419 email scammer claims to have discovered cure for AIDS


SophosLabs have stopped thousands of messages related to an email scam that attempts to fool people into believing that the sender has found a cure to AIDS.

The emails, which come from a Yahoo email address, claim that the 19-year-old correspondent has found a herbal root that has successfully helped the sick recover from AIDS, and that hospitals have confirmed that patients are no longer HIV positive. The email continues, asking for help in bringing the cure to English-speaking markets. 419 email scammer claims to have discovered cure for AIDS

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