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This message is a classic example of an African “419 scam,” claiming to come from the Ivory Coast (Cote d’Ivoire), where a lot of scammers are based. It’s the “wealthy widow” version of the scam, but it has the same goal as all the other versions: to pick your pocket.
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2016
From: Juliana Timothy firstname.lastname@example.org
Reply-To: Juliana Timothy email@example.com
Subject: My Dear Beloved in Christ
My Dear Beloved in Christ
Greetings to you and your family. I am Mrs. Juliana Timothy A widow to late Mr. Johnson Timothy of Ivory Coast” I am 58 years old, my late Husband was a Director with the Construction Company here before his Sudden Death in this Country’s present political Crisis 2013, but before his death, he Deposited the Sum of¨$4 Million US dollars with one of the Bank here in Ivory Coast with my name and i am suffering from pancreatic cancer, My condition is really bad and it is quite obvious that I won’t live more than two months according to my doctors, and i have no Child who is going to take care of this Huge amount of Money, I am willing to donate the sum of $4,Million US dollars for you to help widows and the less privileged ones in the rural and urban areas and to carry out charity works in your Country and around the World on my Behalf
Waiting for your Urgent Responds.
Remain blessed in the name of the Lord.
Yours in Christ.
Mrs. Juliana Timothy
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