Inheritance scams

Please Your Responce Urgently Needed

Scam Email received June 22, 2018 from
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Please Your Responce Urgently Needed

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Please Your Responce Urgently Needed

Please Your Responce Urgently Needed –

Dear Beloved, I am Mrs Nathalie Hamon, I am from (France) but based in West Africa Burkina Faso since eight years ago as a business woman dealing with gold exportation, I have a dream and desire of building an orphanage home in your country, but presently my health condition will not allow me to carry out this project my self, as my doctor has already told me that I have just few period of time to leave because of my present health condition (ovarian cancer disease) I have $4.5 Million US Dollars at (ECO BANK PLC) here in Burkina Faso and I have decided to Will the money to your name for you to use it to execute the orphanage home project in my name in your country. If you have the mind to help me in this project please write me on my privete email address ( ) for more details on the way forward With kind Regards, Mrs Nathalie Hamon

The above email is a scam. If you still think is legitimate, but you’re still concerned, then follow these steps:

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How to check if you received a scam email

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  3. Confirm using the information you have found

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  4. Check if the email has been sent to multiple people

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