Scams like these

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Last 2 are both Africans, 100%.
Its their typical way of writing.
Probably to avert anti spam apps and systems and devices, and also ingrained.
WarrenBuffe->r-<731... heh heh heh.
Edit: reminds me I have to deal with some Wangiri, 2 from Singapore.
Well, she does say she lived in South Africa for seventeen years? Some people are so suspicious. Are you implying she's not going to give away $3.2M to help the poor?!
 

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It’s the modern day (Internet version) of the gypsies who would board trains in Europe with their disabled child and a manky cardboard sign. The saddest thing was they would use the child in this way
I well remember a bent and twisted old woman near the Musee d'Orsay one morning, with her styrofoam cup out. We crossed into the Tuileries for lunch, and later wandered towards the Pyramide when there was a shout near us. It was a man in his late 30s perhaps, yelling at people to get out of his way as he hurried through the Place du carousel. And trailing behind, but keeping pace was the same old woman, untwisted and with a look of determination not to be left behind! At first expected a phalanx of gendarmes to be on their trail, but there were no obvious followers. Guess they we anxious to get into place at a better location.
 

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I well remember a bent and twisted old woman near the Musee d'Orsay one morning, with her styrofoam cup out. We crossed into the Tuileries for lunch, and later wandered towards the Pyramide when there was a shout near us. It was a man in his late 30s perhaps, yelling at people to get out of his way as he hurried through the Place du carousel. And trailing behind, but keeping pace was the same old woman, untwisted and with a look of determination not to be left behind! At first expected a phalanx of gendarmes to be on their trail, but there were no obvious followers. Guess they we anxious to get into place at a better location.
Actors between jobs. ;)
 
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You have to be sus of everything these days.
I mean, have a look at those US ladies who fall in love online.
There is a Youtube channel called Cat*ished, and if you decide to play along with that "Australian" rich lister, wait till she sends you a pic/photo, and then you can do a reverse image/background google image search, betch that the phone would have been stolen.
And then, if the muppet is dumb enough, you can put a tracker link if s/he clicks on your baited website link, and you will find, Africa.
Those wangiri calls really get up my you know what.
Or the "your package has missed its delivery..."
Worth it to upgrade your mobile to be able to screen, ie block and delete calls.
Unknown numbers are the ire, but with my harassment filter on the phone turned on, it only shows lists of missed calls, but my phone won't ring.
So I can block and delete when I have some time.
White listed phone numbers will still get through.
Edit/Ps, if I wanted to, I could have written a letter with better grammar and spelling than the "Australian" rich lister.
Fake RMS email, "You have received a first and final notice of an indictment of the Australian Road Rules Section **"...
But of course, truth be told, the NSW govt has changed the name of that authority.
 
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PayPal also asks me to change my details.
There wasn't a link in the email.
It even knew my real name.
Sent it to the PayPal website at www.paypal(dot)com.
I put the word dot above.
But the reply was thanking me for notifying them.
Haven't changed anything or heard anything back yet.
 

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I am getting 3-4 you parcel/package hast be lost/damaged/delayed with rubbishnamed links,daily that I report and block. (/ru/ is a dead giveaway). Maybe they think if they send 100, I might get careless. The trouble is legitimate Australian delivery messages might get the same treatment. And timed at breakfast/lunch/dinner times to boot,

I would really like the Australian counter cyber whatever people at Canberra Airport to return the favor back in spades on these scumbags. Yeah, I accept aussie based businesses and outsourced disk storage (called clouds) have been slack and negligent. With so many new vectors available, middling trainees should be able to discourage matters.
 

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I am getting 3-4 you parcel/package hast be lost/damaged/delayed with rubbishnamed links,daily that I report and block. (/ru/ is a dead giveaway). Maybe they think if they send 100, I might get careless. The trouble is legitimate Australian delivery messages might get the same treatment. And timed at breakfast/lunch/dinner times to boot,

I would really like the Australian counter cyber whatever people at Canberra Airport to return the favor back in spades on these scumbags. Yeah, I accept aussie based businesses and outsourced disk storage (called clouds) have been slack and negligent. With so many new vectors available, middling trainees should be able to discourage matters.
Genuine SMS from Australia Post look like this:
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Their english is improving, but not quite there yet (my Italics).

--

Dear Sir.

I am writing to you in response to a request from a group of investors
looking to invest in your country. These investors are well known to
me and my firm through our long-time business relationship. My name is
Henry Makona and I work as an investment manager with my offices in
Johannesburg and London.

These group of investors are extremely wealthy and are intending to
relocate their investments oversea for safety and more return on
investment.

If you think you can partner with me on this matter, kindly contact me
on my below email address for more information.

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: <Removed>

Thanks, as we wait for your swift responds and a telephone call.

Kind Regards,

Henry Makona.
Managing Partner
Whitefield Investment Ltd
 
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Or addle them that they need to provide you with an Australian Securities and Investments Commission licence number for you to proceed!
Like what some on Youtube do, ie, to waste their time.
But, truthfully, to be truly honest, we are told not to talk to them.
 

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Mrs prozac received the following message on her phone.
IMPORTANT: You've paid 1299.99 AUD for Cred info LLC @PayPaI #RT7 01T JU10l4_pS on 2022/02/28, If any Query or Dispute, Dial us: (+61)1800-841-275 Thank you!!
I gather the 1800 number is a fake otherwise they would be traced toot sweet.
 

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Mrs prozac received the following message on her phone.

I gather the 1800 number is a fake otherwise they would be traced toot sweet.
Especially as they want you to click on it. Another case of what you see is not what you get.
 

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I wonder what had happened to my money

How are you doing today? I hope you are fine and strong which i pray for to bring this good news to you again based on the last chapter of your part payment information reaching me from the international monetary Fund (IMF) head of authority concerning your overdue part payment worth of $2.8million which has been approved to pay you without any upfront fee from you to was your inheritance fund via lotto fund.



For your information your part payment worth $2.8million has been approved to pay you without any upfront fee but the only procedure are you must travel to your singing center to sign your transaction vital documents and receive your payment gift item which you will use to confirm your funds through the bank paymaster by bank to bank transfer once you sign your transaction documents in person,



which is the one of the strong reason you have not receive even one cent from your lotto or inheritance funds all this while but keep on spending more time and money in getting nothing because you have not follow the due process to travel face to face to sign your transaction document and receive your important payment gift item and proceed to your payment center to confirm your $2.8million part payment direct to your choice account through the bank paymaster who will transfer the money to your choice account.



Let me make it open to you again, The reason you have not received one cent from your funds for years now is because you have not traveled to sign your transaction documents and do the must needful by receiving your important payment gift item from the head of authority which you will use to confirm your fund because without the bank paymaster confirming your payment gift item from you he will not transfer your $2.8million to your account, but it is very easy in the sense that once you follow my right instruction you will confirm your funds instantly and do the needful.



Finally you will not spend one cent of your own money to receive this fund or pay any upfront fee from your pocket which is 100% sure, because i have financier who is ready to pay for every of your expenses concerning your trip to both country means that the investor will pay for your flight ticket going and coming back and also pay for your payment gift item including your hotel reservation based on how many days you will spend but in respect of this expenses the investor will get 25% from the total sum of $2.8million while the left balance will be your own.



Please put it in writing the investor will receive 25% from the total sum of $2.8million once you confirm your funds to your choice account but before we start you have to assure me that the investor will get his 25% before we proceed because you will not pay one cent for your trip to confirm your funds in the sense that your flight ticket going and coming back will provide by the investor including your hotel reservation with other bills in total.


In conclusion please keep this transaction as your top secret for security reasons and also to pave a way for you to travel first to confirm your fund.


Send your whatsApp number for better communique to feed you with more details.



Thanks and stay safe while I wait to hear from you.
 

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I wonder what had happened to my money

How are you doing today? I hope you are fine and strong which i pray for to bring this good news to you again based on the last chapter of your part payment information reaching me from the international monetary Fund (IMF) head of authority concerning your overdue part payment worth of $2.8million which has been approved to pay you without any upfront fee from you to was your inheritance fund via lotto fund.



For your information your part payment worth $2.8million has been approved to pay you without any upfront fee but the only procedure are you must travel to your singing center to sign your transaction vital documents and receive your payment gift item which you will use to confirm your funds through the bank paymaster by bank to bank transfer once you sign your transaction documents in person,



which is the one of the strong reason you have not receive even one cent from your lotto or inheritance funds all this while but keep on spending more time and money in getting nothing because you have not follow the due process to travel face to face to sign your transaction document and receive your important payment gift item and proceed to your payment center to confirm your $2.8million part payment direct to your choice account through the bank paymaster who will transfer the money to your choice account.



Let me make it open to you again, The reason you have not received one cent from your funds for years now is because you have not traveled to sign your transaction documents and do the must needful by receiving your important payment gift item from the head of authority which you will use to confirm your fund because without the bank paymaster confirming your payment gift item from you he will not transfer your $2.8million to your account, but it is very easy in the sense that once you follow my right instruction you will confirm your funds instantly and do the needful.



Finally you will not spend one cent of your own money to receive this fund or pay any upfront fee from your pocket which is 100% sure, because i have financier who is ready to pay for every of your expenses concerning your trip to both country means that the investor will pay for your flight ticket going and coming back and also pay for your payment gift item including your hotel reservation based on how many days you will spend but in respect of this expenses the investor will get 25% from the total sum of $2.8million while the left balance will be your own.



Please put it in writing the investor will receive 25% from the total sum of $2.8million once you confirm your funds to your choice account but before we start you have to assure me that the investor will get his 25% before we proceed because you will not pay one cent for your trip to confirm your funds in the sense that your flight ticket going and coming back will provide by the investor including your hotel reservation with other bills in total.


In conclusion please keep this transaction as your top secret for security reasons and also to pave a way for you to travel first to confirm your fund.


Send your whatsApp number for better communique to feed you with more details.



Thanks and stay safe while I wait to hear from you.
Get thee to a ”singing” centre! Better take your guitar as well!
 
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