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dolfan06
03-27-2010, 07:45 PM
i can't believe this email i got. i wonder how many actually fall for this stuff. heck i'm almost 64, maybe they think i should have bats in the old belfry by now.

Hello My Dearest,

I hope this my mail will reach you in good condition of health,l am happy for your reply, I will really like to have a good relationship with you, and I have a special reason why I decided to contact you. i am reliable, truth full, loving,open hearted, easy going, faithful.I decided to contact you after reading your profile, because of the urgency of my situation here.
My name is Miss. Joy Vaye 23 years and Liberia in West Africa, My Father late-Issac Nuhan Vaye, was the Deputy Minister of Public Works in the government of Charles Taylor. He was falsely accused of planning to remove the then (PRESIDENT OF LIBERIA-CHARLES TAYLOR) from office. Without trial of Charles Taylor killed him. Although, I do not know how far you are familiar with the events and fragile political situation in Liberia as at that time. But he formed consistent headlines on CNN, BBC news bulletins.You can verify this from some of the international newspapers posted on web sites below:http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2003-07-15-liberia_x.htm
http://www.unwire.org/UNWire/20030716/449_66

In fact, I have to get in touch with you because of bad treatment am receiving from my step Mother. My father had two wives before her disappearance. My mother was the second, the first could not born after nine years of her marriage that emerged him the idea of obtaining a second wife who has become my late mother. After the marriage of my mother, the first wife became hostile and aggressive to the extent that my father rented an apartment for her in the city. She returned with her things after the news of the death my parents. It has been more or less hostile to me and she want to deny me of all my father's property. I just like being in a perverse circle that nothing in the house for me.

Meanwhile, I wanted to flee to Europe, but they hide my international passport and other valuable travel documents. Fortunately, she did not discover where I kept my father file containing important documents. So I decided to run in the house of God where I am currently seeking asylum, here in Dakar, Republic of Senegal.Due my inability and lack of resources, I decided to contact you An aid to please,I shall be very happy if you should consider to help me, please. I am contacting you for a long business relationship and investment assistance in you country.

My father of blessed memory deposited the amount of $ 6,500, 000.00 in a bank here in Senegal with my name as the next of kin. When I came to Senegal, I went to the bank where my father deposited the money so that I can withdraw some money as the next of kin to the account and start a new life. Unfortunately, I did not know that my father signed an agreement with the bank that the money should not be released directly to me, if not married or over 30 years. The agreement stipulates that I should appoint an administrator investor any time, I would like to take the money from the bank before I am 30 years. I understand that the investor has to invest and manage the money for me in a good business.

Therefore, the bank people advised me that since I am not yet 30 years old and not married, I should look for someone to get to me for claims in accordance with its agreement with my late father. This is why I contacted you.Secondly, I like your country and I want to live there and continue my education as I was in my Year 1 of the university, when the crisis began and death of my parents. It is my intention to compensate you with 20% of the total money for their services and the balance will be my investment capital. This is why I decided to contact you. Please, all communications should be through this email address only for confidential purposes. Once i receive your positive response demonstrating your interest I will put things into action immediately.

In light of the above,I will appreciate an urgent message indicating its ability and willingness to deal honestly with this transaction. You can not call me on phone, because I do not have the phone here, but if you like to speak with me on the phone I will give you the phone number of Rev-father in the field because I told him a little about my condition.

When you call, tell him you want to talk to Joy Vaye in Church House Room 10.Awaiting your urgent and positive response. I ask you please do not disclose this matter to anybody until this transfer is made into your position in your country.

Sincerely Yours,

Joy Vaye

Gonzo
03-27-2010, 08:13 PM
It's sad how many actually do though. I remember Dateline did a special where Chris Hanson went after some of them:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/17697615/ns/dateline_nbc-to_catch_a_con_man/

dolfan06
03-27-2010, 08:50 PM
It's sad how many actually do though. I remember Dateline did a special where Chris Hanson went after some of them:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/17697615/ns/dateline_nbc-to_catch_a_con_man/thanks for the info, is there any way i can get hold of this guy, i'm kinda concerned because this last email came directly to me so i know they have my email addy.

CedarPhin
03-27-2010, 09:43 PM
thanks for the info, is there any way i can get hold of this guy, i'm kinda concerned because this last email came directly to me so i know they have my email addy.

No. They're just Nigerians or Russians. Where they get your email from? Who knows.

They can't do much to you unless you send them info first.

Gonzo
03-27-2010, 09:49 PM
thanks for the info, is there any way i can get hold of this guy, i'm kinda concerned because this last email came directly to me so i know they have my email addy.
I'd just ignore it. Mark it as spam and delete it. I get tons of that stuff.

COphinphan89
03-27-2010, 10:06 PM
Yeah this is nothing new. Only idiots fall for this crap. I know people who would get this every month. "Oh just give us your credit card info, SSN, and account #s and I'll give you all this money! I promise!"

CedarPhin
03-27-2010, 10:30 PM
There's the lost relative, the Nigerian Prince, etc.

Myles Fynch
03-27-2010, 11:44 PM
I've received that one myself, or a version very close to it. Here's where they messed up.

My e-mail address had my first name in it, spelled kinda funny, with some numbers & symbols in it. So the e-mail I got had ten different versions of my first name, all slightly different, and they sent them out together.

In other words, they did not have my e-mail address, they had a computer program spitting out random e-mail addresses hoping some of them were real. I never responded.

I would delete the con e-mail and I wouldn't worry 2 seconds about it.

Adam First
03-28-2010, 12:19 AM
GMail has a wonderful spam filter. :)

dolfan06
03-28-2010, 02:13 AM
I've received that one myself, or a version very close to it. Here's where they messed up.

My e-mail address had my first name in it, spelled kinda funny, with some numbers & symbols in it. So the e-mail I got had ten different versions of my first name, all slightly different, and they sent them out together.

In other words, they did not have my e-mail address, they had a computer program spitting out random e-mail addresses hoping some of them were real. I never responded.

I would delete the con e-mail and I wouldn't worry 2 seconds about it.rather than delete the email somebody gave me a different idea. this one site has a bunch of scam fighters, they share ideas on how to keep the scammers busy. like promising money, but never sending it. keep the punks busy with false info. send em a bank account number completely different than the one you have and when they get back to you just say sorry, it was a typo and change one number. sounds like a panic.

http://www.419eater.com/index.php

CedarPhin
03-28-2010, 04:16 AM
Good idea.

WeVie
03-28-2010, 06:24 AM
I have gotten a few of those before. What really sucks is there are people that fall for it.

dolfan06
03-28-2010, 08:15 AM
I have gotten a few of those before. What really sucks is there are people that fall for it.is that your little girl? my time flies. i remember before i left FH she was just a baby.

WeVie
03-28-2010, 04:04 PM
is that your little girl? my time flies. i remember before i left FH she was just a baby.

That's here. She is a little over 4. That picture is almost a year old now. Here is a newer one that is only a month or so old although she has not really changed that much. Where have ya been anyway? We have missed you. And don't forget to vote for me in FH MM.

http://www.finheaven.com/images/imported/2011/03/SCAN0012-1.jpg

dolfan06
03-28-2010, 05:12 PM
she's got your smile but the rest looks like her mom!

Myles Fynch
03-29-2010, 12:28 AM
Yeah, it looks like your wife has a little "mini-me." :D

You have my vote already. Continued good luck, man.

dolfan06
03-29-2010, 03:30 AM
these guys won't give up. they sent me another letter wanting info. i sent em a fake name and an address in California i lived at as a kid. that should keep em busy for a couple weeks.:lol2:

Hello Dearest Larry,

I have really been touched by your message, Since when I sent my life history message to you, I have been wondering high what your reaction will be, Because we have never meet or known each other before, But despite that you replied me with sympathetic and couragious words.

I have choose you to assist me not by own doing my dear, Through my late fathers WILL it is compulsory that I must execute this transaction with a foreigner and for this reason I have taken my time to pray about this communication before I ever contacted you for this transaction and for your help to make me come and complete my Education in your country. I just believe after prayers that I will meet some one like you,Now by my mere trust I have found you, I am sure the you will not let me down.

I want to go striaght to the point, I am mailing you from the office of the Rev.Father in the Church, I have confide on him,I did explained a bit about my situtation to him but not everything, He gave me the access to his computer twice a day just to help me because I told him that I want to get out from africa as soon as possible, But firstly I must get this funds transferred into an account abroard, Since I don't have any body abroard I decided to contact you, Only if you will be honest and kind to my situtaion and assist me with all sincerity in your heart.

The situation here is very hard for me, i find it very difficult to eat good food even good drinking water, i dont move freely, that is why i want to get out of this place as soon as possible with your assistance and help in this matter,

This is Rev.Fathers telephone number :+221-76-381-6754 you can call at anytime and ask for me the Rev.Father will send for me. The church did not even know about this fund only i explain bit of it to the rev father so that i can be making use of this computer to comunicate with you.

Now i will like you to start immediately on this matter, right now i will like you to first make contact with this bank where my father made this deposit, and ask them the posibility of transfering all this fund into your position, let us hear from them first before anyother thing will be done ok.

Now I will like you to send to me your full data such as .
(1) your Home adress...............................................
(2) your full name................................................
(3) your phone number.......................................

On receipt of this info, i will forward to you all the contact of the bank were this money is deposited and the account info.i am looking forward to read from you.
After the transaction we will work for my comming to your country within 1 or 2 weeks time.

I will be expecting your reply

My regards.

joybaby,

WeVie
03-29-2010, 05:30 AM
Like I said I have gotten those before. I even went as far one time as talking to one on the phone. I have to admit, it is fun to mess with someone like that.

dolfan06
03-29-2010, 05:50 AM
Like I said I have gotten those before. I even went as far one time as talking to one on the phone. I have to admit, it is fun to mess with someone like that.i've got a football just like the one your daughters holding, didn't notice that before.

WeVie
03-29-2010, 05:56 AM
i've got a football just like the one your daughters holding, didn't notice that before.

Cool. I have had the football longer than I have had her. :)

dolfan06
03-29-2010, 07:06 AM
Cool. I have had the football longer than I have had her. :)my wife got me one for xmas and my son got me one for my birthday so i had two but my granddaughter fell asleep with on and she's had it ever since.