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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Fraud email example:
From: "puns andur" <email@example.com> (may be fake)
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 15:29:24 +0200
Subject: Send to You From Mr Paul Andie
GOOD DAY TO YOU
I am Mr Paul Andie,we are a group of business men who deal on Gold and Diamond.
We are searching for a representatives who can bay as in make ting business a Gold well as making payments through you to us. If you are interested in transacting business with us we will be very glad.
.For more information please contact us via email ...firstname.lastname@example.org <http://mail.walla.com/ts.cgi?tsscript=compose&to=...email@example.com>
Mr Paul Andie