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Fake Email Scam Using Friedel Meisenholl & Willi Jackson Name

Two things here: First, the scammer introduces himself as a certain Mr. Friedel Meisenholl of ABSA Bank Ltd. and gives a real link of where "his" name shows. Second: he takes a real news story that happened in real life and creates an incredible story relating to the said news. Then his scam email starts! Anybody believing this message for real could be in a lot of mess... Please be aware!

Subject: Business partnership
From email address: mrfriedel00@hotmail.com

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Mr. Friedel Meisenholl
Chief Internal Auditor.
ABSA Bank Ltd.
South Africa.


+27 735 853 490


Attn: MD/CEO/Dir.

I am Mr. Friedel Meisenholl Chief Internal auditor (ABSA) amalgamated bank of South Africa. I sent this mail to you few weeks ago but couldnt hear from you, so I decided to contact you again through this medium based on a business proposal, which will be of mutual benefit to both of us.

I got your contact from International business trade manual here in my country. South African Chamber Of Commerce (SACC), during my search for a reliable foreign business partner who is interested to handle this transaction in a perfect manner for onward transfer of this fund into your account there in your country.

During my last annual bank auditing, I discovered an abandoned sum of US$ 42,300 000:00 Forty two millions three hundred thousand US dollars only in an account that belonging to one of our foreign customers Willie Jackson Sr. 61 years, of Scotch Plains, N.J. USA who lost his life aboard Egypt Air Flight 990, which crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on October 31, 1999. View this website:


Since I got the information about his death, I have been expecting his next of kin to come over and claim his money but to fruitful effort, this money can not be touched because no other person has any knowledge about it and some body has to apply as the next of kin or relation to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines before it can be released.

Up till now nobody has come forward to claim this money. It is based on this that I decided to establish a cordial business relationship with you; hence by contacting you, if you indicate your full interest in this transaction I will let you know the steps to take for a smooth transaction and for the approval of this fund from ABSA Bank in your favor.
If you are interested in this regard, kindly get back to me so that we will negotiate your percentage before we can proceed, however when you receive this money into your account there in your country, I shall obtain a visa from my embassy as to travel to your country for my own share and as well as investment.

You can as well contact me through my private phone number +27 735 853 490 for more information regards to this transaction.
I will also like you to furnish me with this information below via this my private email account below: Your full name, age, occupation, contact address, private phone and fax numbers, Thanks and I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.

Best regards.

Mr. Friedel Meisenholl
+27 735 853 490

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