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!
This is an internet
scam! DO NOT
send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: jeffkojo3 <email@example.com>
Subject: Call me.
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 17:04:15 -0700 (20:04 EDT)
NAME IS Daniel Kalabbi. AND I'M FROM LIBERIA- BUT I'M A REFUGEE IN
GHANA. MY FATHER WAS A DIAMOND MERCHANT BEFORE HE WAS KILLED BY THE
REBELS, BEFORE HE DIED , HE REVEALLED TO US HIS FAMILY THAT HE HAD
DEPOSITED $12 MILLION AND 550KILOS OF GOLD DUST IN A DIPLOMATIC COMPANY
HERE IN GHANA WHICH WAS TAKEN TO LONDON FOR SECURITY REASON AND AM THE
NEXT OF KIN.
I NEED YOUR ASSISTANCE TO RECEIVED THIS FUNDS
IN YOUR COUNTRY AS MY NEW BENEFICIARY,AND HELP ME INVEST IT IN A
PROFITABLE BUSINESS, MY FAMILY HAS ALREADY MAP OUT 40% FOR YOU AND 5%
FOR ANY EXPENSES THAT YOU TAKE CARE OF.GET BACK TO ME WITH YOUR FULL
DETAIL AND AM GOING TO UPDATE YOU ON HOW THIS CAN BE DONE.
1,YOUR FULL NAME
2,YOUR RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
3,YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER
4,YOUR FAX NUMBER
5,YOUR INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT
6,YOUR COMPANY NAME,
AS I RECEIVE THIS DETAIL FROM YOU AM GOING FORWARD IT TO MY ATTORNEY
FOR HIM TO CONTACT YOU AND GET THE LEGAL DOCUMENT IN YOUR NAME AS MY
THANKS AND GOD BLESS YOU.
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
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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