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Fraud email example:
From: "Dr. Wong Chengai" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2005 19:48:28 +0000
Subject: BE OUR REPRESENTATIVE!!
I am Dr. Wong Chenghai , managing director of SINOSTEEL TRADING IMPORT &
EXPORT CORPORATION (STIEC).We are a group of business partner who deal on
raw materials such as non-metallic minerals such as
Calcite,Barytes,Manganese Dioxide , Dolomite ,Mica , China Clay ,Mangnese
Dioxide ,Ferrous (Iron ) Oxide and export into the Canada/America and
We are searching for representatives who can help us establish a medium of
getting to our customers in the Canada/America and Europe as well as making
payments through you to us.
Please if you are interested in transacting business with us we will be
Please contact us for more information, Subject to your satisfaction you
will be given the opportunity to negotiate your mode of which we will pay
for your services as our representative in Canada/America and Europe.
Please if you are interested forward to us your informations below:
FULL CONTACT ADDRESS:
Thanks In advance.
SINOSTEEL TRADING IMPORT
& EXPORT CORPORATION (STIEC)
7th Floor, ChinFung Tower
101 Cheung Sha Wan Road,
Kowloon, Hong Kong.
EMAIL TO : email@example.com