Janet Joseph writes from Spain to tell me she is living in Benin. Benin seems to be taking over from Nigeria as the preferred country of origin (real or otherwise) of scam emails.
If you’ve been following this blog you can guess the rest. Her husband died leaving her mega millions, and she just needs your help to move it.
And if you’re daft enough to fall for her scam she will releive you of your hard earned cash by way of advance fees, thus making herself richer and you poorer.
Ignore her. She’s just a scammer. Delete the email and don’t reply.
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I am a Sierra Leon by nationality, presently residing here in
theNeighbouring country Benin republic as a result of war that erupted
I got your contact from your country business guide.We therefore solicit
for your assistance to grant us the moral andtechnical advice that we may
require to Relocate/invest overseas.
It is true that I had not known you before, but I have no option than to risk
believing that God will not let us alone. It’s my pleasure to Contact you
for a business venture which I and my Son, intend to establish in your
When war erupted in Freetown, there is certain Amount ofmoney totalling USD
eighteen million ($18,000,000.00) which my late husband was able to move out
of Sierraleon through a diplomatic channel, with theassistance of a
securities and finance company before he was assassinated by unknown
Now I and my son decided to invest these money in your country or any
where safe enough outside Africa for security and political reasons.
We want you to understand that you will assist us to secure these funds
forthe investment first, from the securities company.
We are interested in hospitality industry
If you want to assist us, feel free to contact me urgently through my
son clifford ,who is presently seeking asylum in Europe Through this email
to enable him give to you further Information relative to
the presence/position of funds which will authorize the securities company
to release to you as our partner and beneficiary
Mrs Janet Joseph