Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

Zuma Hamson Fwd: Good-day

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WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

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From: Zuma Hamson <>
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2017 17:32:13 +0100
Subject: Fwd: Good-day,

———- Forwarded message ———-
From: Zuma Hamson <>
Date: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 5:14 PM
Subject: Good-day,


I Know This Message Will Come to You as a Surprise as we have not met
before and because of a lot of activities going on in the internet today.
But I assure you that this is real. Please do welcome this letter and help
out as you finish reading.

I am the accountant Manager with Prime Bank here in Lome, Republic of Togo.
A national of your country, who used to work with an oil servicing company
here, the late client made a numbered time (fixed) deposited, valued at
US$9 million (Nine Million, Dollar) in my branch.

my proposal is that I will like you as a foreigner to stand in as the next
of kin to deceased person for the fact that you have same Nationality with
him so that this money will not be reverted by the government.

I Want you to stand as the nearest person (next of Kin) to the deceased
customer for this claims/ release to you.

Upon Your Reply. I Will Give You Details on How the Business Will Be
Executed, and I hope that you will not expose or betray this trust and
confident that I am about to repose on you for mutual benefits of our

I am waiting for your response, Have a great day.

Mr.Zuma Hamson

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