Tuesday, May 31, 2011

419 Mail via regular postal service

Do you think not using e-mail protects you from being the target of a 419 scam?

Think again
- this kind of criminal activity existed well before the Internet did, and email just happens to be a lot cheaper than buying stamps.
The old-school way of advance fee fraud is still alive and well, as you can see from this story in Naked Security:

Sunday, May 29, 2011


Date: Sat, 28 May 2011 11:22:22 +0200
From: Mr. Ousman Dabi <>

Good Day.
My dear,

How are you together with your family members? I think all is well. Despite the fact that I did not know you in person or have i seen you before but due to the reliable revelation, I decided to share this lucrative opportunity with you, I have no other choice, so kindly consider this message as vital, believing that sooner or later we will be multi millonaires,

First and formost, I have to introduce myself to you. I am Mr. Ousman Dabi, THE FOREIGN OPERATIONS MANAGER OF OUR BANK here in my country, BURKINA FASO WEST AFRICA. I am married with two children.

I want you to assist me in other to transfer the sum of ( $25.5,000,000.00 ) into your reliable account as the Next of Kin to our Foreign Business partner , the original owner of the fund. He was a foreigner and a multi company holder who died in a plane crash with his family years ago, he deposited the fund in our bank for his business expansion in Africa unfortunately he met this sudden and untimely death and the worst thing that happened was the wife who suppose to be the successor of the account died alongside with him.

Since the deceased left no body behind to claim the fund, as a foreigner, you are in better position for that, and no body will come for the claim after you have applied.If you are ready to assist me, set up a new bank account or forward to me any one avialable so that the process will commence.

I will guide you on how you should apply for the claim so that everything will be smooth and correct. After the transfer, i will resign and come over to your country for the sharing of the fund 50/50 base on the fact that it is two man business.

Finally, note that you are not taking any risk because there will be a legal back up as we commence.

Further information will be given to you as soon as I receive your reply to my private


Fill this information
1) YOUR FULL NAME.......................... ......
2) YOUR AGE......
3) YOUR SEX........................... .
3) YOUR CONTACT ADDRESS.................
4) YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER..............
5) YOUR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN..................
7) Your Occupation:-...............................
8) Your Religion:-....................................
9) Your International Passport.............

Trusting to hear from you immediately.
Thanks & Best Regards,
Mr. Ousman Dabi,

Fwd: Your E-mail ID

Subject: Your E-mail ID
Date: Sat, 28 May 2011 8:40:09 -0500
From: Royal Dutch Award <>

Attn Winner: 1, 200.000.00 Pounds has been awarded to you in the Royal Dutch Shell Award Online Uk.acknowledge the receipt of this mail to Dan Davis With the below information. Name...Address..Phone...Sex...Occupation....Age...Country Of Origin....
Sent your information to email below

Officer Name:Dan Davis

Wednesday, May 18, 2011


Date: Wed, 04 May 2011 13:56:40 +0800
From: Mr.Ibrahim Mustafa <>
To: <>



My name is Ibrahim Mustafa,a legal practitioner with Abdul .R. Saad & Associates in Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia.I found your contact/profile somewhere over the internet and it gave me the greatest joy,that you are the one I have been looking for.Whom I strongly believe could execute this transaction with me.And being more positive that with your capability,that this transaction of transferring (US$19,750,000.00) Nineteen Million Seven Hundred & Fifty Thousand United States Dollars will be successfully accomplished.

My purpose of contacting you is for you to help secure the funds left behind by my late client,to avoid it being confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Bank.Where this fund valued (US$19,750,000.00) Nineteen Million Seven Hundred & Fifty Thousand United States Dollars deposited by my client before his death.

This Bank has issued me a notice to contact the next of kin or the account will be declared unserviceable and the fund diverted to the Bank treasury,So far all my efforts to get a hold of someone related to this man has proved abortive.Hence,I have contacted you.I am actually asking for your consent to present you to the Bank as the Next of Kin/beneficiary of my late client's fund,since you have the same last name,so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to your account,then we can share the fund on a mutually agreed,based on percentage.

All the legal documentations to back up your claim as my client's Next of Kin shall be provided by me.All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us achieve this transaction.The intended transaction will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any infraction of the law.However,if this business proposition offends your moral ethics,do accept my sincere apology.If on the contrary you wish to achieve this goal with me,then kindly get back at me with your interest immediately for further details.

Kindest Regards,
Mr.Ibrahim Mustafa

Forward Your Details to (

Subject: Forward Your Details to (
Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 18:52:07 -0400
From: <>

Forward Your Details to (
Dear Western Union Customer,
You have been awarded with the sum of $50,000 USD by our office, as one of our customers who use Western Union in their daily business transaction. This award was been selected through the internet, where your e-mail address was indicated and notified. Please provide Mr.Steven Page with the following details listed below so that your fund will be remited to you through Western Union.
1. Name:______
2. Address________
3. Country:_______
4. Phone Number____
5. Occupation:________
6. Sex:_________________
7. Age___________________
Mr.Steven Page
As soon as these details are received and verified, your fund will be transferred to you. Thank you, for using western union.
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Forward Your Details to (


Subject: GREETINGS!!!
Date: Sat, 14 May 2011 21:17:27 +0100
From: chis mark construction ltd<>
Reply-To: <>


I am happy to inform you about my success in getting those funds transferred under the co-operation of a new partner from India.

Presently I am in India for the new investment projects with my own share of the total sum. meanwhile,I didn't forget your past efforts and attempts to assist me in transferring those funds despite that it failed.

Now contact my secretary in Ivory Coast for your own share of the compensation , his name is Mr.Angelo Kwame, E-mail ( Phone: +22966381929 Ask him to send you the cheque to the total sum of USD $ 250,000.00 which I kept for your compensation for all the past efforts and attempts you made to assist me.

I appreciate all your efforts at that time. Please feel free and get in touch with my secretary Mr.Angelo Kwame and instruct him where to send the cheque to you as you are aware of the war in Ivory Coast as he is planing to fly out of the country.

With best regards.
Engr Chris mark.
chis mark construction ltd



Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 16:06:56 -0700
From: Mr. Williams Richard <>
Reply-To: <>
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From: Mr.Richard Williams,
Phone:+ 234-8123-7023-13,
This is to bring to your notice that I am delegated from the United Nations to Union Bank Of Nigeria to pay 100 Nigerian scam victims $5Million USD each, you are listed and approved for this payment as one of the scammed victims, get back to me as soon as possible with a scanned copy of your international passports or drivers license for identifications and for the immediate payment of your $5Million compensation funds.
On this faithful recommendations, I want you to know that during the last United Nations meetings held recently at Abuja Nigeria, it was alarmed so much by the rest of the world in the meetings on the lose of funds by various foreigners to the scams artists operating in syndicates all over the world today, in other to retain the good image of the country, the president of the country is now paying 100 victims of this operators $5Million USD each, Due to the corrupt and inefficient banking systems in Nigeria, the payments are to be paid by Union Bank Of Nigeria as corresponding paying bank under funding assistance by the Central Bank of Nigeria(C.B.N.).
According to the number of applicants at hand, 84 beneficiaries has been paid, half of the victims are from the United States, we still have more 16 left to be paid the compensations of $5Million each. Your particulars was mentioned by one of the syndicates who was arrested in Lagos Nigeria/London as one of their victims of the operations,you are hereby warned not to communicate or duplicate this message to any body for any reason what so ever,the US secret service is already on trace of the criminals.
For more vital information please call my direct number:+ 234-8123-7023-13,, You can receive your compensations payments via any of the both options you choose, Account To Account Fast Wire Transfer or Atm Card Payment Mode,I shall feed you with further modalities as soon as I hear from you,send a copy of your response to my private email: and call me immediately you receive this urgent message.
Yours faithfully,
Mr.Richard Williams,
Phone:+ 234-8123-7023-13,,
Director Union Bank Compensation Payment Department.
N/B: Please call me for your response.

Re: Pls let this not sound strange to you..

My Dear  Friend,
Greetings in the name of God,Pls let this not sound strange to you for my only surviving lawyer who would have done this died early this year.i prayed and got your email id from your country guest book. I am Mrs. ROSE ADAMS from London,I am 58 years old,i am suffering from a long time cancer of the lungs which also affected my brain,from all indication my conditions is really deteriorating and it is quite obvious that, according to my doctors they have advised me that i may not live for the next two months,this is because the cancer stage has gotten to a very bad stage.
I was brought up from a motherless babies home was married to my late husband for twenty years without a child,my husband died in a fatal motor accident Before his death we were true  believers.Since his death I decided not to re-marry,I sold all my inherited belongings and deposited all the sum of USD5Million Dollars with a Alliance & Leicester Commercial Bank in London. Presently, this money is still with them and the management just wrote me as the true owner to come forward to receive the money for keeping it so long or rather issue a letter of authorization to somebody to receive it on my behalf since I can not come over because of my illness or they get it confiscated.
Presently, I'm with my laptop in a hospital here in Switzerland where I have been undergoing treatment for cancer of the lungs. my doctors have told me that I have only a few months to live.It is my last wish to see that this money is invested to any organization of your choice and distributed each year among the charity organization,the poor and the motherless babies home.
I want you as God fearing person, to also use this money to fund church,mosque, orphanages and widows,I took this decision, before i rest in peace because my time will so on be up. As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact of the Standard Finance Security Company.I will also issue you a letter of authority that will prove you as the new beneficiary of my fund. Please assure me that you will act accordingly as I stated herein.
Hoping to hear from you soon.
Waiting for your reply.OR REPLY TO:

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Pls let this not sound strange to you..
Date: Tue, 17 May 2011 06:03:17 -0400
Reply-To: <>

  I want you as God fearing person, Please kindly check the ATTACHED file.  


Date: Tue, 17 May 2011 09:18:14 -0500
To: undisclosed-recipients:;


Good Day,

I am directed to inform you that your payment verification and confirmations are correct, therefore we are happy to inform you that arrangements have been concluded to effect your payment as soon as possible Due to your long over-due payment which you have been finding it difficult to receive via a Certified Bank Draft issued by the UN Promo, we have arranged your payment through HSBC Bank ATM Card Payment Center, this is an instruction passed by the United Nations in respect to all over delayed payment and debt re-scheduling.

We will send you an International Swift ATM Card that has been approved in your favor with Card Number: 5301236451206002, with valued sum of $315,810.00 USD (Three Hundred and Fifteen Thousand, Eight Hundred and Ten USD Only), which you are to use in accessing your fund in any ATM Stand/location worldwide and remember that the maximum withdrawal daily limit is Five Thousand United States Dollars (US$5,000.00).We have concluded delivery arrangement with the ups courier services.Please note that the UPS courier company is fully insured by Nicon Insurance Corporation.

Kindly provide the details below for delivery.
1. Valid Delivery Address.
2. Full Names.
3. Phone Number.
4. Other Email.
5. Occupation.

Please do confirm that you will take responsibility for the cost of delivery ($135), so that i will know how to proceed with you. Please be informed that the delivery will be made to your address in 48 hours (2 days) after our confirmation of this payment for delivery, as you know that the delivery fee receipt will be also attached on your payment delivery documents to avoid your package being delayed by customs.

Treat urgently and note that your ATM Card is ready and available for dispatch to you and contact us via

CALL ME FOR YOUR ATM CARD (+2348055435348)

Dr.Fredrick O'Brien

Sunday, May 15, 2011


Date: Sun, 15 May 2011 19:28:20 -0400
From: Ruben Perez <>
Reply-To: <>
To: Undisclosed recipients:;

SunRou Trade Co., Ltd United Kingdom: WR12 7AJ Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom   China Address: 112-119 Zhengzhou Ke Ji Building, 43 Tong Bai Road, Zhengzhou,Henan, China   Attention:  We are into Manufacturing of Fabrics, Textiles and Furniture Wares with numerous customers home and abroad. We produce various clothing materials, batiks, assorted fabrics and traditional costume.   We need a honest representative from your country who will be in charge of all our payments from our clients/customers, because most of our customers pay us through Certified checks which are not negotiable here in China. This brought to our quest to employ a credible and trustworthy person as our representative to handle our payments. We have lots of payments made from our clients sitting in our accounting department in china. In order to maintain our long lasted relationship with our customers we have employed some workers in the past but they are not enough since we are growing rapidly. This would not affect your present job, but will serve as another stream of income to your good self.   As our Representative in your country, your tasks are;   1. Receive payment from Customers   2. Cash it at any cashing point or at your banks and you will deduct 10% which will be your percentage/pay on each Payment processed.  3. Forward the balance after deduction of (percentage/pay) to any of our offices you will be contacted to send payment to. (Payment is to be forwarded by Western Union Money Transfer/Money Gram).   Note: As a representative of our company; you will be entitled to 10% of any amount you receive from customers on behalf of the company as payments for outstanding debts or goods that they want to buy.   This work takes only 3-7 hours per week. You'll have a lot of free time doing another work, but this opportunity is very challenging and you should understand it. We are looking for a worker who is satisfied with our requirements and will be an earnest assistant. We are glad to offer this job position to you. We request you to send your information listed below ASAP, so we can forward it to our clients.  Required Information:  FULL NAMES, STREET ADDRESSES NO: CITY: ZIP CODE: COUNTRY: CELLPHONE NUMBER: HOME PHONE: AGE: OCCUPATION:   Regards,   H.R.M. Mr. Ruben Perez Email: 

Saturday, May 14, 2011


Our Ref: CBN/IRD/CBX/021/11
of $USD10.5 million.

Dear Good Friend,

I know that you might be surprise on this mail, but I am telling you the truth. I know that it is against my official duty to release confidential issue like this to an outsider. There is nothing I can do to help you beside this, I am taking this bold step because of my belief as a Christian. What I want to tell you is about your contract payment with the Federal Government of Nigeria, there are a lot forces working against you right from the last CBN Governor Prof Charles Soludo and the current Governor Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and other commercial banks officials, they have been frustrating you by demanding upfront payment from you constantly, If I tell you that they are using all these money you sent to them to work against you, you might not believe it. But it is reality.

There is a way I can assist you get your fund without any delay to get your fund, it is risk but one have to take it, I have assisted one woman from Mexico with it, it worked out though her fund was US$10,500,000.00 (Ten Million Five hundred Thousand United States Dollars). I will direct you where to open an online account in Nigeria or you can open in another bank account any where, if you can open it in another place, we can still work with it, but what you have to bear in mind is that you have to re transfer the fund to another account immediately you confirmed it in your account, I know why I want it this way.If you want me to go ahead, let me know as soon as you get this mail, if I make the transfer on this week,you have re transferred the fund into another account.

Get back to me as soon as you get this fax, via email: so that I will be in better position to know what to do.
Reconfirms as Follows,

Your Full Name:____________________________________
Your Address:______________________________________
Your Direct Phone Number__________________________
Your Date of Birth _______________________________
Your Occupation__________________________________
Your Sex: ________________________________________

Sincerely yours,

Mrs Joy Brown
Email Address:
Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 04:23:10 +0100
From: Mrs Joy Brown<>
Reply-To: <>

Thursday, May 12, 2011

From Lisa Breckman

Date: Thu, 12 May 2011 11:51:54 +0200 (SAST)
From: Lisa Breckman <>

  Attention: Director/CEO,  I am Engr.Mrs Lisa Breckman,  a consultant project manager of, South Africa Department of Minerals and Energy. I am making this contact with you based on the Committee need for an individual/company who is willing to assist us with a solution to a money transfer.  This amount $28.5m represents the balance of the total contract Value Executed on behalf of Department by a foreign contracting firm, which we the officials over-invoiced deliberately, of which the actual sum has been paid.  Should you be willing to assist us in the transaction your share of the sum will be 30% of the $28.5 million, 70% for us.  To enable us commence, I will need your personal telephone/fax number.  Thank you, whilst waiting your immediate response. : Tel:+27 739726059  Regards,  Mrs Lisa Breckman