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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: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 05:52:28 +0200 (MEST)
Subject: CONTACT MY SECRECTARY FOR YOUR COMPASACTION
I'm happy to inform you about my success in getting those funds transferred under the cooperation of a new partner from India.Presently i'm in India for investment projects with my own share of the total sum. meanwhile,i didn't forget your past efforts and attempts to assist me in transferring those funds despite that it failed us some how.
Contact my secretary in Cotonou Benin and his email address is ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) because I have left the whole instruction to him on your behalf and instruct him where to send the $1,200.000.00 with out any further delay for your compensation.
NB:NOTE :BELLOW IS THE REQUIRED INFORMATIONS YOU WILL SEND TO MY
(1) YOUR FULL NAMES
(2) YOUR HOUSE ADDRESS
(3) YOUR DIRECT CELPHONE NUMBER AND HOUSE PHONE WITH FAX IF ANY.
In this moment, I'm very busy here in India because of the investment projects, which the new partner and I are having at hand. So feel free to get in touch with Nnekwu Akabueze so that he will send the Draft to you without any delay.
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