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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Annemarie Bayo <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Dear MISS YOUNG,
it is with great joy and enthusiasm that I write you this mail which I know and believe by faith that it must surely find you in good condition of health. I thank God that I have come across you and I hope you will spare some of your valuable minutes to read
following appeal with sympathetic mind. My name is Annemarie Bayo. I am 19 years old. I am from Dablama in eastern province of Sierra Leone. I lived with my mother in Freetown before the civil war started. An explosion in our school made me lose my hearing during the civil war. My mother told me that my father left us when I was two years old. I became an orphan last year when my mother died after illness from liver
I received a letter from Ivory Coast from a PRIVATE SECURITY DEPOSIT FIRM, and the contents of that letter put me into shock. Apparently My late father, had provided for us afterall! My father Leon Basile Bayo was in the neighbouring country doing very well in ivory and pine apple trade. He was a major investor in properties and shares in Ivory Coast. He had sold some of his assets and his shares he bought, worth about 3 Million USD,and left it in my name; over time.The letter also explained that according to the terms and agreement reached with my late father, the consignments were to be delivered to me (THE BENEFICIARY) one calendar year after his death.He has been dead for over eighteen months now.The manager of this firm in his letter apologized to me for waiting so long to contact me; information of my father's death simply did not reach him earlier. I was then invited to come forward to Ivory Coast , to claim my
Inheritance or arrange with them to transfer the money to my designated area.
Because of the security problem and my disability, it will be highly risky for me to handle this matter alone so I am seeking the help of a well meaning person like you to assist me kindly. I desperately need your help. I need you to contact the Ivory Coast Security Deposit firm on my behalf as the "CONSIGNEE"; secure the money and arrange the transfer of the money to you since the deposited money in a Security
Deposit Firm is "READY TO SHIP". I am appealing to you in the name of God to help me provide a bank account so that I can transfer this money into and a safe place for me to move to after the transfer. I believe you are a reliable person that will not sit on the money and will provide a safe place where I can move to continue my studies. I promise to give you 30% of the total amount when the transfer is made. That will
cover all your inconveniences for helping me.
I wait to hear from you soon, Reply Hear (email@example.com)
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