The fake "Mrs Helen Giammao" email below is a scam. Recipients are asked to delete it and should not follow the instructions in it. The fake email is being sent by scammers who are impersonating the real person and who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money or personal information. An advance-fee scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence trick. The scam typically involves promising the victim a significant share of a large sum of money, in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster requires in order to obtain the large sum.
A "Mrs Helen Giammao" Advance-Fee Scam
From: Mrs Helen Giamma - firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Sat, Apr 20, 2019 at 11:02 PM
Subject: Name: Barrister Mr.Bernard Williams. Mobile:+229 69457855
To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This is to officially informed you that we have concluded arrangements to effect your payment of $6.5 Million USD through Money Gram Money transfer services today, but the maximum amount you will be receiving every day starting from tomorrow is $5000.00 according your state or country's international financial transfer regulation as reflected in our transfer system daily until the funds is completely transferred.
This special arrangement is being used to avoid all scrupulous demands by both the states and federal authorities that have previously delayed your payment till date; we shall need your maximum co-operation to ensure that strictness and confidence is maintained to avoid any further delays.
The above arrangement has been signed and endorsed by UNITED NATION (UN), INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) given credence that this transaction is devoid of any form of illegality. Please contact the Accredited Money Gram Office Agent for the details of your first payment of $5.000.00 according your state or country's international financial transfer regulation and reconfirm your correct details that you will like the first transfer to be program with such as Receivers Name, destination where you will like the transfer to be send to and your cell phone number for urgent communication if the need arise.
Fill your details below for reference purposes:
1 YOUR NAME OF CUSTOMER:
2 YOUR ADDRESS:
3 YOUR COUNTRY:
4 YOUR OCCUPATION:
5 YOUR DIRECT PHONE NUMBER:
6 YOUR ID CARD AND PICTURE;
7 YOUR AGE;
SPECIAL OFFER:YOU ARE TO NOTE THAT THE FUND CAN BE CONVERTED TRANSFERRED INTO AN MONEY GRAM WHICH CAN BE SENT TO YOUR DESIRED ADDRESS IF REQUESTED.Upon your acceptance we will give you the contact information of Barrister Mr. Bernard Williams. The Electronic Transfer officer of Money Gram Office TRANSFER for immediate programming of your first transfer:
Name: Barrister Mr.Bernard Williams.
Thanks for your Prompt Response.
Mrs Helen Giamma