A list of brief reports featuring examples of scam messages submitted to Hoax-Slayer since 2004.
Email purporting to be from a solicitor at a London law firm asks if you would be willing to pose as next of kin of a deceased family in order to claim a bank deposit of £7 million.
Email claims that you have won $951,000 in the Coca-Cola Fortune Award International Promotional Program.
Email claims that Wumi Abdul, the daughter of a rich merchant who has died, needs your help to transfer a large sum of money into your bank account and promises you a percentage of the fund in exchange for your help.
Advance fee scammers often claim that they need your assistance in distributing a large sum of money to charities. They often pretend to be devout Christians intent on doing good work before they die.