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: Williams Kane <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: PLEASE YOUR URGENT REPLY IS NEEDED
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 06:07:16 -0800 (PST) (09:07 EST)
I have a new email address!
You can now email me at: email@example.com
FROM:THE DESK OF MR WILLIAMS KANE. DIRECTOR.BILL AND EXCHANGE DEPT. UTB
BANK. LOME-TOGO.WEST AFRICA. Dear, I sourced your email from a human
resource profile database in the chamber, my name is Mrwilliams kane An
account officer to late Mr. Morris Thompson from America who is an gold
merchant Agent here in Lome-Togo, a well known Philanthropist before he
died. He made a Will stating that $15.5M(Fifteen million, five hundred
thousand U.S. dollars only) should be given to a Charity Organization
of our choice in Africa. I have made a random draw and your e-mail
address was picked as the beneficiary to this Will. I am particularly
interested in securing this money from the Bank because they have
issued a notice instructing me been the account officer to produce the
beneficiary of this before end of this 2008 else the money will be
credited to the Government treasury as per law here. It is my utmost
desire to execute the Will of my late client Mr. Morris Thompson since
he is no more alive, both wife Thelma Thompson, and daughter Sheryl
Thompson. Please for more details concerning him and how he died, you
can visit this website: www.cnn.com/2000/US/02/01
/alaska.airlines.list/ If you are interested, you are required to
contact me immediately with the bello information to start the
documentation process with the help of a legal practitioner. I urge you
to contact me immediately for further details bearing in mind that the
Bank has given us a date limit, Please act fast. I await your urgent
response. I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO RECEIVING YOUR RETURN MAIL . THANKS
AND HAVE A GREAT DAY. Best Regards, Mr Williams Kane
[ 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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My scam e-mail filtering system is pretty good but it isn't perfect.
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
to have your spam crap mistakenly published on this website as an
scam, the solution is
simple. Don't send me your spam crap.