Here is an email I receive this morning claiming to be a 20 year old child of a wealthy West African cocoa merchant who wants to come to the states and is willing to pay you $500,000 if you help her out. Be careful with this message. It contains content that’s typically used to steal personal information
From Miss Fatima Muhammad
Hello dear my dearest
Hello my dear how are you? I am Miss Fatima Muhammad the only child daughter of late father Mr. Malik Muhammad from Abidjan Ivory coast in west Africa, please with profound respect and trust i seriously needed your urgent help to relocate to your country with my inherited money Two million,five hundred thousand United State Dollars ($2,500,000.00) for my studies and investment over your country under your proper care and control as my guardian, please my dear i contacted only you to help me receive my inherited money to your bank account after my very careful search through prayers I was convinced and decided to contact you for your assistance believing that i has to risk my humble trust and confidence in you to succeed in life as my dear life is in danger here.
My father was a very wealthy cocoa merchant in Abidjan,the economic capital of Ivory coast,
My father was poisoned to death by his business associates in collaboration with my wicked uncles on one of their outings on a business trip.please it is my trust and good intention going into business relationship with you in order to save my life and my inherited money out from danger here by helping me to receive my inherited money which i inherited from my late father for my urgent to relocation to your country to further my university education and investment purpose according to what my late father told me before his dead.
Please my dear why I contacted you as a foreigner to receive my inherited money was that my late father before his death, he warned me not to disclose anything about this deposit to any person here including his relatives, he said that they will kill me to have access to the money as they are my only relatives i have now. my late father strongly advised and wormed me that in-case of his death in his hospital bed that I have to look for an Honest, trusted, reliable and Sincere foreign partner / guardian who will assist me to receive this money out of this country for my investment purposes and to enable me relocate to further my studies, and use it for investment purpose such as real estate management or hotel management.
My Dear, I am honestly and sincerely seeking your assistance in the following
(1) To provide a bank account to receive my inherited money USD ($2,500,000.00) .
(2) To serve as my guardian there in your country since I am only 20 years girl.
(3) To make arrangement for me to come over to your country to my education.
My dear, i am willing to offer you 20% of the total sum as compensation for your efforts and understanding after the successful transfer of this my money into your bank account. I believe that this transaction would be concluded within 7 days as soon as you signify your fully interest to help me for more details about me i will like you to contact me immediately through my private email address fatimamuhammad2020 at yahoo.co.jp as i will be looking forward for your urgent reply as soon as possible today.
Thanks for your understanding and consideration towards my present condition here,
Yours sincerely Fatima Muhammad
Again, Be careful with this message. It contains content that’s typically used to steal personal information (phishing attempt))