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: ABDUL JIMOH <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Email From Abdul Jimoh
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 09:43:17 -0500
ABDUL JIMOH & ASSOCIATES
12 TAMAN HARRINGTON,
89300 KOTA KINABALU
I am Abdul Jimoh, An Attorney at law based in Malaysia, South East Asia, My
late client was a private oil consultant/ contractor with the Shell
Petroleum Development Company in Malaysia before his death. My client, his
wife and his two children lost their life in the 2004 tsunamis natural
disaster while on their holiday in Phuket Thailand. It may interest you to
know that my client died "in testate".
I decided to contact you purely on the personal conviction of trust and
confidence to assist in distributing the money left behind by my client.The
deceased had a deposit valued presently at (US $4,850,000) and his Bank has
issued me a notice to provide his next of kin or beneficiary by will,
otherwise the account would be confiscated.
My proposition to you is to seek your consent to present you as a
relative/next-of-kin and beneficiary of my client, so that the proceeds of
this account could be paid to you.
Then we can share the amount on a mutually agreed-upon percentage. All legal
documents to back up your claim as my client's next-of-kin will be
provided.All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this
This transaction will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will
protect you from any breach of the law. If this business proposition offends
your moral values,do accept my apology.I must use this opportunity to
implore you to exercise the utmost indulgence to keep this matter
extraordinary confidential, I await your prompt response.
[ 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
419 scam. This is inadvertent. If you are a spammer and you don't wish
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scam, the solution is
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