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Foreigner

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Fresh scam to fleece:

"Hello my good friend.

How are you today? Hope all is well with you and your family?, You may not understand why this mail came to you. but if you do not remember me, you might have receive an email from me in the past regarding a mulch-million-dollar business proposal which we never concluded. I am using this opportunity to inform you that this mulch-million-dollar business has been concluded with the assistance of another partner who financed the transaction with a logical conclusion. I thank you for your great effort to our unfinished transfer of fund into your account due to one reason or the other best known to you.

But I want to inform you that I have successfully transferred the fund out of my bank to my new partner's account who was capable of assisting me in this great opportunity. Due to your effort, sincerity,courage and trust worthy you showed during the course of the transaction. I want to compensate you and show my gratitude to you with the sum of $1,300,000.00. I have left a certified International Cashier's BANK DRAFT for you worth of $1,300,000.00 cash able in any bank in the world.

My dear, I will like you to contact my Pastor, Rev. Pastor Godwin in his direct email address at: rev.pastorwin@hotmail.com for the collection of your certified International Cashier BANK DRAFT. I authorized him to release the BANK DRAFT to you whenever you contact him regarding to the draft. At the moment,I'm very busy here because of the investment projects, which I and my new partner are having at hands.

Please I will like you to accept this token with good faith as this is from the bottom of my whole heart, also comply with Rev. Pastor Godwin directives so that he will send the BANK DRAFT to you without any delay.

Contact: Rev. Pastor Godwin Benjamin.
Cotonou Benin Republic West Africa
Email address: rev.pastorwin@hotmail.com
Telephone: +229 682 707 65.

Therefore you should send him your full Name and telephone number/your correct mailing address where you want him to send the Bank Draft to avoid wrong delivery and to ensure that you receive the bank draft and cash it in any bank of your choice without delay.

Hoping to hear from you ASAP.

Best Regards,

Barrister David Johnson."
 

Foreigner

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And a 'climax':



"GoodDay
My name is Dr Carney Truman Medwin from CLIMAX CONSTRUCTION CO. I needed an accommodation of 6 rooms for a vacation for company workers. Date: From 16th June 2012 TO 25th June 2012, No of person: 6 persons, No of Days : 10 Days.

Payment Type: ({POS} I hope you have a credit card charging machine?).

Waiting for your confirmation with total cost in (USD, EUR or GBP).
Best Regards
Dr Carney Truman Medwin
13-15 Hackney Road, London,
Greater London, E2 7NX, UK
Mob: +44-704-577-2634"
 

albatross710

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At least your guys are a little creative.

Dear Sir,

I would like to order some of your coffee machines product.
Let me know do you accept international order?

Sincerely,
Tom Hirojzi
ALDN Starlabs 51 UBI Avenue 1 #01-27
Paya UBI, Industrial Park
Singapore, SG - 408933
Singapore

 

straitman

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Wow, where can I get $1.3M that easily :!: :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :D :D
 

Foreigner

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Expect an influx to a South Pacific island:


"Dear Friend,

How are you? I hope all is well with your family, friends and pets. I hope this urgent mail meets you in a perfect condition. We have no time to waste regarding the information I am about to tell you, it is an urgent and serious matter.

My name is Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth, senior data analyst here at the CERN institute based here in Geneva (http://public.web.cern.ch/public/). CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is one of the world’s largest and most respected centres for scientific research. Its business is fundamental physics, finding out what the Universe is made of and how it works. You may have seen on the news that, in recent days, our Large Hadron Collider machine has been colliding high-speed beams of energy in order to explore new physics and understand how the universe began. CERN have been adamant that this is safe, however I KNOW THE TRUTH.

The truth is that this experiment that CERN are conducting is extremely dangerous, and could cause global disaster. This experiment has a 95% of causing a black hole, thus swallowing a large area of the planet. The scientists do not want you to know this as they know it will cause panic. However, I can help you.

I am arranging for a number of selected people to be evacuated to a safe location on an island in the South Pacific via aeroplane. You have been selected from random to take part in this evacuation, thus continuing the survival of the human race.

Please, if you are interested, email me back immediately with the following information:

Full name:
Age:
Contact number:
Country:
Email address:

Please send all emails to my private box: From > ***Email removed***

Regards, and God bless.
Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth"
 

AVC

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That's gotta be the best one ever. You have been randomly selected to pay me lots of money for a bogus air ticket to a ficticious shelter. haha
 

Foreigner

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From Ching Chung Sing:



"Subject: Your relative’s Will

Chang Hwa Commercial Bank
Room 1401, Tower II The Gateway,
25 Canton Road, Kowloon
Hong Kong

Dear Friend,

According to our close source from private investigator a customer of ours who might be related to you (perhaps) in Hong Kong died some years ago in an auto accident here in Hong Kong leaving behind an estate/huge capital value at 19.8 million (with interest still accruing) in a bank here where I work, till date nobody has come forward or put application for the deceased claim as next of kin.

During the bank private search recently for the late gentle man relatives your name and email contact was among the finding that matches the same surname as the deceased (name WITHELD for security reason) who died intestate. No WILL or NEXT OF KIN.
To maintain the level of security required I have intentionally left out the final details of the deceased person.

I urge you to come forward since I can provide you with the details needed for you to claim the estate/huge capital so that we all (You and us) can benefit from this great opportunity, in this way, you must agree to accept 35% from the estate/huge capital while me and my colleague will get from you 65% for taking part to do all the crucial work in the bank to have the claim release to you promptly without any questioning from any quarter. The essence of this message is strictly for benefit of you and us and nothing more. To affirm your willingness and cooperation please do so by replying me via my email stating your FULL NAME, DATE OF BIRTH, TELEPHONE NUMBER, FAX NUMBER, PRIVATE EMAIL ADDRESS, NATIONALITY AND POSTAL ADDRESS. And then I can have the confidence to brief you more on the above matter.

I await your prompt reply.

Thank you,
ching chung sing"
 

Batesy

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I had a scammer try to use his fake credit cards to "order product" from my company in Oz. She had an address in an industrial district in China. I googled it and found that the scam was out of Africa.
So I played. My first email told the scammer that our minimum order was $1B and that our products were delivered by oompaloompahs.
It went on for a while until I told them that we were happy to take payment from fake credit cards and will deliver to deepest darkest Africa through Oompaloompah couriers. Traded about 6 emails until that last one. Never heard back after that...


I
 

Foreigner

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A fresh one:



INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER
Processing Department
Trust Towers Asylum Down,GCB.
Head Office Ring Road
North,Accra-Ghana.


ATTN:FUND BENEFICIARY,

RE:SWIFT TRANSFER OF US$ 1.5 MILLION INTEREST INTO YOUR ACCOUNT.

I am DR.CHRISTIAN AKWA,HEAD OF TREASURY DEPARTMENT,GHANA COMMERCIAL BANK (GCB) LTD.This is the
second time we are notifying you about your over-due funds. Sometime ago,In the Memorandum of
Understanding(MOU)It was revealed in your file as your name was penciled as the bonafide
beneficiary to receive your over-due funds which was brought to our bank from the Economic
Community of west African States (ECOWAS) In collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Finance
(FMF)

We wish to inform you that the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) finally resolved
the issue in London after one week meeting and decided to pay all out-standing funds payment of
US$1,500,000.00(One Million Five Hundred United States Dollars Only) via Swift Telegraphic Wire
Transfer(KTT)or swift Online Transfer for onwards payment into your account,which the government
is incurring deficit and we are indebted to pay all OVER-DUE funds without any further impediment.

Henceforth,All the previous banks, should submit their payment files due to their bureaucratic
activities and inability to release these funds as scheduled by sending you a transfer
confirmation slip to enable you notify your bank about the incoming funds into your designated
bank account without any further delay.

As a matter of fact ,we do not have enough time to waste since we have wasted much time in
contacting our respective customers, so try and comply with the essential remittance requirements
to ensure the swift release of these funds into your account. Example, your international passport
or your drivers license, your telephone and fax number for easy communication with your designated
bank details.

Endeavor to call on Tel:+233-208329262 ,Fax:+233-261557461,to ensure the swift transfer of these
funds.

We await your prompt reply as soon as possible.

Yours in Service,

DR.CHRISTIAN AKWA
HEAD OF TREASURY DEPARTMENT,
GHANA COMMERCIAL BANK (GCB)LTD
 

Danger

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Now, see, if one of these emails said my great uncle, thrice removed, has passed and left me 1.5 million Qantas Frequent Flyer points, please send my FF account details, I might find it difficult not to reply.
 

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Now, see, if one of these emails said my great uncle, thrice removed, has passed and left me 1.5 million Qantas Frequent Flyer points, please send my FF account details, I might find it difficult not to reply.
"Hi Danger,

My great uncle thrice removed, has passed and left me 1.5 million Qantas Frequent Flyer points, which because I am in a generous mood I feel like passing onto you. Please forward me at your earliest convenience your full name, your FF number, your PIN, your CC number and your mothers maiden name, and I would be happy to transfer those points into your account...

Regards

Your new best friend."
 

Danger

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"Hi Danger,

My great uncle thrice removed, has passed and left me 1.5 million Qantas Frequent Flyer points, which because I am in a generous mood I feel like passing onto you. Please forward me at your earliest convenience your full name, your FF number, your PIN, your CC number and your mothers maiden name, and I would be happy to transfer those points into your account...

Regards

Your new best friend."
Hahahahahaha.

Well done!
 

penegal

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haha, it only takes one person to fall for it...



I suspect all members of this forum would be Nigerian millionaires (you only need ~$6200 AUD to be worth 1 million Nigerian Naira)
 

samh004

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A text woke me yesterday morning letting me know I’d won a large sum of money… but I was tired so went back to sleep :p

I suspect all members of this forum would be Nigerian millionaires (you only need ~$6200 AUD to be worth 1 million Nigerian Naira)
Bugger, still not a millionaire :p
 

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