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#86692 by Megan Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:37 pm
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From: siako gift <[email protected]>
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Hello Dear,
My name is Miss Gift,i am interested to know you more and to hold a very good long lasting relationship,I would appreciate it so much if you can get back to me,however you can reach me back to enable me send my Details and pictures to you for us to know each other better,I believe that we can start from here since it takes a day to know someone,I want you to understand that race or distance does not matter but love and care matters a lot in life,am
looking forward to hear from you as soon as possible.
Thanks and God bless you.

[email protected]

An email sent by the scammer from [email protected] :

Hello My Dearest .
How are you today over there in your country hope all is fine with you and your family, i know this mail come to you as a surprise since we haven't met before, please bear with me. i really like to have a good relationship with you,

I am quite fascinated by your profile. You sound so wonderful and nice. i will sure love to meet a cute and handsome person like you, though i have seen what you look like, i am keen about knowing you, you sound cute with your words. Well,thank you for making out your time to go through my request and accepting to be my friend. I was really very happy reading from you despite my present situation which i believe is for good and Gods plan for my life. I am Miss Gift Siako as i have already told you, a 24 year old good looking girl from Liberia.

I have something very confidential that is bothering me which i would like to share with a truthful and honest friend for an advise and help but trusting someone you have not known is the greatest problem i have. Am beginning to have confidence in you but have to know you better. Can you please tell me more about yourself? You can as well forward your present photographs and details about yourself. Please find attach my present photos.

I would like to know more about you. Your likes and dislikes, you know love, understanding and tolerance covers a lot of mistakes in a life of a couple that why i will love to know your hobbies and what you are doing presently.
I await your quick response.
Yours friend,

#87425 by Megan Sat Feb 25, 2012 8:43 pm
A new character is introduced as part of the scam in this email :

Hello Dear,

Greetings to you my dear, I am writing to you with a heart full of tears and sadness, but first I have to say compliments of the day and I'll be waiting for my email in response to my request to you, please tell me more about yourself and intention to me if you agree to be intimate with me, My name is Miss Gift Siako i am 24 years old, but age does not matter in a real relationship, I am the only surviving daughter of my late father (Dr. Siako Adams) of Liberia, in the small town of Grand Bassa, i am 5. 8tall 173cm, but I am currently residing in Dakar, Senegal under asylum as a refugee, I'm a sophomore at the University of Liberia studying mass communication before the war started in my country. Until the death of my late father Dr S. Adams, my father was the director general of Siako Manufacturing company and he was the personal adviser to the former head of State ( former President of Liberia Charles Taylor) before the rebels attacked our house one
early morning and killed my mom and dad in cold blood. I'm open minded girl easy going, hard working and caring, always keep my word. looking for someone who is honest, as I wrote in my profile to marry, no matter where it comes from and no matter their religion.

I am single, never married and active. i like easy and comfortable life, go to the beach, cooking, watching TV, like sports football, etc, shopping, reading newspapers and novels. please I would have loved to chat with u but in this camp, we are not allowed to go out often.

I have no relatives now to go to, all my relatives ran away in the midst of war, the only person I have now is the Rev. Danny King, who is the pastor of Christ for all Churches here in the Camp. He has been good to me since I got here, but I'm not living with him rather i am leaving in the women hostel because the camp have two hostels one for men and another for women. And I use to contact you via computer Reverend Danny King here in the camp where i send and receive mails, also here is the Reverend pastor Danny King phone number (+221-76-33-86-879) for easier to hear your voice, When you call tell the reverend pastor Danny King wants to speak to Miss Gift Siako He send for me,

As a refugee here I have no right or privilege to any thing be it money or whatever because it is against the law of this country.I want to go back to my studies because i only attended my first year before the tragic incident that lead to my being in this situation now took place.Please hear this, I have my late father's account and death certificate here with me. I'll send you the letter because when he was alive he deposited some amount of money in a leading financial company in which he used my name,Gift and family members, the amount involved in the (Certificate of Deposit) is (U.S. $ 4m) four million U.S. dollars deposited by my late father in the bank I'm the next of kin.

So I would like you to help me transfer this money to your care and from it you can send some money for me to get my traveling documents and air ticket to come to meet with you.I kept this secret to people in camp here, the only person who knows about it is the Reverend because he is like a father to me. So in the light of above i will like you to keep it to yourself and not to tell anyone for fear of loosing my life and the money if people gets to know.

Remember i am giving all this information due to trust and love i deposited on you.I like honest and understanding people, truthful, hardworking and a man of vision.
If you accept and is willing to help me, all you will do is to send your personal data and recent photograph so that i would send it to the bank confirming you as my trustee only if you are truthful and do not have evil intention.

Have a nice day and thank you so much for making out time to go through my sad story. i await your urgent response because i am really suffering here. i need to get out of this place please.

Yours sincerely
Gift Siako

Scammers lie. Do not believe a word of their emails :

my dearest,
how are you today and how is your health which is the most important thing to me,hope you are fine.i am very happy reading your mail this morning.thanks so very much for your kind words towards helping me out from this my suffering,i say may the Almighty God blessed you for me.

Dearest,you really added another life to my life again,am so happy again,you have given me hope to live again,may the Lord bless you again and again.sweet heart you really eaten up my heart.

Beloved,i have no words strong enough to show how i feel about you now but is only God will make you to understand,darling i am promising you that i am going to love all the happy times both of us are going to share together,a special love that will make me feel complete like a woman.

Dearest,beautiful love is all i have to give you,this is my heart of love given to you,keep fit and always remember that am part of you any place,anytime,anywhere you are,don't do what i wont do to you in the sake of love because i care for you,i swear,i will love you till death do us apart.

please try and understand my love i have for you,since i met you,my nights is has been full of dreams,i keep having sleepless night about you baby,please do not cheat on me.you are my love,my dream,my life.

^Always remember that stealing your money is the only thing scammers care about.

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