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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
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that you received, YOU
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MRS. MARY LOUIS
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[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: Mary Louis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: CAN YOU BE TRUSTED TO TAKE CARE OF MY FUNDS?
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 20:49:01 +0800 (SGT)
X-Mailer: YahooMailClassic/14.0.11 YahooMailWebService/0.8.114.317681
CAN YOU BE TRUSTED TO TAKE CARE OF MY FUNDS?
My Dear Friend,
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.
Prayed and got your email id from your country's guest book which I
have been with my late husband and liked to visit once more if God will
in his infinite mercies.
I am Mrs. Mary Louis. from London 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.
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 Christians. Since his
death I decided not to re-marry, I sold all my inherited belongings and
deposited all the sum of (10MILLION DOLLARS )with a First Inland Bank.
this money is still with them and the management just wrote me as the
true owner to come forward to receive the money for keeping it so long
or rather issue a letter of authorization to somebody to receive it on
my behalf since I can not come over because of my illness or they get
Presently, I'm with my laptop in a hospital
in Switzerland where I have been 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 baby’s home.
I want you as God fearing person,
to also use this money to fund churches, orphanages and widows, I took
this decision, before I rest in peace because my time will so on be up.
As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact of the First
Inland Bank. I will also issue you a letter of authority that will prove you as the new beneficiary of my fund.
assure me that you will act accordingly as I stated herein. You are
requested to send to me the following information to enable me use it
to write a Letter of Authorization on your behalf to the bank so that
they will release the money to you as my new next of kin.
NAME: __________SURNAME:__________SEX: _____
AGE: ______MARITAL: ___________COUNTRY: CONTACT ADDRESS: ________________________
PHONE NO#___________OCCUPATION:_____ __________
Please reply me through this my private
Hoping to hear from you soon.
Thanks And God Bless
Mrs. Mary Louis.
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
MRS. MARY LOUIS
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organizations whose actual names or other details appear in
these scam e-mails have absolutely no
with this scam!
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