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Tuesday, April 03, 2007

A Classic Nigerian Scam


I received this this morning and feel it is so typical it ought to be published.

How are you doing. Hope you have not forgotten me, I am Dr/Mr.Morris Campbell, the man from Nigeria who contacted you some time ago to assist me secure the release of some money accrued from the over invoicing of a contract/inheritance that was awarded by my government some time ago during the military regime.
Though you were not able to asist me conclude the transaction, I'm happy to inform you about my success in getting those funds transffered under the assistance and cooperation of a new partner from Brazil.Presently i'm in London-United Kingdom for investment projects with my own share of the total sum.
meanwhile, i didn't forget your past efforts and attempts to assit me in transffering those funds, I made sure you are not left out the benefit of the transaction hence I kept aside for you sum of Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars.($500,000.00)Draft.
I and my new partner agreed to compensate you with that amount for all your past efforts and attempts to assist me in this matter. I appreciated your efforts at that time very much,so feel free and get in touch with my secretary Mr. Kelly Rampaul and instruct him on how to send the Bank draft to you.
Please do let me know immediately you receive the Draft so that we can share the joy together after all the sufferness at that time. In the moment, i'm very busy here because of the investment projects which me and my partner are having at hand, finally,remember that i had left instruction to my secretary so as soon as you contact him, he will send the Draft to you,so feel free to get intouch with MY SECETARY NOW.
Below is the contact of my secetary:
With Best Regards,

I've left all of his spelling mistakes and bad punctuation in for your amusement.

Wouldn't it be funny if everybody forwarded all of their spam to the e-mail address? I won't be doing this as it would be unfair to Yahoo.

I have reported the e-mail address to Yahoo.



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