This is a perfect example of a classic 419 scam. You get a proposition from a distinguised banker. It’s a proposition you shouldn’t rightfully get and it involves a lot of money. You don’t have any relatives who have died in any car accidents in Birmingham, but the seed of a thought awakens in your […]
Bank scams almost always involves phishing, but there are some cases where the scammers actually get their victims to open an account in their (off-shore) bank, and transfer all funds to the new account...
There are lots of instances of the below mail on the web, and I’m afraid that there is also a real Grace Beatrice Minor, the name that these scammers use in the below scam mail. Actually, there is no chance at all that the below mail is sent by the Grace Beatrice Minor who is […]
This e-mail from the alias of Abdul Isa, from the African Development Bank in Burkina Faso must be one of the longest bankscam e-mails I have ever received. It has all the markings of a scam, with the bait, the re-assurments, and the wow of silence. The first rule of a bank scam is ”don’t […]
I just love it when I get shady 419 propositions from new markets, such as Hong Kong. This one, which is a combined bank scam and 419 scam, just arrived in my mail, and it seems to be from some Johnny-come-lately beginners at iscamming. They don’t even mention how many million dollars they want my help in moving…
This is a beauty. If you never, ever saw a 419 scam mail, read this one. Sent from somebody calling himself Chan Lee, from an Italian Yahoo account, and with a reply address to a Yahoo account from Singapore. A letter sent to an e-mail address that I only use on my drink recipe site, […]
I think this is the first time I receive a 419 type of scam mail from Hong Kong. It is of the no next of kin type. A large sum of money has been left with no heirs, and the scammer wants to ”save” the money from supposedly corrupt and greedy government officials. The recepient […]