Internet Scams Exposed

SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud

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13.10.10

Another Internet Scam: From Mr Abubakar Issah

I NEED YOUR HELP WITH TRUST,
FROM: MR ABUBAKAR ISSAH,
Please read carefully,

This message might meet you in utmost surprise. However, it's just my urgent need for foreign partner that made me to contact you for this transaction. I got your contact from yahoo tourist search while I was searching for a foreign partner. I am assured of your capability and reliability to champion this business opportunity when I prayed about you.

 
I am a banker by profession in Burkina-Faso, West Africa and currently
holding the post of manager in account and auditing department in our bank. I have the opportunity of transferring the left over funds ($ 9.2Million Dollars) belonging to our deceased customer who died along with his entire family in a bomb attack.

Hence; I am inviting you for a business deal where this money can be shared between us in the ratio of 60/40 if you agree to my business proposal. Further details of the transfer will be forwarded to you as soon as I receive your return mail as soon as you receive this letter.

Please indicate your willingness by sending the below information for more clarification and easy communication.
For more details, Contact me for more details.

(1) YOUR FULL NAME...............................
(2) YOUR AGE AND SEX............................
(3) YOUR CONTACT ADDRESS..................
(4) YOUR PRIVATE PHONE N0.......... 
(5) FAX NUMBER..............
(6) YOUR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN..................
(7) YOUR OCCUPATION.........................

Trusting to hear from you immediately.
Thanks & Best Regards,
Mr Abubakar Issah,
EMAIL  MR_Abubakar1986@sify.com
PHONE NUMBER :         00226 78 43 83 64

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