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Fraud email example:
From: "MARY ALLEN" <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2007 14:34:37 +0300
Subject: Hope to hear from you.
I am delighted to write to you. My name is Mary Allen,I am sorry if this
mail will come to you as an embarrassment or a surprise.I just felt like
empting myself to you,I decided to confide in you, as am faced with total
frustration and hardship.My Ernest prayer is that you find this mail in
good health and blessings.I am presently residing in Abidjan,Cote
d'Ivoire.I left my country with my father after the death of my mother
during the war in our country and we came here because my father owned a
business here,(cocoa business), during the going political crisis here
which has turn out into a civil war since 2003,my father was attacked and
killed here at the hit of the crisis as the rebels were killing prominent
foreigners with the reason that they were financially supporting the
government against them and the rebels are accusing the government of doing
Presently,I am staying in a REFUGEE camp and after the death of my father,
our house was set on fire,I was unable to meet my needs pay my bills and
accommodation and in my dilemma which was another reason for going to the
camp, where I could at least feed and sleep as I did not know anyone here.
I take permission to go to the town where they have internet access to
enable me correspond with you. Secondly,my late father confided in me
before his death the sum of $6.2 million dollars which he deposited with a
bank here in cote d'ivoire.I will want you to help me see that this fund is
transfered out of this country because of the war here.My father confided
so much in me after the death of my mother,we were so close that he never
did anything without my knowledge and opinion. All that I want is your
sincere and genuine help in helping me to see that this fund is transfered
to your account in your country were you will also help me invest this fund
in a very good business as soon its been transfered to your account.I
cannot allow the money remain here,because of the war here which possess a
great risk to my life and future solely lies on it.If you have heard from
the news for the past few months now there has been intense fighting and
bombing by the French troops which I will like to live here as soon as we
have this money moved out of this country.
I will also like to know if you can come down here for this assistance but
if you cant come,You can still contact the bank through phone and email and
know the procedures on how to get this done as i am a small Girl and i
really dont know much about transaction.I know that this is our first
mail,but I have decided to confide in you because of my fraustrated
condition here in the camp.I want you to know that for years now,I have
lived in absolute frustration, tires and pains without any person around
me,no parent,uncles or friends,but God had kept me until now,which I
believe that I will smile once again.
Thirdly, I do not want to attach myself to you out of desperation so that I
do not get used rather I intend you helping me to see that this money as I
intend living for your country to start an entire new life and complete my
education,as you will have to help in the investment of this money.But I
really need your help at this trial and difficult time of mine. I am
totally frustrated that my whole mind for now lies on my survival which is
securing this money. Finally,i am going to give you 25% of the total money
for your assistance.Please I am confiding completely in you and I really
need your assistance at this point of my life as you alone knows of this
venture.I wait to hear from you.
Posteaza gratuit anunturi de orice dimensiune si ai audienta de sute de mii, lunar.