Information on romance scams and scammers.
#2756 by laverdadx100 Thu Feb 28, 2008 9:36 am
amina has sent the following message to you:
Dear Friend,Urgent Matter

Goodday , I know you will surprise to see this message.
I do not know you facially but I believe that you are
a human God that will assist me.

In brief I am Miss AMINA ALLEN DAVIS the only
who was assasinated on the 5 of April 2007.My Mother Rosaline
died when I was a little young girl.

A week before the death of my father he came back from
a trip in United kingdom he called me into his private
room and gave me some deposit documents that contain
he deposited in a prime bank here in Cote D'Ivoire and told me to Save
Guard the documents for my future investment if he is not alife.

Two days later , we had an attack in our residence byt three masked
during the attack I was rapped when my father refused to disclose to
the mthe
wher eabout of the documents later they shot my father to death.

I regain my unconciousness in the hospital after that one of
the nurse in the hospital advise me to move out of the hospital to a
place for my their life that it was my late father's brother(MY UNCLE)
planned the killing of my father.

Now I am hiding in the house of a Pastor whom I trusted the documents
his hand for safe keeping.I want you to help me transfer this money
your account and also arrange my coming to stay with you in your
to complete my education while you invest the money on my behalf and
of the investment until I finished my education.
The death of my father actually brought sorrow to my
life.I am in a sincere desire of your humble assistance in this
suggestions and ideas will be highly regarded.

Now permit me to ask these few questions:-
1. Can you honestly help me as your d aughter? I am 1 7 yrs old
2. Can I completely trust you?
3. What percentage of the total amount in question
will be good for you after the money is in your
account? Please, Consider this and get back to me as
soon as possible
Thank you so much.My Greetings to your family.
My sincere regards,
Pls reply me to this email address [email protected] for privacy and

Emailaddress: [email protected]

Internet IP:

I so want to use this in an ESL classroom to get my students to laugh at these idiots, But I need to keep it clean.

#2758 by ChrisSmith Thu Feb 28, 2008 11:31 am
Basic 419 Money Transfer scam.

#2759 by Chris Martins Thu Feb 28, 2008 1:19 pm
If you answer her (more likely him) you will be referred to another person who will pose as a barrister, bank official, security company official, etc. (probably the exact same scammer with a different email address, or another member of their gang.)

You will fill out some nonsense paperwork, or be asked to provide personal details, usually including bank info. Then there will be a request for fees to cover some imaginary charge. Sometime the first fees are quite modest, sometimes they are huge. But of course, the requests and demands for more fees will never end, and you will never see a dime of the imaginary money.

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." -Edmund Burke

#2761 by Ralph Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:18 pm
Slight variation on the refugee camp girl who needs your help.

these lads start out with the romance but it doesn't last long, you will get a few "I love you"s when you look like your complying but they wont last long.

I personnaly dont see a problem with telling your students about it, the scam education that can be provided by telling a classroom full of students is huge, if its funny they will tell their frinds and family

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