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: fani kayode <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 20:59:22 -0700 (PDT)
What did you mean by this? (am sure you can grasp why I am unsure).
Klien i wait your number because will need to talk on phone and moreso you check your mail once which is not the best so mail me your number and i will call you immediatelly.
I wait to recived your mail.
Alway check your mail many time daly to faslitate the business. I WILL SEND YOU the MOMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING.
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