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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!

 

FEDERAL INLAND REVENUE SERVICE OF NIGERIA (FIRS)

This is an internet scam! DON'T send these scammers money for any reason.

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From:     Federal Inland Revenue Service <alert@firs.gov.ng>
Reply-to:     <ben.williams@secretarias.com>
Subject:     Your Payment of $1,500,000.
Date:     06/13/2010 05:03:23 AM


The Federal Inland Revenue Service of Nigeria (FIRS) wishes to inform you that your parcel containing a Cashier's Cheque of $1,500,000 which was issued and ready to be paid in your name has been in our custody as it was withheld from the Courier Agencies wanting to manipulate the delivery of the cheque and for the unforeseen delay it has gone through before we intervene.

>From the information we gathered, the cheque was authentic and cashable by you alone being the beneficiary of the allocated sum. To further enable us clarify and convey your check immediately, we advice you contact and acquaint us with the following information's immediately;

Name:
Full Residential Address:
Telephone Number:

The above information should be forward to us through the Officer in charge as stated below;

Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS)
Ben Williams
Email: ben.williams@secretarias.com
Tel: +23470-6651-3344

Meanwhile, the shipment of the check has been paid and will be processed immediately we hear from you but it is very important we settle the Insurance fee of the check which is $120. The Insurance company will not release the parcel for shipment until this has been done. You will have to send the $120 to Mr. Ben to enable him settle the Insurance fee and immediately certify the shipment of the parcel containing your parcel through DHL.

We advice to do as instructed so as to enable us convey your check.



Federal Inland Revenue Service,
Plot 15, Albert Street,
Ikeja Lagos Nigeria.

 

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FEDERAL INLAND REVENUE SERVICE OF NIGERIA (FIRS)

 

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 connection with this scam!

Scammers never use their real names.
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 419BAITER 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 / commision, 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 you to 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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