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: koffi adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: FROM MR KOFFI ADAMS
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2009 08:51:41 +0000 (04:51 EDT)
FROM MR KOFFI ADAMS
FOREIGN REMITTANCE MANAGER.
WEST AFRICAN BANK (W.A.B)
+229 97 21 61 30
I KNOW THAT THIS MAIL WILL COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE AS WE NEVER MET BEFORE.
NEED YOUR URGENT ASSISTANCE IN TRANSFERRING THE SUM OF ($48.3MILLION
DOLLARS UNITED STATES).AFTER HEARING FROM YOU I WILL GIVE YOU MORE
DETIALS ABOUT THE TRANSACTION IF YOUR INTERESTED REPLY ME WITH MY
PRIVATE E-MAIL :
I YOUR FULL NAME
5 YOUR RECEIVING ADDRESS
6 YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER
7 YOUR COUNTRY
MR KOFFI ADAMS
[ 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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