These scammers need victims that they can deceive of their hard earned money. If you are asked to send money in order to receive money that is the first sign that you are being scammed.
Here the fraudulent email message SOUTHWEST OFFSHORE BANK:
My name is Mr. Grant Mark and I am former employee of SOUTHWEST OFFSHORE BANK. After working there for 15years I have now retired.In my time of employment I was managing an account whose owner had expired in 2012.The account’s owner had no known beneficiaries.The funds amount to $16.2 Million USD.
This is where I am asking you if you are interested in becoming the beneficiary of this account,have the funds transferred into your name and walk away with a large percentage of atleast 60% .All legal forms, petitions and formats will be taken care of by The account Transaction Manager of SOUTHWEST OFFSHORE BANKING,I am just looking for someone who is not known and can also be trustworthy.I know This sounds somewhat impossible, but honestly, it is very doable and Possible.
This process is quite easy and doesn't require a lot of imput on your side. However, it does involve your trust and your word. Basically,all necesarry Certificate will be Issued to you and if you are an Investor,You can Invest with this Funds and all Documentations from IMF,IRS AND World Bank will be issued to you with Respect to 2013 world Banking Terms and Condition and services.
I look forward to hearing from you soon and hope you see this as a huge and an opportunity not to be missed.