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Beneficiary Scams - Another Advanced Fee Scam

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Beneficiary Scams - Another Advanced Fee Scam

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Online users, please be on the lookout for beneficiary email scams like the one below, which claim the recipients are beneficiaries of thousands or millions of dollars. The fake emails are advanced fee scams are being sent by online scammers to their potential victims. This 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 "Beneficiary" Scam Sent by Online Scammers

From: "Mr James"<Mrjamesagbeko@internode.on.net>

Date: July 5, 2019 at 3:47:54 PM MST

Subject: To Stand As The Beneficiary

Reply-To: <mragbekojames1945@gmail.com>

Dear friend ,

My name is Mr. James Agbeko. I am a retired banker of one bank in ghana west africa,i do not want problems but i just hope you can assist me.i write you this letter in good faith, i have a transaction

I realized this fund from bank excess profit after trading with the capital sum and i deposited the funds in escrow call account; where nobody will have access to it; even the bank does not have access to this account because it cannot be deducted; until after the transfer.finally i did not declare this fund to the bank before my retirement.

I am contacting you, to stand as the beneficiary of this fund because only a foreigner can stand as the beneficiary,can i trust you to hold this money for me until i come over to your country? after the transfer, i will give you 30% of the money as your commission.if you accept my offer, but if you do not accept this offer kindly forget that i contacted you,

All i need is for you to get a good current account where this fund can be transferred into and for you to stand as the beneficiary of the said amount; within three days the funds will be transferred to your designated bank account,there are practically no risks involved; it will be a bank-to-bank transfer.

I hope you understand my situation, i am critically ill that is why i contacted you to finalize this transaction to enable me have a very good treatment.

May God bless you and your family.

I wait your urgent reply

Best regards,

Mr. James Agbeko

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Beneficiary Scams - Another Advanced Fee Scam