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: Kent Finance <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 22:53:39 +0000
Goodday Sir/MadamAre you a business man or woman ? Are you in any financial mess or do you need funds to start up your own business? Do you need loan to settle your debt or pay off your bills or start a nice business?Do you have a low credit score and you are finding it hard to obtain capital loan from local banks other financial institutes? Do you need a loan or funding for any reason such as :a) Personal Loan,Business Expansion,b) Business Start-up ,Education,c) Debt Consolidation,d) Hard Money LoansWe offer loan at low interest rate and with no credit check, we offer Personal loans, debt consolidation loans, venture capital,business loans,education loans, home loans or "loans for any reason!".However, Our method, offers you the chance to state the amount of loan needed and also the duration you can afford. This gives you a real chanceto get the funds you need! Any interested Applicants should get back to me via email:Name:Jubril El JubaEmail:email@example.com