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I hate e-mails from people that want to take money


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#1 frankie12

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Posted 08 May 2005 - 04:23 PM

I just got this email and wanted to put it on here to worn people about it. I hate when i get these.

"Attn:Sir,/Madam

First,l must solicit your permission ,confidence and self trust
determination in the transaction which is of by virture of its nature been
ulterly Confidential and top secret advancement.

Though a transaction of this magnitude will make anyone apprehensive
and worried, but i am assuring you that all will be counterbalanced at
the end of the day. I have decided to contact you due to the urgency of
this transaction.

Let me start by introducing myself to you.I am the senior adviser to
late president Gnassigbe Eyadema, federal republic of togo.
I examined to know of you in my private search for a reliable and
reputable person to handle a very confidencial transaction which involves a
huge sum of money {$18.500,000;00 eighteen million five hundred
thousand United States Dollars to a foreign account requiring maximum
confidence.

This huge sum of money in question {$18.500,000;00} is presently with a
finance security company in The Netherlands.This was a confidencial
transaction between late president Gnassigbe Eyadema and i.It was for the
importation of arms and armunition into the country to fight against
oppositions who intends to topple his government.

Unfortunately,he died after three decades of dictatorship,putting the
citizen of Togo in pains and suffering.

The son took the mantle of leadership without a democratic system of
government which the father did when he was alive and the UN, The ECOWAS
and The OAU disagree with the son that democratic system of government
must be carried out to satisfy the people of Togo.The son insist in
dictatorship requisition of all funds into his private pocket.

Being the senior adviser i disagree with his order and principle hence
i decided to call your attention in this transaction with utmost trust
and confidence to make sure the money is successfully transfer into
your account for foreign investment in your country.

Agreeing with my proposal,20% of the said amount will be allocated to
you and 15% for expenses for both side,while 65% shall be for i and my
colleagues.

I want to make it clear that all the documents related to this funds
are all with me because the funds was kept under my signatory and my
name,for this reason this transaction is risk-free for your information.

If this proposal is okay by you and you do which to take advantage of
the trust, i hope to work with you and your company.Then kindly
intimate me immediately via my Email:vicsmithlee@netscape.net
NOTE:your quick response will be highly appreciated.
if however you are not disposed to assist,kindly destroy this proposal
in view of confidentiality of the proposed transaction and the interest
of the personality involved.

Thank you in anticipation of your co- operation.

Yours faithfully,
Victor Smith
(Senior Adviser)"

E-mail is from: bobbymans25@go.com

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Posted 08 May 2005 - 08:06 PM

Hi frankie12,

I have seen many of these too. These guys prey on people who don't know any better.

I would suggest filing a complaint with the Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC).

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, jointly with the Department of Justice and National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) created this department in 2000.  The IFCC was established to combat the growing problem of fraud occurring over the Internet by providing a vehicle for victims around the country to report incidents of fraud online.


This site also list other email scams that plague users.

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Posted 08 May 2005 - 08:18 PM

hey frankie

u probably wont belive this but i have gotten faxes b4 like these...... on my fax machine... i dont kno how these ppl get ur # and email adress
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Posted 08 May 2005 - 09:02 PM

Hi frankie

That is the "Nigerian Letter" scam and it has been around for awhile. If you reply you will be asked for banking information and then it escalates to the point where they want you to send some money to cover the "costs" of transferring this money to you. Needless to say you won't get any money but they will keep after you until you won't give them any more.

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Posted 08 May 2005 - 11:21 PM

I just got this email and wanted to put it on here to worn people about it. I hate when i get these.

"Attn:Sir,/Madam

First,l must solicit your permission ,confidence and self trust
determination in the transaction which is of by virture of its nature been
ulterly Confidential and top secret advancement.

Though a transaction of this magnitude will make anyone apprehensive
and worried, but i am assuring you that all will be counterbalanced at
the end of the day. I have decided to contact you due to the urgency of
this transaction.

Let me start by introducing myself to you.I am the senior adviser to
late president Gnassigbe Eyadema, federal republic of togo.
I examined to know of you in my private search for a reliable and
reputable person to handle a very confidencial transaction which involves a
huge sum of money {$18.500,000;00 eighteen million five hundred
thousand United States Dollars to a foreign account requiring maximum
confidence.

This huge sum of money in question {$18.500,000;00} is presently with a
finance security company in The Netherlands.This was a confidencial
transaction between late president Gnassigbe Eyadema and i.It was for the
importation of arms and armunition into the country to fight against
oppositions who intends to topple his government.

Unfortunately,he died after three decades of dictatorship,putting the
citizen of Togo in pains and suffering.

The son took the mantle of leadership without a democratic system of
government which the father did when he was alive and the UN, The ECOWAS
and The OAU disagree with the son that democratic system of government
must be carried out to satisfy the people of Togo.The son insist in
dictatorship requisition of all funds into his private pocket.

Being the senior adviser i disagree with his order and principle hence
i decided to call your attention in this transaction with utmost trust
and confidence to make sure the money is successfully transfer into
your account for foreign investment in your country.

Agreeing with my proposal,20% of the said amount will be allocated to
you and 15% for expenses for both side,while 65% shall be for i and my
colleagues.

I want to make it clear that all the documents related to this funds
are all with me because the funds was kept under my signatory and my
name,for this reason this transaction is risk-free for your information.

If this proposal is okay by you and you do which to take advantage of
the trust, i hope to work with you and your company.Then kindly
intimate me immediately via my Email:vicsmithlee@netscape.net
NOTE:your quick response will be highly appreciated.
if however you are not disposed to assist,kindly destroy this proposal
in view of confidentiality of the proposed transaction and the interest
of the personality involved.

Thank you in anticipation of your co- operation.

Yours faithfully,
Victor Smith
(Senior Adviser)"

E-mail is from: bobbymans25@go.com

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A BIG SCAM, it has been going for years, lots from Nigeria JL

#6 frankie12

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Posted 09 May 2005 - 05:45 PM

thanks for the help. I did send a compliant to the IFCC.




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