These people are relentless, eager to rob more unsuspecting people of their money. People who believe these low life scumbags are deceived by offers of instant wealth.
As usual, it is a story of someone who needs your help to hold/store his money and you would get a huge reward.
Don't be fooled.
Everyone should be familiar by now of the West African Scam / Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud in Internet Web Mail Frauds and Email Letter Scams. Well, this one, according to the Skype area code below, is from TOGO.
Read the email below.
For those who are gullible enough, they are instructed to deposit a considerable amount to a bank account to prove sincerity or that kind of crap. After such deposits are made, the scammers disappear and are never heard of again. The victims end up losing large amounts of money.
Try searching for the name Emmanuel John and you'll be surprised.
If you receive such message on facebook.
1. Click on the 'Report' link
2. Delete the message
3. For those who are adventurous enough, lead him on and have him send you some money instead. (I know of someone who did this)
In any case, NEVER PROVIDE ANY SENSITIVE or CRUCIAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU