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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:
From: vera ntasi <email@example.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2007 10:31:56 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: From :Vera Ntasi
From :Vera Ntasi
I am writting this letter with due respect and heartful of tears since we have not known or met ourselves previously I am asking for your assistance after I have gone through a profile that speaks good of you. I want to find out if it's possible for you to deal with individual as to investment.I came across your profile and I feel it's highly reputable that is why I pick an interest getting across to you in respect of investment at my disposal.
I will be so glad if you can allow me and lead me to the right channel towards your assistance to my situation now.I will make my proposal well known if I am given the opportunity. I would like to use this opportunity to introduce myself to you.
I am 23Years Old gril from (COTE D'IVOIRE WEST AFRICA) ,the only daughter of ntasi My father is now late,he was a well known cocoa and gold merchant busines man in my country (cote d ivore) he was poisoned by his co-business partner. The main reason why I am contacting you now is to seek your assistance in the area of my future investment and also for a help hand over some huge amount of money in my possession.
This fund (US5.7 Million dollars) was deposited in a private security company outside my country in (Europe) a year ago by my father he made me the sole beneficiary.I am now asking you to stand on my behalf,to stand as my partner and in time of the claim and investment as well. I have made up my mind to offer you 15%of the total money while the remaining will go into a productive investment.
Pls attach your direct and full information as you reply to me. please email me with my private email :
for more details.
Thanks and remain bless.
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