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Fraud email example:
From: (sent from abused email account)
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 17:25:39 +0900 (JST)
Subject: Mr.James Frank..........................................................................................urgent response.
Do accept my apologies if my mail does not meet your personal ethics, My Name is Mr. James Frank ,I am the Bill and the Exchange Manager, Finance and Administration of The Trust Bank Accra Ghana.It may interest you to hear that I am a man of PEACE and don't want problems,I only hope we can assist
each other.If you don't want this business offer kindly forget it as I will not contact you again.
I have packaged a financial transaction that will benefit both of us,as the Bill and Exchange Manager,it is my duty to send in a financial report to my head office at the end of each year. On the course of the last year 2007 end of year report,I discovered that my branch made Ten million Seven
hundred and fifty thousand dollars (US$10,750.000.00) which my head office are not aware of and will never be aware of it. I have since placed this fund on what we call SUSPENSE ACCOUNT without any beneficiary, which I will program your name once you show your genuine willingness to assist
As an officer of the bank I can not be directly connected to this money, so this informed my contacting you for us to work so that you can assist to receive this money into your bank account for us to SHARE. While you will have 40% of the total fund. Note there are practically no risk involved,it
will be bank to bank transfer,all I need from you is to stand claim as the original depositor of this fund who made the deposit with our branch so that my Head office can order the transfer to your designated bank account.
If you accept this offer to work with me,I will appreciate it very much. As soon as I receive your response I will detail you on how we can achieve it successfully.
Please indicate your genuine willingness and your urgent response.
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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