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!
PRINCE KOFI MENSAH
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send these scammers money for any reason.
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From: koflmensah <email@example.com>
Subject: GOLD SALES AND PARTNERSHIP
Date: 25 May 2011 23:53:27 -0000 (Wed, May 25 2011 19:53:27)
THIS IS AN OFFER FROM OUR COMMUNITY
PRODUCT A.U METAL (GOLD)
ORIGIN:ROYAL FAMILY OF ASHANTIHENE
QUALITY: 23 CARAT ALLUVIAL DUSTS
QUANTITY: 900 KGS
Our Ref:GOLD SALES AND PARTNERSHIP "No upfront payment is my Guarantee".
My name is Prince Kofi Mensah I am the Chief Elders of my village.
Therefore, my community wants me to help them sell their Gold and Blue
Diamond Stones for they intend using the money in developing the
In view of this, l am looking for a foreign partner who is willing to
buy some of the Goods and the community leaders are willing to sell at
a cheaper price.
Below is the specification:
Commodity: AU Alluvial Gold Dust / BARS
Carat: 23 Carat
Quantity: 900 kg
Here is the details:
(1). After meeting with the Elders of the community, you will re-negotiate with them on reduction of price of the Gold.
(2). You will make an agreement with the community Elders to pay for
the shipping documentation of the Gold, you will insist on this payment
only and the full payment will be made to them after you must have
shipped the Gold to your country.
(3). You would then make payment to the community on trust after you
have receive the goods in your country, all this will be on the
assurance and impression with a written agreement and I am sure they
will cooperate with me.
I will be glad to hear from you soonest.
Mr.Prince Kofi Mensah
The Chief Village of Royal Family Of Ashantehene
Ghana. Please direct your response
to my private email at (firstname.lastname@example.org)
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
PRINCE KOFI MENSAH
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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