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"419" Scam – Advance Fee / Fake Lottery Scam

The so-called "419" scam is a type of fraud dominated by criminals from Nigeria and other countries in Africa. Victims of the scam are promised a large amount of money, such as a lottery prize, inheritance, money sitting in some bank account, etc.

Victims never receive this non-existent fortune but are tricked into sending their money to the criminals, who remain anonymous. They hide their real identity and location by using fake names and fake postal addresses as well as communicating via anonymous free email accounts and mobile phones.

Keep in mind that scammers DO NOT use their real names when defrauding people.
The criminals either abuse names of real people or companies or invent names or addresses.
Any real people or companies mentioned below have NO CONNECTION to the scammers!

Read more about such scams here or in our 419 FAQ. Use the Scam-O-Matic to verify suspect emails.

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Some comments by the Scam-O-Matic about the following email:

Fraud email example:

From: "INFORMATION" (may be fake)
Reply-To: <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:25:45 -0700

Good Day,
Our Company finance the following category below:

- Investment Loan: One Hundred Billion Dollars ($100,000,000,000.00)
- Premium packaged business loan: Hundred Million Dollars ($100,000,000.00)
- Large Scale business loan: Ten million Dollars ($10,000,000.00)
- Medium Scale business Loan: Five Million Dollars($5,000,000.00)
- Small scale business Loan: One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00)

In other to protect and safeguard our lender/Fund we also offer investment packages in various sector such as

- Energy and Power
- Oil and Gas
- Solid mineral ( Gold and Diamond )
_ Steam Coal and Iron ore
* Starting up a Franchise
* Business Acquisition
* Business Expansion
* Capital / Infrastructural Project
* Commercial Real Estate purchase
* Contract Execution
* Trade Financing
* Government Project Funding

As we have capability to finance,Discharge and deliver.

Should you be interested we look forward to your reply

Note we are licenced in all the above

Best Regards

Clifford James
Customer Care | Int'l Client Executive

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