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: Mr. Michael Awo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: URGENT PLEASE.
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 04:44:23 -0800 (PST) (07:44 EST)
INDEED MY PLEASURE AND HONOR TO WRITE YOU THIS LETTER, WHICH I BELIEVE
WILL BE A SURPRISE TO YOU AS WE HAVE NEVER MET BEFORE. MY NAME IS MR.
MICHEAL AWO THE REGIONAL MANAGER OF BARCLAYS BANK LTD GHANA SEKONDI
TAKORADI BRANCH IN THE WESTERN REGION OF GHANA .
YOUR CONTACT ON A RECENT BANK CONFERENCE WITH OTHER AFRICA . I WRITE
YOU THIS PROPOSAL IN GOOD FAITH, I AM 49 YEARS OLD MARRIED WITH FOUR
LOVELY KIDS. I AM A DEVOTED CHRISTIAN AND OF PEACE.
PACKAGED A FINANCIAL TRANSACTION THAT WILL BENEFIT YOU AND ME AS THE
(REGIONAL MANAGER BARCLAYS BANK LTD GHANA) IT IS MY DUTY TO SEND IN A
FINANCIAL REPORT TO MY HEAD OFFICE IN THE CAPITAL CITY ACCRA AT THE END
OF EACH BUSINESS YEAR.
ON THE COURSE OF THE LAST YEAR
2007 BUSINESS REPORT, I DISCOVERED THAT MY BRANCH IN WHICH I AM THE
MANAGER MADE (SEVEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED AND FIFTY UNITED STATE
DOLLARS) (US$7.550.000.00) WHICH MY HEAD OFFICE ARE NOT AWARE OF AND
WILL NEVER BE AWARE OF.
I HAVE DEPOSITED THIS FUND ON
(ESCROW CALL ACCOUNT) WITHOUT A BENEFICIARY. BECAUSE AS AN OFFICER OF
THE BANK I CANNOT BE DIRECTLY CONNECTED TO THE FUND, SO MY AIM OF
CONTACTING YOU IS TO ASSIST ME RECEIVE THIS FUNDS IN YOUR ACCOUNT AND
GET 35% OF THE TOTAL FUND WHILE 65% SHALL BE FOR ME.
ARE PRACTICALLY NO RISKS INVOLVED, IT WILL BE A BANK-TO-BANK TRANSFER,
AND ALL I NEED FROM YOU IS TO STAND AS THE ORIGINAL DEPOSITOR OF THE
FUND, WHO MADE THE DEPOSIT WITH MY BRANCH SO THAT MY HEAD OFFICE CAN
ORDER THE TRANSFER TO YOUR DESIGNATED BANK ACCOUNT. HOPE TO HEAR FROM
YOU AS SOON AS YOU RECEIVE THIS MESSAGE.
THANK YOU IN ADVANCE AND MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.
MR. MICHEAL AWO.
[ 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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