I occasionally get SPAM emails leaking through from this scam:
During our investigation and auditing in this Bank, my department came
across a very huge sum of money belonging to one of our deceased
who died on July 30th 2002 of a ghastly motor accident and the fund has
dormant in his account with this bank without any claim of the fund in
Custody either from his family or relation before our discovery to this
It's a game in the office now to guess which obscure country has the fictional money (I guessed Surinam, my colleague guessed Tanzania, we were both wrong).
I noticed at the bottom of today's scam email the idiot's signature:
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