A scammer is faking the identity of a Fund Manager known as Tim McCarron in an email scam.
We are not too interested in the nature of the scam which seemed to
lead to 419 or more identity theft. But we think someone should inform
Tim about this. (He might already know this?)
From: Tim [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Subject: Re; Partnership Request.
From; Tim McCarron.
I feel obliged writing this mail to you. Do accept my apology if this mail
does not suit your personal or business ethics considering the fact that
there wasn’t an earlier information regarding my mail. I’m establishing
direct communication with you soliciting for your assistance and
co-operation in a business transaction involving GBP 60 M (£60,000,000.00)
hoping that you will contact me at your earliest convenience so that we can
do this together to a common end.
I’m a Fund Manager with Fidelity International, The World Largest Funds
Management Company with over $1.2Trillion Capital Investment Funds. As a
Fund Manager, I handle Investor’s Direct Capital Funds and extract 1.2%
Excess Maximum Return Capital Profit (EMRCP) per annum on each of the
Investor’s Magellan Capital Funds. You can view my profile (more
information) with the below web links;
Having established this communication, If you can be trusted, you would then
stand in as an Investor to receive the funds as Annual Investment Proceeds
from Fidelity Magellan Capital Funds. I have determined to work this deal
with you if you can do the business. If you are interested, please let me
know for discussion of this deal in further details. I am counting on your
sense of confidentiality, as it is my desire that you keep this business to
yourself. Thanks for your understanding co-operation. At the moment, I’m
compelled not to issue more details about this business until your positive
response is received. Please take a moment of your time schedule to read
this and send your response. Stay well and keep me posted.
Thank you for your time and attention.