Please Acknowledge Receipt.

Dr.Thabo Mafoko.
Wed, 25 Feb 2004 02:58:27 +0100

Dear Friend=2C         

I am Dr=2EThabo Mafoko=2C a native of Cape Town in South Africa and I am an
Executive accountant with the South Africa Department of Minerals &
First and Foremost my apology=2C for using this medium to reach you=2C
for a
transaction=2Fbusiness of this nature=2E Be informed that a member of the
Africa export Promotion Council =28SEPC=29 who was at the Government
to your country during a trade exhibition gave your enviable
credentials=2Fparticulars to me=2E I have decided to seek a confidential
cooperation with you in the execution of the deal described hereunder
the benefit of all parties and hope you will keep it as a top secret
of the nature of this transaction=2E


Within the department of Minerals & Energy where I work as an
accountant and with the cooperation of four other top officials=2C we
have in
our possession as overdue payments bills totalling twenty-one
million=2C five
Hundred thousand U=2ES Dollars =28$21=2C500=2C000=29 which we want to transfer
with the assistance and cooperation of a foreign company=2Findividual to
receive the said funds on our behalf or a reliable foreign company
to receive such funds=2E More so=2C we are handicapped in the
circumstances=2C as
the South Africa Code of Conduct does not allow us to operate offshore
account hence your importance in the whole transaction=2E


This amount $21=2E5m represents the balance of the total contract value
executed on behalf of my department by a foreign contracting firm=2C
which we
the officials over-invoiced deliberately=2E Though the actual contract
have been paid to the original contractor=2C leaving the balance in the
of the said amount which we have in principles gotten approval to
remit by
Telegraphic transfer =28TT=29 to any foreign bank account you will
provide by
filing in an application through the Justice Ministry here in South
for the transfer of rights and privileges of the former contractor to


I have the authority of my partners involved to propose that should
you be
willing to assist us in the transaction your share of the sum will be
30% of
the $21=2C 5 million=2C 60% for us and 10% for taxation and miscellaneous
expenses=2E The business itself is 100% safe=2C on your part provided you
it with utmost secrecy and confidentiality=2E Also your area of
is not a hindrance to the successful execution of this transaction=2E I
reposed my confidence in you and hope that you will not disappoint me=2E
Endeavour to contact me immediately through my email address
 whether or not you are interested in this deal=2E If
you are not=2C it will enable me scout for another foreign partner to
out this deal=2E I want to assure you that my partners and myself 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
please remember to 
treat this matter as very confidential=2C because we will not
comprehend with
any form of exposure as we are still in active Government Service and
remember once again that time is of the essence in this business=2E

I wait in anticipation of your fullest co-operation=2E 

Yours faithfully=2C 

Dr=2EThabo Mafoko=2E