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Old 07-22-2009, 12:05 AM   #1
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The Nigerians have moved to Malaysia

I got this urgent e-mail recently. Well, I will let you see it. [My comments in red Italics.]

FROM HASSAN BIN ZAIT:...Edward [Gypsy] Friday, July 17, 2009 11:53 PM

"Hassan Zait" <>

To: <me>

Cc: <some other crook>

UNIT 6.09, 6.10, LEVEL 6 PLAZA DNP 59, JALAN

A Foreign Diamond consultant/contractor with the Sierra Leonean National Diamond Corporation, Mr. Charles [Gypsy] [they got my name, and spelled it right, too!] , who here in after shall be referred to as my client, died as the result of a heart-related condition in March 12th 2005 [probably as a result of being your client],made a numbered time (Fixed) Deposit for twelve calendar months, valued at USD$19,000,000.00,(Nineteen Million Dollars). His heart condition was due to the death of all the members of his family in the tsunami disaster on the 26th December 2004 in Sumatra Indonesia. upon maturity, I sent a routine notification to his forwarding address but got no reply. On further investigation, I found out that he died without making a WILL and all attempts to trace his next of kin was fruitless. [Since he never existed, I am not surprised.] I therefore made further investigation and discovered that he did not declare any kin or relations in all his official documents, including his Bank Deposit paperwork before me.

I have contacted you to assist in distributing the money left behind by my client before it is confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank [Oooo! I'd better hurry!] where this deposit valued at $19million dollars is lodged. This bank has issued me a notice to contact the next of kin, or the account will be confiscated.. My proposition to you is to seek your consent to present you as the next-of-kin and beneficiary of my late client, since you have the same last name with him [Amazing, since my brother and I modified our last name slightly as adults.], so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you. Then we can share the amount on a mutually agreed-upon percentage. [Like, zip?]

All legal documents to back up your claim as my client's next of kin will be secured gradually and forwarded to you. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. This will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. [Except by you.]

If this business proposition offends your moral values [Not a bit, but you do, my stinky friend], do accept my apology. Please contact me at once to indicate your interest. [Perhaps I will. What jail are you in?]

BARR.HASSAN BIN ZAIT. [I tink I bin zait, too!]
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I read in the Calgary Herald recently that a lot of Canadians have been taken in by the Nigerian Letter Fraud in the recent past. The paper said that the proceeds have been going to terrorist organisations. (Or was that 'tourist organisations'?)

Writing to you from the Little [religious centre for the succor of terrorists] on the Prairie,

Ed the [soon-to-be-filthy-rich] Gypsy

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Old 07-23-2009, 09:18 AM   #2
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Too funny!

DW and I have been cleaning out some junk, er, good stuff. Been posting on Craigslist ($180 taken so far!).

So I wake up to this gem:


Hello your respond to my email is been appreciated.I want you to consider it sold, please do withdraw the advert from craigslist to avoid disturbance from another buyer.I want you to know that i will be paying via bank certified check .I will like you to provide me with the following.information to facilitate the mailing of the check to you .
1.....Full name to write on the check
2.....Full Physical address to post the check (NOT P.O BOX) 3.....City, State and Zip Code 4.....Home & Cell Phone to contact you
*** Note that the payment will be shipped to your address via UPS NEXT DAY SERVICE and I will like you to know that you will not be responsible for shipping i will have my mover come over as soon as you have cashed the check** Thanks hope i can trust you on this so we can move forward from here. Regards
I told him to Paypal my email address and call my cell for pick-up. Seems that they'll respond as long as you respond .... you're nothing more than a fish on the hook to them! I'll post his response.

Stay tuned!

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Old 07-23-2009, 09:29 AM   #3
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I always tell them to send the check to the name of the local head of the FBI. When they say the check has been devilered, I say thanks, appreciate the donation. Really ticks them off :-).
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Old 07-23-2009, 10:34 AM   #4
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There are several amusing websites where people bait these spammer scammers. Google 419 scammer to find them.
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Old 07-23-2009, 02:20 PM   #5
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I always tell them to send the check to the name of the local head of the FBI. When they say the check has been devilered, I say thanks, appreciate the donation. Really ticks them off :-).
Well, they're fake cashiers checks... they take advantage of most banks that usually show the credit to your account right away but then remove it several weeks later when it comes back fake.
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