Hello, I am Miss Young. I received the following email. It is a socalled
"Advance Fee Fraud" letter, where I am promised millions for
my assistance. These stories are all lies, and if I respond, sooner
or later I will be asked to pay a fee. If I pay, another fee will quickly
come up, and it will continue that way until I give up or run out of
money. I will never see the millions, because they never existed.
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From: TERRY DICKSON <email@example.com>
Date: 24-Apr-2007 05:13
Cc: list not shown <recipient>
I am Mr. Terry Dickson, the auditor general of a prime bank in the
There Is an account opened in my bank in 2000 and since 2003 nobody has
operated on this account again, after going through some old file in
the records I discovered that if I do not remit this money out urgently
it would be forfeited for nothing. The owner of this account is Mr. Pat
Groves, a foreigner and a miner at Mount Resources Ltd. a geologist by
profession. He died since 2003, and no other person knows about this
account or anything concerning it. The account has no other beneficiary
and my investigation proved to me as well that his company does not
anything about his account and the amount involved is Thirty Six
I am only contacting you as a foreigner because the bank is going to
welcome you as a foreigner that has correct information about the
account,which I will give to you before we proceed. I need your full
co-operation to make this work fine. If you are capable to handle such
an amount in strict confidence and trust we will achieve this money
immediately, I will also use my position to influence and affect legal
approvals and immediate onward transfer of this money to your account
with appropriate clearance from the ministries and foreign exchange
department. As soon as the transfer is concluded, you are entitled to
25% of the total funds.
I look forward to your earliest reply.
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