The Nelson Mandela Foundation has been made aware of a new scam being circulated via email.
The poorly worded email reads as follows:
"Compliment of the day,
With due respect, One hundred and one president all over the world gathered in South Africa to pay the last respect to the death of the great legend Mr. Nelson Mandela,
A donation of Ten billion Dollars was realized from the visitors all over the world including American president Barack Obama to all Africa for Nelson Mandela legacy.
US$30 Million were channel to Africa, Asia, Middle East, Asia and United State for the lottery draw in memory of the great men Mr. Nelson Mandela for his legacy,
Congratulation, you are among the lucky twenty people which there email address were selected to get One million United State Dollars each for his legacy donation by the attended president from the world. Your Winning code is SA7799
You are hereby advice to contact the payment agent in South Africa.
Chairman: Mr. Henry Smith
Secretary Mr. Riaan Louw
Through the following information;
NUMBER 10 SMITH STREET ROSEBANK JOHANNESBURG
TEL; +27 73 070 9662
TEL/FAX; +27-86 628 3735
I wish you good luck
Mr. Henry Smith
Committee chairman Nelson Mandela legacy."
Please be advised that this is a scam. The Foundation does not send unsolicited emails.