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, I can 100%
guarantee that 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: Timothy Green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Attention: DEAR INTERNET USER
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2008 01:40:37 -0700 (04:40 EDT)
Dear Internet User.
We are happy to inform you that your email address have emerged winner
of (DOLLARS $500,000) in GMAIL AWARD PROMOTION held in London, UK.
The online cyber draws was conducted from an exclusive list of
500,000.00 email addresses of individuals, corporate bodies, Students
and staff email addresses picked by an advanced automated random
computer selection from the web.
Your email address is attached to REF NO: GM/3345/08 & BATCH NO:
GM/48870215/08 with Serial No: 87853-07: Ticket number:
414-7306821-08:lucky numbers: 70-99-22-34-08.Bear in mind that prizes
will strictly be remitted to winners that officially file in for their
claim within the given time frame.
Note: All Won Prize must Be claimed/ Cleared not later than Two Weeks.
After this date, all other winnings will consider as UNCLAIMED and
returned to Gmail award department. Do not expose your winning detail.
To begin your claim, you are to forward this message to our accredited
claim agent including your
Make sure you send him email and call him once you send him email:
Contact Person: Rev Dr.Mark Williams
Call Rev.Dr.Mark Williams Immediately you get your winning notification
letter at: (+44) 704-570-0928 OR (+44) 704-570-2400.Do not hesitate to
THIS IS YOUR CLAIM AGENT E-MAIL ADDRESS BELOW,
E MAIL: email@example.com
Your prize award has been insured with your email address and will be
transferred to you upon meeting the requirement of the gaming board
authority which includes your statutory obligations.
NOTE: You may receive this E-mail more than once as the Gmail Award
Promotion send it to its winners in most cases until every winner has
claimed his or her prize to ensure that all the winners receive it.
Mr. Timothy Green (Award coordinator).
[ 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
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
willingly send them money.
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