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Old 01-11-2009, 02:42 PM   #31
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I didn't mean I believed them, just that they might be fun to mess with.
No, I didn't think you believed them. I was just talking in general.
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Old 01-11-2009, 06:31 PM   #32
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I wonder if anyone has tried getting account numbers from two different scammers and giving them to each other?
THAT would be a conversation worth hearing - lol. Can you image the two of them going back and forth trying to get the other to send money or information. . . lol
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Old 01-11-2009, 09:51 PM   #33
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A while ago some guy had 15 minutes of fame because he did a great job of scamming the scammers. The story made the round of the internet for a while. I can't find the story because it's been done a number of times. If you want to know how to do it yourself take a look here.
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Old 01-12-2009, 07:43 AM   #34
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I remember that too. It was on here somewhere as well. Can't seem to find it either.
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Old 01-12-2009, 12:46 PM   #35
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I admitted a guy that had fallen for a variation on the Nigerian Scam. He was crazy and gullible. He'd already dumped $25K into the black hole, and was more than willing to throw more into the kitty.

His parents were terrified that he'd be killed, because apparently they'd been in contact with the FBI to see if there was anything they could do on their son's behalf, and the newest wrinkle involves the scammer getting the victim to travel to some foreign country with no extradition to the US where they kill the victim after taking the last chunk of money. He had his plane ticket booked already.
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Old 01-13-2009, 11:56 AM   #36
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I remember that too. It was on here somewhere as well. Can't seem to find it either.
Was this the thread you remembered?
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Old 01-13-2009, 12:24 PM   #37
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Yeh - thats the one - That was great!
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Old 01-16-2009, 01:51 PM   #38
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I forgot all about that.
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Old 01-17-2009, 11:23 AM   #39
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recent story of someone who fell for the scam.

poor guy

http://www.windsorstar.com/Leamingto...799/story.html
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Old 01-17-2009, 11:34 AM   #40
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I'd like to personally thank Mr. Rempel for singlehandedly making the Nigerian 419 industry profitable, ensuring that it won't require a government bailout to continue providing us with emails offering such lucrative opportunities.
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Old 01-24-2009, 05:51 AM   #41
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A woman in the US recently fell victim ( if you can call it that ) to this scam.

She was transferring money there in such large amounts that the State DOJ contacted her that she was in violation of law by doing so and would be prosecuted if she continued.

Woman out $400K to 'Nigerian scam' con artists

"Investigators with the Oregon Department of Justice initially discovered Spears when they were investigating a different money laundering case. While looking at Western Union money transfers, they noticed someone had wired $144,000 to Nigeria over the course of three short weeks. It got their attention."
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Old 01-24-2009, 09:54 AM   #42
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Spears said it would take her at least three to four years to dig out of the debt she ran up in pursuit of the non-existent pot of Nigerian gold.
Meh. Sounds like she's not impoverished by her stupidity anyway.
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Old 02-20-2011, 08:41 PM   #43
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My name Lin Huang, Attorney at law. A deceased client of mine, that shares the same
last name as yours,who died as the result of a heart-related condition in Ma
rch 12th 2009. I have contacted you to assist in distributing the money left beh
ind by my client(US$19 milliondollars) is lodged in the bank.

Regards
Lin Huang


They can't even get their line wrap straight ...
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Old 07-25-2011, 11:27 PM   #44
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If Ghanian inheritance boxes are anywhere near as cool looking as Ghanian Coffins, I should get in on this ...

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Prince Philip Johnson mdaza@insopesca.gob.ve
show details Jul 12


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Dear Dad/Mom.

It's the pleasure of mine coupled with my sister's pleasure to contact you.

I am Prince Philip Johnson and I live in Ghana with my sister Princess Saraphina Johnson, we are refugees. We lost our parents in the war in my country Sudan- Now Republic Of South Sudan and we were among the kids rescued to Ghana by UN Forces.

We have our inheritance boxes here in Ghana which our late father, His Royal Highness King Musinga Johnson of Kreo Community in Sudan deposited here for safekeeping purpose due to the war situation in our country over the years. The 2 boxes contain $21 million dollars and 75kg of uncut diamonds respectively, but the security company doesn't know the exact contents because our father deposited them as "FAMILY VALUABLES".



My questions are these below:

1. Please can you receive these boxes for us as our foreign guardian and trustee?

2. Can we trust you in helping us?

3. What percentage do you think that will be okay for you?

Please think about this and reply us as soon as possible for us to know what to do immediately. Take good care and God bless you and your family till we hear from you. Our sincere regards to your entire family.

Regards
Prince Philip Musinga Johnson
Email:philipmusingajohnson@yahoo.com
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Old 07-25-2011, 11:48 PM   #45
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just reply
yes
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