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Anonymous
US
2014-02-03 18:58:43
Charity scam
+1 This was sent to my wife via email.Email Attached
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Mark Murphy
Email Address:
   MMurphy@nhcgov.com
Fax:
   (910) 798-3491
Email (below) names a person we didn\'t know from a state where we also don\'t know anyone. Knew right away it was BS.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2014-02-04 13:10:11
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Mark Lawson
Email Address:
   mark.lawson7@rogers.com
After receiving the original e-mail (the same in this report) from Mark Murphy(MMurphy@nhcgov.com)and replied I didn't know Mrs. Margaret Crawford, this guy sent me a large message asking for personal information.

Scam Email
Attn, I acknowledge the receipt of your email. It might interest you to know that the first email you received was sent to you with the help of personal assistant to my client Mrs. Margaret Crawford who is willing you the sum of £10.2 Million British Pounds for humanitarian and your personal use. I am using this medium to inform you that this funds is legitimate, frankly speaking, I want you to know that you have the right to decline the funds as much as you have the same right to accept it as well. In respect of Mrs. Margaret Crawford Will, it might interest you to know that Late Mr. Bennett Crawford and wife Mrs. Margaret Crawford are very honest and nice family you could ever think of. It saddens my heart now to see Mrs. Margaret suffering from Cancer, well I still have the faith that nothing is too difficult for God to do in her case. As a matter of fact, she has told me that I should not hesitate to deal with you as the beneficiary to the deposited sum of £10.2 Million British Pounds to carry out her good will. The funds has already been deposited in the bank. If am sure and pleased with your willingness and sincerity to carry out the responsibility in accordance to the donor’s good intention, I shall give you the necessary information to proceed to the bank for funds release to you. Please you have to be highly confidential in this transaction till we finalize this project and you now have the funds in your custody because I would not want anything to jeopardize the funds release to you. If you are willing to carry on with this transaction, you are to send the below requested information to this office. Your Full Name: Gender/Age & Occupation: Complete Address & Country: Tel/Cell Number: The requested information above will be use in making arrangement for the necessary paper work in your name as the beneficiary. I know you might be wondering how you were chosen, Mrs. Margaret Crawford did an online search by herself and she found your email address and decided to choose you. You don\'t have to be skeptical about this transaction as this transaction is problem free and legit. MRS. MARGARET CRAWFORD DIRECTIVES FOR YOU AS FOLLOW: 1. 60% of the total funds should be used to help/support the less privileged/needy around you in your community. 2. Use 5% of the total funds as donation to any small Church/Mosque or any Organization you know there in your City. 3. The remaining 35% is for your own personal use for standing as the beneficiary. Below is the instruction you will follow for security and safety purpose; * The total sum of £10.2 Million British Pounds will be released/transferred to you confirmable in 3 working days. * All correspondence will be strictly by private email/telephone for security purpose. * There should be no third party involve in this transaction to avoid impersonation. You are to send the requested information above for funds transfer to you the beneficiary. Encase you want to give me a phone call, here is my number: +447024072162. I await your prompt positive reply. Best Regards, Attorney Mark Lawson Mark Lawson Chamber

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