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Have you received an email from "Lady Stella Morrison", who says she is "suffering from cancerous ailment.I am married to Engineer Richard Morrison an Englishman who is dead"? And what follows is a convoluted sob story of one misery after another, along with a healthy dose of gibberish, spelling errors, terrible gram, syntax and punctuation, not exactly befitting an extremely wealthy person. And now, poor bereaved "Lady Stella Morrison", needs YOUR help to to uplift the down-trodden andthe less-privileged individuals. Odd that they'd pick a total stranger, in a foreign country to trust their money to, don't you think?
Of course, it is a scam. Don't reply to it. Obvious clues include the strange syntax, like "suffering from cancerous ailment". Have you ever heard that phrase used by a native English-speaker?
From Lady Stella Morrison
4 Old Church Street,
Chelsea, SW3, England.
Here writes Lady Stella Morrison, suffering from cancerous ailment.I am married to Engineer Richard Morrison an Englishman who is dead. My husband was into private practice all his life before his death. Our life together as man and wife lasted for three decades without child.
My husband died after aprotracted illness. My husband and I made a vow to uplift the down-trodden andthe less-privileged individuals as he had passion for persons who can not help themselves due to physical disability or financial predicament. I can adduce this to the fact that he needed a Child from this relationship,which never came.
When my late husband was alive he deposited the sum of 20 Million (20Million Great Britain Pounds Sterling which were derived from his vast estates a nd investment in capital market with his bank here in UK.
As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact of the bank in UK. I will also issue you a Letter of Authority that will empower you as the original beneficiary of this fund via my Lawyer. My happiness is that I lived a life worthy of emulation. Please always be prayerful all t hrough your life. Please assure me that you will act just as I have stated herein. Hope to hear from you soon and God bless you and members of your family.
you can contact me through my private email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Stella Morrison