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.
Click here to report a problem with this page.
Some comments by the Scam-O-Matic about the following email:
Fraud email example:
From: "daniel amachree" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 10:22:21 +0100
Subject: FROM MR dANIEL
PARTNERSHIP BUSINESS PROPOSAL
Having consulted with my colleagues and based on the information
gathered from the Net/Nigerian Chambers Of Commerce And Industry, I have the
privilege to request your assistance to transfer the sum of $35,500,000.00
five million, five hundred thousand United States dollars) into your
company or private account.
The above sum resulted from an over-invoiced contract, executed,
commissioned and paid for about five years (5) ago by a foreign contractor.
This action was however intentional and since then the fund has been in a
suspense account of
The apex Bank of Nigeria.
We are now ready to transfer the fund overseas and that is where you
come in. It is important to inform you that as civil servants, we are
forbidden to operate a foreign account; that is why we require your
The total sum will be shared as follows: 70% for us, 25% for you and 5% for
local and international expenses we might incure.
The transaction is risk free on both sides. I am one of the financial
controllers with the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC).
If you find this proposal acceptable, we shall require the following
(a) Your bank information or company account, where you will like this money
transferred, it can be an empty account in as much as you have full control
of the account and the account can accommodate this amount.
(b) Your private telephone and fax numbers for confidentiality and easy
(c) Copy of your int'l passport or driver license
Alternatively we will furnish you with more details as soon as we hear
from you. The business will take us (10) working days to accomplish.
Your Reply is urgently needed,Or YOU can call me on this number for futher
Mr. Daniel Uche
Don't just search. Find. Check out the new MSN Search!