalion
to go and attack innocent white farmers for refusing to give up their land, as
a result of that and because of the position my father held and the secret
duties that he executed for ZANU PF he was put under surveillance by the
central intelligence organisation and Mugabes secret police. He was caught and
thrown into the prison and later he was killed by Robert Mugabe and his
partners by poisoning.
Before his death, he managed to smuggle out a
letter to me intimating meabout the existence of the sum, which he deposited
with the security and finance company in South Africa, which he acquired
during his operations for Robert.Mugabe and ZANU PF.
Because of the
strong relationship existing between the current South Africa Government and
Zimbabwean Government it is increasingly becoming too risky for me and my
mother to remain in South Africa,hence both countries have similar political
ideologies. As a result of this I am seeking your assistance to help us (me
and my mother) clear this fund and deposit it in your personal or company`s
account in your country for our investment.
What I need from you is as
1) Your honesty that you will not run away with our
money when transfered to your account?.
2) Your contacts details such as
Fax / Telephone number for easy communication.
3)Your residential address
and your profession as at present.
Please I would like you to clarify
to me the followings also;
1- Is there any hidden taxation in your
2- What kind of lucrative business venture do you suggest for
3- What are your Government incentives to foreign investors?
4- Will it be difficult for you to help re-settle us in terms of usgetting
a permanent residency?
For your assistance we (I and my mother) is
prepared to give you 30% of the total sum as compensation, and 5% is set aside
to settle any expenses that we might incur during the cause of clearing and
transferring this fund to your nominated account, while the remaining
65% will be for us (me and my mother), for our investment in your company,
under your supervision and with you as our fund manager.
information regarding this transaction,I would appreciate if you contact me
through this phone number +:27-73-880-8491, Immediatelyyou receive this letter
for more briefings and details.
Your urgent response is highly needed and
don`t forget that this transaction is 100% risk free and confidentiality is
needed,because of the nature this fund is generated.
And if you find
the interest to assist us please use the Alternative email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Joshua Karimba
(For the family)
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