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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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Fraud email example:

From: (sent from abused email account)
Reply-To: <>
Date: Sun, 15 May 2016 18:41:38 +0800
Subject: Notification From AirAsia

Parfici Airline House,819 829,
Singapore Changi International,

The AirAsia Special Exclusive Bonus selection's Programme was conducted at the headquarters of our Asia Pacific Regional in Changi International Airport, Singapore, 2016 AirAsia Exclusive Special Bonus programme is registered and organized in accordance with the Board of the Asian Master Flyers (AMF) and the World Asian Games Committee (WAGC) in conjunction withn Asia-Pacific Region

Therefore, we are pleased to officially inform you about the status of your glorious victory, Official notification from AirAsia Programme Committee is hereby issued you with a Ticket Number to your email address: AASSG-0651567/SGD1, With Bonus Referrnce Number: AAPSK/146-0000-09, With Randomly Draw for Lucky Numbers AASG000-31-0584 which your email address was selected as a winner of The 2016 AirAsia Special Exclusive Bonus selection of our yearly programme draw, You have subsequently won the 2016 AirAsia Special Exclusive Bonus in the first group selections programme.

Regarding the above notice, we have officially approved the payment of a sum of $ 250,000,00 SGD (Four Hundred And Fifthy Thousand Singapore Dollar) only for you and your family as a BONUS/GIFT for you and your family as the Certified winner of AirAsia Special Exclusive Bonus selection programe, Our Organizing Committee of the 2016 AirAsia Special Exclusive Bonus programme (LOC) will immediately initiate Instant Transfer/Wire Funds of your $ 250,000,00 SGD (Four Hundred And Fifthy Thousand Singapore Dollar) as soon as you have contacted them. Therefore, you are advised to contact the 2016 AirAsia Special Exclusive Bonus Redemtion Desk below

Organizing Committee of AirAsia programme(LOC) immediately as described below:

Contact Person: Allen Chong
Shipping Officer in Charge
Organizing Committee AirAsia LOC)

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Organizing Committee of the AirAsia 2016 Programme is happy that you do read and understood the content of this email and also sending greetings to you and your with Love, Good Health and may God Bless Your Home with Happiness, Thank You

Emmanuel Allix
AirAsia Chairman
©2016 AirAsia.
All Rights Reserved. AirAsia Co.

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