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"419" Scam – Advance Fee / Fake Lottery Scam

The so-called "419" scam is a type of fraud dominated by criminals from Nigeria and other countries in Africa. Victims of the scam are promised a large amount of money, such as a lottery prize, inheritance, money sitting in some bank account, etc.

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.

Keep in mind that scammers DO NOT use their real names when defrauding people.
The criminals either abuse names of real people or companies or invent names or addresses.
Any real people or companies mentioned below have NO CONNECTION to the scammers!

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:

Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2014 05:11:29 +0530
Subject: SSD Chemicals melting Solution Network Company


Welcome to SSD Chemicals melting Solution Network Company SSD Chemicals Solutions., A

manufactures, formulates and globally distributes specialty chemicals. The Company has acquires,

operates, preserve currency, sell's electronic chemicals, Currency bill preservatives and Deface

chemical products. Its electronic chemicals segment provides wet process chemicals to the

semiconductor industry, to preserve currency bill for a very long period of time and clean. They

are sold to industrial customers who use these preservatives primarily to extend the useful life

of their currency bill under their care.SSD Chemicals Solutions., Ltd. is a multiprogramming

international companies operated by worldwide Science Associates for the U.S. Department of

Currency (DOC).This company has a staff of approximately 200 scientists, engineers, technicians

and support staff and over 600 guest researchers annually. Our company staffs is available to

train researchers to conduct systematic effective fieldwork for more details please du contact

Jumeira Lake View, Clust 3,
Flt 4 Jumeira, Dubai City,
United Arab Emirates.
Tel: +971528035751

ED23/3 Suit 490, Bluedon Vile,
City Hall, Notigharm,
United Kingdom
Tel: +447843818892

Crown Boulivard, Macpherson Ochid,
Texas, TX3456 N34.
Tel: +1(781)261-0709

Jor Bagh, New Delhi,
Delhi 110003,
Dr.Herry Kolamo
Tel: +918447654098, +919643267716


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