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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REVD.FR THOMAS DOUGLAS <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 01, 2006
Subject: YOUR AWAITING PAYMENT
OFFICE OF REVD.FR THOMAS DOUGLAS
DIRECTOR SPECIAL DUTIES, UNITED NATIONS ORGANISATION
IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
WORLD BANK FACT-FINDING & SPECIAL DUTIES OFFICE
TEL: +221 4183317
I am Revd. Fr. Thomas Douglas, a senior staff with the World Bank fact
finding & special duties office. I am writing you this letter based
on the fact that cool penny is better than millions of dollars means it's
better for one to live and die poor honest man than a rich dishonest one.
I and the Chief security officer (CSO) of this organisation have arranged
with an officer in the computer section the person of Engineer Peter Cliff
to bring out part of your total pending payment with reference number
(LM-05-371) amounting to US$10 million. Why we did this is because according
to information gathered from the bank's security computer, you have been
waiting for a long time to receive this payment without success. As I
found out that you have almost met all the statutory requirements in respect
of your pending payment. The problems you are having is that of interest
groups. A lot of people are interested in your payment and those people
are merely doing paper works with you and that explains why you receive
different kinds of untrue fax and phone messages from different people
everyday. Also we found out that some of the officials of the parastatals
have been extorting a lot of money from you with the pretext of helping
you receive your !
money. I can assure you this will keep happening if you do not do
away with those officers. For security reasons you do not have to tell
anybody that your have your payment on the way until the payment gets
The said payment is been arranged in a security-proof box weighing 75kg.
In order to get this box shipped to you I and the (CSO) Yesterday went
to this four courier companies Dhl, Ems, FedEx and Ups to make arrangements
on how to get the box shipped to you by courier, but to no avail the above
courier companies all made us to understand that they will have to open
the box for inspection by the customs before shipment. This is something
we want to avoid because this box is been padded with synthetic nylon
and to open it you will have to cut the pad before you will meet the button
that you will press to open the dial code-lock. There is no way you can
open the box and be able to close it again because it was padded with
machine. We told the courier services that the box contained film materials
and when open will spoil the materials. <N: B> we did not declare
money because courier does not carry money.
Today a friend of mine who is a diplomat disclosed to me that there is
a security courier service company that is specialised in sending diplomatic
materials and information from one country to another, which also has
diplomatic immunity and consignment such as this cannot be checked by
any customs anywhere in the world. I have therefore met the official of
the security courier service and concluded shipping arrangement with them,
which they will commence as soon as I have your go ahead order. The diplomat
who will be bring in this consignment to you is an expert and has been
in this line of work for many years now so we have Notting to worry about.
After all arrangements we have concluded that you must donate Five Hundred
Thousand United States dollars (US$500,000.00) to any charity organisation
I designate as soon as you receive your money. To this effect, you will
send to us a promissory note for the donation along with your address
where you will li!
ke the box to be delivered to by the courier. Please maintain topmost
secrecy as it may cause a lot of problems if found out that we are using
this way to help you. You are advised not to inform anyone about this
until you received your money. Am helping you on this because something
in me is tells me that you are an honest person. When you conclude this
and you send our promise, we will help to ship the final part of your
money to you.
May God be with you as i wait for your response Feel free to call me if
you will like us to discuses more on this TEL: +221 4183317.
Revd. Fr. Thomas Douglas
Director, Special Duties. UNO/WBF
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