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!
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send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: "Safiya Younis"<firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: GOOD DAY
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2011 06:48:18 -0000
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2600.0000
I am Safiya Younis, wife of The slain Libyan rebels' chief of army
staff, Abdel Fatah Younis, My husband was the interior minister in the
Col. Muamar Gaddafi's regime before he defected to join the rebel
fighters who conspired to kill him and later blamed it on pro-Gaddafi
agents. My late husband was a victim of conspiracy among some of the
Rebel leaders who saw him as a threat to their selfish ambitions to
assume power when the Government of Col. Ghaddafi is finally removed.
The purpose of my mail is seek your consent to make you the sole
beneficiary of my family treasure worth $13,000,000.00 (Thirteen
Million US Dollars) for safe keeping purpose. You will be entitled to
35% of the total sum for your assistance and trust.
If you are interested and can assure me of your honesty and capability
of handling this project, Please get back to me on the following email:
email@example.com for more details, otherwise kindly delete this
message and please don't disclose the content to a third party to avoid
putting my life in more dangers.
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
It's important to note that
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.
If you receive one of these scam mails, simply delete it as you would any other spam mails.
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