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Scams - what will they try next?

198kHz
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Scams - what will they try next?

Received this morning...  Roll_eyes

 

Good day,
 
With warm hearts I offer my friendship and my greetings to you in the name of our lord God, and I hope this letter meets you in good time, I propose with my free mind and as a person of integrity from God, I know that this message will appear as a surprise to you that we barely know but the grace of God directed me to you and I wish you read this message and be blessed in name of the Lord.
 
I have a brain tumor, I suffer terribly at the moment. My doctor just informed me that my days are numbered because of my health, therefore condemned to certain death. Currently, I have exhausted all my savings for my medical care, but I do have some funds for my charity project. The said funds are deposited in a fixed deposit in a local bank in Benin Republic. The fund is meant for charitable foundation. My marital status is such that I'm single because I lost my Husband for over 9 years now and unfortunately we didn't have a child together, which should inherit my legacy. I would like to make a donation, so there will not be a stiff tax to release my funds.
 
I would be so graceful to help the poor, by giving away Four million euros (€4,000,000.00), to enable you to establish a charitable foundation in my memory, so that the grace of God be with me until my last home call, so I can receive an honorable place with the Lord our father. I devoted my entire life doing the work of charity, so it is important to me that you continue from where I've stopped. I want you to take this transaction seriously as I've faith that you will do what is necessary to conclude this project.
 
Know that you can keep half of the money for yourself and the rest will be used to create a charitable foundation in my memory and fund a fight against cancer and also build orphanages. Please you should send me the following details: Your full names, your address and your current phone contact, so I can forward them to my lawyer to prepare the necessary documents to commence with the fund release procedure. I am happy that I have got someone reliable and capable of continuing my work of charity. I have faith in you and hope for the best outcome of my proposed project.
 
Awaiting your prompt reply, receive my cordial and fraternal greetings.
 
Yours Sincerely,
Sarah Pitchard.

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jab1
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Re: Scams - what will they try next?

Looks like our Nigerian friends think we've forgotten this old chestnut Cheesy.

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Re: Scams - what will they try next?

@198kHz   Send them this, as a reply....

 

Hello dear fiend....

 

Charity begins at home....

 

Love


Charity

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Re: Scams - what will they try next?

Their English seems to be improving, perhaps they have spend some of the money gained from these scams on English Lessons.

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Re: Scams - what will they try next?

Or tell him our NHS could remove the tumour, he simply has to send a deposit to us for the top class accommodation he will get once the operation is over and he needs to rest.

A quick check on the internet will confirm NHS treatment is free so he can be sure this is not a scam.

Flight tickets are cheaper if purchased in the UK so a additional deposit will be required for this but please hurry as it appears you do not have much time left.

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Re: Scams - what will they try next?


@gleneagles wrote:

Or tell him        , he simply has to send a deposit         he will get once the operation is over         he needs to rest.

A quick check           he can be sure this is not a scam.

Flight tickets are cheaper if purchased in the UK so a additional deposit will be required for this but please hurry as it appears you do not have much time left.


 

 

 

eRMMMMM ....   ? ? ? ? ? ?

 


Yours Sincerely,
Sarah Pitchard. 

 

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Re: Scams - what will they try next?


@shutter wrote:

@gleneagles wrote:

Or tell him        , he simply has to send a deposit         he will get once the operation is over         he needs to rest.

A quick check           he can be sure this is not a scam.

Flight tickets are cheaper if purchased in the UK so a additional deposit will be required for this but please hurry as it appears you do not have much time left.


eRMMMMM ....   ? ? ? ? ? ?


Yours Sincerely,
Sarah Pitchard. 

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Well said. Thumbs_Up

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Re: Scams - what will they try next?

@VileReynard   Don`t worry, foxy,... the scammer was/is probably transgender !

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Re: Scams - what will they try next?

I have a feeling that the name and gender of the writer is as fake as the story itself.

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Re: Scams - what will they try next?

I don't 'have a feeling' @Crunchie - I know! Just search '419 scam'.

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Re: Scams - what will they try next?

Being over 50, I've seen many variants of these scams.  These Nigerians used to have access to Usenet back in the day.

 

1) I am very unfortunate

2) I am very rich, but I can't access my money for some reason

3) If you give me a small amount of money (and lots more after that), I will give you all of the money that I can't have for myself

4) I (or God) will love you forever and give you blessings/children

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Re: Scams - what will they try next?

With such a long letter and one so well written, surely the decent thing is to reply as after all, it's an offer you can't refuse.

By the way, I'm getting my drive tarmacked t'morrow by two lovely fellas from the Emerald Isle by the sound of 'em. Paid a £100 deposit (they said cash gets a 50% discount) and that they will be back "tirst ting t'morrow morning"

P.S. If you hail from the land of the green, then they might have been from Liverpool. Roll_eyes

 


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@Crunchie wrote:

Being over 50, I've seen many variants of these scams.  These Nigerians used to have access to Usenet back in the day.

 

1) I am very unfortunate

2) I am very rich, but I can't access my money for some reason

3) If you give me a small amount of money (and lots more after that), I will give you all of the money that I can't have for myself

4) I (or God) will love you forever and give you blessings/children


I'm over 60, used to see at least five a day, but having dumped the offending email address many years ago, I don't see more than a couple of any type of spam a month these days, even with the PN email filter 'off' - as it has/had a disturbing habit of losing me perfectly legit messages.

@Minivanman You're so right! Funny

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Re: Scams - what will they try next?

search duck duck go go

 


Yours Sincerely,
Sarah Pitchard.

 

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Re: Scams - what will they try next?

I'd love to have the time to do what this guy does...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4Uc-cztsJo

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