I just received the following in my e-mail:
I was wondering how you guys deal with these sort of e-mails:
"From: "Prince Simon Wilfred" Add to Address Book
Subject: URGENT BUSINESS ASSISTANCE/INVESTMENT
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 10:30:25 +0000
From Prince Simon Wilfred,
Tel: +27 83 356 6265
It is with due respect, trust and humility that i write you this
which I believe will be a great interest to you i found your contact
was doing a private research on the internet for a reliable and capable
foreign partner that will assist my family and I.this is the most
I contacted you.
I am Prince Simon Wilfred the son of Dr. James Wilfred of Zimbabwe.
the current war against farmers in Zimbabwe and from the support of our
president ROBERT MUGABE to claim all the white owned farms in our
all the white and black farmers were ordered to surrender their farms
party members and his followers.
My father who was one of the best farmers in our country and treasurer
the farmers co-operation did not support his idea and so the party
invaded my fathers farms and burnt everything in the farm, killed my
and made away with a lot of items in my fathers farm. After the death
father I, my mother and younger sister decided to move out of Zimbabwe
because our lives was in danger with the DOCUMENTS of a fund which my
deposited in one of the security company in SOUTH AFRICA. The amount
in the document is US$27.5M (TWENTY SEVEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND
UNITED STATE DOLLARS)since our arrival to SOUTH AFRICA we have gone to
SECURITY COMPANY and meet with them. but now in terms to invest the
money here, we cannot do so due to the policy and law of this country
with the advice from our family attorney I decided to make a contact
overseas firm who will assist me and my family to move this money out
South Africa, because we are asylum seekers here in South Africa,
and cannot continue to suffer when we have such amount of money in the
So, if you consider this proposal, my family and I have agreed to give
25% of the total sum for helping us to move this money out to your
and 5% will be mapped out for expenses both of us may incurred during
transaction and 70% will be for me and my family to invest in your
All I want is for you to furnish me with all your banking details and
personal phone and fax number for easy communication. You can contact
the above and below telephone number and E-mail address.
Note: This transaction is 100% risk free and absolutely confidential
if you are interested to help me and my family please contact me with
E-mail [firstname.lastname@example.org] and phone number +27 83 356 6265.
Thanks and God bless you.
PRINCE SIMON WILFRED
For the family.
You can as well read more about the crises in my country and about this
situation on the following THREE sites:
What a load of crap!