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Beware of these scam letters on your inbox

Updated on June 30, 2009

Do not be a victim, you might loose your fortune

Beware of these scam letters on your inbox

I have been receiving scam letters from the internet for more than three years now. What normally surprised me is that they both use the same or similar enticing wording.

Internet is a place where everybody whether good mannered or a murderer calls it whatever you want is available. From the get rich quick scheme who promotes how they are earning tone of thousand from the internet and entice you to join their program only to scam you.

Remember when comes to the internet you are actually communicating to somebody you never seen, and you do not know the motivation to why he is so keen on making you rich.

They claim on the money that somebody died and left, but you cannot understand why you should be contacted for the fortune left behind, since neither you are related or have his will to inherit his money

Of late the models these fraud stars are using are some kind of letters. Below is one of the letters if you have not received you are about to.

Attention: Sir/Madam,
After several attempts to reach you I deemed it necessary and urgent to notify you finally about your outstanding settlement of your over due transfer of your money. I resumed duty recently as Fund Management & Reform Committee Chairman on public debts (West African Monitoring Institution), a committee set up by the WORLD BANK.

 You are also advised NOT to accept any E-mail or telephone calls that do not come from this office as this is to forestall new efforts towards a diversion of your payment.
Accept our congratulations in advance.

Best regards,
Dr. Rick Gilchrist.
Chairman, Fund Management & Reform Committee.
Accra, Ghana.

Here the gently is stating that his the Fund Management & Reform Committee Chairman on public debts, a committee set up by the World bank, why should world bank want to give away this money, why don't they give loans as they have normally been doing

They are telling you not to accept any email or telephone calls, but from the word go this email has no recipient, it came to by spammers, secondly their physical information is not in this letter.

So as you have read the letter, these are people interested in locating where you are, your personal details including your bank details. The main aim of this letter is to get your bank details and mainly your credit numbers. Once they have these your money in the bank will be all gone. So beware, lately they talk about money left in the bank but when you open your inbox you will get a attached file, no that this is a virus or some programs which is capable of getting your personal details


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