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Old 01-09-2015, 03:39 PM
 
Location: New Zealand and Australia
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Just got this one, might be the funniest one yet, though I seldom read them.



Good Day To You!!!!

It is my pleasure to write you for this little assistant. I know this message will make you feel a little apprehensive because we have not met before. I am in a deep need right now please I solicit and hope that this letter will not be considered of a disturbance to you and your family.

I am Mrs. Beverly Conarton, an Iceland citizen I have been diagnosed with esophageal cancer, it has defied all forms of medical treatment, and right now I have only about a few days to live. I am a very wealthy woman, but was never generous; I have given most of my assets to my immediate family members.

I have decided to give helping hands to charity organizations, but I cant do this myself anymore because of my health. I once asked members of my family to give some money to charity organizations; they refused and kept the money for their self, I have a huge sum of monies worth $2,500,000.00 in a fix deposit account with UBA Bank in Nigeria.

And the money has been converted to a Universal certified bank draft and the International certified Bank Draft is now with FedEx courier company security departs for safety purpose, You will take out 70percent of this fund for your assistance and your effort, and invest the remaining 30percent in charity organization, but on a second thought it can be invested and use the profit to help the needy, if you have what you can invest it on.

I want you to know that i have paid for the delivery fee and insurance premium fee, the only amount require for delivery of your $2,500,000.00 International certified Bank Draft to your postal address in your country is ($250.00 USD) only for security keeping fee.

All you have to do is to contact FedEx controller Mr. Mike Johnson for delivery of $2,500,000.00 International certified Bank Draft to your door step.
The following information is needed for delivery of International certified Bank Draft to your home address.
1, Your Full Name:
2, Your Delivery Address:
3, Your Cell Phone Number:
4, Your Age:
5, Your Country:
6, Your Occupation:
7, Your Gender:
Phone: +234 803 716 5537

Directors Name: Mr. Mike Johnson
Company Name: FedEx COURIER COMPANY
Email Address: mikejohnsonv@gmail.com
Or email me for more explanation
Email : bevnjim@nep.net

Thanks
Sincerely,
Mrs. Beverly Conarton
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Old 01-09-2015, 05:31 PM
 
Location: SW France
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What could possibly go wrong?
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Old 01-09-2015, 07:28 PM
 
Location: Southwestern, USA
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Reputation: 17269
The give away is the name Mike Johnson.

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Old 01-10-2015, 09:47 AM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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Reputation: 16977
Better hurry! LOL, she only has a few days left.
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Old 01-10-2015, 10:35 AM
 
Location: USA
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They moved from Nigeria.
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Old 01-10-2015, 04:11 PM
 
Location: Midwestern U.S.
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Yep, all the Icelanders I know bank in Nigeria . . .
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Old 01-10-2015, 05:49 PM
 
Location: Greater NYC, USA
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Seems legit, I get like one of those a day.
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Old 01-13-2015, 01:47 AM
 
Location: Ohio
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LOL, have you received any money yet?

What's in it for them is that $250 "security" fee, plus your contact information for further spamming. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!

You could try looking at the email header to see what the originating IP address is, and then do a geolocation search to see if the story even adds up.
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Old 01-16-2015, 11:36 AM
 
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Ah yes, the director of a large, global shipping company using a gmail account. Nothing fishy there.
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Old 01-26-2015, 03:13 PM
 
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This one isn't shooting for the moon, maybe the modest amount of $1.50 will entice more people to respond?

Dear Customer,
This is in regard of your transfer valued of 1.5 usd which was release
through this moneygram to transfer to you.
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