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Scam Message from David Radebe, South Africa

From Mr. David Radebe
Director (Payment Approval)
Office of the Treasure - Department Of Finance
Pretoria Head Quarters, Republic of South Africa

The Treasury Department of the Ministry of Finance here in the Republic of South Africa, has investigated your fund which has been on transfer process for some period of time.

During the second quarter of the general Financial Auditing in the Reserve Bank, the office of the auditing and fund recovery unit, has recovered your fund at the tune of US$2,000,000.00 (Two Million United State Dollars),, which was to be paid to you through bank to bank transfer to your bank account.

It has been understood by our investigation team, that this fund was acquired by you as a result of the initial inheritance of fund, which your partner was supposed to remit the fund into your bank account here in South Africa some past years, and you have not received the money due to the fact that the South African Revenue Service Department demanded for their Inland Revenue Tax.

The South African Government has removed this Inland Revenue Tax from your fund, and you do not have to make such payment during your payment any longer.

After the auditing, the SARB decides that the entire recovered and returned fund should be paid to their various owners within 8 days. This decision was taking by the Board of the auditors in the Department of Finance (Office of the Treasury), and at present the fund is in the escrow account of the South African Reserve Bank.

The Ministry of Finance has signed the released of your fund, and it has also decided that your fund should be transferred to you without any further delay.

For your full identification and completion of your payment, you are hereby advised to send to our agent (Citizens Finance Corporation, South Africa), your full information as stated below:

PERSONAL INFORMATIONS:

FULL NAMES:.......................................................................................................
ADDRESS:.............................................................................................................
AGE OR DATE OF BIRTH:....................................................................................
OCCUPATION:.......................................................................................................
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:.........................................................................................
COUNTRY OF RESIDENT:....................................................................................
PHONE AND FAX NUMBERS:..............................................................................

Note that the Department of Finance has ordered and assigned our accredited agent (The Citizens Finance Corporation) to carry out this payment to you, and therefore you should urgently contact them on the following details;

CONTACT PERSON: MR. JOSEPH OMAR
COMPANY: CITIZENS FINANCE CORPORATION
POSITION: PUBLIC AFFAIRS DIRECTOR
PHONE: +27 78 533 0358
FAX: +27 77 603 8487
EMAIL ADD: citizens.finance.corporation@gmail.com
PAYOUT AMOUNT: US$2,000,000.00
IN WORDS: (Two Million United State Dollars)

Please contact the above person and request them to give you more information on the means which you will receive your fund.

As soon as the our agent (Citizens Finance Corporation) has confirmed to us that you have contacted them, the Department of Finance will proceed to hand over your fund to (Citizens Finance Corporation) and request them to commence your payment with immediate effect.

Regards,
Mr. David Radebe
Department of Treasury
Ministry of Finance
Republic of South Africa

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1 comments:

  1. Lars said,

    quite convincing if you ask me :D... that reminds me, i received a scam email ages ago and it's nicely written too, i will try to find it, you might want to check it out...

    on June 26, 2009 at 3:49 PM