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By:coolbuster via zimbio.com

Email Scam - Here's how to get rid of it

This is the post about email scam,it popularly known as "419 email fraud" is all over the place ,i mean via internet. You might have received one on you inbox.

Would you fall prey to the scammer trap who are falsely using names of prominent personalities and organizations to victimize you? Of course your reply will be a very loud "No Way!". And then follows a philosophical thinking "I don't have that much money anyway, they can't take anything from me".RIGHT?

I remembered a former co-worker who gets excited while opening his email for a reason: someone from far far away offered a huge amount of money to him. The scammer proposed that he (my co-worker) will just pose as a relative of a millionaire who died in a plane crash and that an email reply together with the form bearing personal and bank account information will commence the fund transfer.

My colleague was made to believe he gets a 60/40 deal. Sixty percent of the hot pie goes to him and forty to the scammer as commission. It was a very tempting offer indeed, yet too good to be true. It started four years ago. Until now, no money is deposited in my colleague's bank account except his own. The excitement eventually subsided.

The 419 email scam has been going on around for years. In fact, I have received similar emails like the one below:

    PARTNERSHIP INVITATION
    From: Dr. Welly Lmis (xxx@XXXXmail.com)

    Dear Friend,

    This message might meet you in utmost surprise, Meanwhile, i have sent you this mail before but did not see your responds i believe you did not recieve it so i have to resend it again. However, it's just my urgent need for a foreign partner that made me to contact you for this transaction.I am a banker by profession from Burkina faso in west Africa and currently holding the post of Director Auditing and Accounting unit of the bank.I have the opportunity of transfering the left over funds ($11.5million) of one of my bank clients who died along with his entire family on 31july 2000 in a plane crash.You can confirm the genuiness of the deceased death by clicking on this web site http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/world/europe/xxxxx.html

    Hence,i am inviting you for a business deal where this money can be shared between us in the ratio of 60/40 If you agree to my business proposal, further details of the transfer will be forwarded to you as soon as i recieve your return mail. have a great day.

    Dr. Welly Lmis (xxxx@XXXmail.com)


This one followed:

    Anti-Terrorist And Monetary Crimes Division
    FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
    Federal Bureau Of Investigation
    J.Edgar Hoover Building
    935 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw Washington, D.C. 20535-0001
    www.fbi.gov

    Attention: ,

    This is an official advice from the FBI Foreign Remittance Telegraphic Dept, It Has Come To Our Notice That The HSBC BANK IN LONDON District Has Released 22.7 MILLION POUNDS ONLY Into Bank Of America In Your Name As The Beneficiary, By Inheritance Means.

    The HSBC BANK IN LONDON Knowing Fully Well That They Do Not Have Enough Facilities To Effect This Payment From The United Kingdom To Your Account, Used What We Know As A Secret Diplomatic Transit Payment S.T.D.P To Pay This Fund Through Wire Transfer, They Used This Means To Complete The Payment.

    These letter serves as notification of the present transaction confirmed in your name, on our research and investigations as a mode of operation with the FBI Banking Commission, we investigated a fresh transfer what of million dollars as mentioned above in your name. The funds are undergoing proper verifications to proof the legitimacy of the transaction, you are to provide all the legal documents to back up the transaction and clear all requirements on your behalf.

    They Are Still, Waiting For Confirmation From You On The Already Transferred Funds Which Was Made In Direct Transfer So That They Can Do Final Crediting To Your Account. Secret Diplomatic Payments Are Not Made Unless The Funds Are Related To Terrorist Activities Why Must Your Payment Be Made In Secret Transfer, If Your Transaction Is Legitimate, If You Are Not A Terrorist, Then Why Did You Not Receive The Money Directly Into Your Account, This Is A Pure Coded ,Means Of Payment?

    Records Which We Have Had With This Method Of Payment In The Past Has Always Been Related To Terrorist Acts, We Do Not Want You To Get Into Trouble As Soon As These Funds Reflect In Your Account In The U.S.A, So It Is Our Duty As A Word Wide Commission To Correct This Little Problem Before This Fund Will Be Credited Into Your Personal Account. The funds are presently on hold for further proof of the legal documents before releasing directly to you.

    Due To The Increased Difficulty And Unnecessary Scrutiny By The American Authorities When Funds Come From Outside Of America, precisely Africa, The FBI Bank Commission For Europe Has Stopped The Transfer On Its Way To Deliver Payment Of 22.7 MILLION POUNDS ONLYTo Debit Your Reserve Account And Pay You Through A Secured Diplomatic Transit Account (S.D.T.A). We Govern And Oversees Funds Transfer For The World Bank And The Rest Of The World.

    We Advice You Contact Us Immediately, As The Funds Have Been Stopped And Are Being Held In Our Custody ,Until You Can Be Able To Provide Us With A Diplomatic Immunity Seal Of Transfer(Dist) Within 3 Days From The World Local Bank That Authorize The Transfer From Where The Funds Was Transferred From To Certify That The Funds That You Are About To Receive From LONDON Are Antiterrorist/Drug Free Or We Shall Have Cause To Cross And Impound The Payment, We Shall Release The Funds Immediately We Receive This Legal Documents.

    We have decided to contact you directly to acquire the proper verifications and proof from you to show that you are the rightful person to receive this fund, because of the amount involve, we want to make sure is a clean and legal money you are about to receive. Be informed that the fund are now in United State in your name , but right now we have ask the bank not to release the fund to anybody that comes to them , unless we ask them to do so, because we have to carry out our investigations first before releasing the fund to you. Note that the fund is in the BANK OF AMERICA right now, but we have ask them not to credit the fund to you yet, because we need a solid proof and verifications from you before releasing the funds.

    So to this regards you are to re-assure and proof to us that what you are about to receive is a clean money by sending to us FBI Identification Record and also Diplomatic Immunity Seal Of Transfer(DIST) to satisfy to us that the money your about to receive is legitimate and real money. You are to forward the documents to us immediately if you have it in your possession, if you don't have it let us know so that we will direct and inform you where to obtain the document and send to us so that we will ask the bank holding the funds the Bank Of America to go ahead Crediting your account immediately.

    This Documents are to be issued to you from the World Local Bank that Authorized the transfer, so get back to us immediately if you don't have the document so that we will inform you the particular place to obtain the document in United Kingdom U.K, because we have come to realize that the fund was Authorized by H.S.B.C Bank in London.

    THESE CONDITION IS VALID UNTIL 20TH OF AUGUST 2008 AFTER WE SHALL TAKE ACTIONS ON CANCELING THE PAYMENT AND THEN CHARGE YOU FOR ILLEGALLY MOVING FUNDS OUT OF LONDON.
    GUARANTEE: FUNDS WILL BE RELEASED ON CONFIRMATION OF THE DOCUMENT.
    Final Instruction:
    ----
    60-Credit Payment Instruction: Irrevocable Credit Guarantee
    61-Beneficiary Has Full Power When Validation Is Cleared
    62-Beneficiaries Bank in U.S.A., Can Only Release Funds
    62-Upon Confirmation From The World Bank/United Nations.
    64-Bearers Must Clear Bank Protocol and Validation Request

Crime and fraud

Remember no matter who can't ask that kind of question without meeting face to face.The tray scammer used is that anyone of these individuals ask to verify names and Social Security numbers then ask for credit card numbers. If the request is refused, citizens are then threatened with fines illegally.

   The fact is the judicial system does not contact people telephonically and ask for personal information such as your Social Security number, date of birth or credit card numbers. If you receive one of these phone calls, do not provide any personal or confidential information to these individuals. This is an attempt to steal or to use your identity by obtaining your name, Social Security number and potentially to apply for credit or credit cards or other loans in your name. It is an attempt to defraud you. Crime and fraud is real, so be careful.

Beware of internet fraud,with the convenient of internet it's the worldwide market for the scammer .

Back to those emails... Oh I am so sorry "I accidentally deleted it". in the trash.

Has anyone associated to the email scam got caught. Or let me reword that. Has anyone attempted to counter attack the scammers? Yes, and the author was so successful the garbage emails never filled his inbox again.


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