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Sunday, December 28, 2008

419s - December 21-27, 2008


These are 419s and other related scams for the week of December 21st to the 27th, 2008.

21st December

Gold Fraud from Ghana - described separately

22nd December

Berrco Orange Cosmetics - described separately
Charles Parker - money for safe keeping
Veronica Diata - God tosser
Innocent Toro - Three lines of crap
Nailah Coleman - Cancer victim?

23rd December

Mark Tony - Usual crap with seasons greetings
Nelson David - Eco Bank of Nigeria
Mark Jean - One of these idiots who keeps changing his
    e-mail address
Song Li - Hang Seng Bank - An old crook
Silverlinx Art Gallery - described separately

24th December

Ahmed Ibrahim - African Development Bank - Crap from Burkino Faso
Linda Danials - Rubbish from Thailand
FeDex Delivery - Nigeria - I'm getting bored with these

25th December

Isa Ngor - Group Bank of Africa - Usual bad crap

26th December

Nicholas Uche - Next of kin fraud
Benson Smith - Trying again as e-mail address stopped
Michael Loucas - Described separately

27th December

UN-HABITAT - Described seperately
Joy Bates - Usual crap
Fukaki Woolen Textiles - Described separately
JBK Foundation - Described separately
Usman Shamsudeen - ATM fruad from Nigeria
J&C Electronics Pvt - Described separately

Important Notes :-

1. Whatever you do, do not respond to any e-mail like this. If you have given bank details to any fraudster like this, then inform your bank immediately and also make sure that you close the account.

2. If the e-mail mentions a well known e-mail address such as from,, etc., then why not forward the offending e-mail to, etc. Hopefully, they'll remove the e-mail address, which will stop people being sucked in.



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