We all receive emails claiming that we've won a prize,inheritance from a dead relative, love interest or some business transaction. Some are too good to be true, whilst some can are pretty convincing. By the time we are aware,money and some valuable information are already in the possession of the perpetrators. DON'T be a victim of internet scam or 419.
Original email address firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2011 16:09:01 +0530
Subject: i need your urgent assistance.
From: Gary Daniel Urgent
Bank Of Africa,(BOA)
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou
Please I want you to read this letter very carefully and I must apologize for barging this message into your mail box without any formal introduction due to the urgency and confidential of this issue and I know that this message will come to you as a surprise. Please this is not a joke and I will not like you to joke with it.
I am mr gary daniel,a Manager in Bank Of Africa, (BOA) Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. I Hoped that you will not expose or betray this trust and confident that I am about to establish with you for the mutual benefit of you and I.
This fund was deposited in our bank by Mr Smith B.Andreas was a German Citizen who died in a plane crash in 2000 Tbm 700 aircraft with his wife and the whole crew on board.
I need your urgent assistance in transferring the sum of ($17.3) million USD into your account within 7 working banking days.
This money has been dormant for years in our Bank without claim due to the owner of this fund died along with his entire family and supposed next of kin in an air crash since 2000.
I want our bank to release this fund to you as the nearest person to our deceased customer while i come over to your country to share this fund with you as soon as you confirm this fund into your account and ask me to come over.
I don't want the money to go into our Bank treasure as an abandoned fund. So this is the reason why i contacted you so that our bank will release this money to you as the next of kin to the deceased customer. Please I would like you to keep this proposal as a top secret and delete it if you are not interesting.
Upon the receipt of your reply and indication of your capability, i will give you full details on how the business will be executed and also note that you will have 40% of the above mentioned sum if you agree to handle this business with me while 10% will be for spence and 50% will be for me,
Because i don't want anyone here in our bank to know my involvement until you confirm this fund into your account and ask me to come over for the sharing as I indicated.
I am looking forward to hear from you immediately for further information do not hesitate to reply me.
THE REQUESTED INFORMATIONS BELOW
1. FULL NAME..............
2. TELEPHONE NUMBERS/MOBILE/FAX.......
3. YOUR AGE......
4. YOUR SEX.........
5. YOUR OCCUPATION........
6. YOUR COUNTRY AND CITY......
7. YOUR HOME ADDRESS..........
8. MARITAL STATUS............
Thanks with my best regards
Form Gary Daniel