The e-mail here 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 one on this page 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: Barclays Bank <email@example.com>
Subject: INSTRUCTION TO CREDIT YOUR ACCOUNT WITH THE SUM OF (US$27,000,000.00)
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2008 23:48:49 -0700 (PDT) (Thu, 02:48 EDT)
¡Tengo nueva dirección de correo!
Ahora puedes escribirme a:firstname.lastname@example.org
BARCLAYS BANK PLC. CLAPHAM JUNCTION BRANCH, 7 ST JOHNS HILL, SW 11 1
TN, LONDON WWW.barclaysbank.co.uk Attention: REF:- INSTRUCTION TO
CREDIT YOUR ACCOUNT WITH THE SUM OF (US$27,000,000.00) This is the
second time we are notifying you about this said fund. After due
vetting and evaluation of your Inheritance file which The Nigerian
National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in conjunction with the Ministry
Of Finance Of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Forwarded and contracted
us to see to your immediate payment of the sum of US$27,000,000.00 from
their Offshore Account with us. We were meant to understand from our
findings that you have been going through hard ways by paying alot of
charges to see to the release of your fund (US$27,000,000.00) , which
has been delayed. Which has been the handiwork of some miscreant
elements from Nigeria We advice that you stop further communication
with any correspondence from Nigeria. You don't have to pay any charges
to receive your Contract fund anymore as you have met up with the whole
requirements , your representatives in Nigeria will tell you to still
go ahead with them but on your own risk. The only thing required from
you is to obtain Non-Resident Clearance Form/Receipt which we are not
asking you to pay the fee to us here in United Kingdom as the
Government of Nigeria have paid us for handling/processing of your
payment with other customers.We will help you to see that you obtain
the form so that our bank will effect immediate transfer of your
Inheritance sum (US$27,000,000.00) into your designated bank account.
If you follow up our directives, your fund will reflect in your account
within five Bank working days from the day you obtain this form. Do not
go through anybody again but through this Bank if you really want your
fund. Finally, you are advice to forward to this bank your receiving
Account. Where you want this fund to be remitted. Please respond to my
private email (email@example.com) Yours sincerely, Mr.
Frank Brown Head, Private Banking Section. Barclays Bank Plc. London
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
It's important to note that
any real people or legitimate
organizations mentioned in these scam e-mails have absolutely no
with this scam!
The scammers never use their real
They frequently take on the identity of real people to help them
convince you that they are genuine.
Whatever these scammers tell you, DON'T
believe a word of it!!!
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,
cheap 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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Occasionally a regular spam e-mail may get mistakenly published here as
419 scam. This is inadvertent. If you are a spammer and you don't wish
to have your spam crap mistakenly published on this website as an
scam, the solution is
simple. Don't send me your spam crap.