Month: July 2012

No, you can’t trust me

Good Day,

I am sorry to disturb you. I am Magareth Weiss, a childless dying widow , suffering from cancer of the lungs. I have been told by my doctor that I have a very short period to live. At this moment, I need your assistance to help the needy in the society. Please do not overlook my email to you. I hope to hear from you soon.

Faithfully Yours,
Magareth Weiss.

How can you call me friend? You don’t even know me

Dear Friend,

My name is Mr. Jim Van, a Business Manager with Foreign Trade Bank(Cambodia office), am as well an account officer to a deceased customer of our bank, that shares the same name as yours, who died on a car accident with his wife and two children along Cambodian Vietnam on November 16th 2004. His account of US$19,500,000.00 million with us has been unclaimed due to unavailability of next of kin/relatives to claim his estate. In accordance with the escheat laws in Cambodia as a kingdom, the Board of Directors of the bank met forth night ago and resolved to turn the estate of the deceased over to Government pause having waited for too long without the deceased relatives/next of kin surfacing property and if this is done, invariably, the funds will end up to become Government property and it is as a result of this that am moved to contact you considering the fact that you share almost the same name with the deceased. Hope the money will be intact pending until my physical arrival at your end for sharing?

In view of this, am seeking your cooperation and understanding to stand as the deceased next of kin to enable us claim the inheritance before the period given by the bank elapse. All I require is your honest co-operation and I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Please accept my apologies and keep my confidence. At the end of the transfer you shall have 40% of the total amount.

Considering the money involved, and due to the nature of this transaction, it is necessary for you to be sure of whom you are transacting with. I want to be sure that you are ready, to execute this transaction with me, What I expect from you is trust and commitment, I want this large sum of money transferred with your assistance and you should have nothing to worry about regarding legality at all because  what affects you Shall also affects me too, but I will appreciate you to follow my directives amicably as everything shall be done in accordance passing through all international banking laws, and as a banker I know that if we follow up this transaction diligently it would be completed within 14 working days.

Do not fail to get back to me as soon as you have receive this mail to enable us discuss further, with your telephone and fax numbers for easy communication and oral discussion.

I await your prompt reply on this.
Kind Regards
Mr. Jim Van

Another suspicious looking email

Postal notification,

Our company’s courier couldn’t make the delivery of parcel.

Status: The weight of parcel is exceed the available parameters for free delivery.
STATUS: sort order
SERVICE: Expedited Shipping

Label is enclosed to the letter.
Print your label and show it in the nearest post office of USPS

An additional information:
If the parcel isn’t received within 30 working days our company will have the right to claim compensation from you for it’s keeping in the amount of $9.41  for each day of keeping.

You can find the information about the procedure and conditions of parcels keeping in the nearest office.

Thank you.
USPS Global Mail.