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: "Manuel Tureh" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 11:06:44 +0000
Subject: Urgent reply needed
It is never a spam or scam, we sent you a business proposal for investment
relationship, all we expect you to do is to get back to us and to inform us
if you will be interesting to work with us to finalize the transaction and
the invest of the fund.
We are expecting to hear from you positively as soon as you receive this
Thanks and remain bless!
Miss Manuel Tureh.
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