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: "anita maxxwell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 09:39:33 +0100
my name is anita i am a young beautiful girl with full of love from africa
and carely also romantic, and i love it,i think we can click together
please i will like you to email back through my email adderss thus:(
email@example.com) please i will like you to use your email adderss to
contact me directly to my emailbox.atdesame time i will show you my photo
and you also know more about me.
thank's for your understanding,