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!
Joseph Sankara / Mrs. Janet Ouedraogo
This is an internet
scam! DO NOT
send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: Joseph Sankara <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: COMPENSATION NOTE TOWARDS MY SUCCESS
Date: 23 Sep 2009 06:56:23 -0700 (09:56 EDT)
Vous êtes invité :: COMPENSATION NOTE TOWARDS MY SUCCESS
Par votre hôte: Joseph Sankara
Date: mercredi 23 septembre 2009
Heure: 12h 00 - 13h 00 (GMT+00:00)
Dear Friend,I'm happy to inform you about my
successin getting those funds transferred under the cooperation of a
new partner from kuwait though i tried my best to involve you in the
business but God decided the whole situations.Presently i'm in kuwait
for investment projects with my own share of the total sum. meanwhile,i
didn't forget your past efforts and attempts to assist me in
transferring those funds despite that it failed us some how.Now contact
my secretary in Burkina faso her name is Mrs.Janet Ouedraogo on his
e-mail address below (email@example.com) Ask her to send
you the total Cheque of $800.000.00 which i kept for you in
compensating you for all the past efforts and attempts to assist me in
this matter. I appreciated your efforts at that time very much.so feel
free and get in touched with my secretary Mrs.Janet Ouedraogo and
instruct her where to send the amount to you.Please do let me know
immediately you receive it so that we can share the joy after all the
sufferness at that time in the moment,I'm very busy here because of the
investment projects which I and the new partner are having at hand,
finally, remember that I had forwarded instruction to the secretary on
your behalf to receive that Cheque,So feel free to get in touch with
Mrs.Janet Ouedraogo he will send the amount in cheque to you.Take
care,make sure you send to her direact email
Address;firstname.lastname@example.org Regards,Mr.Joseph Sankara.
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
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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.
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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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