URGENT ASSISTANCE Advanced Fee (419) Email Scam

September 13th, 2016 by Kevin Zoll
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!!! SCAM ALERT !!!
Emails from Mr. Michael Makhoba with the subject of Urgent Reply are a scam. Recipients are advised to DELETE the email immediately upon receipt. Do NOT click on any links contained in the email. Do NOT provide your personal information to the senders of this email scam. If you are a victim of such a scam contact the Attorney General’s Office for your State. You can also file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission and the Internet Crime Complaint Center.

Body of Email:

Dear Friend

My Name is Alex Ediful, I am a banker by profession. I hail from Nigeria, West Africa.My reason for contacting you is to transfer an abandoned $10,300.000 (Ten Million Three Hundred Thousand Dollars) to your account.

The owner of this fund died since 2003 with his Next Of Kin. I want to present you to the bank as the Next of Kin/beneficiary of this fund. Further details of the transaction shall be forwarded to you as soon as I receive your return mail indicating your interest. You can reply me with this email:edifualex@gmail.com

Best regards,
MR ALEX EDIFUL

Email Headers
Return-Path:
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=”iso-8859-1″
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
Content-Description: Mail message body
Subject: URGENT ASSISTANCE
To: Recipients
From: info@globalreachassetmanagement.com
Reply-To: edifualex@gmail.com


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