The following information appears as a scam warning for consumers to avoid.
The following email below is being sent to consumers in an effort to obtain money from them. The email is a fraud.
I contacted the company and Peter Yandle, a spokesperson for Fidelity Worldwide Investments said, “Thank you for forwarding to me the scam email that you received which made out that it was from someone at Fidelity. As you will be aware, there are many people who use the internet in an attempt to carry out fraud. It is clear from the poor standard of English, the email address from which it was sent and the content of the email that it was not a genuine communication from an international investment firm.”
The email in question is this one:
From: “Michael Smith”
Date: March 16, 2012 11:26:01 PM GMT+10:00
From: Fidelity Investments International ( London)
Oakhill house,130 Tonbridge, Hildenborough.
Kent TN119DZ,United Kingdom.
I am Mr. Michael Smith, The Fund Manager of Fidelity Investment International.The World Largest Fund Management Company with over Ј1.2 Trillion Capital Investment Fund, I am contacting you based on my personal interest to develop a mutual business relationship with you in your country. This amount is valued at the tune of Ј25, 745, 000, 00 and this will be a joint venture investment. I solicit for your assistance as the investor of this fund.
I will give you a complete picture of this transaction as soon as I hear from you.
Waiting to hear from you urgently as it demands.
Mr. Michael Smith.
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