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 MUSTAFA ABDULLAH
This is an internet
scam! DO NOT
send these scammers money for any reason.
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From: barrister mustafa abdullah <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 9:29 AM
Subject: ASSALAM ALAYKOM
MUSTAFA CHAMBERS MALAYSIA,
LEGAL PRACTITIONERS, SOLICITORS & ADVOCATES
16 D JALAN KUCHIN, KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA.
YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS CAME UP IN A RANDOM DRAW CONDUCTED BY MY LAW FIRM,
MUSTAFA CHAMBERS IN KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA.
I AM THE PERSONAL ATTORNEY TO LATE MR TAN SRI LIM GOH TONG; MY CLIENT BUILT A HILLTOP CASINO IN MALAYSIA (GENTING HIGHLAND).
MR TAN SRI LIM GOH TONG IS A WELL KNOWN PHILANTHROPIST, BEFORE HE DIED,
HE MADE A (WILL) STATING THAT HE DEPOSITED A TOTAL SUM OF $3,000,000 US
DOLLARS IN A BANK AND, THAT THE FUND SHOULD BE DONATED TO ANY
PHILANTHROPIST OF OUR CHOICE OUTSIDE MALAYSIA(OVERSEAS).
A RANDOM DRAW AND YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS WAS PICKED AND YOU EMERGED AS THE
BENEFICIARY TO THIS (WILL).I AM INTERESTED IN SECURING THE SAID FUND IN
THE BANK BECAUSE, THE BANK HAVE ISSUED A NOTICETO MY LAW FIRM,
INSTRUCTING US TO PRODUCE THE BENEFICIARY OF THE SAID FUND, WHICH
HAPPENS TO BE YOU.ELSE THE FUND WILL BE CREDITED TO GOVERNMENT TREASURY
BASED ON MALAYSIAN LAW.
IT IS MY UTMOST DESIRE TO EXECUTE THE
(WILL) OF MY LATE CLIENT,YOU ARE REQUIRED TO CONTACT ME IMMEDIATELY TO
START THE PROCESS OF TRANSFERING THE SAID FUND TO YOUR DESIGNATED BANK
WAIING FOR YOUR URGENT RESPONSE FOR ME TO GIVE YOU FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS ON THE WAY FORWARD.
BEAR IN MIND THAT THE BANK HAS GIVEN US A MANDATE.
YOUR URGENT RESPONSE WILL BE MOST APPRECIATED.
REPLY TO THIS EMAIL: email@example.com
CONGRATULATIONS ONCE MORE,
BARRISTER MUSTAFA ABDULLAH.
FOR MORE INFO ABOUT MY CLIENT, LOG ON TO:
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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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