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: "princess queen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, August 28, 2006
> My name is princess queen,first daughter of my Father His Royal Majesty
> William, the traditional ruler of Bonny province in the Oil rich area of
> Rivers state. I am making this contact to you in respect of
> US$5,500,000.00 only, which we inherited from my late father.
> My community produce 5.8% of the total annual Oil production in nigeria
> and 0.5% of the Dollar value of each barrel is paid to my father as
> royalty by the Government to our community. In his position as the royal
> head and chairman of the Bonny Oil trust fund.
> Unfortunately my father died from protracted diabetes. Before his death,
> he had an oil deal with an American oil merchant (Chevron) and the
> documents of the above funds in question was kept which was used for
> depositing of the USD5, 500,000.00. Although the funds have left the
> shores of America to a European private financial company where the final
> crediting was carried out to my country before the death of my late
> Our problem actually started when my father's elder brother said that he
> will be the next traditional ruler of bonny instead of my younger brother
> as the heir apparent to the throne.
> He is the first son of my father but my father's elder brother has used
> his position and influence to convince some members of the council of
> elders that my biological mother was not properly married to my father
> because my mother is not living in the palace due to some problems within
> the family before the death of my father.
> This action by my uncle is just a bid to deny my brother;s right, which I
> challenged. In the process there was confusion that divided the community
> into two factions.
> This led to a revolution by the youths and women who are solidly behind
> me.Consequently, our international passport was seized and my family was
> kept on house arrest just to stop us from traveling outside the country.
> We need help. I need a foreigner who will stand as the next of kin in
> claiming these fund with the security company and help us to deposit it
> pending when we will be free to avoid my community knowing about this
> Please, help us to salvage the only hope of survival that we now have of
> which our uncle and the community do not know about this money.
> If you can help us, we shall discuse on your compensation for your
> Thanks while i wait for your reply.
> princess queen for the family.
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