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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:

Date: Sat, 06 Nov 2021 03:17:23 +0100
Subject: Hello

RBC Royal Bank Of Canada.
1122 International Blvd. Burlington,
Ontario L7L 6Z8 Canada.
contact email:

Dear Beneficiary,

I am Mr. David I McKay the President and CEO Royal Bank Of Canada (RBC)This transaction is won

by your e-mail address via an online active email address selected from the sponsor of Coca Cola

Company award With due respect and utmost courtesy,we write officially regarding the release of

your award Winning fund valued sum of $1.8 Million USD from Coca Cola Company which was approved

for release via Swift Telegraphic Wire Transfer into your nominated bank account.

The management of Royal Bank Of Canada (RBC) department wish to notify you that this honorable

bank Royal Bank Of Canada (RBC) was instructed by Coca Cola Company in conjunction with the

Canadian Finance Ministry and Canadian Ambassador to U.S on Winning payment matters which they

have empowered our bank Royal Bank Of Canada (RBC) after much consultation and consideration to

handle all Winning payments and release them to their appropriate beneficiaries accordingly.

I am Mr. David I McKay the President and CEO Royal Bank Of Canada (RBC), your appointed bank

officer who is working on your behalf for the actualization of fund crediting/transfer into your

personal bank account.Be well informed that our bank Royal Bank Of Canada (RBC) was successful

opened Royal Bank Of Canada (RBC) Checking Account in your name which will helps us to have a

smoothly transfer from Royal Bank Of Canada (RBC) to your Nominated bank account, and your Royal

Bank Of Canada (RBC) Checking Account Booklet and Royal Bank Of Canada (RBC) Platinum MasterCard

will Delivered to your destination house within the stipulated time frame of 24 hours upon

receipt of the Activation fee of $100 USD only. This means that as soon as we receive the

activation fee we will make the delivery of your Royal Bank Of Canada (RBC) Checking Account

Booklet and Royal Bank Of Canada (RBC) Platinum MasterCard to your address between 24 hours

Your Royal Bank Of Canada (RBC) account details are as follow;

Account Number: 6021253365.
Swift Code: 239936957
Routing # 053904483
Name Of Bank (RBC)
International Money Transfer
Input Released

I will advise you to purchase any of this gift card noted below $100Usd and send it for easy

cash out.

1:Itunes Card
2: Steam Wallet Gift Card
3:Google Play Gift Card

Your immediate compliance will be in your very best interest.

If at any time you have questions, concerns or comments,please contact us as we strive to ensure

that you will always receive prompt and courteous attention.

David I Mckay
Phone: Call Or Sms +1561 485 5308
The President and CEO.
Royal Bank Of Canada (RBC)
Head Office Location Address:200 Bay Street,
Royal Bank Plaza
contact email;

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