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The e-mail here is just one type of the thousands of variants of scam e-mails 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, I can 100% guarantee you...YOU HAVE RECEIVED A SCAM E-MAIL!

 

 

This is an internet scam! Do not send these scammers money.

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From: Helen Keita <helenkeita3@gala.net>
Sent: Friday, July 18, 2008 3:56:24 AM
Subject: From Princess Helen Keita

C/O: Refugee camp-Abidjan, Republic Of Cote D'Ivoire

Dearest One,

I am delighted to write to you.I am sorry if this mail will come to you as an embarrassment or a surprise, I just felt like emptying myself to you, to confide in you, as I'm faced with total frustration and hardship.My ernest prayer is that you find this mail in good health and blessings.My name is Princess Helen Keita,The Daughter of (Late Chief Adam keita) Who lost his life in the course of the crisis here in Cote D'ivoire on the 7th of November last year on his way to his office.My late father was a cocoa merchant.My father willed in cash,the sum of $8.2 Million US Dollars which he deposited in a financial institution here in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire in West Africa, I have decided to offer you $1.2m for your assistance with enabling conditions for the release of the fund which are as follows:

(1) That I must be 30 years or above.
(2) That upon request for the release of the fund,There must be evidence of investment intentions especially outside West Africa,

I contact you therefore to confirm if you can absorb me in partnership in your company or possibly assist me in any investment opportunity in your country. When I reach an agreement with you, the financial institution will release my fund to you and I will come over to your country to commence business partnership with you and as well complete my education.

All that I want is your sincere and genuine help in helping me to see that this fund is released to you and come to your country where you will also help me invest this fund in a very good business as soon as it is released. I cannot allow the money remain here, because of the war here which poses a great threat. My life and future solely depend on this fund. If you have heard from the news for the past few months now there has been intense fighting and bombing by the  troops and I will like to leave here as soon as the fund is released. I expect your urgent response including your addresses, your mobile telephone and fax number.I wait to hear from you, thank you for the expected co-operation.

My regards,

Princess Helen Keita.

 

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It's important to note that any real people or legitimate organizations mentioned in this e-mail have absolutely no connection with this scam!

None of the scammers use their real names.
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 scam e-mails received each day here at 419baiter.com headquarters.

There are many different types of 419 scam (examples) but they all promise you something (fortune, job with salary/commision, 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 you to willingly send them money.

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