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 Scam: Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi

From: <>
Subject: Business Partner
Date: Tuesday, 15 February, 2011, 8:32

I am sorry to encroach into your privacy in this manner, I found you listed in the Trade Centre Chambers of Commerce
directory here in Japan, I find it pleasurable to offer you my partnership in business,
I only pray at this time that your address is still valid. I want to solicit your attention to receive
money on my behalf. The purpose of my contacting you is because my status would not permit
me to do this alone. When you reply this message, I will send you the full details and more
information about myself and the funds. If interested, please reply through my
alternate Email:

Mr. T. Oyamada
Chief financial officer
Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, Japan

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