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Old 03-27-2008, 09:30 AM   #1
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A CRY FOR HELP

I know you will be surprise to receive this mail; I got your contact through the net when I was searching a reliable person who will assist my family out of this predicament here in south Africa. I am VICTOR MOYO, a son of a rich farmer in Zimbabwe Late Mr.MOYO PHILIP . My father was assassinated last two years in the war zone area in Zimbabwe.

My mother and my two younger sisters are presently in South Africa, where we were granted political asylum. I inherited the sum of US$10.7 Million Dollars (TEN MILLION SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATE DOLLARS) from my father, these money has been successfully conveyed to me into South-Africa and was deposited in private security and finance company by my late father. I have every documents to this fund including my father'* last WILL.

My reason for contacting you is that this country is know longer a safe place for my family investment for the fear of encountering the same experience of my late father in future since the both countries has the same political history and common boundary, based on this point we seek for your assistance as a reliable partner to do this transaction with us Abroad. If you are interested in assisting us to invest this money in your country or becoming my partner in business, please try to contact me on the above number as soon as possible. Endeavour to keep this transaction very private and confidential, Because it'* my family lifetime future investment.

What Will Be Your Percentage For Assisting Us ?

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How can someone belive this stuff? lol 1st time ive got one in awhile any one else have one?
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I've got several at work the last couple of days. Either our spam filter is not working well or they have found away around it. Or maybe they just started up again after not doing it for a while. Coincidently, I just talked to a guy whose 74 year old Dad just sent $30,000 to someone with a similar scam.
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I have to say that I'm actually kind of OFFENDED by the fact that I have never, not once, in 10 years of having an e-mail account, ever gotten one of these. I mean, what the hell, isn't MY money worth at least a minimal effort at trying to scam me?
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Thats pretty sad that he got tricked. There are still people out there who would help someone out and it be a scam and not even know. They had a big thing about that kinda stuff on dateline.
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What you talking aobut? That'* all real. I'll prove it right after I get that money transfered in to my bank account. You'll see, I'm going to be rich.
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im still waiting on that million dollars that i won
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I got this one the other day and the funny thing is the sender had an OSU.EDU address. I haven't reported it yet but I will. i have checked the OSU mail system and it is a valid address

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Dear Friend

I am Dr. Abubakar Usman, the Special Adviser on
Financial Matters to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
I am writing you with connection to matters of funds
transfer that you are expecting from Nigeria. My office is in receipt
of a Financial Intelligence Report from our Anti Fraud Unit alleging
that your re dealing with a suspecting fraud syndicate who are in the
process of extorting you under the false guise of facilitating transfer
of
your funds from Nigeria. Please accept this as a fraud alert.

As at the time of writing, two members of this fraud
ring have been arrested by our security operatives, and they have
made useful confessional statements that have prompted me to
personally contact you from the official website of my office.
According to
the
arrested culprits, there is another set of persons who you are also
dealing
with who are posing as your local partners and attorneys. One of these
names was given as Mr. David.

I have instructed the Anti Fraud Unit to intensify
investigation into this matter and report back to me as soon as
possible, so that I can take a decisive action to either terminate your
said
transfer or initiate proper and authoritative means to write the funds
to
directly to your bank account without recourse the any unauthorized
fee or charges as being demanded from you by these suspects. Please be
warned not to have any further dealing with both parties until I
confirm
to you who of them is authentic or criminal.

Meanwhile, to assist me in taking a decision on my
next line of action as soon as the comprehensive investigation report
is
received from the anti fraud unit, I will require you to furnish me
with the following information:

1. Your Full Name.
2. Amount of Funds you are expecting from Nigeria.
3. Source of the Funds.
4. Names and Telephone or Email contacts of Persons
and Institutions you have dealing with.
5. If you have sent any funds to any one and how much
and for what purpose.
6. Any general information that may be useful in
assisting me to redirect your transfer proper without the
complication of both parties being investigated.

You are assured that any information supplied will be
treated with absolute confidentiality, and it will not affect
eventual transfer of your funds to your bank account because you have a
good
claim in our records, and as such you do not even need any of
these local partners or attorneys to receive your funds. But be warned
also
that I will not hesitate to cancel your transfer out rightly if you
fail to
supply me with honest information or if you expose this development
to either party, thereby compromising my effort to properly redirect
your transfer without involvement of any other local third parties.

Mind you, these suspect and their syndicate are under
full monitoring and there telephone and emails are under the radial
of the anti fraud unit, so any attempt by you to preempt any of them of
this development will be intercepted by the anti fraud unit. Again, I
assure you that you have a good claim and do not need the involvement
or
assistance of any of these local parties to receive your transfer.
Rather their further involvement will only complicate issues for you.
You
are warned, please send me the information requested above and I will
instruct you further on how your transfer will be sent to your account
without any fee or charges.

You can reach me through my private email
address([email protected])
Thank you.
Abubakar Usman.
Special Adviser to President.
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yea i got some thing a while back that said i owed some company like 100,00 for some crap. i couldnt even believe what i was reading.

i replied with:
if you even contact me again ill call the cops

havent got anything since then.


between scams like these and people suing eachother for anything and everything

i dont even know. its just rediculous
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