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    Angry A couple more :

    just a couple more :

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    MR. Debor Kobello
    ADDRESS:
    NO 24 ADENIYI JONES IKEJA
    LAGOS-
    NIGERIA,
    Tel-234-1-2481116

    Dear friend

    Let me start by introducing myself properly to you.I am an
    Accountant with the Bills and Exchange Department, Foreign
    Remittance office of African Express Banking Corporation (AEBC).

    I am writing you this letter to ask for your support and
    co-operation to carry out this transaction.
    We discovered an abandoned sum of US$25. 5Million (twentyfive
    million five hundred thousand US Dollars) in an account that
    belongs to one of our Foreign customer who died along side his
    entire family in November 1997 in a plane crash.

    Since this development, we have advertised for his next of kin
    or any close relation to come forward to claim this money, but
    nobody came to apply for the claim.

    To this effect, I and two other officials in my office, have
    decided to look for a trusted foreign partner who can stand in
    as the next of kin to the deceased and claim this money. We need
    a foreign partner to apply for the claim because of the fact
    that the customer was a foreigner and we don't want this money
    to go into the Bank's Treasury as unclaimed fund.

    Every document to affect this process will emanate from my table
    and I will perfect every document to be in accordance with the
    banking law and guidelines, So you have nothing to worry about.
    We have agreed that 20% of the money will be for you, 10% for
    expenses incurred on both sides, 10% will be donated to the
    charity organization while 60% will be for my colleagues and I.

    If you are going to help me, indicate by replying this letter and
    putting in your PRIVATE TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBERS.
    I await your immediate reply to enable us start this transaction
    in earnest.

    Once I receive your reply, I will send you the Text of Application for im=
    mediate
    of claim.
    Please reply me with this e-mail address.
    Thanks for your anticipated assistance.
    Waiting for your reply

    Yours faithfully,
    MR. Debor Kobello

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    From: "Cheung Pui" <pui2005@tsamail.co.za>
    Subject: CONFIDENTIAL MUTUAL BUSINESS PROPOSAL.
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    CONFIDENTIAL MUTUAL BUSINESS PROPOSAL.

    FROM: MR. CHEUNG PUI
    Hang Seng Bank Ltd
    Sai Wan Ho Branch
    171 Shaukiwan Road
    Hong Kong.


    Let me start by introducing myself. I am Mr. Cheung Pui
    director of operations of the Hang Seng Bank Ltd, Sai Wan
    Ho Branch. I have an obscured business suggestion for you.
    Before the U.S and Iraqi war our client Major Fadi Basem
    who was with the Iraqi forces and also business man made a
    numbered fixed deposit for 18 calendar months, with a value
    of Twenty Four millions Five Hundred Thousand United State
    Dollars only in my branch. Upon maturity several notice was
    sent to him, even during the war early last year. Again
    after the war another notification was sent and still no
    response came from him. We later find out that the Major
    and his family had been killed during the war in a bomb
    blast that hit their home.

    After further investigation it was also discovered that
    Major Fadi Basem did not declare any next of kin in his
    official papers including the paper work of his bank
    deposit. And he also confided in me the last time he was at
    my office that no one except me knew of his deposit in my
    bank. So, Twenty Four millions Five Hundred Thousand United
    State Dollars is still lying in my bank and no one will
    ever come forward to claim it. What bothers me most is that
    according to the laws of my country at the expiration 4
    years the funds will revert to the ownership of the Hong
    Kong Government if nobody applies to claim the funds.
    Against this backdrop, my suggestion to you is that I will
    like you as a foreigner to stand as the next of kin to
    Major Fadi Basem so that you will be able to receive his
    funds.

    WHAT IS TO BE DONE:

    I want you to know that I have had everything planned out
    so that we shall come out successful. I have contacted an
    attorney that will prepare the necessary document that will
    back you up as the next of kin to Major Fadi Basem, all
    that is required from you at this stage is for you to
    provide me with your Full Names and Address so that the
    attorney can commence his job. After you have been made the
    next of kin, the attorney will also fill in for claims on
    your behalf and secure the necessary approval and letter of
    probate in your favor for the move of the funds to an
    account that will be provided by you.

    There is no risk involved at all in the matter as we are
    going adopt a legalized method and the attorney will
    prepare all the necessary documents. Please endeavor to
    observe utmost discretion in all matters concerning this
    issue. Once the funds have been transferred to your
    nominated bank account we shall share in the ratio of 70%
    for me, 30% for you. Should you be interested please send
    me your full names and current residential address and
    finally after that i shall provide you with more details of
    this operation. I will prefer that you reach me via this
    email (cheung_p100@yahoo.com.hk) or by Tel/Fax Number:
    +852-301-58197 for now, before I can provide a confidential
    telephone number for security purpose.

    Your earliest response to this letter will be appreciated.

    Kind Regards,
    Mr. Cheung pui.
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    it gave me some more good examples of threats, thanks a lot..

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    start a new thread with an example.
    The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
    Albert Einstein

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    How do you stop these things? I always received these type of messages.
    By taking care of your e-mail addresses.

    Categorise them:

    1. Family, friends, work etc...............these you don't hand out.

    2. "Disposable" accounts for subscribing to things etc. You will know when to expect stuff, and that the rest is either spam or scam. You will probably want at least one for technical newsletters, suppliers offers etc.

    If you cannot do someone any good: don't do them any harm....
    As long as you did this to one of these, the least of my little ones............you did it unto Me.
    What profiteth a man if he gains the entire World at the expense of his immortal soul?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nihil View Post
    By taking care of your e-mail addresses.

    Categorise them:

    1. Family, friends, work etc...............these you don't hand out.

    2. "Disposable" accounts for subscribing to things etc. You will know when to expect stuff, and that the rest is either spam or scam. You will probably want at least one for technical newsletters, suppliers offers etc.

    I have to sheepishly say that i havent even thought of this ... So noob.

    However I bought a domain and using it on google apps and that email address never gets spammed even though i subscribe to things and do my daily business on there. On the other hand my plain @gmail.com account is spammed continuously. Im not sure if they are using some kind of backend for the paid accounts but it works
    The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
    Albert Einstein

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    best advice I ever heard is to have an fake online profile for all those annoying sites...that ask name,address, birth date, to register software ....tied to one of your slush email accounts.

    I have 5 email addresses...and 2 fake profiles.

    one is similar to
    Morgan LeFay
    1 Apple Lane
    Avalon, Ontario, Canada H0H 0H0
    416.555.1212 (information)
    Jan 1 1970

    Some sites may reject it...most dont.

    MLF
    How people treat you is their karma- how you react is yours-Wayne Dyer

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    I use hundreds of email accounts. Most are single use that are immediately abandoned.
    I do the same thing as nihil suggests for all of my more permanent email accounts.
    I also use Google Voice so I can have single use anonymous phone numbers, too.

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    I like to find old abandoned e-mail accounts, yahoo / hotmail / gmail etc, then re-register them, then i go to what ever site and get useraccount psswrd reset's sent to them, then i logg in with the users account and have some lulz at there expense.

    those free e-mail services are great, because if a person don't log into there e-mail account for 11weeks then they can be re-registered by some1 else.

    I'll just take a seat in the "Skiddie" Corner

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