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Old 17th Aug 2013, 18:44   #321 (permalink)
 
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Listen, Blossom, it's the same deal.

Bring the package to my door, and you'll get your $108. And because I'm a generous and fundamentally very nice person, I'll let you keep one of the gold bars.

And who are you calling "Twotter", might I ask?
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Old 17th Aug 2013, 18:54   #322 (permalink)
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This is what I got, today. I didn't know that US Post Office delivers in Canada.



USPS Notification,

Our companys courier couldnt make the delivery of parcel to you
address at 15th August.

Print your label and show it in the nearest post office to get a parcel.
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Old 17th Aug 2013, 19:40   #323 (permalink)
 
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Print your label and show it in the nearest post office to get a parcel.
Could you give us a screen shot of what the label looks like ?
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Old 17th Aug 2013, 20:33   #324 (permalink)
 
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No, Dushan hombre, I put you down as an alternative address, if I was out. I guess you have Capot's gold or whatever. You will split his $108 with me I hope ?
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Old 19th Aug 2013, 23:43   #325 (permalink)
 
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They are getting better

This e-mail arrived today and the English is as good as mine, wonder who is teaching them ?

From: "David Hands" <david.hands3@live.com>To: undisclosed-recipients



Good day,

I am David Hands. I have emailed you earlier on without any response from you.On my first email I mentioned about my late client Daniel,
whose relatives I cannot get in touch with. But both of you have the same last name so it will be very easy to front you as his official next of kin.
I am compelled to do this because I would not want the finance house to push my clients funds into their treasury as unclaimed inheritance. If
you are interested you do let me know so that I can give you Comprehensive details on what we are to do.

Yours faithfully,

David Hands
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Old 19th Aug 2013, 23:47   #326 (permalink)
 
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I like the capitalisation of "Comprehensive"!
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Old 20th Aug 2013, 01:06   #327 (permalink)
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And the lack of apostrophe in "clients", not to mention ending a sentence with a preposition...

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...whose relatives I cannot get in touch with.
Nervous, I hope your English is better than that
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Old 22nd Aug 2013, 23:25   #328 (permalink)

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This evening I was invited to pay to become a member of a "premier networking organization for distinguished professionals". As if!

The delight was towards the end of the HTML in the invitation...
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Old 23rd Aug 2013, 14:11   #329 (permalink)
 
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This arrogant bastard needs a lesson.


Quote:
Hello

I am really scared. I am shitting myself and trembling in fear waiting for the knock on the door.

What must I do? Please easily becuase I am very old and do not understand the internet properly.

Thank you


Quote:
ANTI-TERRORIST AND MONETARY CRIMES DIVISION
Fbi Headquarters In Washington, D.C.
Federal Bureau Of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001 Website:
FBI ? Homepage

Attention,this is the final warning you are going to receive from me do you get me?

I hope you understand how many times this message has been sent to you?.

We have warned you so many times and you have decided to ignore our e-mails or because you believe we have not been instructed to get you arrested, and today if you fail to respond back to us with the payment
then, we would first send a letter to the mayor of the city where you reside and direct them to close your bank account until you have been jailed and all your properties will be confiscated by the fbi.

We wouldalso send a letter to the company/agency that you are working for so that they could get you fired until we are through with our investigations because a suspect is not suppose to be working for the government or any
private organization.

Your id which we have in our database been sent to all the crimes agencies in America for them to inset you in their website as an internet fraudsters and to warn people from having any deals with you. This would have been
solved all this while if you had gotten the certificate signed, endorsed and stamped as you where instructed in the e-mail below. this is the federal bureau of investigation (fbi) am writing in response to the e-mail
you sent to us and am using this medium to inform you that there is no more time left to waste because you have been given from the 3rd of January. As stated earlier to have the document endorsed, signed and stamped without
failure and you must adhere to this directives to avoid you blaming yourself at last when we must have arrested and jailed you for life and all your properties confiscated.

You failed to comply with our directives and that was the reason why we didn't hear from you on the 3rd as our director has already been notified about you get the process completed yesterday and right now the warrant of
arrest has been signed against you and it will be carried out in the next 48hours as strictly signed by the fbi director. We have investigated and found out that you didn't have any idea when the fraudulent deal was
committed with your information's/identity and right now if you id is placed on our website as a wanted person, i believe you know that it will be a shame to you and your entire family because after then it will be
announce in all the local channels that you are wanted by the fbi. As a good Christian and a honest man, I decided to see how i could be of help to you because i would not be happy to see you end up in jail and all your
properties confiscated all because your information's was used to carry out a fraudulent transactions, i called the efcc and they directed me to a private attorney who could help you get the process done and he stated that
he will endorse, sign and stamp the document at the sum of $98.00 usd only and i believe this process is cheaper for you.

You need to do everything possible within today and tomorrow to get this process done because our director has called to inform me that the warrant of arrest has been signed against you and once it has been approved, then
the arrest will be carried out, and from our investigations we learnt that you were the person that forwarded your identity to one impostor/fraudsters in Nigeria when he had a deal with you about the transfer of some illegal
funds into your bank account which is valued at the sum of $10.500,000.00 usd.

I pleaded on your behalf so that this agency could give you till 26/08/2013 so that you could get this process done because i learnt that you were sent several e-mail without getting a response from you, please bear it in mind that this is the only way that i can be able to help you at this moment or you would have to face the law and its consequences once it has befall on you. You would make the payment through western union money transfer with
the below details.

NAME:UGO JOHN
ADDRESS: LAGOS NIGERIA
TEXT QUESTION:FOR
ANSWER: YOU
AMOUNT: $98
Senders Full Name==
Sender Full Address=
MTCN===

Send the payment details to me which are senders name and address, mtcn number, text question and answer used and the amount sent. Make sure that you didn't hesitate making the payment down to the agency by today so that
they could have the certificate endorsed, signed and stamped immediately without any further delay. After all this process has been carried out,then we would have to proceed to the bank for the transfer of your compensation funds which is valued at the sum of $10.500,000.00 usd which was suppose to have been transferred to you all this while.

Note/ all the crimes agencies have been contacted on this regards and we shall trace and arrest you if you disregard this instructions. You are given a grace today to make the payment for the document after which yourfailure to do that will attract a maximum arrest and finally you will be appearing in court for act of terrorism, money laundering and drug trafficking charges, so be warned not to try any thing funny because you
are been watched.

THANKS FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION.

ROBERT MUELLER

WASHINGTON DC
Anti-Terrorist and Monetary Crimes Division
Fbi Headquarters In Washington, D.C.
Federal Bureau Of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001 Website:
FBI ? Homepage
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Old 23rd Aug 2013, 16:08   #330 (permalink)
 
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Jeezz. If one needs to scare another one, they should at least make it brief enough not to be too boring to read up to the end?
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Old 25th Aug 2013, 18:36   #331 (permalink)
 
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I don't think so ..........

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Dear Customer,

Our Marks & Spencer Reward server has identified this email to have 500 pounds worth of unclaimed M & S Gift Card.

It's been difficult to send this Gift Card because you have not confirmed your records
correctly on our server.

Please,carefully follow the link below to confirm your records.Gift Card will be posted to your mailbox.


Click here to claim your Gift Card

Thank you for chosing M&S Bank .

Marks & Spencer Financial Services plc
Link goes to : http://www.animal xxxxxx communicate.com/cache/rdt.php (deliberately broken)
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Old 30th Aug 2013, 11:45   #332 (permalink)

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Another one (allegedly) from USPS:-

USPS GLOBAL

USPS Notification

Our company`s courier couldn`t make the delivery of package.


REASON: Postal code contains an error

DELIVERY STATUS: sort order

SERVICE: One-day shipping

NUMBER OF package: OQ2YEJHW62

FEATURES: No




Read the attachment for details.


An additional information:


If the package isn`t received within 15 working days our company will have the right to claim compensation from you for it`s keeping in the amount of $8.88 for each day of keeping of it.
Thank you for using our service.
USPS Global



Odd amount of compensation required. And could be interesting being sued in the US.
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Old 30th Aug 2013, 13:40   #333 (permalink)
 
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Big thread deviation here but the above post reminds me:

My poor ol' MIL received a bunch of books she had not ordered from Reader's Disgust. Left outside door, being blind (her not the door) she took 'em in. Then was pestered by RD as to when she was going to pay for them, having "accepted" them.

I typed/printed her a letter to send along the lines of "thank you for delivering books for storage at this facility. Our charges are xxx per day and since they have been here for (so many) days we would be glad to receive your check in payment to the amount of......etc etc". She sent it off.

Reader's Disgust collected their crappy old abridged novels the next day.
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Old 31st Aug 2013, 13:06   #334 (permalink)
 
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Here's today's little gem of a proposal....I recommend calling the direct line if you are in the US or have cheap calls.....

It comes, of course, with a ZIP package to download....


Greetings, addressing you is Thad Pace, SuperiorAccounting Officer at Federal Reserve. We have received an inquiry from yourFinancial Institution regarding an incoming money transfer from Allphones withconcern on the company's current activity which is valued as "High RiskActivity". In order to release the funds to your account please completethe attached form "IIMT Form 401".

Please note if no further action will be taken the fundswill be remain locked in the Federal Reserve System or returned to the Moneytransfer initiator.

Thad Pace

Superior Accounting Officer
Office of Inspector General
c/o Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System 20thSt. and Constitution Ave. N.W.
Mail Stop K-300
Washington, D.C. 20551
Phone 800-827-5379
Direct Line 800-827-9775

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Old 20th Sep 2013, 13:16   #335 (permalink)
 
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Here's a new one that somehow got thru my security this arvo:

Dear Customer
My name is Dr. Frederick Hsing,i am sending you this email to
let you know that Mr. Joseph Broughton just arrived at Decatur County Industrial Airport and he has your packaged box which contain $9.3 million contact him with below details through

his email: ( josephbroughton11@yahoo.com )
Phone: 1404 850 5934 or pinger.

to enable him bring the box to you today
your name ==country==address==telephone==nearest airport==
Regard Dr.Frederick Hsing


Could it be genuine ? (Pigs, Wings, Fly).
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Old 20th Sep 2013, 13:30   #336 (permalink)
 
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OFSO, wouldn't you know it! I have a Decatur Airport just a short drive from my house here in Texas. If you agree to split the contents of the box with me I'll be more than happy to go and pick it up this afternoon.
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Old 20th Sep 2013, 13:34   #337 (permalink)
 
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Hang on guys, I got my claim in first. I've just called him and am waiting for him to call me back.
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Old 20th Sep 2013, 13:34   #338 (permalink)
 
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Hey, vaqueroaero, that's really kind of you, sure you can pick it up. Could you wire me $500 to cover my costs at this end, I'll send you the FedEx details on request. Then we can, as you say, split the contents.

OFSO

P.S. Watch out for Capetonian claim-jumping.

Last edited by OFSO; 20th Sep 2013 at 13:35.
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Old 20th Sep 2013, 14:58   #339 (permalink)

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skimming through the list of blocked mails this morning I saw one from a Mrs, Dogwanker entitled Friend in Christ.
Has one of you lot been trolling him/her/it?
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Old 26th Sep 2013, 21:44   #340 (permalink)
 
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It really astounds me that people can fall for crap like this. Surely just the Hotmail email address is enough ...........!
Quote:
From: Bank Of America Bank Of America <bnkofamerica04@hotmail.com>
To:
Sent: Thursday, 26 September 2013, 23:20
Subject: Your Fund Transfer From Bank of America.

Bank of America Corporation.
ELECTRONIC BANKING SERVICE.
https://www.bankofamerica.com/
E-mail: info@bkoa.net
Tel: +1 315-608-6447.
Tel: +1 315-777-4675.
Fax: +1 740 714-7653.

Kind Attn Beneficiary.

I am Dr. Brian T. Moynihan, (53), CEO, Bank of America Corporation,

You are being legally contacted regarding the release of your long awaited fund.

After a detailed review of your file, the International Monitory Fund IMF has been authorized to release your fund immediately.

The sum of US$10,500,000.00; has been approved in your favor via my desk.

This payment will be made via Telegraphic Transfer to your destination bank account.

You are advised to include the followings below:

(1). Your Full Name,
(2). Direct Telephone Numbers,
(3). Contact Address,
(4). Your Occupation, age and Marital Status.
(5). Bank Name and Address.
(6). Account Numbers.
(7). Routing Numbers
(8). Swift Code.
(9). Beneficiary's Name.

Note that the above fund has been cleared from terrorist or fraud related activities.

Thanks for Your Cooperation.

Have a wonderful day!

Best Regards,
Brian T. Moynihan, (53)
CEO of Charlotte-based,
Bank of America Corp.
TEL: +1 315-608-6447

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