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[SPAM] Hello My Dear,

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Prisca Justin Yak <>
Date: Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 7:09 PM
Subject: Hello My Dear,

Hello My Dear,

Hi,My name is Prisca Justin Yak,originated from Sudan.I decide to contact you after my prayers,I really want to have a good relationship with you.My father Dr.Justin Yak was the former Minister for SPLA Affairs and Special Adviser to President Salva Kiir of South Sudan for Decentralization.My father Dr.Justin Yak and my mother including other top Military officers and top government officials had been on board when the plane crashed on Friday May 02,2008.You can read more about the crash through the below  site:

After the burial of my father,my uncle conspired and sold my father's properties to a Chinese Expatriate and live nothing for me.On a faithful morning,I opened my father's briefcase and found out the documents which he have deposited huge amount of money in one security company in Ivory Coast with my name as the next of kin. I traveled to Ivory Coast to withdraw the money so that I can start a better life and take care of myself. On my arrival, the Branch manager of the security company whom I met in person told me that my father's consignment is in tacked .

I have chosen to contact you after my prayers and I believe that you will not betray  my trust.But rather take me as your own sister.Though you may wonder why I am so soon revealing myself to you without knowing you,well,I will say that my mind convinced me that you are the true person to help me. More so,I will like to disclose much to you if you can help me to relocate to your country because my uncle have threaten to assassinate me. The amount is $7.5 Million and I have confirmed from the security company in Ivory Coast that the consignment box which contains the money in good safety.You will also help me to place the money in a more profitable business venture in your Country.

However,you will help by recommending a nice University in your country so that I can complete my studies.It is my intention to compensate you with 10% of the total money for your services and the balance shall be my capital in your establishment. As soon as I receive your interest in helping me,I will put things into action immediately. In the light of the above,I shall appreciate an urgent message indicating your ability and willingness to handle this transaction sincerely.In my next mail i will send you my pictures.Please do keep this only to your self.I beg you not to disclose it till i come over because I am afraid of my wicked uncle who has threatened to kill me.

yours Sincerely,
Miss Prisca Justin Yak.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: UN Compensation Commission <>
Date: Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 2:54 PM
Subject: United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC)

United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC)

Attention: The Beneficiary,

We are delegated from the United Nations to Bank of American to pay 100 Nigerian and london/World 419 scam victims $5million each, you are listed and approved for this payments as one of the scammed victims, get back to us as soon as possible for the immediate payments of your $5million compensations funds.

On this faithful recommendations, I want you to know that during the last United Nations meetings held at Washington, DC with Barack Obama New Elected United States Of American President, it was alarmed so much by the rest of the world in the meetings on the lose of funds by various foreigners to the scams artists operating in syndicates all over the world today, in other to retain the good image of the country, the president of the Country is now paying 100 victims of this operators $5million each, Due to the corrupt and inefficient banking systems in Nigeria we are using, BARCLAYS BANK LONDON,ONLINE BANKING SYSTEM to make payment under funding assistance by the Central Bank of Nigeria According to the number of applicants at hand, 80 beneficiaries has been paid, half of the victims are from the United States and Asia, we still have more 20 left to be paid the compensations of $5million each only.

For more vital information, please visit

Your particulars was mentioned by one of the syndicates who was arrested in Lagos Nigeria as one of their victims of the operations, you are hereby warned not to communicate or duplicate this message to him for any reason for whatsoever, the US/FBI secret service is already on trace of the criminal. For more records, visit:

You will receive your compensations of $5Million payments via BARCLAYS BANK LONDON . You are advice to send me re-confirm the below information so I shall feed you with further information, Once I hear from you.

Your Full Names:
Home Address:
Cell Phone Numbers

Reply through my alternative email address below: (

Yours faithfully,

Mr.Peter Grey.
De-facto Chief Compensation Officer
United Nations Compensation Committee
United Nations Anti-fraud Committee


---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 4:26 PM

#22 Garden Close, Stamford, Lincs,
PE9 2YP, London United Kingdom.
Tel # : +44 701 703 3873

Dear Esteemed Winner,

This is to inform you that you have been selected for a cash prize of £750,000.00 Pounds by the BMW Automobile Company New year 2010 Cash Grant Award in United Kingdom of your email lottery winning for 2010 BMW Automobile Company -Wheel E-game held on the 20TH OF FEBRUARY, 2010 as a winner of £750,000.00 GBP (Seven Hundred And Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling).

Your email ID was selected among 80,000 emails electronically which made you the confirmed and certified winner of £750,000.00 British Pounds this years lotto edition for 2010. For further information, kindly confirm receipt of this email, by forwarding Your full Details as states below and send it to the Claims Agent of THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY BOARD LONDON,UK for verification of your winnings for the diplomatic delivery of your winnings to your located area/state in India.

Tagged Ticket Number:..............5647600545188
Serial Number:.....................BMWP/556543450906
Reference Number:.............BMW:2551256003/23


Contact Person: Engr. Michael Thomas
Tel #: +44 701 703 3873

Contact him by please providing him with your Ticket Number: 5647600545188 and your Reference Number BMW:2551256003/23. You are also advised to provide him with the under listed informations as soon as possible:


FULL NAME:..........
FULL ADDRESS:..........

We ask that you keep your lotto informations personal, till your claims have been processed and your funds remitted to you. This is a part of our security measures to avoid double claiming or unwarranted participants, taking advantage of the situation Failure to claim your prizes (CASH) would result to forfeiting and will be used for next year Edtion lottery program Award.

Furthermore, should there be any change in your contact address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible.

Once again congratulations.

Yours Sincerely,
Mrs.Bridget Spencer
Award Notification Team

---------- Forwarded message ----------
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---------- Forwarded message ----------
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Date: 2010/2/26
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>>>>> A new variant of the Gmail PHISHING mail claiming to be from 'The Gmail Team'!!
This version asks recipients to mail Facebook!!

I wonder, are there any technology available to find out if there is a virus in an attachment stored on a mail server before it is fetched?! Probably one can mark some mails as 'Likely Harmful' based on Subject Line, or File Size Details.

Your comments are welcome.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Gmail Team <>
reply-toFacebook Support <>
Date: Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:55 PM
Subject: Message left on server: "Facebook Password Reset Confirmation! Support Message."

The message "Facebook Password Reset Confirmation! Support Message." from Facebook Support ( contained a virus or a suspicious attachment. It was therefore not fetched from your account and has been left on the server.

If you wish to write to Facebook, just hit reply and send Facebook a message.


The Gmail Team

[CHAIN Mail] Mail from a frustrated victim of chain mails

>>>> A very funny chain mail on CHAIN MAILS!

---------- Forwarded message ----------

Date: Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 2:40 PM
Subject: Mail from a frustrated victim of chain mails

A Hilarious Mail from a frustrated victim of chain mails

I wanted to thank all my friends and family who have forwarded chain letters to me in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 and continuing it in 2009 also.......

Because of your kindness:

* I stopped drinking Coca Cola after I found out that it's good for removing toilet stains.

* I stopped going to the movies for fear of sitting on a needle infected with AIDS.

* Forwarded hundreds of mails but still waiting for FREE DESKTOP, LAPTOP, CAMERA, CELLPHONE etc…..

* I smell like a wet dog since I stopped using deodorants because they cause cancer...
* I don't leave my car in the parking lot or any other place and sometimes I even have to walk about 7 blocks for fear that someone will drug me with a perfume sample and try to rob me.

* I also stopped answering the phone for fear that they may ask me to dial a stupid number and then I get a phone bill with calls to Uganda, Pakistan, Singapore and Tokyo...

* I also stopped drinking anything out of a Can for fear that I will get sick from the rat faeces and urine.

* I also donated all my savings to the Amy Bruce account. A sick girl that was about to die in the hospital about 7,000 times.... (Poor girl! she's been 7 since 1993...)

* Still open to help somebody from Nigeria who wants to use my account to transfer his uncle's property of $ 100 million. So much trustworthy.
* I have forwarded 35 emails to 400 people hoping that Ericsson or Nokia will send me latest mobile phones but those models are also obsolete now.
* Made some Hundred wishes before forwarding those Ganesh , Tirupathi Balaji pics etc. Now most of those 'Wishes' are already married (to someone else)


If you do not send this e-mail to at least 11,246 people in the next 10 seconds, a bird will Pee on your head today at 6:30pm.

Nothing has happened till now......... ......... ..... but who knows. So please forward

---------- Forwarded message ----------
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---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Akeem Omar <>
Date: Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 6:11 PM
Subject: REPLY VERY URGENT AND CALL ME; 00226 78 19 43 36

PHONE: 00226 78 19 43 36

I contacted you for us to make a good use of a business oportunity of transferring a hudge sum of money in to your account.  Though I know that a transaction of this magnitude will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that all will be well at the end of the day. I decided to contact you due to the urgency of this transaction.

PROPOSITION; I discovered an abandoned sum of $11.5 M(Eleven Million Five Hundred thousand United states Dollars) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customers who died along with his entire family. Since his death, none of his next-of-kin or relations has come forward to lay claims to this money as the heir. I cannot release the fund from his account unless someone applies for claim as the next-of-kin to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines.
Upon this discovery, I now seek your permission to have you stand as a next of kin to the deceased as all documentations will be carefully worked out by me for the funds $11.5 M(Eleven Million Five Hundred thousand United states Dollars) to be released in your favor as the beneficiary/next of kin. It may interest you to note that I have secured from the probate an order of mandamus to locate any of deceased beneficiaries.

Please acknowledge receipt of this message in acceptance of my mutual business endeavor by 
providing with the following;




These requirements will enable me file a letter of claim to the appropriate departments for necessary approvals in your favor before the transfer can be made. I shall be compensating you with $4.6 Million Dollars on final conclusion of this project, while the rest $6.9 Million shall be for me. Your share stays with you while the rest shall be for my investment purposes in your country.

If this proposal is acceptable by you, do not take undue advantage of the trust I have bestowed in you, I await your urgent email.

Your's faithfully,
(Bill and exchange manager)



>>>> Another foolish SCAM mail!......

"Yahoo/Msn Lottery Incoperation".......??!! What a name they 've chosen!!


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Mrs Sandra Kate
Date: 2010/2/10
Subject: Reminder: Yahoo/Msn Lottery Incoperation Winning Of US$1,500,000.00 USD

Yahoo/Msn Lottery Incoperation
Baley House, Har Road
Sutton, Greater London
United Kingdom (ZONE)
Tel/Fax: +44 700 593 8706
Date: 09/02/2010

This is to inform you that you have won prize money of Five hundred thousand, Great Britain Pound Sterlings (Ј500,000.00) for the month of December 2009 Lottery promotion which is organized by YAHOO/MSN LOTTERY INC & WINDOWS LIVE.

YAHOO/MSN & MICROSOFT WINDOWS, collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo and Hotmail we only select five people every Month as our winners through electronic balloting System without the winner applying, we congratulate you for being one of the people selected.

You are to contact the nominated events claim agent on or before your date of Claim, Winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Centre. Yahoo/Msn Lottery Prize must be claimed no later than 20 days from date of Draw Notification after the Draw date in which Prize has won. Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.

These are your identification numbers:

Batch number.....................YM 09102XN
Ref number.......................YM35447XN
Winning number...................YM09788

These numbers fall within your Location file, you are requested to contact your agent, send your winning identification numbers to him, to enable him verify your claims. How ever you will have to fill and submit this form to the agent for verification & direction on how you can claim your winning fund.

1. Full name..............
2. Contact Address.......
3. Age....................
4. Telephone Numbers.......
5. Marital Status.........
6. Sex....................
7. Next Of Kin............
8. Zip Code...............
9. Occupation.............
10. State.................
11. Country................
12. Nationality............
13. Your Reference and Batch number at the top of this mail........................

TEL: +34 672 860 163
FAX: +34 911 817 480

Thank you and accept my hearty congratulations once again!

Yours faithfully,

Mrs Sandra Kate
(Yahoo/Msn Lottery Games/Lottery Coordinator)

[CHAIN Mail] See This............

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 6:06 PM
Subject: Fwd: See This............

Hai dear,

[Picture of Mother Mary]

The President of Argentina received this picture and called it "junk
mail."  Eight days later, his son died.

A man received this picture and immediately sent out copies.  His surprise
was winning the lottery.

Alberto Martinez received this picture, gave it to his secretary to make copies
but they forgot to distribute it.  She lost her job and he lost his family.

This picture is miraculous and sacred, don't forget to forward this within 13
days to at least 20 people.

Do Not Forget to forward and you will receive a huge surprise!!



---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 3:30 PM

Dear Email Owner,
This is to inform you that your email address have been selected for a cash prize of £3,000,000.00 and a brand new Peugeot 407 Car.To begin the processing of your prize you are to contact:
Name: Mr. Perry Hills

Contact him with your secret pin code PGA:00711204 and your reference number
PGA:12050147/08.You are also advised to provide him with the underlisted
information as soon as possible.
Claims Requirements.
Name in full:,Address:,Occupation:,Age:,Sex:,Present Country:,Mobile Phone No:

Congratulations once again!
Mr Andy Paul.

[Hoax] Cancer - precautions - Cancer Update from Johns Hopkins

>>>>> Following is an e-mail Hoax in Circulation claiming to be a "Cancer Update" from Johns Hopkins!



Cancer Update from Johns Hopkins


4. When a person has cancer it indicates the person has multiple nutritional deficiencies. These could be due to genetic, environmental, food and lifestyle factors.

To overcome the multiple nutritional deficiencies, changing diet and including supplements will strengthen the immune system.

Chemotherapy involves poisoning the rapidly-growing cancer cells and also destroys rapidly-growing healthy cells in the bone marrow, gastro-intestinal tract etc., and can cause organ damage, like liver, kidneys, heart, lungs etc.

Radiation while destroying cancer cells also burns, scars and damages healthy cells, tissues and organs.

Initial treatment with chemotherapy and radiation will often reduce tumor size. However prolonged use of chemotherapy and radiation do not result in more tumor destruction.

When the body has too much toxic burden from chemotherapy and radiation the immune system is either compromised or destroyed, hence the person can succumb to various kinds of infections and complications.

Chemotherapy and radiation can cause cancer cells to mutate and become resistant and difficult to destroy. Surgery can also cause cancer cells to spread to other sites.

11. An effective way to battle cancer is to starve the cancer cells by not feeding it with the foods it needs to multiply.


Sugar is a cancer-feeder. By cutting off sugar it cuts off one important food supply to the cancer cells. Sugar substitutes like NutraSweet, Equal,Spoonful, etc are made with Aspartame and it is harmful. A better natural substitute would be Manuka honey or molasses but only in very small amounts. Table salt has a chemical added to make it white in colour. Better alternative is Bragg's aminos or sea salt.

Milk causes the body to produce mucus, especially in the gastro-intestinal tract. Cancer feeds on mucus. By cutting off milk and substituting with unsweetened soy milk, cancer cells are being starved.

Cancer cells thrive in an acid environment. A meat-based diet is acidic and it is best to eat fish, and a little chicken rather than beef or pork. Meat also contains livestock antibiotics, growth hormones and parasites, which are all harmful, especially to people with cancer.
d. A diet made of 80% fresh vegetables and juice, whole grains, seeds, nuts and a little fruits help put the body into an alkaline environment. About 20% can be from cooked food including beans. Fresh vegetable juices provide live enzymes that are easily absorbed and reach down to cellular levels within 15 minutes to nourish and enhance growth of healthy cells.

To obtain live enzymes for building healthy cells try and drink fresh vegetable juice (most vegetables including bean sprouts) and eat some raw vegetables 2 or 3 times a day. Enzymes are destroyed at temperatures of 104 degrees F (40 degrees C).

Avoid coffee, tea, and chocolate, which have high caffeine.. Green tea is a better alternative and has cancer-fighting properties. Water--best to drink purified water, or filtered, to avoid known toxins and heavy metals in tap water. Distilled water is acidic, avoid it.


Some supplements build up the immune system (IP6, Flor-ssence, Essiac, anti-oxidants, vitamins, minerals, EFAs etc.) to enable the body's own killer cells to destroy cancer cells. Other supplements like vitamin E are known to cause apoptosis, or programmed cell death, the body's normal method of disposing of damaged, unwanted, or unneeded cells.

Cancer is a disease of the mind, body, and spirit. A proactive and positive spirit will help the cancer warrior be a survivor.

Anger, unforgiveness and bitterness put the body into a stressful and acidic environment. Learn to have a loving and forgiving spirit. Learn to relax and enjoy life.

Cancer cells cannot thrive in an oxygenated environment. Exercising daily, and deep breathing help to get more oxygen down to the cellular level. Oxygen therapy is another means employed to destroy cancer cells.



>>>> Please see the links below for more details:

Email Hoax: "Cancer Update" from Johns Hopkins

Cancer update from Johns Hopkins

Cancer Update

[PHISHING] Your account access has been limited

>>>>> Following is a PHISHING/SCAM mail!

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: PayPal <>
Date: 2010/2/3
Subject: Your account access has been limited

Dear Member,

We are constantly working to ensure security by regularly screening the accounts in our system. We recently reviewed your account, and we need more information to help us provide you with secure service. Until we can collect this information, your access to sensitive account features will be limited. We would like to restore your access as soon as possible, and we apologize for the inconvenience.
Why is my account access limited?

Your account access has been limited for the following reason(s):

# We determined someone may have tried to access your account without your permission. For your protection, we have limited your account access.

(Your case ID for this reason is PP-AB891.)

How can I restore my account access?

The attachment contains the steps to restore your account access . Please download the attachment and complete the steps.

Account Review Department

Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response.

Attachment: PayPal - Auth Form.html   


>>>>> Following is a SPAM mail recently received!

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Liu Yan <>
Date: 2010/2/3
Subject: Re: ATTENTION PLEASE...(03-02-10)

FROM: Liu Yan
Bank of China Ltd.
13/F. Bank of China Tower
1 Garden Road
Hong Kong,

I sincerely ask for forgiveness for I know this may seem like a complete
intrusion to your privacy but right about now this is my best option of
communication. This mail might come to you as a surprise and the temptation to
ignore it as frivolous could come into your mind, but please consider it a
divine wish and accept it with a deep sense of humility

This letter must surprise you because we have never meet before neither in
person nor by correspondence, but I believe that it takes just one day to meet or
know someone either physically or through correspondence.

I got your contact through my personal search, you were revealed as being quite
astute in private entrepreneurship, and one has no doubt in your ability to
handle a financial business transaction. I am Mr. Liu Yan a transfer supervisor
operations in investment section in Bank of China Ltd. Secretariat of the BOCHK
Charitable Foundation 13/F. Bank of China Tower, 1 Garden Road,Hong Kong I have
an obscured business suggestion for you.Before the U.S and Iraqi war our client
General Mohammed Jassim Ali who work with the Iraqi forces and also business man
made a numbered fixed deposit for 18 calendar months, with a value of (I will
disclose amount upon your reply) in my branch.

Upon maturity several notices was sent to him, even early in the war, again
after the war another notification was sent and still no response came from
him, We later found out that General Mohammed Jassim Ali and his family had been
killed during the war, in a bomb blast that hit their home.

After further investigation it was also discovered that General Mohammed Jassim
Ali did not declare any next of kin in his official papers including the paper
work of his bank deposit. And he also confided in me the last time he was at my
office that no one except me knew of his deposit in my bank. So, (I will
disclose amount upon your reply) is still lying in my bank and no one will ever
come forward to claim it. What bothers me most is that, according to the laws of
my country at the expiration of 3 years the funds will be reverted to the ownership
of the Hong Kong Government if nobody applies to claim the funds.

Against this backdrop, my suggestion to you is that I will like you as a
foreigner to stand as the next of kin to General Mohammed Jassim Ali so that you
will be able to receive his funds. I want you to know that I have had everything
planned out for a successful outcome.

I have contacted an attorney who will prepare the legal documents that will authorise
and back you up as the next of kin to General Mohammed Jassim Ali, all what is
required of you at this stage is for you to provide me with your full Name,
private phone number and address so that the attorney can commence his job.
After you have been made the next of kin, the attorney will also file in for
claims on your behalf and secure the necessary approval and letter from the probate
in your favour for the transfer of the funds to an account that will be provided by
you with my guidance. There is no risk involved at all in the matter as we are
going to adopt a legalized method and the attorney will prepare all the necessary

Please endeavour to observe utmost discretion in all matters concerning this issue.
Once the funds have been transferred to your nominated bank account then we shall
discuss the percentage issue on your reply.

If you are interested please forward to me your full name and current residential
address, and I will prefer you to reach me on my private and secure email
address below and finally after that I shall provide you with more details of
this operation.

Best Regards

Liu Yan

Please reply to this email:

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