Hello, I am Miss Young. I received the following email. It is a socalled
"Advance Fee Fraud" letter, where I am promised millions for
my assistance. These stories are all lies, and if I respond, sooner
or later I will be asked to pay a fee. If I pay, another fee will quickly
come up, and it will continue that way until I give up or run out of
money. I will never see the millions, because they never existed.
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From: Manga Saleh <mailto:email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, October 16, 2006
FROM: MR.MANGA SALEH
207 PAUL KRUGER STREET,PRETORIA
CORPORATE TEL/FAX: +27-11-507-5591
CONFIDENTIAL TEL: +27-73036-1753
I am Mr.Manga Saleh, Director of Project Implementation South Africa Department
of Mineral & Energy. First and foremost, I apologized using this medium to
reach you for a transaction/business of this magnitude. Be informed that
I got your particulars from a member of the South Africa Export Promotion
Council (SAEPC) who was at the Government delegation to your country during
a trade exhibition. I have decided to seek a confidential co-operation with
you in the execution of the deal described hereunder for the benefit of all
parties and hope you will keep it as a top secret because of the nature of
Within the Department of Minerals & Energy where I work as a Director of
Project Implementation and with the co-operation of other officials, we have
in our possession as overdue payment bills totaling Sixteen Million, Four
Hundred Thousand United States Dollars (US$16,400,000.00) which we want to
transfer abroad with the assistance and co-operation of a foreign company/individual
to receive the said fund on our behalf or a reliable foreign non-company
account to receive such funds. More so, we are handicapped in the circumstances,
as the South Africa Civil Service Code of Conduct does not allow us to operate
offshore account hence your importance in the whole transaction.
This amount (US$16.4m) represents the balance of the total contract value
executed on behalf of my Department by a foreign contracting firm, which
we the officials over-invoiced deliberately. Though the actual contract cost
have been paid to the original contractor, leaving the balance in the tune
of the said amount which we have in principles gotten approvals to remit
by Telegraphic Transfer (T.T) to any foreign bank account you will provide
by filing in an application through the Justice Department here in South
Africa for the transfer of rights and privileges of the former contractor
I have the authority of my partners involved to propose that should you be
willing to assist us in this transaction, your share of the sum will be 20%
of the US$16.4 million, 70% for us and 5% for taxation and miscellaneous
expenses and the remaining 5% will be for charity Organization. The business
itself is 100% safe, on your part provided you treat it with utmost secrecy
and confidentiality. Also, your area of specialization 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 me. Endeavor to contact me immediately
through my above confidential tel or fax number, whether or not you are interested
in this deal.
I want to assure you that myself and my partners are in a position to make
the payment of this claim possible provided you can give us a very strong
assurance and guarantee that our share will be secured and please remember
to treat this matter as very confidential matter, because we will not comprehend
with any form of exposure as we are still in active Government Service, it
is pertinent to inform you that time is of the essence in this transaction.
I wait in anticipation of your fullest co-operation.
Mr. Manga Saleh
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