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: Sam Benson <mailto:email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2006
My name is Mr. Sam Benson , I am 22 years old single . I lost my parents and my only brother of 19 years to the war in my country. I am lucky that I was taken to this country Cote d'Ivoire by some good sameritans who have families here in Ivory coast.
I am staying in a missionary camp for people displaced by the crisis in my country and those from this country's crisis. I would like to appeal to you confidentialy to assist me concerning my late father's deposit in a (security firm) Financial Institution here in Abidjan of ($8 million USD) I want to move out of here because the crisis that started here for years now is still on, and there is no sign that it will be well with the country. Also the condition in this camp is not condusive for me that had life very easy before.
Can I trust you to help me retrieve the treasure from the (security firm) Financial Institution as my (foriegn partner) foreign business associate and also provide a place for me to stay in your country? Can I also trust you to safe keep this fund and also help me invest this fund in a profitable business in your country when this money get to you?
If you are willing to help me please indicate in your next mail.
I will discuss with you some details, Let me know also from you what will you deduct
from the total money after you help me clear the treasure from the (security firm) Financial Institution
Do please furnish me with the information below for easy processing of the transfer;
Your contact Telephone number..........
Awaiting your urgent response.
God bless you.
Mr. Sam Benson.
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