I'm sure you've had your share of the 419 scam spam mail. The story is usually about a little over $20,000,000, and you can have your share if you just hand over your bank account details, and other stuff. I promise. Really.
People have ended up poor, tortured, dead, believing that crap. It's probably all for the better, it makes the genepool a cleaner and better place to be for the rest of us. There's Darwin Award potential in it.