419 Scam – 419 scammers solicit funds for Ebola epidenic
The same criminals who pose as email lotteries, corrupt bank employees, lawyers or family members of dead dictators in the "419" advance fee fraud seem to be taking advantage of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, just as they have after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the devastating Haiti earthquake in 2010. Unscrupulous criminals like that are like vultures, feeding off the suffering of others.
Here we will collect examples of such scam emails.
Other charity scams:
Here are several examples:
Save A Soul Today
Federal Ministry Of Health/Church Of God Mission
NGO:Church Of God Mission Health Voluntary Services/Red Cross.
In The Name of The Lord The Most High I greet you, With The Trend of widespread of a Disease called Ebola Inflamatory Disease (http://www.ibtimes.com/where-ebola-outbreak-now-updated-map-ebola-virus-outbreak-shows-spread-cases-outside-west-1650716) that has ravaged the coast of West Africa and not seem controllable in sight.
The above organisation is appealing to any Individual, Corporate Organisation and Heart Giving Person to send any token for the treatment of the Affected Persons which is over 250,000 Person in our country with limited drugs in Stocks.
No amount is small and your countribution is worth Saving A Soul in our community.Your names shall be remember for your contribution to Humanity in our country.
If you are interested in contributing to our purse for the purchasing of Drugs and Treatment of Patient in our hospital, Below is the information to send money either through Western Union or Money Gram:
Names: EMMANUEL DAVID
Country: BENIN REPUBLIC
You are directed to scan the payment form for Record purposes only.
You can call for prayers If you have any related diseases like Cancers and Fibroid God will heal you.
Rev. Silvanus Okpala
Director Of Health Clinic.
From: "Church Of God Mission"<firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2014 09:58:06 -0700
Ebola is still spreading very fast within Liberia and Sierra Leone and
the situation is really getting worse, there's an urgent need for
increase in Health Care Workers and Facilities.
We are soliciting funds to help bring in more Health Workers to the
affected regions across Liberia and Sierra Leone.Any amount you donate
will help in a long way to fight this Deathly virus. KINDLY CLICK OK
OUR WEBSITE http://helpfightebola.com/ TO DONATE
With Best Regard
Bryan W. Consultant
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From: "Bryan W. Consultants" <email@example.com>
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