Internet Scams Exposed

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

These emails and text messages are real examples of current scams. Learn to identify them. Please forward any scams you receive to Mark Hutten: They will be posted on this site without your email address.

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Another Internet Scam: From Mrs Marbel Bohiri

Dearest one,
I am writing this mail to you with heavy tears In my eyes and great sorrow in my heart,My Name is Mrs Marbel Bohiri and am a patient of oesophageal cancer and my doctor says that I have just few months to live. I wish to will my late husband’s money to a trust worthy person that will help me use it to help the less privilege children and the orphanage since I will not be able to do it my self due to the illness. The amount is US$ 8.2m(Eight million two hundred thousand dollars).He made this money available for exportation of Gold from Mali mining.
The one that disturbs me most is my stroke sickness.Having known my condition I decided to hand you over this money to take care of the less-previlaged people, you will utilize this money the way I am going to instruct herein.I want you to
take 30 Percent of the total money for your personal use While 70% of the money will go to charity work" people in the street and helping the orphanage and the less privilege children in the world.I grew up as an Orphan and i don't have anybody as my family member,just to endeavor that the house of God is maintained. I am doing this so that God will forgive my sins and accept my soul because this sickness have suffered me so much. As soon as i receive your reply I shall give you the contact of the bank in Mali and I will also instruct my lawyer to issue you an authority letter that will prove you the present beneficiary of the money in the bank, that is if you assure me that you will act accordingly as I Stated herein.
Hoping to receive your reply.
Mrs Marbel Bohiri

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