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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:

From: Mrs Joy Alamata. <>
Reply-To: <>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:30:28 -0800
Subject: ATTENTION: Final Notice of Your Package.

United Nation Compensation and Inheritance payment unit.
London/ United Kingdom Representative Office.
3 Whitehall Ct, London SW1A 2EL, UK

ATTENTION: Final Notice of Your Package In view of your inability to
receive your package with registration #: CT8100AF from National UK
Lottery London united kingdom/ west African United nation payment
Compensation and Inheritance payment Board originally scheduled to be
delivered to you by an agency, TNT Logistics delivery Diplomatic
service (T.N.T)

This package in a Golden metal box valued $3.5Million USD (Three
million Five hundred thousand dollars) mistakenly arrived at Tulsa
International Airport,Oklahoma terminal 1 via Delta Airline flight
no.BA297 from Heathrow airport London sometime ago. The package with
registration no,#: CT8100AF has been cleared by the USA customs and is
100% legitimate.

The agency, attached to the airport, city express delivery (c.e.d)that
conveying your consignment trunk box have just return the package to
our storage facility at the Tulsa Airport, due to incomplete address.

Please reconfirm these information's Bellow;

1. Your Full Name: .................
2. Your current address: ..........
3. Your phone number: ..............
4. Nearest airport to your location.........
5. Your Occupation: ...............

Therefore, I am writing to inform you that the days of grace has elapsed
and they shall begin to charge the daily storage fee which will enable
the diplomat to clear your package and proceed finally to your address

Your Urgent Attention to this latter will determine the delivery of
your package today your package will be delivered within hours to
your home address and this notice is our last recovery notice to you
as our department will be compelled to shortlist your package as an
unclaimed consignment if you did not comply within 72 hours of this

Please call Or email Our Agent for final clearance of your package:
and immediate Delivery to you.

Cargo Unit:Tulsa International Airport
7777 E Apache St, Tulsa, OK 74115, United States
Email:( )
Direct Telephone :+1918-609-0009
Contact Person Name:Diplomat Philip Leo

Best regards,
Mrs Joy Alamata.
Contact Us once you have claim your package.

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