Scam Type: 419 Scam
Fake Names: Frank Chidi Bonfil, Barrister Williams
Offer Type: Money transfer of inheritance funds using fake checks
Transfer Amount: $2million
Storyline: Another stupid story about contract payment and inheritance fund.
Scammer Location: Africa… omg, of all places…
Scammer Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Scammer Phone: 234-(1)-768-2438
NOooooooOOOOOoooooOOOOoooo This is a SCAM!!! THERE ARE NO REAL CHECKS, NO INHERITANCE FUNDS, NO US$2,000,000 WAITING FOR YOU!!! ALL THE NAMES, STORY, AND MONEY IN THIS BS MAIL IS A SCAM. DO NOT… I SAY AGAIN… DOOOO NOOOOT REPLY TO THIS FXXXING EMAIL AND NEVER BELIEVE IN SUCH STORIES… NEVER NEVER NEVER…. I REPEAT AGAIN, THIS IS A SCAM SCAM SCAM SCAM SCAM… GET IT?????? STOP ASKING IF THIS IS SCAM!!!
AND TODAY IS YOUR BAD DAY AND YOU FEEL LIKE DOING SOMETHING NASTY TO SOME BASTARD, SUBMIT THE EMAIL ADDRESS OF THE SCAMMERS BELOW AND SUBMIT TO THE SPAM DATABASE, SELL THEM FOR A PROFIT AND GET YOURSELF SOME REAL MONEY… MuHAHahahahahah
Damn, I miss those ALL CAPS email from scammers.
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From: “Frank Chidi”<email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 17:57:14 +0100
Subject: Contact Me ASAP For Your Check.
Good day to you, my name is Frank Chidi Bonfil from African Development Bank, I am contacting you in respect of an open cashiers cheque of 2 Million US, left for you in our custody by a client of ours(Barrister Williams) whom we recently completed the transfer of an inheritance fund Overseas, he thus left an instruction that you would be contacting us for the collect of your cheque, but till now we have not hear from you, hence we decided to contact you via email which was the only contact information available to us. Please respond immediately to confirm, also call me for detail explanations .
He wanted me to extend his gratitude over your passed efforts, he said that you should accept the cheque; it is in compensation to your monetary assistance, also he wants you to know that he has relocated to South Korea for investment and he would be out communication for a while.
Your Prompt Response would be appreciated.