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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.
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Fraud email example:
Date: Fri, 04 May 2007 00:52:32 -0300
Subject: GOOD NEWS
Hello Dear, I have Paid the fee for your Cheque Draft.but the manager of Eko
Bank Benin Hno Dr Pascal Edozie told me that before the check will get to you
that it will expire.So i told him to cash $800,000.00all the necessary
arrangement of delivering the $800,000.00 in cash was made with GLOBAL MAX
COURIER COMPANYS.This in the information they need to delivery your package
to you.DR,BENGAMINE CHINEDU(+22993702430) EMAIL:(
1.YOUR FULL NAME2.YOUR HOME ADDRESS.3.YOUR CURRENT TELEPHONE NUMBER.5.A COPY
OF YOUR PICTUREPlease make sure you send this needed info's to the Director
general of GLOBAL MAX COURIER COMPANYS DR,BENGAMINE CHINEDU with the address
given to you.
Note.GLOBAL MAX COURIER COMPANYS don't know the contents of the Box. I
registered it as a BOX of an Africa cloths. They don't know it contents
money. this is to avoid them delaying with the BOX. don't let them know that
is money that is in that Box.
SincerelyMr Ometor Chukwu .