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 Philip Ansu <mailto:email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Subject: From Mr. Philip Ansu.
From: Mr. Philip Ansu.
My name is Philip Ansu I am the regional manager of Standard chartered Bank
of Ghana Kumasi branch in the Ashanti region of Ghana.
I got your information on a recent bank conference with other West African
countries held in Lome the capital city of The Togo in West Africa.
I write you this proposal in good faith, I am 49 years old married with
three lovely kids.
I am a devoted Christian and a man of peace. I have packaged a financial
transaction that will benefit you and I,as the regional manager of the
standard Chartered Bank it is my duty to send in a financial report to my
head office in the capital city Accra at the end of each business year.
On the course of the last year 2005 business report, I discovered that my
branch in which I am the manager made Four million two hundred and sixty
thousand united states dollars ($4,260,000.00) which my head office are not
aware of and will never be aware of.
I have placed this funds on what we call escrow call account with no
As an officer of this bank I cannot be directly connected to this money, so
my aim of contacting you is to assist me receive this money in your bank
account and get 30% of the total funds as commission.
There are practically no risks involved, it will be a bank-to-bank
transfer,and all I need from you is to stand claim as the original depositor
of these funds who made the deposit with my branch so that my head office
can order the transfer to your designated bank account.
If you accept to work with me I will appreciate it very much.
My private phone number is +233242855944 call me if you think we can work
together so that we can go over the details.
Thank you in advance and May God bless you and your family.
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