[Vision2020] Please contact me
Sat, 02 Aug 2003 13:21:54 -0700
Perhaps this is caused by a virus, or is some demented marketing ploy, but
whatever--it's a drag, and certainly not anything I sent, would send, or would
suggest as a sensible investment.
> MR. JOSEPH MAKALE
> DEPARTMENT OF MINERALS AND ENERGY
> PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA.
> AUGUST 1ST., 2003
> It is my great pleasure to write you this letter on behalf of my colleagues.
> Your information was given to me by a member of the South African Export
> Promotion Council (SAEPC) who was with the Government delegation on a trip
> to your country for a United Nations bilateral conference talk on
> sustainable development to encourage foreign investors. I have decided to
> seek a confidential co-operation with you in the execution of a deal
> hereunder for the benefit of all parties and hope you will keep it
> confidential because of the nature of the business.
> Within the Department of Minerals and Energy where I work as an assistant
> Director of Audit, with the co-operation of two other top officials, we have
> in our possession an overdue contractor payment in US Dollars funds.
> The said funds represent certain percentage of the contract value executed
> on behalf of my Department by a foreign contracting firm, (Pearls Ltd) which
> we the officials over-invoiced to the amount of US$15,200,000 (Fifteen
> Million Two Hundred Thousand US Dollars).
> Since the present elected Government is determined to pay foreign
> contractors all debts owed, so as to maintain good relations with foreign
> governments and non-governmental agencies, we included our bills for
> approvals with the Department of Finance and the Reserve Bank of South
> Africa (RBSA). We are 100+% sure of funds approvals to anyone or company we
> (The Audit Committee) recommend as part of the sub-contractors who did jobs
> for the Department. We are seeking your assistance to front as the
> sub-contractor of the unclaimed funds, since we are not allowed to operate
> foreign accounts. Details and change of beneficiary information upon
> application for claim to reflect payment and approvals will be secured on
> behalf of You/your Company.
> My colleagues and I are prepared to give you US$2.5m while we take US$7.4m
> and the balance of US$5.3m for taxes and miscellaneous expenses incurred.
> This business is completely safe and secure, provided you treat it with
> utmost confidentiality. It does not matter whether You/your Company does
> contract projects, as a transfer of rights will be secured in favor of
> You/your Company through the Federal high Court of South Africa before we
> can proceed.
> I have reposed my confidence in you and hope that you will not disappoint
> us. Kindly notify me immediately for further details upon your acceptance of
> this proposal. You can contact me by email.
> Yours Faithfully,
> Joseph Makale (Mr.)
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