Sometimes victims will be asked to pay to receive the winning prize in quiz contest. Scammers will demanded money from you to make payments to customs or for airport clearances to bring the prize to your country.
The Black Money scam also known as the Nigerian 419 scam. 419 refers to a section of a Nigerian law that deals with fraud.
Any email asking for you to help to move money, reship packages, or collect money for a company or person anywhere in the world should be considered a scam. Click Here to view this scam: Examples of Scam-Job Scam that appears to be from Hong Kong
Here is a sample of a scam a victim may receive:
Example of scam letter
You have to be careful, these kind of scam are dangerous to your finances.
Also, here are some tips on how to stay on top of your own financial data, along with info on a site where you can opt-out of pre-approved credit offers, which can be an ID theft risk.