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Old 08-04-2017, 05:09 AM   #1
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Anyone want to make a quick 10 mil?

Got an email this morning.




Attention Please


I arrived New York city airport 11;16 am. since then trying

your number but not going. hurry forward me your full details with your
nearest airport. I can be reached at 5083323967 sms or call

View a copy of my Id card attached. I misplaced my diplomat immunity

coverage at M M Airport Lagos Nigeria before i left due to Air problem

happened yesterday . I real thank God for my life and your consignment

worthy $10.5 million everything is safe . You will need to send only $125

to Airport authority in Nigeria to forward it to me here in USA through

airport express delivery before the delivery will be done.
DR. Smith Jeffrey (DELIVERY AGENT)
EMAIL: ( diplomantagent1969@gmail.com )

wire the fees to them for faster and quickly of the delivery.

Receiving Name........ Obiora Henry
Country.........Nigeria
City.........Lagos
Text Question....A
Text Answer......B
Amount.......$125.

I am waiting for your urgent action.


Thank You
Mr Smith Jeffrey


Call now!

I can't believe this scam is still finding traction.
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Old 08-04-2017, 11:23 AM   #2
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Tell Henry, I can get to JFK or La Guardia to pick him up in 20 minutes. Ill be the big guy holding the sign "HENRY". To make him more at ease tell him Im a retired cop, and for extra security instead of my usual 5 shot .38, Ill pack some real heat , My .45 with an extra clip. If he wants, I have friends at the Port Authority Police that will come with me and escort us both to my car.
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Old 08-04-2017, 12:10 PM   #3
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I read an interesting discussion of these scam emails. The question was: "Why would they make the pitches so transparent?"

The answer was that they don't want to waste time on smart people who will ultimately fail to bite. Instead, the email pre-screens for dumb people who are far more likely to pay off.

Makes sense to me.
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Old 08-04-2017, 12:16 PM   #4
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I read an interesting discussion of these scam emails. The question was: "Why would they make the pitches so transparent?"

The answer was that they don't want to waste time on smart people who will ultimately fail to bite. Instead, the email pre-screens for dumb people who are far more likely to pay off.

Makes sense to me.
Wow, thats powerful.
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I read an interesting discussion of these scam emails. The question was: "Why would they make the pitches so transparent?"

The answer was that they don't want to waste time on smart people who will ultimately fail to bite. Instead, the email pre-screens for dumb people who are far more likely to pay off.

Makes sense to me.
Yes, it makes sense, but if they're sending them out by the millions, I would think cleaning up the grammar a little ought to increase the hit rate slightly.
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Old 08-04-2017, 12:56 PM   #6
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Not buying it.

I pay a palm reader big bucks to warn me against scams like this one.
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Not buying it.

I pay a palm reader big bucks to warn me against scams like this one.
If you ever get dissatisfied with the predictions, I have a "hex" remover that probably doubles as a palm reader!
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I read an interesting discussion of these scam emails. The question was: "Why would they make the pitches so transparent?"

The answer was that they don't want to waste time on smart people who will ultimately fail to bite. Instead, the email pre-screens for dumb people who are far more likely to pay off.

Makes sense to me.
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Wow, thats powerful.
I never thought of it that way. When I saw "Nigeria" in that email, I was thinking, OMG -who doesn't know the Nigerian scam, it's almost comic/cliche' by now. So OK, only someone really stupid/out-of-touch would fall for that - exactly the people they are looking for! How fiendishly brilliant!

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Yes, it makes sense, but if they're sending them out by the millions, I would think cleaning up the grammar a little ought to increase the hit rate slightly.
And also miss the targeted audience!

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what I wanted to know is how do you "misplace" your diplomatic immunity. do you take it off to shower and forget to put it back on.
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Sounds like it's on the up and up. You're a lucky guy.

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what I wanted to know is how do you "misplace" your diplomatic immunity.
I think he explained that pretty clearly. It was due to Air problem happened yesterday.

(I also like how Dr./Mr. Smith Jeffrey can't make up his mind whether he's a doctor or a mister.)
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Nigeria is a hotspot for this kind of frauds...
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