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You know how you sometimes lose all your money after giving your bank details to some stranger via email?

My family died...le sigh

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Email scam before email existed

Good day to you my good friend, How are you and your family, I hope everyone is doing well, my regards.... With due respect, trust and humility, I write to you irrespective of the fact you do not know me, but please do consider this letter as a request from a brother in dire need of assistance. I got your contact courtesy of an explore over the Internet when I am searching for a reliable and trustworthy individual or company that can assist me start a new life and invest on a lucrative business. I am Mr. Leonard Ken Auta Jnr. I live at number 38 Convent Garden King Street Shell Quarters 111 Delta State Nigeria one of the highest oil producing area. I am the only child of my Father. I never knew my mother, and have not seen her since I was born. My Father told me that She left him and relocate for her country USA for the past 22 years. My Father was a wealthy Oil Merchant before his relatives poisoned him to death, due to jealous and Greed. I am dispossessed from my rightful civil liberties.

Before his death, he told me that he deposited a box that contains (His personal documents, documents that has vital information of my mother, jewelries and sum of four million pounds Sterling) with a security finance company in London for safekeeping. He gave me the document, which he made with my name as the next of kin. He told me to relocate to US or any part of Europe or Asia from there, I would search for my mother after settling down. He advised that in no condition I would decide to reside here for the sake of my life. I am soliciting for your assistance in claiming and receiving this box that contains the fund on my behalf. I would be coming over to reside permanently, invest with you and start a good living without fear. I need your assistance to get back to good living because I have nothing left; the fund in question is the only hope I have. If you decide to help me out of this predicament, when I arrive to you, I would not fail to compensate you handsomely before anything.

Finally, I have been in contact with the security finance company in London to make some inquiries on how the transaction would be made. They told me that the box would be delivered to my chosen destination, and asked me to provide the full information of my beneficiary. Please, what you have to do is to reply with your Full name, telephone number where you can easily be reached and home Address. Please make no mistake about the information for the sake of misplacement. On receiving your response with the information needed, I will file in an application to the Security Finance Company in London regarding the claiming of the consignment in their vault. Please tell me more about your self, what you do for a living and more about your area where you live.

Bless you, Leonard Ken Auta Jnr.

Just because I'm azn, doesn't mean my name is Kim

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2006 19:44:28 -0700 From: Abii Debe <[email protected]> Subject: Dear Kim, (Urgent Reply Needed) Thanks

Dear Kim,

I am Mr. Abii Debe, staff of Citco Trust & Finance House Accra Ghana, I am the Credit management and recovery manager with the Company office in Ghana before I was transferred to our head office here in Lagos Nigeria, Late Engineer Wilson Kim was my personal Client before he died in an accident, he was a contractor with Shell Development Company and he is from your Country.

On the 21st of April 2002, Engr. Wilson, his wife and their two children were involved in a car accident along Platue express road and all occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives. Before the time of his death, he had a deposit of $14.5Million which he declared as family treasure in the Finance House Accra office where I was working then, which is only I and his lawyer knows the true content, Unfortunately, till this moment no person has come as his relation for his chattels with us. I humbly request your attention to this matter so that I can present you as his next of kin and beneficiary to his chattels. It is not a very difficult thing to do and it will not take time.

All I will need is to put your name and particulars as his next of kin to in our computer database and we file in an application for the release of the fund. It does not necessarily mean that you must be in Ghana to conclude the deal; we may request that the money be sent to Europe for your collection. Please contact me as quickly as possible through this email address ([email protected]) treat this matter as very important and confidential. When I hear from you, we shall discuss the terms of sharing of the money after the claim. Contact me now so that I can delegate the Attorney who is also going to be part of the deal.

I await your urgent response.

Best regards,

Mr Abii Debe

You Win the Prize

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