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!
Mrs. Abiba Wagada
This is an internet
scam! DO NOT
send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: mrs abiba <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: From Mrs Abiba Wagada
Date: Sun, 6 Sep 2009 22:10:52 +0000 (18:10 EDT)
>From Mrs Abiba Wagada
am writing this mail to you with heavy tears In my eyes and great
sorrow in my heart, My Name is Mrs Abiba Wagada. I am writing for the
second time, I am contacting you from my country Tunisia I want to tell
you this because I dont have any other option than to tell you as I was
touched to open up to you, I am married to Mr Festus Wagada who
worked with Tunisia embassy in Burkina Faso for nine years before he
died in the year 2005. We were married for eleven years without a
child. He died after a brief illness that lasted for only five days.
Since his death I decided not to remarry, When my late husband was
alive he deposited the sum of US$6.2m(Six million two hundred thousand
dollars) in a bank in Ouagadougou the capital city of Burkina Faso in
west Africa Presently this money is still in bank. He made this money
available for exportation of Gold from Burkina Faso mining.
My Doctor told me that I would not last for the period of seven months
due to cancer problem. The one that disturbs me most is my stroke
sickness. Having known my condition I decided to hand you over this
money to take care of the less-previlaged people, you will utilize this
money the way I am going to instruct herein. I want you to take 30
Percent of the total money for your personal use While 70% of the money
will go to charity" people in the street and helping the orphanage. I
grew up as an Orphan and I don't have anybody as my family
member, As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the
contact of the bank in Burkina Faso and I will also instruct my lawyer
to issue you an authority letter that will prove you the present
beneficiary of the money in the bank, that is if you assure me that you
will act accordingly as I Stated herein.
Hoping to receive your reply.
Mrs Abiba Wagada.
[ 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.
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