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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: millenium security & finance co-operation <email@example.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2006 20:47:16 +0100 (BST)
Subject: THE ONLY OPTION LEFT
Hello Robert Ised,
You email is noted,and the diplomat will be asked to come back to London.Meanwhile you still have another chance to claim your consignment in Canada,because the diplomat will go to Canada after delivering the consignment in Soutn Carolina,and we don't normally have problem in Canada,so if you wish to claim your consignment there,then you should apoint a deligate from your church if you are so busy to go to Canada.You should also be aware that you will have to send the deligate along with your identity card of drivers lincense.
This is the only option you have left.
Pastor Robert Ised <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: Then tell your couriers to return home mission failed
Pastor Robert Ised