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Senior Member
Username: flaxattack

Post Number: 2184
Registered: 4-2004
Posted on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 - 10:55 pm:   Edit Post

i thought i seen it all... what a maroon,,,
how could i turn down the FBI? i got this email today

Anti-Terrorist And Monitory Crime Division.
Federal Bureau Of Investigation.
J.Edgar.Hoover Building Washington Dc

Attn: Beneficiary,

This is to Officially inform you that it has come to our notice and we have thoroughly Investigated with the help of our Intelligence Monitoring Network System that you are having an illegal Transaction with Impostors claiming to be Prof. Charles C. Soludo of the Central Bank Of Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Aziza, Mr Frank Nweke, none officials of Oceanic Bank, Zenith Banks, kelvin Young of HSBC, Ben of Fedex,Ibrahim Sule,Larry Christopher, Puppy Scammers are impostors claiming to be the Federal Bureau Of Investigation. During our Investigation, we noticed that the reason why you have not received your payment is because you have not fulfilled your Financial Obligation given to you in respect of your Contract/Inheritance Payment.

Therefore, we have contacted the Federal Ministry Of Finance on your behalf and they have brought a solution to your problem by cordinating your payment in total USD$11,000.000.00 in an ATM CARD which you can use to withdraw money from any ATM MACHINE CENTER anywhere in the world with a maximum of $4000 to $5000 United States Dollars daily. You now have the lawful right to claim your fund in an ATM CARD.

Since the Federal Bureau of Investigation is involved in this transaction, you have to be rest assured for this is 100% risk free it is our duty to protect the American Citizens. All I want you to do is to contact the ATM CARD CENTER via email for their requirements to proceed and procure your Approval Slip on your behalf which will cost you $250.00 only and note that your Approval Slip which contains details of the agent who will process your transaction.


Do contact Mr. Daniel Smith of the ATM CARD CENTRE with your details:


So your files would be updated after which he will send the payment informations which you'll use in making payment of $250.00 via Western Union Money Transfer for the procurement of your Approval Slip after which the delivery of your ATM CARD will be effected to your designated home address without any further delay.

We order you get back to this office after you have contacted the ATM SWIFT CARD CENTER and we do await your response so we can move on with our Investigation and make sure your ATM SWIFT CARD gets to you.

Thanks and hope to read from you soon.

FBI Director
Robert S.Mueller III.


Note: Do disregard any email you get from any impostors or offices claiming to be in possesion of your ATM CARD, you are hereby adviced only to be in contact with Mr. Daniel Smith of the ATM CARD CENTRE who is the rightful person to deal with in regards to your ATM CARD PAYMENT and forward any emails you get from impostors to this office so we could act upon and commence investigation.

checks in the mail and i wont visit your mouth
Username: slawie

Post Number: 62
Registered: 8-2002
Posted on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 - 11:39 pm:   Edit Post

There was a story on the TV last night of an older lady who has already forwarded about $6,000,000 dollars to a bunch of scammers such as these d!cks.

Here grandson has been trying to talk her out of it for years. She still keeps sending money hoping that it will be the last payment.

The TV channel set up a sting in London and nabbed just one of the network of bastards. The next day granny was receiving more emails to keep paying this time from New York.

Granny was pissed at her grandson for messing up her hopes.

Was it PT Barnum that said "There's a sucker born every minute".

I get at least 4 of these emails a day in my spam mail.

Senior Member
Username: cozmik_cowboy

Post Number: 419
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 - 5:02 am:   Edit Post

About a year ago my baby sister called & told me that in March - June at the latest - she was going to pay off our mortgage, credit cards, & student loans, and take everyone in her & her husband's families to the Bahamas for a week. Refused to say where the money the money was coming from. They both quit their jobs & devoted themselves to "setting things up" for the huge fortune they have coming. In July, they moved out of their house & into a camper. In October they moved in with my parents. They've sworn it's none of these e-mails, and that they haven't paid anything, but I was there for Thanksgiving, & was checking my e-mail, and I read one out loud. My brother-in-law sat up looking dumb-founded - "You got that in e-mail???" "I get 3 or 4 of them a day, Dude." It still didn't sink in, though. Last week my Mom told me she said something to offend him (mostly unintentionally) & he went back to N.C to finally look for work. This is after a year. My sister is almost 50 & a college graduate. No wonder they keep sending these things out.

Peter (who still owes his mortgage, credit cards, & student loans - but is accepting donations)
Senior Member
Username: terryc

Post Number: 722
Registered: 11-2004
Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2009 - 2:50 pm:   Edit Post

I get these regular, usually from Nigeria or some other African country.Makes interesting reading..I sometimes reply with a drastic superlative f*** **f you a***holes or word to that effect.
There was a documentary on UK tv where these people have a couple of computers set up that automatically blast out thousands of emails per second to any one who has an address that is familiar to there search parameter.
Advanced Member
Username: funkyjazzjunky

Post Number: 361
Registered: 5-2007
Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2009 - 2:52 pm:   Edit Post

"There is a sucker born every minute"

Senior Member
Username: terryc

Post Number: 723
Registered: 11-2004
Posted on Friday, February 27, 2009 - 7:42 am:   Edit Post

There sure regards to my previous reply my internet provider has given me filter software for my e mails to prevent them now.
Senior Member
Username: artswork99

Post Number: 580
Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Friday, February 27, 2009 - 8:00 am:   Edit Post

Sorry, caught a spelling error and double posted...

(Message edited by artswork99 on February 27, 2009)
Senior Member
Username: artswork99

Post Number: 581
Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Friday, February 27, 2009 - 8:01 am:   Edit Post

The problem with any response to spam emails (avoid doing so if possible) is that you have now validated your email address is correct. With this validation the spammers compile good email address lists that they then share and sell. IMO, it is best to avoid response.
Username: chuckc

Post Number: 56
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Saturday, February 28, 2009 - 11:27 am:   Edit Post

I get these about 2 - 3 times a day. I figured in the last month I have "won" or been awarded more than a $100 Million dollars. Now if I could just figure away to turn it into real money I could finally afford to buy several Alembics with some change left over.
Senior Member
Username: flaxattack

Post Number: 2186
Registered: 4-2004
Posted on Saturday, February 28, 2009 - 11:57 am:   Edit Post

stuff like this goes directly to my junk email folder.

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