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.
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Fraud email example:
From: (sent from abused email account)
Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2008 16:07:21 +0000
Subject: OUR COMMUNITY HAVE 350KGS OF GOLD DUST FOR SALE
How are you today?.I Am Mr Joseph Mensah, 47 years old.A citizen ofGHANA West Africa.Our community have 350kgs of gold dust for sales.We are local miners from Ghana.I am here in Cotonou,BeninRepublic west Africa looking for a serious buyer of the gold dust.
Below are the offers:
Commodity : Gold dust (AU)Origin : GHANAQuantity : 350KGSQuality : 23 carat +Purity : 97.69 %Price :$15.500 per each kg.
If you are intrested contact below information for further details
E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.orgTelephone No: +229 98 763 043
Regards,Mr Joseph Mensah.