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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Scam Email: Just Mr. James

This scammer felt no need to provide a last name anywhere. Just a mysterious "Mr. James".
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Subject: mail order
From: james []

Good day,

We browsed through your web page and we are interested in ordering some of your products,we are located in Finland,we will like to know if you have the items in stocks,so kindly get back to me with the right contact person email,phone # and confirmation of website so that we can place my order quickly, and i want to know if you have your own personal shipper or can the order be picked up at your store,please advise so that we can proceed by going ahead to place the order.

Purchasing Manager
Mr James


  1. You can tell by the headers of this email that the below scam email is from the same person who sent the above. Noticing how the reply-to is different than the From.... but really, this has all the classic signs of a scam. This particular scammer just doesn't even want to bother with making up fake names!

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    Delivery-date: Wed, 02 Feb 2011 10:01:31 -0600
    Received: from ([]:59729)
    Subject: Order Enqiury.....
    From: Store Gallery []

    Hello, I want to place an order in your store,and i will like to know if you ship to Australia and my method of payment will be credit card. So please let me know if you can assist me with the order ,And please do not
    forget to include your web page in your replying back to my mail.I will await your prompt response as soon as you receive this mail,You can also get back to me on this email address:

  2. I just tried to be scam by these people with the same letter and scam