I Received a Nigeria Scam Email In My Inbox

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    NOT ONLY DID I GET THE ONE WHERE THEY SAY YOU WON A MILLION BUCKS I GOT THE NEW SCAM.THIS GIRL WRITES ME WITH A PIK SAYING SHE LIKES ME BLAH BLAH BLAH.WE TOOK FOR 2 DAYS.HER FATHER IS A PRIME MINISTER ASSISTANT WHO WAS KILLED ALONG WITH THE REST OF HER FAMILY.SHE LIVES IN A...
    SINISTERMEMPHISTO SINISTERMEMPHISTO
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Aug 15, 2007

    My Deer Freand

    I am writing to you about my great Uncle Mutu-Faro-Batttchi, who has sadly recently passed away, He has left in his will a large sum of money, $400 million Dollars, which the bank will seize unless i can find a benefactor, My great Uncle mentioned you as an honourable and...
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 9, 2008

    Happy Event

    I recently recieved an email informing me that I'd won the lottery. The odd thing was, I hadn't even bought a ticket. I didn't claim the money because I figured they made a mistake. Tempting though...
    cyberkitty cyberkitty
    18-21
    1 Response Feb 5, 2009

    Puppy Scam...

    Be very careful!  My mother is selling basset hound puppies.  She was contacted by a woman from Nigeria who was deaf looking for a puppy.  She sent my mom money for the puppy and included money for her shipping agent to pick up the puppy.  Mom told her it had...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2007

    Well Not Nigeria

    if i still had it, i'd post it here...i think it was from England and someone was dying or something like that...anyways, i just deleted it...wow, i bet people do fall for it...i fell for a fake ebay email about a year ago and lost about 200 bucks (got it back though)....
    quietrocket quietrocket
    22-25, F
    Oct 25, 2007

    "She" Scammed Him Under The Ruse To Change Plane Ticket

    My 22 yr old son recently fell for a scam. He sent over $1000 to Nigeria. Scam was a Facebook contact masquerading as a relationship. "She" needed money ("loan") to change plane ticket. Her supposed name is "Aimee Winters."  He's not the sharpest tool in the shed to begin...
    nudon nudon
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Aug 19, 2010

    He Said He Loved Me.

    Last friday I got an email from a man who said he was in love with me.  He gave me his cell phone number and email address. He asked me to write back.  He said he wanted to take care of me.  I laughed my cup off as I hit the delete button.
    ichooselife ichooselife
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 15, 2009

    Heres the New Scam Theyre Sending

    UNITED NATIONS (WORLD BANK ASSISTED PROGRAMME) DIRECTORATE OF INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT AND TRANSFERS. 870 UNITED NATIONS PLAZA 20-A NEW YORK NY 10017 WIRE TRANSFER/AUDIT U NIT Our Ref: WB/NF/UN/XX027 ATTN :BENEFICIARY, IRREVOCABLE RELEASE OF YOUR PAYMENT We...
    SINISTERMEMPHISTO SINISTERMEMPHISTO
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 26, 2007

    Nigerian Apartment Scam

    A friend and I were looking for apartments in the Chicago area and using craigslist to do so.  My friend called me one evening saying she found this amazing place downtown that this Christian missionary on a mission in Africa wanted to sublet.  She forwarded an e-mail...
    Alvertesupe86 Alvertesupe86
    22-25, M
    Mar 14, 2009

    My Beloved Nigeria

    I received several e-mails over a three year period, sometimes the same E-mail but from different African countries, whilst it is unlawful and immoral to try and con people I am saddened that my beloved country is made to look like a den of robbers. So I am going to illustrate a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Mar 20, 2009

    EP Scammer

    Got this from "vinababy20" in a PM.. http://www.experienceproject.com/profile.php?m=772520433 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- My name is Vina,i saw your profile and i became interested in you,i will also...
    Lazarus42 Lazarus42
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2007
    dynamic71 dynamic71
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 20, 2015

    Sad Event

    I recently recieved an email informing me that an ancestor of mine who I'd never heard of had died and left me almost 9 million dollars. I wasn't sure whether to laugh or cry.
    cyberkitty cyberkitty
    18-21
    4 Responses Feb 5, 2009

    Scammers Beware! - Check It Out.........

    check out this web site:  419eater.com they reply to the scammers and then trick them in some way so that they scam the scammers.  Its great - I love it (as long no innocent bystanders get hurt).  thousands of photos of scammers, numerous stories, etc...
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 2, 2008
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