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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 19:24:11 +0530
Subject: TRUST AND CONFIDENCE
How are you my friend.I need your urgent assistance in transferring the sum of ($9.5m) MILLION to your account within 5 or 7 banking days.The transfer is risk free on both sides hence you are going to follow my instructions till the fund is transfered to your account.
Upon receipt of your reply,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 while 60% will be for me,
Keep it a secret.
I am expecting your Urgent response.