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: VICTORIA LEE <email@example.com>
Subject: GOOD DAY TO YOU,
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 16:37:41 -0000 (11:37 EST)
GOOD DAY TO YOU,
name is Mrs. Victoria Veronica Lee; I am a dying woman who has decided
to donate what I have to you/church. I am 59 years old and I was
diagnosed with Esophageal Cancer for about two years, immediately after
the death of my husband, who has left me everything he worked for. He
owned an import/export company which operated in the UK, west Africa
and in china I have been touched by God to donate from what I have
inherited from my late husband to you for the good work of God, rather
than allow my relatives to use my husband hard earned funds ungodly,
since we had no kids to inherit them.
Please pray that the good
Lord forgive me my sins. I have asked God to forgive me and I believe
He has because He is a merciful God. I will be going in for an
operation in less than a month and I'll want you to stand as the
beneficiary to the account of my late husband in the United Kingdom and
in Africa. Also to the motherless and less privilege and also for the
assistance of the widows.
You would be entitled to 20% of all
the funds which are deposited in bank/finance house in the United
Kingdom and in Africa. The remaining 80% will be used to set up a
foundation in my husband's name, which will be used to help the less
At the moment I cannot take any telephone calls due to the fact that my relatives are around me and my health status.
contact my lawyers in charge of the funds and they will arrange the
transfer of the funds from my account to your preferred account as you
would be the beneficiary to them.
Pls. Contact my lawyer in London,
Barrister Steven Meyer with the specified address:
CHAMBERS OF STEVEN MEYER
BARRISTER STEVEN MEYER
9 BEDFORD ROW LONDON WC1R 4AZ
are above 20 million dollars deposited in banks/finance houses in the
UK as well as in Africa. Please use your share of the funds well and
always extend the good work to others.
Please tell him that I have asked you to reach him. This is my private email: firstname.lastname@example.org
God bless you.
Mrs. Victoria Lee
[ 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.
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
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scam, the solution is
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