...You receive a 419 letter
DO NOT REPLY UNDER
ANY CIRCUMSTANCES !
If you receive a 419 letter, throw it in the bin where it deserves
to be. The fraudsters have not targeted you personally,
1000’s of these letters are sent out daily to people worldwide
whose details have been taken at random from telephone directories
If you receive a 419 letter by e-mail, do not reply, again
they have not targeted you personally. Cause them some
inconvenience by forwarding a copy of the e-mail to the Internet
Service Provider from where the e-mail originated in the following
Unless your letter/e-mail contains details of the fraudsters
bank accounts/addresses/telephone numbers please do not
forward them to us. If you live outside the United Kingdom
please send your e-mail/letter to your own National Police Unit
that deals with Fraud. If there is a London connection they can
pass the matter onto Interpol London for action.
If you have already become embroiled in this scam, contact your
own police department or your local embassy if you are abroad.
Special Instructions relating to US Citizens.
If you are in the United Kingdom and are the victim or potential
victim of such a fraud contact the US Secret Service, US Embassy,
London on 020 7408 8091. If you are elsewhere in the World contact
the US Embassy relevant to the country you are in or your local
Secret Service Office.
Remember: "If it sounds
too good to be true, then it is!"