This email is personally directed to you. This is to inform you that your account has been changed by Mr. Smith William who claimed to be your next of kin. It has come to our attention that your payment has been long overdue.
The above mentioned person visited this Bank yesterday with a power of attorney given in his favor by your good self, granting him the benefit to process and claim your inheritance of $15,000,000.00 (Fifteen Million United States Dollars Only) for personal reasons.
He called me and informed me that he has the sum of Five Million, Seven Hundred thousand United State Dollars.(USD$5,700,000.00) left in fixed deposit account in one of the leading banks in Africa.
New identity theft scam via email claiming compensation from Judiciary of England and Wales.
As the number of individuals impacted by medical identity theft continues to climb, so does the number of victims fooled by spurious emails and websites designed to purloin their sensitive information, a study finds.
While millions of mobile users are anticipating the launch of the new iPhone (5S and 5C), cybercriminals are already making their move to distribute spam that promise to give away the said devices for free, in the guise of a contest.
The FBI has seen an increase in criminals who use spear-phishing attacks to target multiple industry sectors.
Just received email requesting username and password for web hosting services. DO NOT REPLY to this email.
Wow. They threw in a tsunami, spinal cord injury, wheelchair, stroke, and charitable contribution all into one email.