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. Mohamed Ibn
This is an internet
scam! DO NOT
send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: Dr. Mohamed Ibn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: PLEASE ASSIST ME FOR THIS FUND
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2009 02:10:27 +0100 (Wed, 21:10 EDT)
FROM THE DESK OF Dr.Mohamed Ibn chambas,
CHAIRMAN ECOWAS CONTRACT AWARDING
COMMITTEE ECOWAS FUND HEADQUARTERS
P.M.B.5028 ACCRA-REPUBLIC OF GHANA
ACCOUNT PROVISION FOR USD45.5MILLION
am Dr. Mohamed Ibn, chairman of the contract-awarding & auditing
committee of the economic community of west African states (ECOWAS)
with its fund headquarters in Accra Ghana.. I am making this contact
with you based on the committee need for an individual/company who is
willing to assist us with a solution to a money transfer.
amount $45.5m represents the balance of the total contract value
executed on behalf of ECOWAS for supply of hospital equipments from
foreign contracting firm, which we the officials over-invoiced
deliberately, of which the actual sum has been paid.
be willing to assist us in the transaction? Your share of the sum will
be 30% of the $45.5million, 65% for us and 5% for taxation and
miscellaneous expenses. To enable us commence, You should provide the
followings for immediate kickoff of this deal if it interests you; your
company's names with complete address, tel. and fax numbers.Thank you
and God bless, as i wait in anticipation of your fullest co-operation.
Please always reply me on this my private Email: (email@example.com )
[ 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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