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: MR.MOHAMMED ISSA, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: IS VERY URGENT.
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2009 09:37:36 -0000 (05:37 EDT)
RRPAYMENT OF USD$2.5MILLON ONLY
hereby officially notifying you about the present arrangement to pay
you, your over due contract/inheritance fund through (Master ATM Card)
This arrangement was initiated/constituted by the World Bank and Paris
Club, due to fraudulent activities going on within the African Region.
The World Bank and Paris Club introduced this payment arrangement as to
enable our contractors/inheritance beneficiary to receive their fund
Without any interfference.the Master ATM Card was contracted and
powered by GOLD CARD WORLD WIDE.
Reconfirm the following information to us for Security reason.
1) YOUR FULL NAME.
2) YOUR RECEIVING ADDRESS.
3) YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER.
4) YOUR PROFESSION.
5) YOUR AGE.
Upon the receipt of this mail we are going to load your fund into the
ATM Card and send a scan copy of the card to you before we will Proceed
to dispatch the card directly to your nominated home address so you
absolutely have nothing to worry about all we need is your Prompt
Response and Co-operation by Gods Grace we will have a successful
We are waiting for your immediate response.
CONGRATULATIONS IN ADVANCE.
DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE
[ 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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