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"419" Scam – Advance Fee / Fake Lottery Scam

The so-called "419" scam is a type of fraud dominated by criminals from Nigeria and other countries in Africa. Victims of the scam are promised a large amount of money, such as a lottery prize, inheritance, money sitting in some bank account, etc.

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.

Keep in mind that scammers DO NOT use their real names when defrauding people.
The criminals either abuse names of real people or companies or invent names or addresses.
Any real people or companies mentioned below have NO CONNECTION to the scammers!

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: "Sales Department" (may be fake)
Reply-To: <>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 12:40:49 -0700
Subject: New Offer: Brand New Apple iPhone 4 at $400USD


The New Apple iPhone 4 is the latest version of the iphone series and they are are brand new, original, unlocked, sealed and comes in its original box from its Manufacturer APPLE. We also sell the Apple iPhone , 3Gs/ 4Gs 16GB/ 32GB. The iPhone and PS 3 comes with an International warranty of 12 months and are they are also made in the United States of America. The iPhones also come with the following:Cellular and wireless ,Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR,GPS, Assisted GPS,In the box, iPhone 3G & 4G, Stereo Headset with mic, Dock Connector to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation, Cleaning/polishing cloth, SIM eject tool.

Here s a Price List for the Most Selling products we have in stock now:

Apple iPhone 3G 8GB cost only $250USD

Apple iPhone 3Gs 16GB cost only $300USD

Apple iphone 3Gs 32GB cost only $350USD

Apple Iphone 4G 16GB Cost only $380USD

Apple Iphone 4G 32GB Cost only $400USD

Apple iPhone 4 Cost only $400USD

Apple iPad with Wi-Fi - 16GB cost only $300USD

Apple iPad Wi-Fi 32GB cost only $350USD

Apple iPad with Wi-Fi - 64GB cost only $400USD

Apple iPad Tablet PC 64GB Wifi + 3G (Unlocked) cost only $550USD

Apple iPad 2 Tablet PC 64GB Wifi + 3G (Unlocked) cost only $600USD

Blackberry Bold 9000 cost $300USD

Blackberry Storm 9500 cost $350USD

Blackberry Bold 9700 $370USD

Blackberry 9800 Torch Unlocked 3G Cost $400USD

Play Station 3 (80GB) cost only $300USD

Nokia N97 Unlocked cost $330USD

Nikon D700 12MP DSLR Camera cost $1000USD

Nikon D3s 12MP Digital SLR Camera cost $1,800USD

Nikon D90 12MP DSLR Camera cost only $500USD

Nikon d5000 12MP DSLR Camera cost $400USD

Samsung i900 Omnia cost only $350USD

Apple MacBook Pro Notebook [ MA611LL/A ] cost $970USD

Note: We have promos on right now, if you buy 3 units, we give you 1 free unit and we would also offer you a Free Shipping to your location via FedEx.

We ship via FedEx, DHL, UPS and it would take only 48 hours to your door step world-wide.

You can call and check our Website for more details.

Contact Number: +44)702 405 4672

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