The following showed up in my Junk Email folder today.
FROM: DIPLOMATIC AGENT
I am a Diplomat named Mr. Dom May, mandated to deliver your inheritance to you in your country of residence.
The funds total US$7.5 Million and you were made the beneficiary of these funds by a benefactor whose details will be revealed to you after handing over the funds to you in accordance with the Agreement I signed with the benefactor when he enlisted my assistance in delivering the funds to you.
I am presently at JFK Airport in the United States of America and before I can deliver the funds to you, you have to reconfirm the following Information so as to ensure that I am dealing with the right person
1. Full Name
5. Direct Telephone
After verification of the information with what I have on file, I shall contact you so that we can make arrangements on the exact time I will be Bringing your package to your residential address.
Send the requested information so that we can proceed.
Mr. Dom May
Glory-owski! I’m rich! At the point in my life when I had finally accepted that my dreams would never be fulfilled, comes this great good fortune! 😀
Seriously, it saddens me knowing there are naive and gullible people who will believe this and as a result end up much wiser and much poorer. Oh, and much embarrassed too.