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. Jose Luis Zapata
This is an internet
scam! DO NOT
send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: Jose Luis Zapata <email@example.com>
Subject: Note from Jose
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 15:27:28 -0500 (16:27 EDT)
I am Mrs. Jose Luis Zapata, suffering from cancerous ailment. I
am married to Engineer Charlie Luis Zapata a Spainish who is dead. My
husband was into private business all his life before his death. Our
life together as man and wife lasted for three decades without child. He
deposited the sum of £33.4 Million Great Britain Pounds Sterling which
I inherited, Recently, the bank management just wrote me as the
beneficiary that our account has been DORMANT and if I can not ACTIVATE
the ACCOUNT, the funds will be CONFISCATED. My doctor told me that I have
limited days to live due to the cancer problems I am suffering from.
I have decided to donate this fund to you, Stand as beneficiary for the
Funds so that you can help me to carryout my last wish.
[ 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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