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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Subject: URGENT REPLY NEEDED
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006
Mr. Vincent Chris.
ABSA BANK LTD.
Re to: firstname.lastname@example.org
+27 735 853 490
URGENT REPLY NEEDED
I am Mr. Vincent Chris. The Auditor General of Amalgameted bank of South Africa. (ABSA)
I have decided to contact you through this medium based on a business proposal which will be of mutual benefit to both of us. However, I got your contact from International business trade manual here in my South African Chamber Of Commerce (SACC), during my search for a foreign business partner whom I will transfer this fund in his/her personal or company’s account.
During the annual bank auditing, we discovered an abandoned sum of US$ 42,300 000:00 Forty two millions three hundred thousand US dollars only in an account that belong to one of our foreign customers Willie Jackson Sr. 61 years, of Scotch Plains, N.J. USA lost his life aboard Egypt Air Flight 990,which crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on October 31,1999. View this website: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/502503.stm. Since we got the information about his death, we have been expecting his next of kin to come over and claim his money, because we can not release it unless some body apply for it as next of kin or relation to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines.
Unfortunately, nobody has come forward to claim this money. It is based on this, that some officials in my department and I have decided to establish a cordial business relationship with you, hence my contacting You. If you indicate interest in this transaction I will let you know they steps to take for a smooth transaction for the approval of this fund from the Bank in your favour.
The mode of sharing after the transfer of the money into your nominated bank account will be as follows: 65% for me and my colleagues, 30% will be given to you for your assistance and 5% will be mapped out to offset expenses during the course of the transaction. in receipt of this mail, call me immediately via the above phone or email and kindly send me your private telephone and fax numbers for easy communication. Please treat this business proposal STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL.
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Hoping to hear from you soon.
Mr. Vincent Chris
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