Fishing scams

Maersk Line phishing mail

Dear Customer, please find attached below your Bill of Lading, Packing List and Invoice for the current shipment headed to your port. Shipping customer advised us to contact your email as it was listed as the consignee/receiver of the goods in transit. Best regards, Maersk Line.

Nigerian scam

Assist rich widow Mrs. Hope Bryant from Syria to relocate

I am Mrs. Hope Bryant, a Syrian woman. I desire to relocate to your country due to the prolonged civil unrest/war in Syria, as well as the daily life-threatening attacks by ISIS terrorist group. Please I would like you to assist me. The entire capital at my disposal is Nine Million Euro, locked up in a trunk box and deposited it with the Red Cross here in Damascus.

GBP 7,549,250 in a dormant account at the UBS bank

My Name is Joe Edward,the Operations Manager of UBS Investment Bank, London. One of our accounts holding a balance of GBP 7,549,250.00 has been dormant for many years. Please i am asking for your partnership in re-profiling the funds. First of all, I will like to assure you that this transaction is 100% risk and trouble free to both parties.

Benjamin Dell wants your help to move 2M oil barrels a month

I, Benjamin Dell from Malta Oil & Gas Co. Ltd., wish to enter into a partnership with you to build a middle man structure to move 2 million oil barrels. Our commission/brokerage as middle man is between $2 – $3 per barrel so if the target of 2M barrels is met monthly we stand to share $4M – $6M every month for a span of 12 months.