Inheritance scams

My Name is Miss. Asha Nagina Ibrahim
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Scam Email received 5/17/2019

Email From:

[email protected]

Sender Name:

Miss. Asha Nagina Ibrahim

Other emails used:

[email protected],

Email Subject:

My Name is Miss. Asha Nagina Ibrahim


My Name is Miss. Asha Nagina Ibrahim – [email protected]


Good day, My Name is Miss. Asha Nagina Ibrahim from Libya, I am 22 years old, I am in St. Christopher’s Parish for refugee in Burkina Faso under United Nations High commission for Refugee, I lost my parents in the recent war in Libya, right now am in Burkina Faso. Please save my life I am in danger I need your help in transferring my inheritance my father left behind for me in a Bank in Burkina Faso here, All I need is a foreigner who will stand as the foreign partner to my father and beneficiary of the fund. The money deposited in the Bank is US$10.500.000, (TEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLAR). I just need this fund to be transfer to your account so that I will come over to your country and complete my education as you know that my country have been in deep crisis due to the war and I cannot go back there again because I have nobody again all of my family were killed in the war. Best regards , Miss. Asha Nagina Ibrahim. Miss. Asha Nagina Ibrahim – [email protected]

The above email is a scam. If you still think is legitimate, but you’re still concerned, then follow these steps:

Ten Minutes 10 minutes.

How to check if you received a scam email

  1. Google the details.

    Do a Google search for the persons name/company name that the email has come from.

  2. Confirm the details.

    Visit their website and look for a phone number or email address. Search for the website yourself. Do not assume the details in the email are valid.

  3. Confirm using the information you have found

    Using the details you have researched, call or email the business and ask them to verify the information within the email.

  4. Check if the email has been sent to multiple people

    Google snippets of the email text to see if the same format has been used in the past. eg “Army officer from Syria but now living with the United Nations on asylum”

Most of us know someone who is vulnerable to these types of attacks. Fortunately, if you’re aware of the presence of these scams, and armed with some basic knowledge on identifying them, you can greatly reduce your chances people you know becoming a victim. Please help them by sharing this information on Facebook or Twitter using the #telltwo and #takefive hashtags.
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