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.
|If you received a similar email, you should go to the homepage
to read more about 419 fraud.
Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2005
Subject: FROM MR.PATRICK ALI...
FROM MR.PATRICK ALI
DIRECTOR INCHARGE OF
CONTINENTAL TRUST BANK,
PLEASE REACH ME ON THIS EMAIL ADDRESS:email@example.com
Pleasure writing to you at this moment of the day, I am
Mr.PATRICK ALI the director incharge of auditing and
of Continental Trust Bank in Cotonou-Benin
Republic. I and my colleagues
deem it fit to contact you
regarding to a transaction that will favour
both of us at
the end, and i got your contact in my search for a
reputable and reliable person to help me claim the fund in
We discovered the sum of fiffteen million United States
Dollars (USD15M) belonging to a deceased customer of this
fund has been lying in asuspence account without
anybody coming to put
claim over the money since the
account owner late Mr. David Van Buskirk
from San Diego,
who was involved in the December 25th Benin plane crash.
Here is the air crash
said fund is now ready for transfer to a foriegn
account whose owner will
be portrayed as the beneficiary
and next of kin to the deceased customer
of the bank.
The foriegn account owner will impost himself as the next
of kin to the deceased and respond positively like a true
next of kin
who wishes to speed up the release and
transfer of his inherited fund. If
the over due fund if
not claimed by the end of next quarter, the
Republic ofBenin will take over the ownership
of the fund
in line with the Federal Edict Act of 1979.
We do not
want the government to take over the ownership
of this money, that is why
I contacted you for us to do
the deal together, so that we will portray
you as the
bonafide next of kin to the deceased whose name is Mr.
David Van Buskirk.
If you accept to carry out this project with us,
offer you 30% of the total sum, while I and my colleagues
involved will take 70% of the total sum.
Upon your acceptance to do
this deal with us, we will
jointly effect the transfer within eight
Be rest assured that, this transaction carries no
no extra responssibilities on your part, except the above
mentioned roles and normally you will be required to
information and absolute secrecy
the duration of this
transaction, because discussing it
with a third party might jeopardise the
I am looking forward to receiving your
response on this project as this will greatly enrich the
both of us at the end. You may contact me through this
Mr PATRICK ALI
PLEASE REACH ME ON THIS EMAIL
If you received a similar letter, please ignore it. Do not answer it.
If you do, you will end up on more of the mailing lists used by the
criminals behind this fraud. Read more....