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!
This is an internet
send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: Mr. Song Chen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: [SPAM] From Mr Son Chen
Date: Sat, 03 Sep 2011 05:53:46 -0400
Mailer: Internet Messaging Program (IMP) H3 (4.1.3)
User-agent: Internet Messaging Program (IMP) H3 (4.1.3)
How is life with you over there?
Kindly accept my apology for sending you this email without your consent.
My name is Mr. Song Chen; I am the Head of Operations at Dah Sing Bank, Hong
Kong. My business proposal for you is to assist me transfer US$12.8
my bank in Hong Kong to a foreign bank if willing. After thesuccessful
our sharing ratio will be 35% for you and 65% for me.
This money was deposited by my client Mr. Yoshi Yuu, who lost his life along
with his family in the massive Earthquake and Tsunami disaster that
vast area of Japan on the date 11th March 2011. According tothe law in my
Country, after nine months the Hong Kong Government would come for the
nobody applies to claim the money. Should you be interested, please respond
immediately to my private email:
(email@example.com) with the following information for documentation
Your Complete Name:
Current Residential Address:
Your Age and Sex:
I look forward to hearing from you.
Mr. Song Chen
[ 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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