"Diagnosed With Cancer" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

Diagnosed With Cancer Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

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Online users, beware of advance-fee emails, where the scammers who are sending the fake emails claim they are dying from cancer and want to give the recipients their inheritance. 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 "Diagnosed With Cancer" Advance Fee Scam

From: "Ruth Williams" <sandalsharp@uwclub.net>

Date: June 30, 2019 at 12:57:57 PM MST

Subject: Hello dear,

Hello dear,

How is everything with you today, my names are Mrs Ruth Williams 77 years old dying widow I was diagnosed for cancer for about 2 years now. I was married to a very lovely husband, he was a successful businessman before he died. Recently my doctor told me that I will not live longer than some weeks, the reason I am sending this message to you is because my health condition can not allow me to do anything again.

Can I trust you with US$ 35.4 Millionn for the good work of humanity as I decided to give it out for the poor in the society? I wish you all the best and may the good Lord bless you abundantly as you use this money well to give hope to the downtrodden, even if I die now my spirit will be at rest. This message is for you alone therefore, you should respond in swift because I don't want to disclose this information to another person as I work by the direction of my spirit.

I have notified my lawyer Barr Umeh Johnson to give you the necessary assistance needed for you to get the money as soon as possible, therefore, try and write him once you read this message. Lastly, you should keep this project very confidential from third-party until it is accomplished to avoid jeopardizing my effort.

Thanks and God bless.

Mrs Ruth Williams

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  • December 13, 2019 at 7:31 PM by info

    "From: "Mrs.Mary Louis" <marylouis210@outlook.com>

    Date: December 13, 2019 at 5:46:13 PM MST

    Subject: Work of God 13/12/2019.

    Reply-To: marylouis8900@gmail.com

    My Dear Friend,

    Greetings to you.

    Please do not view my plea as a contrived plot.My trusted family attorney who would have executed my WILL & TESTAMENT on my behalf died early this year after a brief illness.I therefore prayed fervently and by the special grace of GOD,i was led to you.I am Mrs.Mary Louis,from United Kingdom,I am 62 years old. I am suffering from cancer of the lungs and it has affected part of my brain cells due to complications.My condition is deteriorating and according to my doctors i may not be alive in the next couple of months,unless there is a divine intervention.

    I was orphaned as a child and got married to late Engineer.Steve Louis for twenty years without having an offspring.My late husband had chronic cardiovascular condition and died of cardiac arrest few years ago.Steve and I lived in Nigeria for over 18 years,where my husband a petrochemical engineer by profession worked and rose through the ranks and became an executive director in a multinational oil servicing and exploration conglomerate, before his untimely death.He also established huge private investments that i supervised before his death and which forms the major source of our fortune.

    Consequent upon the shocking demise of my priceless husband, i opted as a rule, not to re-marry. When medical reports revealed that my cancer ailment have become terminal & more so because i do not have a direct next of kin to bequeath all that STEVE & I labored for,i sold off all our choice assets,landed properties and other valuable family treasures and deposited the proceeds amounting to USD$10,000,000.00 (TEN MILLION DOLLARS ONLY) with First Inland Bank of Nigeria plc. The management of the bank has written me as the sole beneficiary of the fund because of the unserviceable status of the fund over the years and suggested to me in a 2 paragraph statement to issue a letter of authorization to someone who can manage the fund on my behalf because of my terminal illness and also threatened that the fund could be confiscated upon my failure to adhere to their rules and regulations as clearly spelt out in their code of conduct.

    I am on admission at the intensive care unit of a London hospital,located at Fulham road in west London United Kingdom. It is the leading cancer treatment hospital in the world.I am currently undergoing treatment there for late-stage terminal cancer of the lungs. I am computer literate, I rarely talk but has my personal laptop with me and has the permission of my physicians to use it,hence I am writing from my sick bed in the (ICU).It is my last WISH that 85% of this fund is invested substantially in any charitable organization of your choice and administered as you may deem fit,especially to the orphanage homes.You are at liberty to also donate part of the funds to churches and mosques and to those struck by natural disaster.I have earmarked 5% of the total fund to run cost of administration of WILL & TESTAMENT and also on logistics and other sundry arrangements that you may require.

    I crave your indulgence as a God fearing individual that equally has high moral pedestal and who is also an uncommon humanitarian that cares so much about the plight of the less-privileged as much as i do, to take it upon yourself and use this fund for the above mentioned purposes. This is a painstaking decision i have taken in other to help humanity in my little capacity as a people driven entrepreneur and a very God fearing woman before i bow to God's sovereignty.

    Note that as soon as I receive your reply and personal information as listed below, I shall avail you with the official contact information of the First Inland Bank plc officials,to enable you contact the Bank without delays.I will also issue you with an official letter of authorization,so that my bankers will recognize your status as the new beneficiary of my ESTATE, FUND, WILL & TESTAMENT. Interestingly 10% of the total sum is set aside as your compensation for accepting to play this significant role for me and i hope you will appreciate my kind gesture.

    Let me remind you that the fund has an open beneficiary mandate and as such,it is whom i personally authorize or appoint to act on my behalf that the bank will ultimately recognize and release the funds to and by this memo,the onus has fallen on you to assume this selfless and noble responsibility that will catalyze change by exploring and promoting the development of new interventions that will benefit the poorest of the poor when the fund is transferred into your bank account.

    Please assure me that you will not treat this offer with levity but will consciously yield my bequest continued existence.

    Kindly send the information in this order:

    (1) Your full names :

    (2) personal or official contact address:

    (3) Home or Office phone#: Cellphone#: Fax#:

    (4) Your Age:

    (5)Occupation:

    (6)S*x/Marital status:

    I Await your kind response while hoping you will appreciate my helpless predicament.

    Reply me through my private email address: mrsmary.louis89847@gmail.com

    May God bless your golden heart and soul.

    Sincerely Yours,

    Mrs.Mary Louis

    (London Uk)"

    Here is another scam.

  • December 8, 2019 at 6:25 AM by info

    I received this scam:

    "HELP ME

    Sat 12/7/2019 6:23 PM

    From: SICK WOMAN - admin@pickingrolls.com

    Hello Dear,,

    I am Mrs. Alicia Adora from Spain, I am 68 years old, i am suffering from a long time cancer of the breast, from all indication my conditions is really deteriorating and it is quite obvious that I can't work or do any stressful thing, according to my doctors they have advised me that I may not live for the next two months, this is because the cancer stage has gotten to a very bad stage. I was brought up from a motherless babies home,and was married to my late husband for twenty years without a child.

    My Husband (Roberto Patrick) died in a fatal motor accident before his death we were true Christians. Since his death I decided not to re-marry, I sold all my inherited belongings and deposited all the sum of $8.3 million dollars wishes, And the best part of it is, the paying bank in Istanbul turkey told me in the letter that they can have the funds released to my approved person that was authorized by me or transferred to his bank account and if outside Istanbul Turkey then transferred to his or her bank account. Presently, i am using my laptop in the hospital at London United Kingdom where I have been undergoing treatment for my sickness. I have since lost my ability to talk and my doctors have told me that I have only more 2 months to live. It is my last wish to see at least 60% of this money is invested/donated to any organization/business of your choice and distributed each year among the charity organization, e.g. the poor homes, the motherless babies home where I came from. What i seek for is a God fearing person like you ,who will carry out my last wishes and before I emailed you today I prayed and the holy spirit gave me the confidence to send you this email. I took this decision, before I rest in peace because my time will soon be up. As soon as I receive your reply I will give you the contact of the paying bank in Istanbul Turkey.

    All i need from you is a confidential assurance that the funds when received by you will be used for the said purpose, Nowadays there are so much scams going on in the internet and it is difficult to trust but I don’t know why the Holy spirit still approved me to email you about this out of few email addresses i have from the internet, yours was the only one that my mind convinced me to. You can contact me on my email. aadora500@gmail.com

    Yours in faithfully,

    aadora500@gmail.com"

  • November 3, 2019 at 7:58 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "My decision to contact you is because I have been recently diagnosed with Lungs Cancer and the doctor said I have less than 6 weeks to live. Since this sudden news was announced to me, I have been reflecting over my life in the past. It is painful that after over 26 years of peaceful marriage with my late husband Malachi, we lost the only child that would have inherited our numerous wealth. In the past, I have made reasonable donations to the victims of Earthquake in Haiti and recently to the same victims in Japan and Thailand. Now that my health is gradually deteriorating, I cannot continue to do all these by myself any more.

    I strongly desire to reach out to the poor and needy people, but I would prefer to continue this with the assistance of a kind person. I want you to answer the following questions: ((1) If i donate (15.5)Fifteen Million five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars to you, will you be able to utilize it wisely to achieve my heart desire of supporting poor people around you? (2) Will you open a charity foundation in the name of my husband and i? I want you to set up a motherless babies home in my memorial when i am gone, then keep 40% for your effort. Please reply me as soon as possible."

  • October 28, 2019 at 10:52 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Mrs Melissa Fletcher <elsa.papini@alice.it>

    Date: October 28, 2019 at 6:24:13 AM MST

    Subject: Mrs Fletcher Notice: REPLY URGENTLY.

    Reply-To: <noelfredassociates@null.net>

    

    I have to let you know that I have bequeath (14,253,000 Dollars) to you for good work.

    I'm Mrs. Melissa Fletcher, I'm under-going my final surgery on CANCER.

    I have little time left, this I know, so I have made this decision,.

    Kindly contact my attorney

    Tell him that I have WILLED 14.258M to you by quoting my personal

    reference number JJ/MMS/953/5018/GwrI/316us/uk.

    Barrister Frederick Noel.

    Attorney at-Law.

    Frederick Noel & Associates LLP

    Email: barfredericknoel@foxmail.com

    Grant Thornton House, Melton Street London, NW1 2EP. United Kingdom.

    Thanks.

    Mrs. Melissa Fletcher"

  • October 17, 2019 at 1:48 PM by info

    Here is another scam

    - Forwarded message -

    From: Mrs Melissa Fletcher <francesco.salvaggio@alice.it>

    Date: Thu, Oct 17, 2019 at 3:54 PM

    Subject: Mrs Fletcher Notice: REPLY URGENTLY.

    I have to let you know that I have bequeath (14,253,000 Dollars) to you for good work.

    I'm Mrs. Melissa Fletcher, I'm under-going my final surgery on CANCER.

    I have little time left, this I know, so I have made this decision,.

    Kindly contact my attorney

    Tell him that I have WILLED 14.258M to you by quoting my personal

    reference number JJ/MMS/953/5018/GwrI/316us/uk.

    Barrister Frederick Noel.

    Attorney at-Law.

    Frederick Noel & Associates LLP

    Email: barfredericknoel@foxmail.com

    Grant Thornton House, Melton Street London, NW1 2EP. United Kingdom.

    Thanks.

    Mrs. Melissa Fletcher

  • September 28, 2019 at 11:35 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Read Me Urgent

    Fri 9/27/2019 7:59 PM

    From: jumaalmajid.dunia@gmail.com

    Salaam,

    My Name is Sr.Juma Hammad Majid,I am from Saudi Arabia I have been diagnosed with cancer. It has defiled all forms of medical treatment, and right now I have only about a few months to live, according to medical experts. I have not particularly lived my life so well, as I never really cared for anyone (not even myself) but my business. Though I am very rich, I was never generous, I was always hostile to people and only focused on my business as that was the only thing I cared for.But now I regret all this as I now know that there is more to life than just wanting to have or make all the money in the world. I believe when God gives me a second chance to come to this world I would live my life a different way from how I have lived it.

    I would want to have a Personal and Trustworthy Relationship with you, as I intend and willing to empower the change of ownership for the transfer of my Deposits to your personal possession for further Investment and Charity Disbursement to the Less Privilege and Homeless. I have tried entrusting my funds to my relatives for charity work but they failed me.

    I will send you the photos of me and my very hopeless and selfish family a member, including my wife who I learnt is getting married to my personal friend and attorney, Thank you for your due consideration.

    God be with you.

    Yours Brother

    Sr. Juma al Majid."

  • September 10, 2019 at 9:12 AM by info

    Another scam:

    "From: jumaalmajid.dunia@gmail.com

    My Name is Sr.Juma al Majid,

    I am from Dubai I have been diagnosed with cancer. It has defiled all forms of medical treatment, and right now I have only about a few months to live, according to medical experts. I have not particularly lived my life so well, as I never really cared for anyone (not even myself) but my business. Though I am very rich, I was never generous, I was always hostile to people and only focused on my business as that was the only thing I cared for.

    But now I regret all this as I now know that there is more to life than just wanting to have or make all the money in the world. I believe when God gives me a second chance to come to this world I would live my life a different way from how I have lived it.

    I would want to have a Personal and Trustworthy Relationship with you, as I intend and willing to empower the change of ownership for the transfer of my Deposits to your personal possession for further Investment and Charity Disbursement to the Less Privilege and Homeless. I have tried entrusting my funds to my relatives for charity work but they failed me.

    I will send you the photos of me and my very hopeless and selfish family a member, including my wife who I learnt is getting married to my personal friend and attorney, Thank you for your due consideration. God be with you.

    Yours Brother

    Sr. Juma al Majid"

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