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!
Barrister Leonard A. Chima (ESQ)
This is an internet
scam! DO NOT
send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: Barrister Leonard A. chima <email@example.com>
Subject: ATTN:PLEASE GET BACK FOR MORE DETAILS.
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 15:20:29 +0100 (10:20 EDT)
kindly accept my apology for sending unsolicited mail to you. I believe
you are a highly respected personality, considering the fact that I
sourced your profile from a human resource profile database on your
country. Though, I do not know to what extent you are familiar with
events.I am Barrister Leonard A.Chima (ESQ),I have a vital information
about an unclaimed fund under my custody,Please get back to me with
your complete data if interested, as i shall provide to you all
necessary claim documents of this fund.
Barr. Leonard A.Chima
(ESQ) For: Principal Attorney
[ 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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