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419 Scam: Funds Transfer from Finance House Employee in the Netherlands

13
Feb
2014

Ive spotted a new variant of a 419 scam thats been making the rounds since December 2013. Recipients of the scammy emails are promised a large amount of money if they help an employee of a Dutch finance house transfer the funds of a wealthy Englishman who died.

Those who reply to the emails are probably asked to hand over some sensitive information. Theyre also told to pay certain amounts of money that are needed to cover transaction fees. Usually, the s…

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