"Mr. Andrew Burrows (Chief of Police)"< firstname.lastname@example.org
June 14, 2011 11:11:52 AM EDT
Subject: Good News.
Metropolitan Police Service, UK
New Scotland Yard,
We wish inform you that the Scotland Yard Police, Interpol, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of Nigeria and all the world Crime fighter leaders have come together to stop internet fraud. We have recovered over Ј3.8 Billion from the people we have behind bars.
Our duties are to make sure we stop internet scam. As for today we have put a lot of fraudsters in jail. We go all over Africa to pick this fraudsters. We have over 8,273 of them in our custody round Africa and we are still looking for more. We are aware that a lot of foreigners out there have been deceived and lost their hard earn money to these fraudsters after promising them large sum of money in their letters for their impending help to move funds out of Africa including fake lottery winning notification and at the end of the day, they will collect thousands of dollars from their victims without a successful end.
You are one of the victims who lost money to these thieves and your share out of the Ј3.8 Billion that has been recover is Ј350,000.00, this we assume will help you to start a new life. Please, you have to accept the money like that because there are other victims in our pay list that are to receive same amount with you.
We are sending you this e-mail because your contact details were given to us by one of the fraudster. Since the Scotland Yard Police, Interpol and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have stepped into this matter, be rest assured that you are safe as it is our duty to protect the rest of the world in general from the hands of the fraudsters.
TO FILE FOR YOUR CLAIM, PLEASE, FILL THE REQUIRED INFORMATION AS STATED BELOW AND SEND IT TO POLICE DEPARTMENT IN LONDON WHICH YOU WILL BE DIRECTED TO THE PAYING BANK FOR COLLECTION OF YOUR MONEY.
1. FULL NAME
4. PHONE NUMBER
Metropolitan Police Service
202-206 Buckingham Palace Rd, Belgravia, London
We are aware that these fraudsters has broken a lot of home, made a lot of people to lose their job, sell their properties, closed their business, put many on the street, and made a lot to even lose their life. We are very sorry.
IMPORTANT: UNDER PENALTY OF LAW, THE INFORMATION YOU SUBMITTED TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT CURRECTLY IDENTIFY YOU AS THE RECIPIENT OF THIS PAYMENT; NO OTHER LIVING PERSON OR ENTITY IS ENTITLED TO ANY PART OF THIS PAYMENT; IT IS A VIOLATION OF LAW FOR ANY PERSON TO INTENTIONALLY FILLING FOR DOUBLE CLAIMING OR AID ANOTHER PERSON IN CLAIMING THE SAID FUND, BY MEANS OF FRAUD OR DECEIT. BE WARNED.
Mr. Andrew Burrows
Chief of Police,
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