The FBI is keeping my money ....

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  1. Marja

    Marja Honestly, I'm not a bot!!

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    All $10,500,000.000 of it! :(

    How do I get my DIST?? o_O

    I got a good laugh from this, a little different take on the same ole thing..
    I notice they cc'd all the important personages too.. :D

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    Because I MIGHT be innocent? Gee thanks!
     
  2. dw426

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    Lol, bank of Nigeria, extremely bad use of the english language, sending you a letter instead of showing up announced at your door, asking you for a D.I.S.T, threatening you in the letter...how many more ways can we deem this fake?
     
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    Shouldn't they have used all capital letters after they said "Bellow?":D
     
  4. Peter2150

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    You mean like not using capital letters to start a paragraph. And yet people fall for this stuff....
     
  5. Marja

    Marja Honestly, I'm not a bot!!

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    I talk to alot of people during the day, there are many customers that are upset or frustrated with these scams,
    especially when aimed toward the older population,most of whom can barely afford to just survive these days.

    One man was out of his mind worried about his 85 yr old grandfather, he had convinced him about phishing and some other scams, but like he said,
    "For some reason, he really believes those Nigerian letters..he insists they are real letters not scams, I can't convince him they are frauds!
    I set up his computer to block things like this, but once I am gone he's answering them again!"

    Aside from just shutting down his grandfather's puter, when he isn't there..
    evidently granpa is smart enough to pass by the security he did have on there..

    (No, not a techie environment the management would prob frown on me using 'their' time suggesting security progs. :D)
     
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    Must say that's a novel idea to drop capital letters at random into the middle of
    sentences!! Unique! :D
    And the grammatical errors are many, just to add "flavour"....what a mess!
    Some poor fool spent hours putting this together, unfortunately a few might
    fall for it.
     
  8. dw426

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    Actually stuff like "proof to us" "innocent fully to fbi"...this stuff is friggin hilarious...yet sadly I know some members of my family would break out in a sweat if this showed up in their inbox.
     
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    All this is, is the Nigerian scam over again. Same wolf, different sheeps' clothing. Whatever you ended up sending to them would go to the same place the original scam was used for. By the way, I wonder which "bank of American" my payment is waiting in? I'd like to walk up in there with this letter in hand, asking to collect. I simply want to see the looks on that tellers and his or her bosses face. :D
     
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    I saw a similar SCAM back in 2006...:D
     
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    Old but still funny sites about the Nigerian scams.

    -http://www.ebolamonkeyman.com/-
    -http://www.zefrank.com/request/index_better.html-
     
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  12. cm1971

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    I use to get piles of those Nigerian scam emails.
     
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