This kind of scam is well known online scam; however they are still able to trap the people and get out their hard earned money. In such type you will receive an e-mail, which will be written in capital letters. Such mails will be either representing in a good post of ministers or in business and now they are seeking your help to transfer the funds out of the country. They will ask you to travel overseas meet the concern person and get the fund amount. But before all this you are required to pay thousands of dollars in "taxes," "attorney costs," "bribes," or other advance fees. However, the presence of such person is void and there would not be any amount too other than your paid amount. This type of scam is also known as Nigerian 419 Letter, where 419 recognize for the section of Nigeria's penal code which this scammers use to violate.