This is a scam! Be aware and warn your friends and family about this type of scam. Don’t assume they will know about this type of scam. People lose millions every year from these types of scams.
Delete these types of emails instantly if you receive them.
Below is a copy of the Nigerian email scam that I received.
compliment of the seasons
We are here to inform you the latest news today about your fund worth of $2.5m and meeting held in Abuja the capital of Nigeria as the end of year meeting.We wish to inform you that your fund is ready to wire into your bank account on Today Been 31 December 2012 as the last day of the year and the necessary document that will back up your fund have been issue from stoping the transfer by I.M.F
Now, we learn that the only fee you will pay now is only 97usd meant for the cost of transfer charge well i will like you to understand that all arrangement have been made about 3hrs ago, The only delay of your fund not transfered to you is $97.
Here are my cashier details of the payment information using western union or money gram :
Receiver’ s Name: EMEKA ANI
Receiver’s Country: ABUJA NIGERIA
Amount : $97
Email: ( firstname.lastname@example.org )