I was the President of TOMOBA OIL LIMITED — an oil servicing company in Port Harcourt." You get the idea.
I called the client back, suggesting he forward the email to the spam-filtering service. When he sees a digital anomaly, he doesn't forget about it like yours truly. And, if there's something wrong, he will get the word out. Case in point, Cormac also noticed that 419 emails purported to be from Nigeria really weren't.
Google Trends shows that online dating is getting popular.
As a result, the number of romance scams as well as victims are on the rise.
*Names have been changed to protect identities A short message sent on a Thursday evening in early December 2013, under the subject line: Match? She signed up for a six-month subscription to Match.com, the largest and one of the oldest dating services on the Web.
In the summer, when the trees leafed out, you couldn't even see the road or the neighbors. She'd grown up here, in a conservative pocket of Virginia. When it came to meeting new people, however, her choices were limited. The holidays were coming, and she didn't want to face them alone.
This is collectively called Nigerian Romance Scams - one of the various forms of Nigerian scams.
CMMS software can provide daily maintenance on any job site. [email protected] They try to be nice guys by telling you not to text and drive but in actuality they are nasty bastards because they want to scam you of your money. [email protected] Inheritance Scammer [email protected] Inheritance Scammer [email protected] Fake Business Inheritance Scammer [email protected] Phishing Scam (asks to click on phone number) [email protected] Asks you to cash check and give them money back (check is fake) [email protected] Asks for fee in exchange for large sum of money [email protected] Phishing scam or just commercial spammer, be wary of clicking on links [email protected] Phishing Scam Dating sites [email protected] Phishing Dating Scam - Don't click on links [email protected] Phishing Scam pretends to be from Whats App and claims receiver has voice mail [email protected] Scammer claims to be from Western Union and wants money wired to them [email protected] Scammer claiming to be Western Union. [email protected] Offers shipment of boxes with millions of dollars in them [email protected] Claims they want to invest but really want your banking account information [email protected] Fake Loan company.
To see more emails from scammers visit the second page of email addresses click here Many of the scam emails come from Nigeria, Ghana, Benin and Jamaica. Asare claims to be a retired banker at the Standard Chartered Bank Ghana. [email protected] Wants you to send them money or give financial information. [email protected] Uses name of Great Britain's Prime Minister.
However, scammers come from all countries, religions, and ethnic groups. [email protected] Claimed to be from United Nations with money to award. He has 1.8 million dollars for you because he is critically ill. [email protected] Wants to give you an ATM with lots of money. [email protected] Claims they want to give you money from dieing widow. CLaims to be with government but actually with criminal enterprise.
A Dating Scam normally involves these steps: Step #1: The scammer posts an attractive photo (such as attractive professional models) and fake profile on a dating website.