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Fraud email example:
From: "RAYMOND MBA" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 09:39:05 +0000
Subject: FROM MR RAYMOND MBA.
Dear My beloved One,
I am one of the personal aides to president Charles Taylor of Liberia who is
presntly living in Nigeria on political assyllum.
Pls i need your foreign partnership to assist me invest in your country. i
have interest in buying of shares, real estate management and any other
profitable business you may wish to recommend for me.
I have with me $8.5M for this project. i realized the fund from sales we
made in cash from liberia diamond and timber trades during the
administration of president charles taylor.
This money is presently with.INTERNATIONAL BANK (LIBERIA)LIMITED
Address: 64 Broad Street, Monrovia, Liberia.
What i have here with me in the Certificate of Deposite,that i obtain from
the Bank when the money is been deposited which i will send to you as soon
as we proceed.
I can assure you that this project will bring us together for a long lasting
relationship. I need your private phone number so that i can speak with
you.i expect your reply accordingly.
My most problem now is the world national court has given president Charles
Taylor mandate to appear in world court,which the Nigeria goverment is
prepering to hand him over to the world court for judgement for his past
rule to Liberian Government.
As soon as this money is been transfered to your country, i will come over