Here is the recently captured Nigerian scam email that made appeared to be from Livy, Dori D (LHD-Oldham Co) . It is written in english, where from email appears genuine.
From: Livy, Dori D (LHD-Oldham Co)
Subject: Settlement Check Parcel of $500,000.00 USD
Date: Sunday, May 24, 2009, 7:34 PM
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.
Better Business Bureau has more advice to avoid getting ripped off when it comes to the latest technology like iphone
- Buy only the electronic device at an authorized store
- Never wire money as payment for a iPhone online
- Don’t trust hackers who have found ways to use software not authorized by apple
- Use the “Apps Store” in iTunes
It’s sometimes hard to tell the difference between reputable online sellers and criminals who use the Internet to rob people.
The Internet offers a global marketplace for consumers and businesses. But crooks also recognize the potentials of cyberspace. The same scams that have been conducted by mail and phone can now be found on the World Wide Web and in email, and new cyberscams are emerging.