This is just one type of the thousands
of scam e-mail variants
sent out each day by 419 scammers. If you've received an e-mail even
remotely similar to the scam published here or if you have
arrived at this page via an internet search resulting from an e-mail
that you received, YOU
HAVE RECEIVED A SCAM E-MAIL!
MRS. LUCY MARK
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send these scammers money for any reason.
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From: Mrslucy Mark <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: My Dear beloved Friend,
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 00:18:43 +0800 (SGT)
X-Mailer: YahooMailClassic/15.0.4 YahooMailWebService/0.8.115.325013
My Dear beloved Friend,
Greetings in the name of God,Please let this not sound strange to you
for my only surviving lawyer who would have done this died early this
year.i prayed and got your email id from your country guest book. I am
Mrs.Lucy Mark from IVORY COAST WEST AFRICA,I am 58 years old,i am
suffering from a long time cancer of the lungs which also affected my
brain,from all indication my conditions is really deteriorating and it
is quite obvious that, according to my doctors they have advised me
that i may not live for the next two months,this is because the cancer
stage has gotten to a very bad stage.
I was brought up from a motherless babies home was married to my late
husband for twenty years without a child,my husband died in a fatal
motor accident Before his death we were true believers. Since his death
I decided not to re-marry,I sold all my inherited belongings and
deposited all the sum of US$11.5Million Dollars with a Standard
Security Company in Ivory Coast,
I deposited the money with a trunk box as family valuable property for
salf keeping, the managment of the company did not know the real
contents of the box.Presently, this trunk is still with them and the
management just wrote me as the true owner to come forward to receive
the trunk for keeping it so long or rather send a trusted somebody to
receive it on my behalf since I can not come over because of my
Presently, I'm in a hospital here in France were i ran because of the
war that happuned in Ivory Coast and undergoing treatment for cancer of
the lungs. my doctors have told me that I have only a few months to
live.It is my last wish to see that this money is invested to any
organization of your choice and distributed each year among the charity
organization,the poor and the motherless babies home.
I want you as God fearing person, to also use this money to fund
church,mosque, orphanages and widows,I took this decision, before i
rest in peace because my time will soon be up. As soon as I receive
your reply I shall give you the contact of the Standard Security
Please assure me that you will act accordingly as I stated herein.
Hoping to hear from you soon.
Thanks and God Bless You
MRS. Lucy Mark
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MRS. LUCY MARK
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any real people and / or legitimate
organizations whose actual names or other details appear in
these scam e-mails have absolutely no
with this scam!
Scammers never use their real
They frequently take on the identity of real people to help make themselves and their scam appear legitimate.
This is just a small sampling of the
many hundreds of advance fee fraud e-mails received each day here at
headquarters. It is 100% pure B.S. Purity Guaranteed!
There are many different types of 419 scam (examples)
but they all promise you something (fortune, job with salary /
low-interest loan, lottery prize,
bargain gold dust / diamonds,
work visa, etc.) in return
for a small 'fee' or some kind of remittance. Of course, there is no
fortune, no job, no loan, no prize to be had. It's just a ploy to get
willingly send them money.
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