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Fraud email example:
From: "SISTER ESE FUANA" <email@example.com> (may be fake)
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2005 01:35:54 +0000
Subject: Good day
Please permit me to introduce myself to you through this medium. I know you don't know me before and maybe surprise to read from me today, but not to worry, I got your contact from My Late father's CSINET BUSINESS DIRECTORY , when I was making a research on how me and my two brothers, can travel to overseas and Invest on the petroleum business. I am very glad to have this opportunity to contact you and I want to count on you for reliability and trustworthiness and I also want you to handle this Issue I am about to disclose to you as confidential, because of my personality in my country.
I am Ese Fuana Solifo,the son of (Chief Fuana Solifo) from Diamond Creek, Lofa County, Liberia. My father was until his death, the Paramount Chief of Lofa County also an Independent Diamond Miner & Merchant. He died in March 13, 1999 after a brief illness at the age of 70. One day after my father's death, I was going through his under ground save when I saw some very Important Documents which reveals to me that my Late father has deposited Two Content Of Seal Truck BoxeS Value the sum of $45.5Million U.S dollars AND OTHERS Precious Items of blue Diamonds WORTHING MORE Than of the Money with a Private Security & Finance House in uk (United Kingdom).In AFILIATTION BRANCH OFFICE IN GHANA, Which the true content of this is only know to You and I AS IT IS DEPOOSITED AS FAMILY PROPARTIES AND KEEP STRICTLY AS CONFIDENTIAL..........
Main why?This is the main problem we have. I Therefore solicit your attention to know avain what fictions of Action you can implement to possing this herritance as my Foriegn Beneficiary and Advicer to followed up business investment with you and which At this moment, we are now in Accra-Ghana where we flee to in the wake of recent fighting between the government, the LURD & MODEL, Rebel groups. We are presently taking refuge at the Buduburam Refugee Camp here in Ghana under the Auspices of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, U.N.H.C.R. I want you to assist us in retrieving the funds to your country then make arrangements for me and my family, to Join you there, where you will also help us buy a House and Invest the rest of the money on any profitable business for us. My family,and myself are willing to set-aside 10% of the Total money to cover any expenses you make. We also offer to give you 25% of the Total amount for your ser!
vice. I will give you further details of the Security & Finance Deposit House in uk,(United Kingdom)also the Documents covering the funds as soon as I get an indication of your interest to help us.
Your urgent respond will be highly appreciated.and All the necessary documents of deposit from the Security Company are with my sick MOTHER. In your reply, please include your private telephone, if i can call you to confirm your voice response as partaker to beheld my notification handling my matters .........
God bless you and i see your kindness back with appreciation of honesty of loyalty as succeeding this transaction.. E-mail me at my eltanate Email Address for more interogation of these transaction in time and assure of my feed back to you. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Thanks For Anticipating,
Ese Fuana Solifo.