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!
DR. BENSON IDIKA BENSON
This is an internet
send these scammers money for any reason.
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From: Dr. Benson Idika Benson <email@example.com>
Subject: RE: PAYMENT OF YOUR OVER DUE FUND THROUGH DEDUCTION
Date: 05/21/2010 07:18:28 AM
PRESIDENCY OFFICE OF DIRECTOR DUE PROCESS UNIT
OLD SENATE BUILDING TBS, GHANA.
PAYMENT OF YOUR OVER DUE FUND THROUGH DEDUCTION
Following directives and mandate this office recieved in respect of
your over-due contract fund claim valued at $40million, I am delighted
to inform you that your name was in the pay roll on the schedule of
payment on the category you belong . Now we are trying to recall back
the schedule and in the system, we were made to understand you have not
receive your fund, very dishearten that you have not received your fund
because in your payment schedule roll, other contractors short listed
along side with your name have received their fund since. This made you
to benefit from this new payment policy through deduction method.
When we cross examine into our computer diskette analysis data bank we
discovered that you have not been paid for this reason your name has
been short listed among other contractors whose fund has been over due
for payment, who will benefit for deduction payment policy newly
Therefore, a WAIVER FORM QZ would be sent to you for deduction
certificate on your quick response to this mail.. As soon as this
certificate is obtain which is for payment free, all necessary upfront
payment charges will be deducted from your fund. The certificate is
obtainable from the office of Mr president at ACCRA GHANA.
AS soon as this certificate is obtained, it will be taken to high court
justice for legal seal agreement stamp for notarization(this implies
that you are in affirmative agreement with the Government to deduct all
necessary fees from your fund). Now this certificate will be taken to
the ministry of finance for endorsement which will be later directed to
the accountant- general of the federation who will carry out the
deduction exercise before it moves to the auditor- general of the
federation for proper auditing and checks. At this stage, the ministry
will over see the deduction before it will be taken to the paying bank
for electronic telegraphic wire transfer.
If you can adhere to my instructions and directives this fund will be
confirmed into your account within the next five (5) working days.
please you are advised to contact DR. BENSON IDIKA BENSON The Director,
Due Process Unit in the Presidency for proper action as detailed above.
and for more information on my private email address;
We urge your maximum co-operation as we are obliged to serve you better and to restore back lost hope to you, thanks.
Dr. Benson Idika Benson
Director, Due Process Unit
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DR. BENSON IDIKA BENSON
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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