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: fdex delivery <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sat, 5 Sep 2009 07:44:55 +0000 (03:44 EDT)
WELCOME TO FEDEX EXPRESS NIGERIA
No5 Murtala Muhammed Way Benin City, Edo State.
Telephone/Fax: +234 803 678 0389.
day to you. We have been waiting for you to contact us for your
Confirmable Package that is registered with us for shipping of your
Package to your residential location. This is to inform you that we are
in possession of your Parcel (which include a certified cheque worth of
(£650,000GBP) Six Hundred and fiftyThousand Great British Poundsand
other vital documents) that we facilitate the clearance of the cheque
in your country, which is to be couriered to you.
It is the
usual practice of our organization to conduct a proper verification of
all Parkages that we are to delivered, to ensure that they are valid.
Be rest assured that your cheque has been confirmed valid and true and
delivery will be made once you have meet the necessary requirements.
package is registered with us for mailing by the UK PROMOTION AWARD
TEAM as claimed, in England, United Kingdom. We are sending you this
because your package is been registered on a
Special Order. What you have to do now, is to contact our Delivery
Department for immediate dispatchment of your package to your
Note that as soon as our Delivery Team confirms
your informations, it will take only one working day (24 hours)
for your package to arrive it designated destination.For your
information, the Registration fees & Shipping fees have
been paid by the Lottery Award Promo Board before your package was
registered. What you need to pay is the parcel insurance fee of
the Fedex company as stated in our privacy terms & condition
page, in order to secure your Parkage. 1.Mailing 2.Insurance
NOTE: As a result of these any parcel which is not
delivered within 48hours the parcel would be returned back to the
promotion along side when sending your information please ensurethat
you state the parcel registration no for security reason and note that
these has to be confidentail for security reason This is mandatory,
kindly complete the
below form to reconfirm your Postal information:
ALTERNATIVE EMAIL ADDRESS:
Await your Swift Response.
CONTACT THE DELIVERY DEPARTMENT
(The Dispatch Officer).
[ 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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