Urgent Reply Emails From Mr. Michael Makhoba Advanced Fee (419) Email Scam

April 2nd, 2013 by Kevin Zoll

!!! SCAM ALERT !!!
Emails from Mr. Michael Makhoba with the subject of Urgent Reply are a scam. Recipients are advised to DELETE the email immediately upon receipt. Do NOT click on any links contained in the email. Do NOT provide your personal information to the senders of this email scam. If you are a victim of such a scam contact the Attorney General’s Office for your State. You can also file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission and the Internet Crime Complaint Center.

Body of Email:

From: Michael Makhoba

I am Mr. Michael Makhoba of Standard Bank of South Africa. I have a Mutual Business Transaction to do with you. I am writing in respect of a foreign customer of my bank whose name is Mr. Chung Timothy with a deposit US$25.5M (Twenty Five Million Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars), an American citizen who perished in a plane crash [Korean Air Flight 801] with the whole passengers aboard.

I’m offering you 35% as soon as we conclude transfer into your account. For your perusal, you can view this web site:


Please call or send your reply with your brief profile such as full names, address, tel/fax numbers, occupation & age to my confidential email:mmkhoba@live.co.za

Thank you and expects your urgent reply.

Mr. Michael Makhoba
Tel: +27 710 167 394
Fax: +27 866 083 618
Email: mmkhoba@live.co.za

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Subject: Urgent Reply.
From: “Mr. Michael Makhoba” <mmkhoba10@live.co.za>
Reply-To: mmkhoba@live.co.za
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