fighting spam and scams on the Internet
Victims never receive this non-existent fortune but are tricked into sending their money to the criminals, who remain anonymous. They hide their real identity and location by using fake names and fake postal addresses as well as communicating via anonymous free email accounts and mobile phones.
Read more about such scams here or in our 419 FAQ. Use the Scam-O-Matic to verify suspect emails.
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Some comments by the Scam-O-Matic about the following email:
Fraud email example:
From: Mr Steven David <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 08:58:53 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Re: Your email
Dear sir i have been expecting your email eversince i told you to send me yourpersonal deatails sir please i will like you to cooperate with me in this investmentbecause this cause of alot of money which you know please kindliy send me your deatails regards,
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