Chan Wei Sang (scam alert)

This is an example of what I call a “mystery scam” — an approach that is becoming more popular among email scammers. (See more examples of mystery scams.) They try to hook you into replying with a very brief message, promising a mysterious benefit:

From: Akhmed Dubayev
Subject: HELLO
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2015

I seek your consent for an urgent business deal for you

Kind Regards

Chan Wei Sang

But why would someone named “Chan Wei Sang” be sending messages from the address of “Akhmed Dubayev” in Denmark? (That’s what the .dk address means.) The answer is that these email addresses are all phony or are hacked, and there really is no business deal — just a fraudster trying to separate you from your money.

Tom Crist Foundation (Scam Alert)

This curious scam message combines a whole range of traditional scammer themes. “Tom Crist” has won a lottery, his wife was dying of cancer, and as a religious man he wants to share his wealth with you. Alas, it’s just another version of the old fashioned advance-fee fraud, designed not to spread his fortune but to grow it by picking your pocket.

Subject: My Bear Beneficiary, You Are My Lucky Winner.**
Date: Tue, 05 May 2015 23:41:55 -0700

I am Mr Tom Crist the Calgary Max Lotto Winner of 40 Million and i know this would come as a surprise to you but be rest assured that as a man who believes in the word of God i know that in my heart it is always better to give than to receive, see Luke 12:33-34.

i am writing to inform you that Google in alliance with MICROSOFT submitted your “Email” upon my request that you receive a Cheque/Check for $1million. in honor of my of his late wife Janice Crist, who died of cancer two years ago. see PROOF below;

I have already issue out a check for $1.2million to the Tom Baker Cancer Center where Janice Crist was treated before her death. find proof below;

Please forward your Full Names, Age, Address, Tel, Occupation and a check for $1million will be issued to you.


Tom Crist
Retired CEO & Calgary Lotto Winner

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