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: Mr. Bernard. Richmond <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 31, 2006
Subject: URGENT BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006
Compliment of the day, how's work and the family,I do hope things are moving fine if so thanks be
Sir i know this e-mail may come to you as a surprise or as an embarassment to you since we have
never meet each other before or have any telephone conversation but all the same.
I got your good contact through a friend of mine who work with the South Africa chambers of
commerce and industry in S.African,who discribe you as a good and trustworthy personality who can
assist me in area of investment in your country.
In a short note of intoduction my name is Dr.Benard.Richmond from Cotonou ,Benin Republic in West
Africa,I am a retire custon officer[ last year] due to the newly government that have just taking
over power. while I working with the customs i made some personal good deals with some of the
agents and some importers and exporters in my department.I was able to make some money which i
want to invest outside the country,i decieded to contact you becuase of the privacy of this
transaction cuss i dont want any problem with the newly Government that is why i want to invest
the money outside African country.
Sir i am in possition of $25.5 million united state dollar which i want to use for the
investment,and 100kg of gold which was seezed by the smugling department this was my own share.
Which I will sale latter,i want to appeal with you to assist me as my foreign partner so that i
can tranfer this money to you as the beneficial of the fund, i will like you chose any bank of
your choice were the money will be secured.
For your assistance i will set aside 30% of the total funds for you and 5% will be set aside for
expenss, while 65% will be used for investment which you will help to hadle with my son.i will
not like to discuss much i shall forwad all the details concerning the funds to you as soon as i
recieved your response,please remember that this is something that is top secret,i will also send
all my personal contact to you.
Awaiting for your urgent response
Mr. B Richmond
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