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!
Barrister Philip Fadaya (ESQ)
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send these scammers money for any reason.
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From: Gen.PhilipF <adaya email@example.com>
Subject: Leese Ann Otto
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 13:06:02 +0100 (08:06 EDT)
ATTN Leese Ann Otto ,
am Barrister Philip Fadaya, a solicitor at law and the personal
attorney to late Mr.J .P .Otto , a national of your country who
used to be a private contractor with the Liquified Natural Gas(LNG),
herein after shall be referred to as my client.On the 21st of April
2005, my client, his wife and their two children were involved in a car
accident along Ikoyi express Road uturu State Ghana.All occupants of
the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives.Since then I have made
several enquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients extended
relatives,this has also proved unsuccessful.
several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to trace his last name over
the Internet,to locate any member of his family hence I contacted you.
I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the money and property
left behind by my client before they get confiscated or declared
unserviceable by the bank where these huge deposits were
lodged.Particularly, the funds deposited in Securiy institute were the
deceased had an amount valued at about $15.5 million U.S.dollars
including 7.500g Alluvial Gold Dust. This istitute has issued me a
notice to provide the next of kin or have the money confiscated within
the next thirty working days.
Since I have been
unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over two years now I seek
your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased since
you have the same last name so that the entire sum of $15.5Million
dollars can be paid to you and then you and me can share the money as
thus 40% for me, 30% for you, 20% for Charity Organizations and 10% to
cover up any expenses we might incure during the course of this
transaction.I have all necessary legal documents that can be used to
back up any claim we may make. All I require is your honest
co-operation to enable us see this transaction through.I guarantee you
that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will
protect you from any breach of the law. Please get in touch with me
Pls Contact Me On My Private Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Barrister Philip Fadaya (ESQ)
Tel No +233 979 588 13
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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.
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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.
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