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      06-11-2006, 12:51 PM   #1
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WHOA! I'm RICH (20.5 million usd)

look what I got in my inbox today
I immediately send him all my personal info so he can transfer me the money…..what a great fukin Sunday



Dear Friend,

I am the manager of Auditing and Accounting department of BANK OF
AFRICA
(B.O.A) here in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.In my department we
discovered an
abandoned sum of US$20.5m dollars (TWENTY MILION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND
US
DOLLARS) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customer who
died
along with his entire family in Jully 2003 in a plane crash.For more
information about the crash you can visit this site
http://www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/africa...ash/index.html)


Since we got information about his death, we have been expecting his
next of
kin to come over and claim his money because we cannot release it
unless
some body applies for it as next of kin or a relation to the deceased
as
indicated in our banking guidlings and laws but unfortunately we learnt
that
all his supposed next of kin or relation died alongside with him at the
plane crash leaving nobody behind for the claim. It is therefore upon
this
discovery that I now decided to make this business proposal to you and
release the money to you as the next of kin or relation to the deceased
for
safety and subsequent disbursement since nobody is coming for it and we
don't want
this money to go into the bank treasury as unclaimed bill.

The banking law and guidline here stipulates that if such money
remained
unclaimed after fours years, the money will be transfered into the bank
treasury as unclaimed fund. The request of foreigner as next of kin in
this
business is occassioned by the fact that the customer was a foreigner
and
Burkinabe cannot stand as next of kin to a foreigner.I agree that 30%
of
this money will be for you as a respect to the provision of a foriegn
account , 10% will be set aside for expenses incurred during the
business
and 60% would be for me Thereafter, I will visit your country for
disbursement according to the percentage indicated Therefore, to enable
the
immediate transfer of this fund to you arranged,you must apply first to
the
bank as relation or next of kin of the deceased with a text of
application
form that i will send to you when i hear from you,so i will like you to
send
to me your private telephone and fax number for easy and effective
communication and location where in the money will be remitted.

Upon receipt of your reply, I will send to you by fax or email the text
of
the application . I will not fail to bring to your notice this
transaction
is hitch-free and that you should not entertain any atom of fear as all
required arrangements have been made for the transfer. You should
contact me
immediately as soon as you receive this letter.Trusting to hear from
you
immediately.


Yours Faithfully,
Mr. ISSIAKA ZONGO.
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      06-11-2006, 12:56 PM   #2
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      06-11-2006, 01:24 PM   #3
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I immediately send him all my personally info so he can transfer me the money…..what a great fukin Sunday
I hope you're joking about that part...
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      06-11-2006, 01:36 PM   #4
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that's a creative scam.
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      06-11-2006, 01:48 PM   #5
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i get one those every day...............

if you want them......i'll forward them to you.

i got that exact one too...........
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      06-11-2006, 02:03 PM   #6
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how mush are they asking you pay upfront
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      06-11-2006, 02:10 PM   #7
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how mush are they asking you pay upfront
Probably not much...just a valid bank account and your social security number. I got scammed once by a fake Ebay email. Definitely not cool!
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      06-11-2006, 02:44 PM   #8
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look what I got in my inbox today
I immediately send him all my personal info so he can transfer me the money
damn you, ska. You beat me by few hours.
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      06-11-2006, 03:07 PM   #9
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You'll probably get a kick out of this site...

http://www.419eater.com/
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      06-11-2006, 03:19 PM   #10
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whenever i sell a car on autotrader i get a bilion of those. it's pathetic that people actually fall for them.
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      06-11-2006, 11:23 PM   #11
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I have also been getting those for years now. I wonder how many people actually fall for it though...I feel bad for them.
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      06-11-2006, 11:46 PM   #12
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uhh in reality why would some random person transfer money to you... unless of course you have kin that live in or have lived in "Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso"... wherever that is.
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      06-12-2006, 01:37 AM   #13
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these scammers are annoying. they can even get to your cellphones and ask for your checking account and routing numbers. i just hang up on them now. i never used to cause its kinda rude but i started not to care anymore.
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Haha I should scan the fake cashier's check I got when I was trying to sell my last car. I went along with like 6 of them just for fun. One guy sent me a $25k cashier's check that's super fake, I kept it for a momento.

My friend did get jack 6 bills because of a fake ebay 2nd chance offer for a laptop. I TOLD him don't send it western union, but he wouldn't listen.
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      06-12-2006, 08:43 AM   #15
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Ha, that reminds me...you've got to be careful even on the phone. I got a phone call on my cell phone once saying the call was from Cingular, and they said I had an outstanding account balance and they wanted my credit card number.

Well, it turned out the call really was from cingular, but even so, I wouldn't give it to him since I had no idea who the caller was at the time. You've really got to be careful!
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      06-12-2006, 09:00 AM   #16
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ha ha, at least it was semi-correctly put together grammatically. i love the ones that say

"Dir sir/madam, I has fortunee that is great of menoey in value 255,000,000,000,000 USD $. I am offerr you share money beucase my family be in wrong sitution. If you can kindly send my brothor in Indonesia ur kredit kard nomber and addreeess and name and ssn and your bank info, i will going make a sum of my money to you. I hope to make you busines soon hear back, Absuthafu Abasthafi."
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i get those emails from time to time.

i remember when i was younger, in the days before email was popular, my dad showed me a nigerian scam letter his work received in the mail. it was typed out on off white paper and in all caps. funny stuff.

Annual Nigerian Email Conference
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This is a reply from an autotrader add for a 2003 325xi. I'm so lucky I found it. I'm going to give her all of my personal info, and account numbers, and then I'll have two nice bimmers! I can't wait...

Hello there,
I know that you have many choices on Cars and I appreciate that you have contacted me.
My location is London, UK and the car is being shipped from here by FedEx(all shipping taxes are included in price). The car is an US model with US specs (mph) and I cannot register it here. So I am trying to sell it as low as I can to complete the sale fast. Although I am registered in the US, but I am permanently reside in London (where my family is from)..
The car is in perfect cosmetic and engine condition, and meticulously maintained. No damage, no hidden defects, never been into accidents or car race, and it is ready for run now. The car has clear title (in my hands) and it is free of encumbrances and liens. You will get from me the keys and all documents to register it in the state, and also bill of sale in your name and signed by me.You will have to pay the money for the car just when is delivered.The total cost of the car will be only $4,700 , with all taxes included .The payment must be done through a third party.They will hold the money until you will receive the car.After you will receive tha car you will have 10 days to inspect it.If you will accept it they will send me the money if not,you will have 3 days to shipp it back.All the taxes will be payed by them from my safe account,and the moment I will have the tracking number of the car you will get complete refund. I hope that you will understand my situation.If you agree with these terms, please reply me and I will be more than glad to provide you with further information how to purchase the car asap.
Hope to hear from you soon!
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I get those all the time as well. However, the other day I got one that seemed to be from Bank of America. Whoever made it up did a good job because they used all the Bank of America graphics and fonts in their email. It said that they were updating the online banking and they needed me to input my username and password to verify my online banking account and if I didn't that my online banking would be void in 3 days.

It was scary because it was actually a very convincing email and I could see some clueless person falling for it very easily. Fortunately, I looked at the URL in the window and it was some foreign address. I have a feeling this scam is going to get a lot of innocent people so be on the look out guys.
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Find the killers!

I got a similar e-mail several years ago. After mourning the death of someone in my family (who found their way from China to Africa, I guess), I was too distraught to seek the millions of dollars left unclaimed. What I should do is put together a "dream team" of investigators to find the true killers of my long lost kinsman. So far I have the following people in mind:

The Ramsey family
OJ Simpson
Claus Von Bulow
Hans Blix
Oliver Stone
Cyril Wecht
Allison DuBois

If anyone can find them, this team can.
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CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
TREASURY DEPARTMENT
TINUMBU. SQUARE, LAGOS.
REF: CBN/PCFDP/Z20/06

From the Desk of the Executive
Governor (CBN),
Prof Charles Soludo.
Sir,
I am Prof Charles Soludo, Governor Central Bank of Nigeria; my office monitors and controls the affairs of all other banks
and financial institutions in Nigeria. I am the final signatory to any transfer or remittance of huge funds moving within
banks both on the local and international levels.
I have before me list of funds, which could not be transferred to some nominated accounts as these accounts have been
identified either as ghost accounts, unclaimed deposits and over-invoiced sum etc. Your name was among the people expecting
the funds to be transferred into their account, on this note; I wish to have a deal with you as regards to your unpaid funds.
I have your file before me and hope your data's are correct and un-tampered unless you reconfirm it.As it is my duty to
recommend the transfer of these surplus funds to the Federal Government Treasury and Reserve Accounts as unclaimed deposits,
I have the opportunity to write you based on the instructions I received 2 days ago from the Senate Committee on Contract
Payments / Foreign Debts to submit the List of payment reports / expenditures and audited reports of revenues.Among several
others, I have decided to remit your contract sum following my idea that we have a deal/agreement and I am going to do this
legally.
MY CONDITIONS
1. The sum of USD$5M.only will paid into an account I will provide you after you have confirmed the $30 million total amount
transferred into your account by telegraphic Transfer (T/T), confirmable in 3 working days.
2. This deal must be kept secret forever, and all correspondence will be strictly by email / telephone, for security
purposes.
3. There should be no third parties as most problem associated with your fund release are caused by your agents or
representative.
If you agree with my conditions, l advise you on what to do immediately and the transfer will commence without delay as I
will proceed to fix your name on the Payment schedule instantly to meet the three days mandate. I hope you don't reject this
offer and have your funds transferred. Waiting for your reply soon on my private email: profcharlessoludo1771@yahoo.co.in

Best Regards
Prof Charles Soludo
Private email rofcharlessoludo1771@yahoo.co.in
GOVERNOR, C.B.N
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
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Dear Sir/Madam,

To whom it may Concern:

Compliments and Greetings.

Please kindly allow me introduce myself. My Names are Alan Beckford, I am an Accountant, by Age 51 Years, Graduate of the American Open University in Dubai, I am an English and I have returned to England for the up bringing of my children with the English Orientation

I was the Head of the Account Department of a Private Bank in Netherlands and I would like to intimate you with certain facts that I believe might be of interest to you.

This involves a Client who shared the same Last Name with you and had an Investment placed under our Bank's Management years ago, the circumstances surrounding the Investment made by this Client who died Interstate,with no known nominated successor in title over this Investment made with the Private Banking Branch of my Bank has made it very difficult to locate anyone who is directly related to the Deceased.

With the very strong feeling that no one will ever come forward to Claim the Funds and the investigation coming to a close after several months, the need for an assistance becomes crucial, as a next of kin to the Depositor is earnestly being searched for, I have already developed a Full-Proof, Legal and totally risk free means through which the funds can be released to your nominated Bank Account within a very short time after due Documentation and Authentication process.

The strategy is to use the information contained in the file of the Deceased to put up an Application as the only surviving next of Kin and Beneficiary of the Deposit. I want to assure you that I have concluded all local modalities for the successful completion of this within 10 Banking days of your agreement to proceed with me as the required assistance is perfected to be 100% risk free.

I expect your Urgent response and if in the affirmative, I shall advice you on what we need to do.

Best regards,

Alan Beckford.
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