The Latest Scam in my Email box -- Nigerians and Mongolians Again

Email Spam Scams from my email account. First up, is a clever one that is taking advantage of the turmoil in Libya to try and get you to send your identity particulars:

Good Day.

I am William Ali, a diplomat who was working at our embassy Saudi-Arabia and was redeployed by Col. Mummar Ghadaffi to our embassy in London at the middle of the uprising that gave birth to the recent conflict engulfing the country.

Presently ,am in Libya because i was recalled at the height of the conflict. I have an urgent business proposition which entails the investment of a huge sum of money in your country's economy on long term basis.Thus I am seeking your co-operation/Partnership to achieve an objective of mutual interest provided you can be trusted.The fund $50m with reference SFC 0X1/24D/2212/11, was placed in an investors Excess Maximum Return Capital Profit (EMRCP) with Safeway Trust Funds escrow Account.

The money was deposited in the security company as personal effects because the British Government all the money lodged into the bank on the name of the Libyan Government or its officials.You have to confirm your area of business interest for consideration on possible cooperation/investment.Let me have full names address & telephone numbers upon response.

Its vital that we meet to discuss and agree on the investment and the management of the funds. Note, that i am a top Government official and i want everything confidentially handled as such if you are not, you should quietly delete this message.Looking forward to a swift response
Mr. William Ali
Tripoli - Libya

It's not very smart though, because the return email address doesn't match the name, and it comes from Mongolia.

And the Nigerians are still at it, with one claiming to be a barrister.

Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011 09:50:00 -0400
Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2600.0000

Barrister Segun Williams. Legal Practitioner, Solicitors & Notaries Property & Civil Law 33 Bode Thomas street, Surulere, Lagos.

My name is Barrister Segun Williams, a legal attorney with great vision, I apologize for this unsolicited nature of my email, this was due to the desperation in me as I have good news for you in regards to the current development of my deceased client Mr. Richard, whose last name is same as yours and a native of your country, he died in the January 27th Bomb blast here in my country, Nigeria, I happen to be his private and most trusted attorney.

However, my client was a wealthy business tycoon formerly working with the Nigerian airways for over 20 years till this date before his sudden death in the January 27th 2002 Bomb blast that rocked his residence in Steven Toba street, G.R.A Ikeja, here in my country. On the 27th of January 2002, my client and his family here in Nigeria {Lady Lydia, Sharon, Charles and Christiana} were involved in a terrible bomb blast that took the lives of innocent souls and unfortunately over 1000 people lost their lives, my client and his family were part of these people.

my client left behind a sum of fifteen million eight hundred thousand {US$15.8 M } United States of American dollars precisely here in the First Bank of Nigeria Plc, which is the main reason why I have to contact you. I have made so many attempts to locate any of my clients relative but all attempts have proved unsuccessful, and since I have been unsuccessful in locating any living relative of my client for over 9 years now, I seek your prompt consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased because you bare the same surname with him so that the proceeds of his account valued at {USD15.8M } dollars can be transferred into your account and then you and I can share the money according to any agreed ratio as this fund is almost maturing to confiscation.

All I require is your honest co-operation to enable us to see this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law in your country and here as well. Please provide your full names and your phone numbers in your response and be rest assured that as you comply with my directives, this transaction will be backed up with official documents endorsed by the supreme court of Nigeria to legalize the claim of this transaction.

Finally , I crave your indulgence to present you as the surviving next of kin to the deceased so that we can reap from the fruit of this old mans labour before some group of bad and corrupt leaders in my country get hold of this money for their own selfish interest instead of either donating it to the less privilege or have the fund go its legal way, I guess the best way is for the both of us to take advantage of this opportunity to the betterment of our lives and the lives of those around us including the homeless and less privileged.

I am awaiting your urgent response on this my private email address: TEL;+234-8079578798

Best regards, Barrister Segun Williams.

I publicize these in the hope that no one falls for them.

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