Scam Type: 419 Scam
Fake Names: Mrs. Susan Benson, Rev. Adrienne Fernande
Offer Type: Money Transfer (Donations/Grants)
Transfer Amount: US$850k
Storyline: OMG! you have been “picked” to receive a Cash Grant-Donation for your own personal, educational and business development.
Scammer Location: Fr..Frrrr… France???
Scammer Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Scammer Phone: None
Are you one of those “lucky” guy who also received this email? What would you do?
(1) I am going to contact this guy because I believe its real!
(2) I am here to find out more… why the hell are you asking me?
(3) WTF! You think I am an idiot? <Delete Email>
(4) Nice story, I think I will use this in my next scam… muhahahaha
If your answer is (1): You are just another victim… welcome to the family…
If your answer is (2): So you managed to find out site eh? btw, this is a scam.
If your answer is (3): WTF are you doing here???
If your answer is (4): Oh, you are another one of those big fucking scammer… go get a life.
—– Original Message —–
From: DWIGHT CHRISTIEY
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 6:09 AM
CEF (www.cef.fr) would like to notify you
that you have been chosen by the board
of trustees as one of the final recipients of a
cash Grant-Donation for your own personal,
educational, and business development.
CEF, established 1977 by the Multi-Million
groups and now supported by the Economic
Community for West African States (ECOWAS),
United Nations Organization (UNO) and the
European Union (EU) was conceived with the
objective of human growth, educational,
and community development.
In conjunction with the ECOWAS, UNO and the
EU, We are giving out a yearly donation of
US$850,000.00 each to 100 lucky recipients.
These specific Donations/Grants will be awarded
to 100 lucky international recipients worldwide,
in different categories.
Based on the random selection exercise of internet
websites and millions of supermarket cash invoices
worldwide, you were selected amongst the lucky
recipients to receive the award sum of US$850,000.00
as charity donations/aid. (Note that all beneficiaries
email addresses were selected randomly from over
100,000 internet websites or a shop’s cash invoice
around your area in which you might have
purchased something from).
You are required to contact the
Executive Secretary below, for qualification documentation
and processing of your claims. Please endeavor to
quote your Qualification numbers (CEF-080-2998-2996)
in all discussions.
Executive Secretary: Rev. Adrienne Fernande
Mrs. Susan Benson