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.

What To Do If You Have Been Scammed

Have you lost money due to a scam?

Email: with a description of how the scam worked (i.e., what happened exactly), and we will try to (a) locate the scam artist(s), (b) work with law enforcement to expedite prosecution, and (c) help you get some - or all - of your money back.


Another Internet Scam: From Mrs. Treasure Collins (Hon.) - Secretary to the Presidency

Please, investigate. I keep on wondering how some stupid people in Nigeria, Africa think they can send out such blatant ignorant annoying badly written letters to lure intelligent people into stupid scams! How do we stop this?

----- Forwarded Message ----
From: Mrs. Treasure Collins (Hon.)
Sent: Wed, July 13, 2011 6:47:21 PM
Subject: Atm Card Payment Center.


This is to officially inform you that we have verified your
contract/Inheritance/lottery file Presently on my desk, and I found out that you
have not received your payment Due to your lack of co-operation and not
fulfilling the obligations giving to you in respect to your payment.

After the Board of director's meeting held in Abuja, we have resolved in
finding a solution to your problem. We have arranged your payment of $5,000,000.00

We will send you an ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw your money via ATM
MACHINE in any part of the world, and the maximum daily limit is ten thousand United
States dollars ($10,000.00).If you like to receive your fund this way, kindly reconfirm

(1) Your Full Name
(2) Full residential address
(3) Phone And Fax Number
(4) Occupation.
(5) Personal Identification.Drivers license or International Passport.
(7) Age
(8) Marital Status.

send to this email address: ,as you receive
this message for further update.


Mrs. Treasure Collins (Hon.)
Secretary to the Presidency

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