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Title: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on July 05, 2011, 12:16:36 AM
yes you where reading correct

Today i recived the following txt message on my cell phone
( sendt from  +447974271833 )

Blackberry RIM has awarded you 2.000.000  Million pounds
For claims email NAME,COUNTRY to: blackberryuk@hotmail.co.uk


Holy cow.....am i lucky or what?   
next week i will have a s**t load of money   ;D




i will of course respond to this scam with one of my bullshit mail addresses and see what happens   ;D   i guess tons of spam




Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on July 05, 2011, 12:25:06 AM
Sounds like fun. I did something like that many years ago with a scam
from a former minister of finance from an African country.  ;D ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: logos on July 05, 2011, 12:30:41 AM
Sounds like fun. I did something like that many years ago with a scam
from a former minister of finance from an African country.  ;D ;D

oh you know him too ??? ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Pondus on July 05, 2011, 12:38:41 AM
and since i am a kind person, i will share the money with you...
so anyone that wants a piece of the cake may respond to the above mail address and make your claim   ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: DavidR on July 05, 2011, 12:40:47 AM
@ Pondus
I bet you don't even have a Blackberry phone ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Pondus on July 05, 2011, 12:45:07 AM
@ Pondus
I bet you don't even have a Blackberry phone ;D
Nope.... only seen pictures of it..  ;D



OBS: do you think that means i will not get the money   :-[



Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: DavidR on July 05, 2011, 12:48:44 AM
No problem, they will probably trust you ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: jadinolf on July 05, 2011, 01:26:41 AM
Lucky dog! ;)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Asyn on July 05, 2011, 08:24:17 AM
2.000.000  Million pounds

Wow. Let's get the party started. ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: SpeedyPC on July 05, 2011, 09:21:01 AM
2.000.000  Million pounds

Wow. Let's get the party started. ;D

And don't forget to bring good looking women ;)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Pondus on July 05, 2011, 11:41:11 AM
2.000.000  Million pounds

Wow. Let's get the party started. ;D

And don't forget to bring good looking women ;)
you want little Mice lady or Fat Cat....
arrribaaaaaa.....

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: .: Mac :. on July 05, 2011, 01:36:49 PM
There was an example of this scam on the F-Secure weblog today. They actually tried to call the number in the scam:

http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002197.html
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on July 05, 2011, 03:17:33 PM
There was an example of this scam on the F-Secure weblog today. They actually tried to call the number in the scam:

http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002197.html

(http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/ukmobilelotto.com.jpg)

It's nice to see they are using avast!  :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Chris Thomas on July 05, 2011, 05:13:28 PM
Oh cool.....

But you know, spammers are make $billions every year because people are so stupid to believe that they won something they didn't participate. It doesn't even fix inside the common sense box that you won something that you didn't participate but still many people will believe it.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Mr.Agent on July 05, 2011, 07:40:14 PM
Share me some moneys after you done it. ;D lol
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: MikeBCda on July 05, 2011, 11:26:46 PM
Oddly, while I get those emails from time to time, I got a surprise a few days ago when one "advised" me I was supposedly a jackpot winner in one I actually do, once in a blue moon, buy tickets for, Canada's 6/49.  Still a scam, obviously, but maybe they're actually paying a little attention to things like geographic location, for a change.

Even most (relatively) legit telemarketers can't be bothered with bothersome details like demographics ... it's amazing the number of calls I get from home-repair operations who are pretty obviously unhappy to learn that I'm a tenant in a fairly large apartment complex.  ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on July 06, 2011, 01:21:58 AM
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it's amazing the number of calls I get from home-repair operations who are pretty obviously unhappy to learn that I'm a tenant in a fairly large apartment complex
Don't they have a "do not call list" in Canada ???
It works wonders here. I hardly ever get those annoying calls. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: MikeBCda on July 07, 2011, 12:23:31 AM
Hi Bob,

Yes we do, but I've never bothered with it.  Anyone I've ever done any business with, any charity, and there's one more category I forget, are exempted from the do-not-call restrictions.  We just watch the caller ID on any long-distance calls, and ignore anything from toll-free numbers (used by the vast majority of telemarketers) or where the ID is "unavailable".  And of course if the number shows as all zeros, that's a stupid dead-giveaway.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Pondus on July 20, 2011, 07:47:14 PM
I am very disappointed.......no responce.....not even a spam post

so looks like there is no money for me   :'(
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Asyn on July 20, 2011, 07:52:12 PM
I am very disappointed.......no responce.....not even a spam post

so looks like there is no money for me   :'(

LOL ;D
No party then..?? :P ;)
Guess your ISP filtered the spam...
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: AdrianH on July 20, 2011, 07:54:08 PM
I won a million pound from Microsoft a few weeks ago  ;D they were even kind enough to mail me from their Yahoo.co.uk address  8)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Pondus on July 21, 2011, 01:07:08 AM
I won a million pound from Microsoft a few weeks ago  ;D they were even kind enough to mail me from their Yahoo.co.uk address  8)
yea....yeah these bad guys are not trustworthy    ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: spg SCOTT on July 21, 2011, 01:39:11 AM
I get loads of gifts...like a new macbook pro ;D

(And the general bank detail ones - from banks I am not even part of...)

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: jadinolf on July 21, 2011, 01:46:07 AM
Pondus, remember to share with your avast! friends. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: SkynetCore on July 22, 2011, 01:05:47 AM
I acctually got a similar "You inherited a lot of money" two days ago, but
it was in my snail-mail, on real paper and in an envelope!


Posted in Portugal!


(http://www.planetsmilies.com/smilies/confused/confused0022.gif)

Guess the scamming business must be going rather well...
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on July 23, 2011, 01:09:15 AM
I acctually got a similar "You inherited a lot of money" two days ago, but
it was in my snail-mail, on real paper and in an envelope!


Posted in Portugal!


(http://www.planetsmilies.com/smilies/confused/confused0022.gif)

Guess the scamming business must be going rather well...
Why didn't you answer it and ask them for a prepaid round trip ticket
so could claim your winnings in person. ???  ;D ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Antiver on July 23, 2011, 11:28:33 AM
Lucky Dogs? :P
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on July 28, 2011, 05:26:32 PM
Maybe it's now my turn to get rich it starts off with the following subject:

YOU SHOULD GET BACK TO US AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
and then informs me of the following:

Attention: Beneficiary.
 
Let me start by introducing myself, I am MRS STELLA MARY,THE CHAIRPERSON IMAGE RECONCERN GROUP,UNDER THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIR. I was directed by DR Good Jonathan   President of Federal republic of Nigeria and the Executive Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chief Mrs.Farida Mzamber Waziri (A.I.G R.T.D)to notify you on the investigation that took place here in Nigeria.
 
In regards with the investigation that has happened recently here in Nigeria we noticed that you are dealing with some Nigerians who claimed you have money with them and they have failed to make you get the money and you lost so much money during this process,we are currently paying so many people with the same problem, so I have been directed by the settlement committee held by our new elected president DR Good Luck Jonathan  to include you in our payment roll.This is as result of the recent provision in the 2009 / 2010 fiscal year budget that was made for scammed victims.
 
We are directed to pay a sum of $3.3million to each of the victims,but due to large number of enrollment we have, we  are hereby paying a sum $2 000,000.00 ( Two million U.S.D)
 
 
 
NAME: Rev wilson benson
EMAIL:  wilsonbenson(at)mail.mn
phone number:+234-8065757495
 
Note: The government of Nigeria has presently re straight a measure to apprehend and bring to  law any individual or cooperate body caught in this act .
You are advice to disregard any email and forward the emails to this contact.(Rev Wilson Benson  wilsonbenson(at)mail.mn )
 
On behalf of   President DR GoodLuck JONATHAN  and the people of  Nigeria, we are truly sorry for the inconveniences and for what you encounter from the Nigerians that make you lose so much money please speak well about Nigeria in your country as soon as you get Receive this fund.now you are to forward to us your full information such as your house address and your full name a copy of your i.d card and your Direct telephone number for immediate Delivery of your compensation fund,
 
YOURS FAITHFUL
 
MRS STELLA MARY

Do you think I ought to claim my new found fortune ???  ;D ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: spg SCOTT on July 28, 2011, 05:35:08 PM
Dr GoodLuck? ;D ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Pondus on July 28, 2011, 05:36:12 PM
Quote
In regards with the investigation that has happened recently here in Nigeria we noticed that you are dealing with some Nigerians who claimed you have money with them and they have failed to make you get the money and you lost so much money during this process,we are currently paying so many people with the same problem, so I have been directed by the settlement committee held by our new elected president DR Good Luck Jonathan  to include you in our payment roll.This is as result of the recent provision in the 2009 / 2010 fiscal year budget that was made for scammed victims.
ahaaaa....so you have done business in Nigeria

well it is good to see that they will pay compensation to those scammed   ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: YoKenny on July 28, 2011, 05:38:27 PM
Maybe it's now my turn to get rich it starts off with the following subject:

YOU SHOULD GET BACK TO US AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
and then informs me of the following:

Attention: Beneficiary.
 
MRS STELLA MARY

Do you think I ought to claim my new found fortune ???  ;D ;D ;D ;D

Please read
Quote
What is 419: the Nigerian Scam?
419: the Nigerian Scam is an internationally acclaimed movie - an educational docu-drama that reveals how the Internet fraud works and what the common mistakes are. Where did the inspiration for making the movie come from?

Every year, more than 50,000 people worldwide fall victim to the Nigerian Scam. Usually contacted by e-mail about a business proposal or winning a lottery, the victims lose their life savings after they are persuaded by stories with very tempting outcomes.

According to some reports, the scam is the third most lucrative industry in Nigeria, generating over 5 billion dollars in the last 20 years. Authorities have named the scam after the number of the article in the Nigerian constitution that deals with the matter - 419.
http://www.419thenigerianscam.com/site

Google "Nigerian scam" http://www.google.ca/#hl=en&source=hp&q=nigerian+scam&oq=nigeria&aq=9&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=c&gs_upl=2031l5437l0l11031l7l7l0l1l1l0l297l1421l0.2.4l6l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&fp=2cd11a291d1f903b&biw=1013&bih=575
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on July 28, 2011, 05:39:39 PM
Quote
In regards with the investigation that has happened recently here in Nigeria we noticed that you are dealing with some Nigerians who claimed you have money with them and they have failed to make you get the money and you lost so much money during this process,we are currently paying so many people with the same problem, so I have been directed by the settlement committee held by our new elected president DR Good Luck Jonathan  to include you in our payment roll.This is as result of the recent provision in the 2009 / 2010 fiscal year budget that was made for scammed victims.
ahaaaa....so you have done business in Nigeria

well it is good to see that they will pay compensation to those scammed   ;D
SSSHHH    you weren't supposed to see that part.  I was there last year for a conference. Ha Ha  ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Pondus on July 28, 2011, 05:41:19 PM
woaa .....Kenny i am glad you gave us that 419  info....or we would never have known   ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on July 31, 2011, 10:27:14 PM
May my good fortune never end.
I've been invited to cash in on another opportunity to become a Millionaire:
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/f6a337df-a3b2-4260-b6dd-4d9db67d43ff/5143d34df06f8be8b978195a7165829f (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/f6a337df-a3b2-4260-b6dd-4d9db67d43ff/5143d34df06f8be8b978195a7165829f)
Hopefully you're able to read it. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Pondus on August 01, 2011, 12:38:08 AM
you seem to have lots of action going  on in africa Bob....first Nigeria now Kenya 


Quote
That the money would only be release to me when I am married.......
not sure your wife will .......hmmmmmm   ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on August 01, 2011, 01:49:57 AM
you seem to have lots of action going  on in africa Bob....first Nigeria now Kenya 


Quote
That the money would only be release to me when I am married.......
not sure your wife will .......hmmmmmm   ;D
Yes, I've been trying to figure out how to break the news to her. ;D ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on August 01, 2011, 11:38:17 PM
Wonder if DavidR had any influence an my latest bit of luck since this comes directly from England.  ;D

https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/523cdb82-72e1-4580-be25-d694d601fe7c/aff9cd6568b077c410ad12403ade5959 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/523cdb82-72e1-4580-be25-d694d601fe7c/aff9cd6568b077c410ad12403ade5959)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: DavidR on August 01, 2011, 11:55:56 PM
Interesting, sent from the UK, some idiot must have sent you mine ;D

More interesting the address heading:
FROM THE EMAIL LOTTERY PROMOTION AWARD COMMITEE
NATIONAL LOTTERY OF BURKINA FASO
AFFILIATE OF NATIONAL LOTTERY UNITED KINGDOM
AVENUE CHRLES DE GUILE

I doubt even the French spell Charles like this "AVENUE CHRLES DE GUILE," AVENUE CHARLES DE GAULLE.
The prize is in € euros and the email contact is in Israel.
What I would call a real International company ;D

Filled with the usual spelling and grammatical errors, they should employ a good proof reader to be taken seriously.

Someone has gone and messed it up for the rest of us and bloody reported it, http://antifraudintl.org/showthread.php?p=68098 (http://antifraudintl.org/showthread.php?p=68098), rats.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on August 02, 2011, 12:03:35 AM
Does that mean I wouln't be able to collect ???
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: DavidR on August 02, 2011, 12:21:03 AM
Very possibly as you would have a hard time finding the AVENUE CHRLES DE GUILE in either the UK, France or Israel.

I suppose you could ask them to transfer it directly into your bank, they might need your user name and password though and possibly your inside leg measurement ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on August 02, 2011, 12:22:46 AM
Very possibly as you would have a hard time finding the AVENUE CHRLES DE GUILE in either the UK, France or Israel.

I suppose you could ask them to transfer it directly into your bank, they might need your user name and password though and possibly your inside leg measurement ;D
In inches, feet or centimeters ???  ;D ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Pondus on August 02, 2011, 12:28:31 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBHZFYpQ6nc    ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on August 02, 2011, 05:53:37 PM
And the offers to become a Millionaire just keep coming:

https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/eb1466a2-dee7-42e7-8b11-b6f339e459a1/4a7f6b8c63c802035bee1f0987a035be (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/eb1466a2-dee7-42e7-8b11-b6f339e459a1/4a7f6b8c63c802035bee1f0987a035be)

Good thing that I'm so rich that I don't need any of what's being offered.  ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on August 02, 2011, 05:56:02 PM
I bet that Evernote never thought it would be used for anything this valuable.  ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on August 17, 2011, 04:30:24 PM
This time an apparent "Friend" from Kuwait want's to share
her good fortune with me.  ;D
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/a3943386-4568-4712-8657-0159c8344519/3515d07a20a7f79f328a0e2dfb39521b (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/a3943386-4568-4712-8657-0159c8344519/3515d07a20a7f79f328a0e2dfb39521b)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on August 17, 2011, 04:35:02 PM
This is really my lucky day,
Microsoft through the generosity of their former CEO Billo Gates
just informed me that I've been selected to receive a small fortune:
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/c4e027aa-c2b7-4c8f-b5d5-476cfa2b7d66/8800624917b3794e0fda379c2c2cb8d1 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/c4e027aa-c2b7-4c8f-b5d5-476cfa2b7d66/8800624917b3794e0fda379c2c2cb8d1)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: DavidR on August 17, 2011, 05:00:22 PM
This time an apparent "Friend" from Kuwait want's to share
her good fortune with me.  ;D
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/a3943386-4568-4712-8657-0159c8344519/3515d07a20a7f79f328a0e2dfb39521b (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/a3943386-4568-4712-8657-0159c8344519/3515d07a20a7f79f328a0e2dfb39521b)

A bit familiar isn't she, Dearest.

I hope Alice doesn't read your email ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Pondus on August 17, 2011, 05:01:17 PM
woaaa.... with all the money you are getting, you can soon buy avast!   ;D  
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Asyn on August 17, 2011, 05:40:55 PM
...Microsoft through the generosity of their former CEO Billo Gates...

Greetings to Billo..!! ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on August 17, 2011, 06:41:07 PM
woaaa.... with all the money you are getting, you can soon buy avast!   ;D  
I'm perfectly happy with the free version of avast! .... ;D ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 19, 2011, 03:02:08 AM
My good fortune continues:
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/8511939c-cb70-431c-8ef4-00de354611bb/330a834b45eda0cc210dbdeea902d395 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/8511939c-cb70-431c-8ef4-00de354611bb/330a834b45eda0cc210dbdeea902d395)

As though this where not enough, another generous person also wants to contribute:
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/81b331c2-c22f-4470-9350-757721b1a6d1/7295a48fa44c350b0ee46208a396c1fa (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/81b331c2-c22f-4470-9350-757721b1a6d1/7295a48fa44c350b0ee46208a396c1fa)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 19, 2011, 06:22:32 PM
How do I tell Microsoft that I really don't need any more of their money ???  ;D
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/27f17099-c2ba-4239-82f5-0140b84e879a/3aa07265997575cb0136266e14091384 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/27f17099-c2ba-4239-82f5-0140b84e879a/3aa07265997575cb0136266e14091384)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 21, 2011, 03:50:24 PM
It's amazing to what an extent some of these scam artist will go
to get a response from their unsuspecting potential phishing victims.
Here's a great example:
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/efa4235a-2cee-4a1c-a03b-79a45db1d6de/125e67f93c7134a07bdda77173a67869 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/efa4235a-2cee-4a1c-a03b-79a45db1d6de/125e67f93c7134a07bdda77173a67869)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Rompin Raider on August 21, 2011, 05:04:59 PM
So Bob...how is the phishing in New Mexico? Everything has dried up in Texas! Take care....RR
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: bob3160 on August 21, 2011, 06:55:51 PM
So Bob...how is the phishing in New Mexico? Everything has dried up in Texas! Take care....RR

This should anser your question:

(http://my.jetscreenshot.com/2701/m_20110821-yhbj-20kb.jpg) (http://my.jetscreenshot.com/2701/20110821-yhbj-20kb)

The mountains and further east or west of where I live are getting the rain.
Meadow Lake is a big beach but swimming isn't so good.  :'(
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 26, 2011, 02:00:51 AM
It's always nice to win a lottery that you never entered. ;D
You can find the details at:
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/7e27f5b6-a74c-423d-a60c-1fb32f529de3/bc737cc5cd45cd1ef32ad8bc62ea13ae (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/7e27f5b6-a74c-423d-a60c-1fb32f529de3/bc737cc5cd45cd1ef32ad8bc62ea13ae)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on August 26, 2011, 02:04:36 AM
again....you must be the luckiest man in the world   ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 26, 2011, 02:07:23 AM
again....you must be the luckiest man in the world   ;D
I do intend to waste $1.00 and play the numbers in this email in our state lottery.  ;D
If I win, I might even send them a little for their troubles.  ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on August 26, 2011, 02:19:37 AM
If it wasn't for bad luck I would not have any luck at all   ;D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAJRjGB-Fsc
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 26, 2011, 07:53:06 PM
Now a Barrister from England is trying to track me down.
Apparently someone I don't know has died and wan't me to inherit their estate.  ;D ;D
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/a5fdd27f-1302-4ac9-b149-6018f7711daa/e02ec01f2e66b668b10358db8d48eaab (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/a5fdd27f-1302-4ac9-b149-6018f7711daa/e02ec01f2e66b668b10358db8d48eaab)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 28, 2011, 04:02:45 PM
Variations on a theme but still a scam and something to avoid.
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/2a1b3268-a5e3-4f3c-8dca-bf4517228391/108762cfc6a9cde8c3ca3f1149fe9aaa (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/2a1b3268-a5e3-4f3c-8dca-bf4517228391/108762cfc6a9cde8c3ca3f1149fe9aaa)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 29, 2011, 03:17:18 PM
I had better hurry, I only have one week to claim my fortune
on this fabulous offer:
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/2f9e7a85-759a-43e0-badb-8c3d40120f30/5aec291742f63117b204f2169b007972 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/2f9e7a85-759a-43e0-badb-8c3d40120f30/5aec291742f63117b204f2169b007972)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 01, 2011, 01:37:14 AM
I've put this whole collection of Emails To Avoid (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1183127/Emails2Avoid.html) together in simple web format.
Good place to check if you're really about to become a millionaire or just someone about to be scammed.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 03, 2011, 06:37:17 PM
Another lottery this time from the BBC - Lucky me.  ;D
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1183127/Emails2Avoid.html (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1183127/Emails2Avoid.html)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: YoKenny on September 03, 2011, 08:20:13 PM
Another lottery this time from the BBC - Lucky me.  ;D
https://dl-web.dropbox.com/get/Public/Emails2Avoid.html?w=31f73f9c (https://dl-web.dropbox.com/get/Public/Emails2Avoid.html?w=31f73f9c)
Time to get rid of that email address!

The link does not work!
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on September 03, 2011, 08:34:35 PM
It is a permissions error, seems you have to be a dropbox member or logged in to view it.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 03, 2011, 08:43:38 PM
Sorry about that it should work now. :)
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1183127/Emails2Avoid.html
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 06, 2011, 05:01:54 PM
Now a Mr Mustafa wants to reward me with over $4 000 000.00.
All I have to do is give him the following information:

1. Your full name:
2. Your residence address:
3. Your company name:
4. Your occupation/position:
5. Your official age:
6. Your Marital position:
7. Your passport or identity card:
8. Your phone number:

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1183127/Emails2Avoid.html (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1183127/Emails2Avoid.html)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on September 06, 2011, 05:06:44 PM
Now a Mr Mustafa wants to reward me with over $4 000 000.00.

Mr. Mustafa is a great guy, therefore I provided all your info to him.
I want you to get these 4 millions..!! ;D :P
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: spg SCOTT on September 06, 2011, 05:19:34 PM
Mr. Mustafa is a great guy, therefore I provided all your info to him. (for a commission fee of course :P)
I want you to get me some of these 4 millions..!! ;D :P

Fixed that for you ;D

Now...where is my commission? :P
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on September 06, 2011, 05:27:14 PM
Fixed that for you ;D
Now...where is my commission? :P

ROFL. ;D
Ok, 50:50..!
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 06, 2011, 06:18:24 PM
If the 4 Million arrives, I'd be more than happy to share it but,
please don't make any plans on spending it before the check clears the bank.  ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on September 06, 2011, 06:21:29 PM
Hey...dont forget me Bob...i started this topic so that means royalties    ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on September 06, 2011, 06:22:09 PM
If the 4 Million arrives, I'd be more than happy to share it but,
please don't make any plans on spending it before the check clears the bank.  ;D

Come on, I already ordered a new yacht... ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 06, 2011, 07:14:29 PM
If the 4 Million arrives, I'd be more than happy to share it but,
please don't make any plans on spending it before the check clears the bank.  ;D

Come on, I already ordered a new yacht... ;D
I've ordered the plane tickets Alice and I will be there to sail through the Alps with you.
@Pondus, don't worry your included.
Funny thing is that the first millions should already have been deposited to my bank.
Wonder what happened to the funds that MRS STELLA MARY (http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=81030.msg672246#msg672246) was supposed to send me ???
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on September 06, 2011, 07:20:49 PM
I've ordered the plane tickets Alice and I will be there to sail through the Alps with you.
@Pondus, don't worry your included.

Great, I'll take care that the Alps get inverted, so that we can sail there. ;)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on September 06, 2011, 07:29:50 PM
Quote
Wonder what happened to the funds that MRS STELLA MARY was supposed to send me
was that the one wanting to marry you ?.....she may have sendt the same mail to Hugh H. and he got som secret mojo working  
http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/showbiz/article-23389149-playboy-boss-hugh-hefner-finds-his-soulmate.do
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 06, 2011, 11:54:28 PM
A very eventful day. Dr. Oloye Bello apologizes that our last transaction failed
so he want's to send me $1.65 Million (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1183127/Emails2Avoid.html) and hopes we have better luck this time.
Isn't that nice. ??? More money to share.  ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on September 07, 2011, 12:48:03 AM
A very eventful day. Dr. Oloye Bello apologizes that our last transaction failed
so he want's to send me $1.65 Million (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1183127/Emails2Avoid.html) and hopes we have better luck this time.
Isn't that nice. ??? More money to share.  ;D

Ahhh Bob, I'm jealous. Your money flow never ends...! ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 09, 2011, 02:42:16 PM
Now this is amazing, an assistant manager from the Bank of Africa
has discovered that a relative of mine has died and I appear to be in line for
a rather large inheritance : $5.3 Million shared on a 50 - 50 basis. (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1183127/Emails2Avoid.html) WOW  ;D
What's more amazing is the fact that I've never been in that part of the world and,
as far as I know, neither have any of my ancestors.  ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 13, 2011, 01:52:01 AM
Pretty much the same as the last one only this person works for a bank in Africa

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1183127/Emails2Avoid.html (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1183127/Emails2Avoid.html)

Amazing that some people actually fall for this stuff.  :o
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 30, 2011, 03:18:19 PM
Some more candidates have been added to the list:
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1183127/Emails2Avoid.html (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1183127/Emails2Avoid.html)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: mrsross on November 24, 2011, 01:37:12 AM
Oddly, while I get those emails from time to time, I got a surprise a few days ago when one "advised" me I was supposedly a jackpot winner in one I actually do, once in a blue moon, buy tickets for, Canada's 6/49.  Still a scam, obviously, but maybe they're actually paying a little attention to things like geographic location, for a change.

Even most (relatively) legit telemarketers can't be bothered with bothersome details like demographics ... it's amazing the number of calls I get from home-repair operations who are pretty obviously unhappy to learn that I'm a tenant in a fairly large apartment complex.  ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Dch48 on November 24, 2011, 02:00:49 AM
I get them from all kinds of addresses, lawyers and bank officers in Nigeria and the UK, even the 'FBI". I also get mail about my account in the game Runescape even though I have never had one.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: mrsross on November 26, 2011, 12:25:42 AM
Oh i just got an email from Amanda Kirk which said I won $500, 000 and brand new Mercedes and contact a phone number to confirm my winnings. The email looked official and if i didn't know any better, I would have been jumping for joy by now. But no coz the phone number listed on there, i found out, has been reported to be a scam number at this site http://www.callercenter.com/32485984515.html.

I reported this to the authorities already and I hope everybody remains vigilant and avoid becoming a victim to these scammers.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on February 18, 2012, 12:06:52 AM
Just godt a new text message....

You have won USD 800.000.00 in the liveunited grant donation USA
To claim prize send name / address / tel / age / 
To carlliveunitedorg@hotmail.com


So i am going to be rich.....again.  ;D



Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: HDW38 on February 18, 2012, 12:25:30 AM
Just godt a new text message....

You have won USD 800.000.00 in the liveunited grant donation USA
To claim prize send name / address / tel / age / 
To carlliveunitedorg@hotmail.com


So i am going to be rich.....again.  ;D


Congratulation. Try to save that money.  ;D 8)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: kls490 on February 18, 2012, 01:32:02 PM
Some people just seem to have ALL the "luck!"
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: HDW38 on February 18, 2012, 02:32:18 PM
Some people just seem to have ALL the "luck!"

You said it!  ;) :( But perhaps especially for you, try this:
                          http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=85679.msg744596#msg744596
 ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on February 18, 2012, 03:20:07 PM
Some people just seem to have ALL the "luck!"

You said it!  ;) :( But perhaps especially for you, try this:
                          http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=85679.msg744596#msg744596 (http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=85679.msg744596#msg744596)
 ;D


Totally unrelated. ???
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: HDW38 on February 20, 2012, 12:20:53 AM
Some people just seem to have ALL the "luck!"

You said it!  ;) :( But perhaps especially for you, try this:
                          http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=85679.msg744596#msg744596 (http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=85679.msg744596#msg744596)
 ;D


Totally unrelated. ???

Would you please be so kind as to stop posts like that?  ;)

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on February 20, 2012, 12:31:37 AM
Quote
Would you please be so kind as to stop posts like that? 
Why it's the truth.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: HDW38 on February 20, 2012, 12:54:40 AM
Quote
Would you please be so kind as to stop posts like that? 
Why it's the truth.

Listen, don't bother me! Not at all!

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on February 20, 2012, 01:11:17 AM
Quote
Listen, don't bother me! Not at all!
What ever makes you happy.  ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on March 03, 2012, 02:42:57 PM
More easy money    8)

see Scam_mail screen shot
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on April 01, 2012, 02:36:53 PM
Someone tired of Chain mails    ;D



Quote
VIRUS WARNING!!!

From the email archives:

If you receive an email entitled 'Bedtimes'

Delete it IMMEDIATELY.

Do not open it.

Apparently this one is pretty nasty. It will not only erase everything on your hard drive, but it will also delete anything on disks within 20 feet of your computer.

It demagnetizes the stripes on ALL of your credit cards. It reprograms your ATM access code, screws up the tracking on your VCR, and uses subspace field harmonics to scratch any CD's you attempt to play. It will program your phone auto dial to call only 900 numbers.

This virus will mix antifreeze into your fish tank.

IT WILL CAUSE YOUR TOILET TO FLUSH WHILE YOU ARE SHOWERING.

It will drink ALL your beer.

FOR GOD'S SAKE, ARE YOU LISTENING? ?

It will leave dirty underwear on the coffee table when you are expecting company.

It will replace your shampoo with Nair and your Nair with Rogaine. If the 'Bedtimes' message opened in a Windows 95/98 or Windows XP environment, it will leave the toilet seat up and leave your hair dryer plugged in dangerously close to a full bathtub.

It will not only remove the forbidden tags from your mattresses and pillows, it will also refill your skim milk with whole milk.

***WARN AS MANY PEOPLE AS YOU CAN. ***

And if you don't send this to 5000 people in 20 seconds, you'll fart so hard that your right leg will spasm and shoot straight out in front of you, sending sparks that will ignite the person nearest you.

Send this warning to everyone!

THERE'S A LOT OF SADNESS IN THE WORLD!

Right now, as you read this, 17 Million people are partying

And look at you - you're on the computer
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 06, 2012, 04:36:08 PM
I've been left 5.5 Million Dollars by Ms. Adams which I really don't want to pursue. If you're in need, you complete the deed.  :D
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/54329c2d-19ed-400c-89dd-45d97c9e8f3c/ac7220308ff8c2b820d43c297b206cd8 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/54329c2d-19ed-400c-89dd-45d97c9e8f3c/ac7220308ff8c2b820d43c297b206cd8)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 12, 2012, 04:58:11 PM
Isn't it nice that the  UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL OVERSIGHT SERVICES
want's to repay me for all the money I've not lost due to the Nigerian Scam:
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/310ca424-d18f-4af5-a1e0-c14a60345261/269b5eb03e9b6d241476379c8d0d1f2f (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/310ca424-d18f-4af5-a1e0-c14a60345261/269b5eb03e9b6d241476379c8d0d1f2f)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on August 12, 2012, 05:01:21 PM
link does not work bob   :-\
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 12, 2012, 05:21:28 PM
link does not work bob   :-\
It should now. :)
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/310ca424-d18f-4af5-a1e0-c14a60345261/269b5eb03e9b6d241476379c8d0d1f2f (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/310ca424-d18f-4af5-a1e0-c14a60345261/269b5eb03e9b6d241476379c8d0d1f2f)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on August 12, 2012, 05:31:46 PM
wow....only US$185   and then recive all that....how can you say no   ;D

your mail account seems to be a magnet on these mails 
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 12, 2012, 05:34:31 PM
wow....only US$185   and then recive all that....how can you say no   ;D

your mail accouns seems to be a magnet on these mails
Each of these collections have come from my SPAM folder and from various email addresses.
They actually make up the smallest part of all the spam.  :D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on August 12, 2012, 05:41:08 PM
Quote
They actually make up the smallest part of all the spam.
and the bigg part  is ?
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 12, 2012, 05:43:28 PM
Quote
They actually make up the smallest part of all the spam.
and the bigg part  is ?
Most likely sales for Viagra and Cialis and other drugs.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on August 12, 2012, 05:59:10 PM
Quote
They actually make up the smallest part of all the spam.
and the bigg part  is ?
Most likely sales for ** SPAM ** and **SPAM** and other drugs.
my first mail account ever that i got with my W98 gets the 20 a day pill spam (you know what..they are blue with a V or C   )  and some others
my hotmail/yahoo/gmail are 99% spam free.... it is less then one a week
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Para-Noid on August 12, 2012, 11:06:34 PM
I received an email from the "United Nations" stating I have a share of $850,000 (US). All I have to do is contact some dude in/from Nigeria. The email was signed by Ban Ki-Moon himself...yeah right.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 13, 2012, 12:22:23 AM
This one is for a mere 8.3M - not worth my effort.  :D
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/833519b0-31c4-4e3f-8b78-3dcfbbf00936/6084a9208706069516fafd4aac4cc76c (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/833519b0-31c4-4e3f-8b78-3dcfbbf00936/6084a9208706069516fafd4aac4cc76c)


Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: jadinolf on August 13, 2012, 12:54:57 AM
I received an email from the "United Nations" stating I have a share of $850,000 (US). All I have to do is contact some dude in/from Nigeria. The email was signed by Ban Ki-Moon himself...yeah right.

Yes, but it is U.S. Dollars.

They are worthless. ;)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 15, 2012, 12:26:43 AM
A mere 1.5 Million Dollars:
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/22d45e79-7553-429d-90e7-e33e9a5f48d4/e5002c1baefed0cbba8f6676685ecf96 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/22d45e79-7553-429d-90e7-e33e9a5f48d4/e5002c1baefed0cbba8f6676685ecf96)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: MikeBCda on August 15, 2012, 12:43:47 AM
I generally send a form-letter reply saying thanks but no thanks, I haven't finished spending the previous few million yet.  ;)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 15, 2012, 12:54:04 AM
I generally send a form-letter reply saying thanks but no thanks, I haven't finished spending the previous few million yet.  ;)
Unfortunately all that does is to confirm to them that they have reached a live sucker and know where to send additional spam.
I'm only passing it along (saving it in Evernote) to show as an example of things to avoid during my presentation. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on October 03, 2012, 05:29:04 PM
8.3 Million but I've decided to bypass this offer.  :D


https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e96b1cc1-11fe-47f9-aad8-0ed5505b276f/c2fd8984020a43434e3d7c1764ebe2d6 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e96b1cc1-11fe-47f9-aad8-0ed5505b276f/c2fd8984020a43434e3d7c1764ebe2d6)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: CraigB on October 03, 2012, 05:58:51 PM
8.3 Million but I've decided to bypass this offer.  :D


https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e96b1cc1-11fe-47f9-aad8-0ed5505b276f/c2fd8984020a43434e3d7c1764ebe2d6 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e96b1cc1-11fe-47f9-aad8-0ed5505b276f/c2fd8984020a43434e3d7c1764ebe2d6)
You seem to get alot of those scam mails Bob, iv never ever recieved one of those types of mails yet, not that i want any though ;) i get enough of the male enhancement ( performance ) one's :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on October 03, 2012, 07:01:21 PM
8.3 Million but I've decided to bypass this offer.  :D


https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e96b1cc1-11fe-47f9-aad8-0ed5505b276f/c2fd8984020a43434e3d7c1764ebe2d6 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e96b1cc1-11fe-47f9-aad8-0ed5505b276f/c2fd8984020a43434e3d7c1764ebe2d6)
You seem to get alot of those scam mails Bob, iv never ever recieved one of those types of mails yet, not that i want any though ;) i get enough of the male enhancement ( performance ) one's :)
I guess the spammers must know that the only thing I'm lacking is MONEY.  ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: CraigB on October 03, 2012, 07:36:22 PM
8.3 Million but I've decided to bypass this offer.  :D


https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e96b1cc1-11fe-47f9-aad8-0ed5505b276f/c2fd8984020a43434e3d7c1764ebe2d6 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e96b1cc1-11fe-47f9-aad8-0ed5505b276f/c2fd8984020a43434e3d7c1764ebe2d6)
You seem to get alot of those scam mails Bob, iv never ever recieved one of those types of mails yet, not that i want any though ;) i get enough of the male enhancement ( performance ) one's :)
I guess the spammers must know that the only thing I'm lacking is MONEY.  ;D ;D ;D
I left myself wide open for that one ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on October 03, 2012, 07:38:27 PM
8.3 Million but I've decided to bypass this offer.  :D


https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e96b1cc1-11fe-47f9-aad8-0ed5505b276f/c2fd8984020a43434e3d7c1764ebe2d6 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e96b1cc1-11fe-47f9-aad8-0ed5505b276f/c2fd8984020a43434e3d7c1764ebe2d6)
did you tell him that?

naaaa....dont need your money, i have more then i can use.  ;D


Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on October 03, 2012, 07:41:26 PM
8.3 Million but I've decided to bypass this offer.  :D


https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e96b1cc1-11fe-47f9-aad8-0ed5505b276f/c2fd8984020a43434e3d7c1764ebe2d6 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e96b1cc1-11fe-47f9-aad8-0ed5505b276f/c2fd8984020a43434e3d7c1764ebe2d6)
You seem to get alot of those scam mails Bob, iv never ever recieved one of those types of mails yet, not that i want any though ;) i get enough of the male enhancement ( performance ) one's :)

I guess the spammers must know that the only thing I'm lacking is MONEY.  ;D ;D ;D
I left myself wide open for that one ;D


And at my age, I take advantage of every one of those openings.  :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: CraigB on October 03, 2012, 07:56:44 PM

And at my age, I take advantage of every one of those openings.  :)
I'll definitely have to watch my wording in future with you Bob, your very opportunistic ;) :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on October 03, 2012, 07:59:07 PM

And at my age, I take advantage of every one of those openings.  :)
I'll definitely have to watch my wording in future with you Bob, your very opportunistic ;) :)
Opportunity usually only knocks once.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: CraigB on October 03, 2012, 08:12:06 PM

Opportunity usually only knocks once.
True, and in your golden years you certainly cant afford to let any get by :P ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on October 03, 2012, 08:14:00 PM
Now we're even :)  and both a little richer from the exchange.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: CraigB on October 03, 2012, 08:21:44 PM
Now we're even :)  and both a little richer from the exchange.
A pleasurable exchange it was :)

Thanks for the laugh Bob
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on October 09, 2012, 09:24:40 PM
This will not make me rich but if you receive this and act on it,
It Will Surely Make You POOR
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/ccac73b2-d95d-4f03-aeec-c31944d62ccd/2ac11be150df2890b400dbc1510e4b74 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/ccac73b2-d95d-4f03-aeec-c31944d62ccd/2ac11be150df2890b400dbc1510e4b74)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on March 21, 2013, 09:59:25 PM
This is a new one. Only 1/2 million but worth sharing:
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/66c8a8ea-ada9-400b-9ee0-899f4d96890a/ba9f6318e56401b52179a76ca0f90c33 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/66c8a8ea-ada9-400b-9ee0-899f4d96890a/ba9f6318e56401b52179a76ca0f90c33)


"Note: You are to contact the UNIVERSAL COURIER COMPANY MANAGER via this email: --
(universalaircourierdeliverydep01@live.com (http://) with the below security code: UN0081,it will identify that you are the owner of the parcel containing the check. Do let me know as soon as you receive the parcel."I[/color][/size]'d actually like to send him a note:[/color][/size]Gee I sent you a check but haven't received the parcel ...... [/color] ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on April 16, 2013, 01:56:19 PM
This time, Coca-Cola want's to reward me.
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/1a363981-7c65-4635-9db1-90758a8dc4b3/50d19ff920a037ec50115e78b4e9a2ed (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/1a363981-7c65-4635-9db1-90758a8dc4b3/50d19ff920a037ec50115e78b4e9a2ed)
Nice to win something you've never entered.
I haven't decided where to spend all of what I've won. I actually haven't been able to figure out exactly what I've won.  ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on April 16, 2013, 02:03:58 PM
I've had a few of these emails recently (never used to), I guess they are getting desperate to give this money away.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: HDW38 on April 16, 2013, 03:52:42 PM
I actually haven't been able to figure out exactly what I've won.  ;D

In Germany we say: what you don't know, that can't make you hot (means : can't make worries).  :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on June 07, 2013, 04:36:57 PM
I just received this email this morning.
1. Google had it in the Spam folder. (Good job Google)
2. I was just at the Atlanta airport yesterday.
Dear Friend ( Your Abandoned Treasures At The Atlanta Airport ) (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/56032581-de20-4807-942e-806cefa88f1a/a92badb1a477c2e444f1723c9b60aec2)


I guess I missed another opportunity to become a Millionair.  :'(
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Michael (alan1998) on August 29, 2013, 02:41:37 PM
Should I just post pics? Lol. I've had stuff from the FBI, Goverements, Airports, Lottories (I'm not even old enough to play).

My two most recent ones... Usually I just send them a message consisting of. "You're emailing a Minor, so just give me your stupid Ransomware and lets get this over with."

OR

"HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH__________" Just continue that lol....

I regularly check my spam for these messages. (Go Google!)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 29, 2013, 02:57:20 PM
A word of advice, Never reply to these types of emails!
A reply of any type sends a message to these spammers that they have hit a live person
which in itself is worth lots of money to them.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Michael (alan1998) on August 29, 2013, 10:39:57 PM
A word of advice, Never reply to these types of emails!
A reply of any type sends a message to these spammers that they have hit a live person
which in itself is worth lots of money to them.

I wasn't aware of that.... I'll stop replying... But on the flip side, they now know emailing people like us is pointless and will only land them in trouble. Is this something you could legally report to yout local Police/FBI/CSIS etc? Or are they usually sending their spam through everything known to man making it extremely difficult to trace where it orginally came from?
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 29, 2013, 10:50:58 PM
A word of advice, Never reply to these types of emails!
A reply of any type sends a message to these spammers that they have hit a live person
which in itself is worth lots of money to them.

I wasn't aware of that.... I'll stop replying... But on the flip side, they now know emailing people like us is pointless and will only land them in trouble. Is this something you could legally report to yout local Police/FBI/CSIS etc? Or are they usually sending their spam through everything known to man making it extremely difficult to trace where it orginally came from?
In most instances, you're correct on the procedure they use.
Reporting could turn into a very time consuming hobby with probably not much satisfaction in accomplishing very much.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Michael (alan1998) on August 29, 2013, 11:16:20 PM
A word of advice, Never reply to these types of emails!
A reply of any type sends a message to these spammers that they have hit a live person
which in itself is worth lots of money to them.

I wasn't aware of that.... I'll stop replying... But on the flip side, they now know emailing people like us is pointless and will only land them in trouble. Is this something you could legally report to yout local Police/FBI/CSIS etc? Or are they usually sending their spam through everything known to man making it extremely difficult to trace where it orginally came from?
In most instances, you're correct on the procedure they use.
Reporting could turn into a very time consuming hobby with probably not much satisfaction in accomplishing very much.

Hmm. Okay.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on August 29, 2013, 11:16:46 PM
A word of advice, Never reply to these types of emails!
A reply of any type sends a message to these spammers that they have hit a live person
which in itself is worth lots of money to them.

I wasn't aware of that.... I'll stop replying... But on the flip side, they now know emailing people like us is pointless and will only land them in trouble.

They don't care, because they don't read them and just add your email address to more lists that can be sold, regardless of what/how you might respond. They are just happy that the email is live and can be sold.

Is this something you could legally report to yout local Police/FBI/CSIS etc? Or are they usually sending their spam through everything known to man making it extremely difficult to trace where it orginally came from?

Most police really aren't up to the task and even if they were to forward it to cyber crime, it is probably one of very many such emails.

The only response to spam is delete and move on with your life don't waste time on them.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Michael (alan1998) on August 30, 2013, 02:46:37 AM
So you're saying by me actually answering them I'm actually making it worse given it's being sold to people who spam you even more? I didn't think of that one. Even more reason to stop... Thanks for the advice guys.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on August 30, 2013, 03:00:44 AM
So you're saying by me actually answering them I'm actually making it worse given it's being sold to people who spam you even more? I didn't think of that one. Even more reason to stop... Thanks for the advice guys.
You're welcome. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 28, 2013, 02:40:57 PM
This is a new one and one of the few not caught by the Gmail Spam filter:
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1380371836023-21320.png)
Notice he was smart enough to use the BCC column of the email address so it can be sent to many but
looks like an individual email to each of the potential suckers who will hopefully act on this.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on October 19, 2013, 01:52:40 PM

The following will probably make someone a Millionaire but, it you comply with this request,
It will not be You.
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1382183423293-33248.png)
Dear Capital One Bank member,



We recently reviewed your account, and we are suspecting that your Capital One Bank online account may have been accessed from an unauthorized computer.

This may be due to changes in your IP address or location.

Protecting the security of your account and of the Capital One Bank network is our primary concern.

We are asking you to immediately download the form attached to this email and update your account profile.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your support in helping us maintaining the integrity of the entire Capital One Bank system.

Thank you,
Capital One Bank Customer Service.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on February 23, 2014, 02:42:16 PM
Someone sent me a package which contain valuable cash between $4.5 to $5Million US Dollars:
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1393162698281-95844.png)
I'd be happy to transfer ownership to any one interested for a very small fee. :)
Any one interested ???
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on February 23, 2014, 02:46:19 PM
I'd be happy to transfer ownership to any one interested for a very small fee. :)
Any one interested ???

;D :P
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 10, 2014, 01:17:40 PM
I just received this email and thought I'd share it with everyone.
This is another attempt to steal your information. Be careful and don't respond:
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e16e626f-a6e5-41b8-a81f-3d12f9244866/7746491042056e889938083b390db0b9 (https://www.evernote.com/shard/s20/sh/e16e626f-a6e5-41b8-a81f-3d12f9244866/7746491042056e889938083b390db0b9)
I especially like the last sentence in the email. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: schmidthouse on September 10, 2014, 05:08:25 PM
Some guys have all the luck, I never get any of this great stuff :'( ;D ;)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on September 10, 2014, 05:45:45 PM
Some guys have all the luck, I never get any of this great stuff :'( ;D ;)
I got one and started this topic, since then nada ..... Bob get them all   ;D

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 10, 2014, 05:49:25 PM
Some guys have all the luck, I never get any of this great stuff<$1alt="" title="" onresizestart="return false;" id="smiley__$2" style="padding: 0 3px 0 3px;" /><$1alt="" title="" onresizestart="return false;" id="smiley__$2" style="padding: 0 3px 0 3px;" /><$1alt="" title="" onresizestart="return false;" id="smiley__$2" style="padding: 0 3px 0 3px;" />
I got one and started this topic, since then nada ..... Bob get them all  <$1alt="" title="" onresizestart="return false;" id="smiley__$2" style="padding: 0 3px 0 3px;" />
Maybe these creeps know I'm constantly looking for new material to share at my presentations. :)
I just wish I had the time to play some games with them. :)

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: schmidthouse on September 10, 2014, 05:54:23 PM
Some guys have all the luck, I never get any of this great stuff :'( ;D ;)
I got one and started this topic, since then nada ..... Bob get them all   ;D




Isn't that the way, some people have it all, and....... well the rest can only dream.
You go Bob ;) ;D

Edit, whoops
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on September 10, 2014, 05:59:11 PM
what is wrong with your quotes Bob ..... is that code language ?

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 10, 2014, 06:08:47 PM
what is wrong with your quotes Bob ..... is that code language ?
It's a problem with this forum since it's come back it no longer functions properly when you need to use
"Show WYSIWYG editor on post page by default." in the forum layout.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on September 10, 2014, 06:22:59 PM
but why is it only you   ???

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 10, 2014, 06:28:32 PM
but why is it only you  <$1alt="" title="" onresizestart="return false;" id="smiley__$2" style="padding: 0 3px 0 3px;" />
I have no clue ?
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on September 10, 2014, 07:01:46 PM
but why is it only you  <$1alt="" title="" onresizestart="return false;" id="smiley__$2" style="padding: 0 3px 0 3px;" />
I have no clue ?

As soon as you quote someone else's post that has smileys, etc. in their post, it converts it to display in WYSIWYG in the editor because you have that option enabled.

Not a problem if you haven't got that option set (default), you don't get the code.
but why is it only you   ???
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 10, 2014, 07:07:22 PM
but why is it only you  <$1alt="" title="" onresizestart="return false;" id="smiley__$2" style="padding: 0 3px 0 3px;" />
I have no clue ?

As soon as you quote someone else's post that has smileys, etc. in their post, it converts it to display in WYSIWYG in the editor because you have that option enabled.

Not a problem if you haven't got that option set (default), you don't get the code.
but why is it only you  <$1alt="" title="" onresizestart="return false;" id="smiley__$2" style="padding: 0 3px 0 3px;" />
Without that setting, I would have to do my own coding for the pictures etc that I post.
It wasn't a problem till the return of the forum. So let them fix the forum problem.
Sorry.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on September 10, 2014, 08:48:34 PM
Not if you had a half decent browser ;D

I use an add-on for firefox bbcodeXtra, it has a shed full of options to input code tags, etc. Might be worth a look to see if there is an extension to do this in chrome.

I wonder if in the reply window, checking the don't show smileys option would resolve this.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 10, 2014, 10:39:10 PM
Not if you had a half decent browser<$1alt="" title="" onresizestart="return false;" id="smiley__$2" style="padding: 0 3px 0 3px;" />

I use an add-on for firefox bbcodeXtra, it has a shed full of options to input code tags, etc. Might be worth a look to see if there is an extension to do this in chrome.

I wonder if in the reply window, checking the don't show smileys option would resolve this.

I don't see an option to disable smileys. I did activate the quick reply which helps somewhat. Will not know till I attempt to post something more complicated. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 10, 2014, 10:41:44 PM
@David,
I've installed bbcodeXtra in Firefox and will give it a try. Nothing available in Chrome.  :'(
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on September 10, 2014, 11:05:53 PM
<snip>
I wonder if in the reply window, checking the don't show smileys option would resolve this.

I don't see an option to disable smileys. I did activate the quick reply which helps somewhat. Will not know till I attempt to post something more complicated. :)

Generally I only use the Quick Reply (because of the bbcodeXtra add-on), you need to click the preview button then click on the Attachments and other Options is where the disable smileys is, as in my image.

If you use the Regular Reply button, then click on the Attachments and other Options - that should give the option - I believe once checked the option remains set.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on January 31, 2015, 03:18:41 PM
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1422713765131-77510.png)
Wonder if I'll have to pay for the delivery of the BMW ???
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on January 31, 2015, 04:30:30 PM
congrats with new car bob   ;D     do you have a picture



Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on January 31, 2015, 04:42:56 PM
congrats with new car bob   ;D     do you have a picture
Probably not until it gets delivered. ;) ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: HDW38 on January 31, 2015, 06:22:18 PM
Hi Bob!

That's great. A BMW + 500.000 US$, that sounds like 'you are a millionaire' (after you've got everything).
 ;D
HDW
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on January 31, 2015, 06:46:05 PM
congrats with new car bob   ;D     do you have a picture
I told you it was a scam. They delivered the car a few minutes ago:
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1422726250217-13852.png)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on January 31, 2015, 06:46:50 PM
ROFL ;D 8)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: CraigB on January 31, 2015, 06:53:48 PM
Hi Bob!

That's great. A BMW + 500.000 US$, that sounds like 'you are a millionaire' (after you've got everything).
 ;D
HDW
It must be some new kind of BMW to be worth the other half million :o swap the beamer for cash Bob, they're junk anyway ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: MikeBCda on February 01, 2015, 12:22:25 AM
Looks like it didn't fare too well after being driven from that trade show in Greenland.  ;)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: HDW38 on February 01, 2015, 09:33:57 PM

It must be some new kind of BMW to be worth the other half million :o

It's the brandnew engine ...
 8)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on February 05, 2015, 04:43:50 PM
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1423150888192-46924.png)
This time, I don't know how much money this will enhance my bank account.
Maybe I should ask that question first ???
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on February 08, 2015, 07:38:37 PM
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1423420142773-83517.png)
Following the directions in this email will make the Cyber Crook rich and me poor.
If you check the email address details, you would see following:
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1423420480490-85168.png)
As you can clearly see, the spoofed from address and the return address have nothing to do with each other
and the return address certainly has nothing to do with Wells Fargo.
Don't be fooled by such an attempt to steal your money and probably your identity.
Your bank would never send out this type of a request for information.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on April 19, 2015, 08:12:03 PM
Good things come in small packages:

(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1429466872695-97604.png)

I certainly had no itentions of opening the attached 4 .pdf files (packages).
One should always look a gift horse in the mouth!
(and then throw it in the trash.)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: HDW38 on April 19, 2015, 09:05:15 PM
Hi Bob!

Code: [Select]
One should always look a gift horse in the mouth!
What do you mean exactly? Gift like a socalled present or poison? I think it doesn't matter and won't change the result.
 ;)
HSW
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on April 19, 2015, 09:23:16 PM
Hi Bob!

Code: [Select]
One should always look a gift horse in the mouth!
What do you mean exactly? Gift like a socalled present or poison? I think it doesn't matter and won't change the result.
 ;)
HSW
If English isn't your first language, this may make my post a little clearer.
The actual saying is "Never look a gift horse in the mouth." This means if a gift is offered simply accept it and don't ask questions.
My quote of "Always look a gift horse in the mouth." simply means that we can't, for security reasons, simply except these types of gifts
without check into their authenticity.
(Also, note the heading of this topic.)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on April 25, 2015, 10:33:54 PM
A new Arrival:
"Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Counter-terrorism Division and Cyber Crime Division
J. Edgar. Hoover Building Washington DC
 
 
Dear Beneficiary,
 
Series of meetings have been held over the past 7 months with the secretary general of the United Nations Organization. This ended 3 days ago. It is obvious that you
have not received your fund which is to the tune of Eight Million and Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars ($8,500,000.00) due to past corrupt Governmental
Officials who almost held the fund to themselves for their selfish reason and some individuals who have taken advantage of your fund all in an attempt to swindle your
fund which has led to so many losses from your end and unnecessary delay in the receipt of your fund.
 
The National Central Bureau of Interpol enhanced by the United Nations and Federal Bureau of Investigation have successfully passed a mandate to the current president
of South African his Excellency President Jacob Zuma to boost the exercise of clearing all foreign debts owed to you and other individuals and organizations who have
been found not to have receive their Contract Sum, Lottery/Gambling, Inheritance and the likes. Now how would you like to receive your payment? Because we have two
method of payment which is by Check or by ATM card?
 
ATM Card: We will be issuing you a custom pin based ATM card which you will use to withdraw up to $3,000 per day from any ATM machine that has the Master Card Logo on
it and the card have to be renewed in 4 years time which is 2018. Also with the ATM card you will be able to transfer your funds to your local bank account. The ATM
card comes with a handbook or manual to enlighten you about how to use it. Even if you do not have a bank account.
 
Check: To be deposited in your bank for it to be cleared within three working days. Your payment would be sent to you via any of your preferred option and would be
mailed to you via DHL. Because we have signed a contract with DHL which should expire in next three weeks you will only need to pay $250 instead of $450 saving you
$200 So if you pay before the three weeks you save $200 Take note that anyone asking you for some kind of money above the usual fee is definitely a fraudsters and you
will have to stop communication with every other person if you have been in contact with any. Also remember that all you will ever have to spend is $250.00 nothing
more! Nothing less! And we guarantee the receipt of your fund to be successfully delivered to you within the next 48hrs after the receipt of payment has been
confirmed.
 
Note: Everything has been taken care of by the Federal Government of South African, The United Nation and also the FBI and including taxes, custom paper and clearance
duty so all you will ever need to pay is $250.
 
DO NOT SEND MONEY TO ANYONE UNTIL YOU READ THIS: The actual fees for shipping your ATM card is $450 but because DHL have temporarily discontinued the C.O.D which gives
you the chance to pay when package is delivered for international shipping We had to sign contract with them for bulk shipping which makes the fees reduce from the
actual fee of $450 to $250 nothing more and no hidden fees of any sort!
 
To effect the release of your fund valued at 8,500,000.00 you are advised to contact our correspondent in Africa the delivery officer Bar Alex Williams with the
information below,
 
Name:  Bar Alex Williams
Email: alexw106@yahoo.com.hk
 
You are advised to contact him with the information's as stated below:
 
Your full Name..
Your Address:..............
Home/Cell Phone:..............
Preferred Payment Method (ATM / Cashier Check)
 
Upon receipt of payment the delivery officer will ensure that your package is sent within 48 working hours. Because we are so sure of everything we are giving you a
100% money back guarantee if you do not receive payment/package within the next 48hours after you have made the payment for shipping.
Yours sincerely,
 
Miss Donna Gwen
 
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535
TELEPHONE: (218) 646-2533 FAX: (202) 666-5283 "

It's a lot to read for a mere 4.5 Million. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on April 25, 2015, 10:49:16 PM
It really is hard to understand that this is could be anything other than a scam.

Who would be worried about saving $200 if you were legitimately in line for £4.5 Million ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on May 08, 2015, 03:52:00 PM
Looks like Microsoft has now jumped on the bandwagon to make me rich. :)


(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1431092819353-83315.png)
Gmail placed this in the junk folder where it rightfully belongs and I have no intentions of opening the attachments.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on May 08, 2015, 04:14:22 PM
Looks like Microsoft has now jumped on the bandwagon to make me rich. :)
Funny, I always thought it was the other way around. ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 07, 2015, 04:14:20 PM
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1441634935249-54866.png)
The only one who will benefit if you reply and act on this will be the scammer.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on October 03, 2015, 08:25:26 PM
The latest attempt to make me a rich man:
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1443896414490-31440.png)
This may not contain a virus but it certainly is a Phishing attempt.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on October 16, 2015, 09:44:28 PM
Wow, $8.3Million from my friend at the FBI

(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1445024436613-69245.png)
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1445024541295-1335.png)
I'm willing to share if you're willing to have it sent to you. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on October 26, 2015, 06:42:07 PM
The Nigerian Govt. is certainly eager to send me a lot of money:
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1445881153595-23022.png)
Since I don't really need any more money, be my guest and see if you can't cash in on this fantastic offer! :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on December 02, 2015, 01:40:03 PM

$6500000.00 for a mere $109.00 and some Information
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1449059831003-75399.png)
Any one interested ???
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on December 02, 2015, 01:43:30 PM
Here is another variation on that same theme. Slightly more money. :)
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1449060138048-43667.png)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on December 11, 2015, 04:21:30 PM
It's amazing but people still fall for this:
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1449847204571-74995.png)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on December 22, 2015, 03:15:47 PM
Bill is feeling Generous
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1450793357069-57644.png)
(http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1450793543139-3202.png)
Hopefully everyone knows that you and I are not on Mr. Gates's charity list and this isn't so much about giving but, if you reply
and give all the information request, it will certainly be about taking. Taking you for all they can get....
Be careful, be cautious and, always be vigilant.

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on December 22, 2015, 04:01:50 PM
@Bob ... any mail from Santa Claus   ;)

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on December 22, 2015, 04:16:50 PM
@Bob ... any mail from Santa Claus   ;)
No, only imitators trying to play Santa Claus. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: -midnight on January 07, 2016, 08:27:42 PM
Has been awhile since I got an email from dear old Dr.Hamid Asaad.

Dear Beloved,
I am Dr.Hamid Asaad, Senior Accountant & the Auditor General Manager of BANK OF AFRICA, of the Federal Republic of Benin. I Work with BANK OF African  Cotonou Benin Rep.

It is my wish to solicit your assistance in a business opportunity that will be benefited for you and I. During our investigation and Auditing in my Bank, in my department I came across an abandoned sum of money (Eight Million One Hundred Thousand US Dollars) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customer late Mrs. Alida J. pickett, a citizen o f Lebanon who died along with her entire family. I wish to know if we can work together.

I would like you to stand as her ,Next of Kin to a Fixed Deposit of US$8,100,000.00which she made to our Bank. She died and left nobody behind as her Next of Kin. The Funds can be transfer to you either through Bank to Bank wire transfer into any account of your choice.

Please get back to me through either by phone or email if you are interested to know much about this transaction. Reply through my private email:( dr.hamid_asaad@yahoo.co.uk )

Thanks for your understanding.
Dr.Hamid Asaad
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Para-Noid on February 01, 2016, 10:04:57 PM
Not quite a million dollars but...

Paypal is in on it now...yeah right!
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on March 19, 2016, 07:54:56 PM
I've just received my FINAL notice:
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1458413295926-44250.png)
They only need a small amount of information from me:


(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1458413446889-79838.png)
It was nice of them to let me know this might end up in the Spam Folder
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1458413593968-49140.png)
Google also had this in the spam folder where it rightfully belongs.

Stay safe, be Free always keep this type of junk away from you and me. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on March 19, 2016, 08:00:49 PM
Quote
They only need a small amount of information from me:     
Add Donald Trump info and send back    ;D

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on March 19, 2016, 08:10:21 PM
Quote
They only need a small amount of information from me:     
Add Donald Trump info and send back    ;D
With my information, I'd probably have my ID stolen.
With his information, they'll probably send him a check.... :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on March 19, 2016, 08:14:32 PM
Quote
They only need a small amount of information from me:     
Add Donald Trump info and send back    ;D
With my information, I'd probably have my ID stolen.
With his information, they'll probably send him a check.... :)
;D 8)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on March 19, 2016, 09:31:13 PM
I've just received my FINAL notice:
<snip>
They only need a small amount of information from me:
<snip>
Stay safe, be Free always keep this type of junk away from you and me. :)

I can't understand how anyone would be taken by this - since when did you give your email when buying a lottery ticket ???

Interesting that some of the information about you they want, includes your email address ???
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on July 17, 2016, 10:19:20 PM
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1468786412228-98903.png)
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1468786532167-565.png)
Any one interested in "winning" may complete this and send it in.
You have my permission. Don't be surprised however if you receive nothing and possible loose a lot.
This is a sure Phishing attempt so don't be fooled. Save your time and your energy and never reply to something like this.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on July 17, 2016, 10:50:26 PM
Reply to:  microsoftclaimsdpt007 @ gmail

a microsoft @gmail account, not suspicious at all   ;D


Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: =Snake= on July 17, 2016, 10:57:10 PM
a microsoft @gmail account, not suspicious at all   ;D
Why that?????
 :o
=Snake=
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on July 17, 2016, 11:49:29 PM
a microsoft @gmail account, not suspicious at all   ;D
Why that?????
 :o
=Snake=
are you asking why it is suspicious?




Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on July 18, 2016, 12:29:03 AM
Reply to:  microsoftclaimsdpt007 @ gmail

a microsoft @gmail account, not suspicious at all   ;D

Not to mention supposedly signed by nalco1.onmicrosoft.com, anyone that falls for this cr4p really needs some serious help.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: =Snake= on August 15, 2016, 10:23:03 AM
Hello!

This morning I controlled my mail-accounts and found 1 mail, that didn't offer a million, but seemed to be suspicious (see screenshot).
So I better should delete it instead of downloading by Thunderbird?

=Snake=
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on August 15, 2016, 11:06:45 AM
So I better should delete it instead of downloading by Thunderbird?
Yes. Also better hide your e-mail in the screenshot..!! ;)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: =Snake= on August 15, 2016, 12:11:46 PM
So I better should delete it instead of downloading by Thunderbird?
Yes.
Thx. a lot, Asyn.
 ;D ;D ;D
=Snake=
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on August 15, 2016, 12:12:42 PM
You're welcome.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on August 25, 2016, 07:43:54 AM
--
INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT CORPORATE
HEAD QUARTERS TINUBU SQUARE,
MARINA BENIN.

Our Ref: CBN/IRD/CGX/NNPC/021/06

During the Third Quarter Payment Schedule of the financial records of
the
Bank of BENIN (BN) it was discovered from the records of outstanding
Foreign contractors due for payment with the Federal Government of BENIN
that your name is next on the list of Those who will receive their fund.
I
wish to officially notify you that your payment is being processed and
will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter.Also once
we
receive the information's from you for the President of Federal
Government
of BENIN will Approve it to enable us release the fund to your account.
Note that from the record in our file, your outstanding contract payment
is US D$12.5 M,(Five Million United States Dollars).

re-confirm the information below to enable this office Proceed and
finalize your fund remittance without further delays.

1) Your full name.
2) Phone, fax and mobile #
3) Company name, position and address.
4) Profession, age and marital status.

As soon as the above information are received, your payment will be Made
available to you via (ATM MASTER CARD), which will be delivered to your
doorstep for your confirmation. As soon as you receive this letter for
further Discussion.We will give you the atm pin code(4) number to use
withdraw as soon as it arrive in your house.

and more clarification contact me via this email:(atmpay21@hotmail.com)

YOURS SINCERELY,
EMMA
DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE
+22998748252






Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on August 25, 2016, 07:46:03 AM
And a very short one


=========================================================================

Reply if you can assist receive $12.7M for our mutual benefit. This is an opportunity that will change our lives completely.
Thank you, Peter.

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: =Snake= on August 26, 2016, 11:21:01 AM

Without any word (see screenshots):

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: -midnight on August 31, 2016, 08:23:36 PM
Not about going to be a millionaire.  I don't have a bank account in Canada. How did whoever this get my email address? 

CIBC - Message intended for :
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:43:06 GMT
Message sent by : Security / CIBC Canada / Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
We are investigation one of your recent transactions with the following ID: V9VBZT8282
We believe that someone may have used your account to send funds without your permission.
Due to this, we have put a temporary limit on your funds. A suspension is in place on your account since 31/08/2016.
To regain full funds access you have to unsuspend your account by following the link below:
 
https://xxx.cibc.com/en/personal/olbtxn/authentication1/unsuspend-ID-V9VBZT8282-SignOn.cibc

 
We are sorry for any inconvenience that this might have caused.
Your safety is our primary concern.
Regards,
CIBC Canada Security Team
Please do not reply to this email – this mailbox is not monitored
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on August 31, 2016, 08:35:28 PM
Not about going to be a millionaire.  I don't have a bank account in Canada. How did whoever this get my email address? 

CIBC - Message intended for :
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:43:06 GMT
Message sent by : Security / CIBC Canada / Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
We are investigation one of your recent transactions with the following ID: V9VBZT8282
We believe that someone may have used your account to send funds without your permission.
Due to this, we have put a temporary limit on your funds. A suspension is in place on your account since 31/08/2016.
To regain full funds access you have to unsuspend your account by following the link below:
 
hXXps://wxw.cibc.com/en/personal/olbtxn/authentication1/unsuspend-ID-V9VBZT8282-SignOn.cibc

 
We are sorry for any inconvenience that this might have caused.
Your safety is our primary concern.
Regards,
CIBC Canada Security Team
Please do not reply to this email – this mailbox is not monitored


The link you gave is still sort of active, clickable. Whilst it shouldn't go to that site, some browsers may try to correct the link.

I have modified it further so it isn't clickable. Better yet, either don't post the suspect link as it doesn't detract from this being a scam. you could just reference it as being a suspect link.

Or post the email as an image.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 02, 2016, 03:29:30 PM
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1472822446674-66210.png)

(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1472822574997-89400.png)
I think it would have been much easier on them if they simply asked me to forward any monies I might have in that bank account. :)
We all know, that their intent isn't to give me 10.5 Million but rather to steal what ever money they can access via the information asked for in this
"Award Letter". :)
The sad part is that there are still many who fall for this type of scheme. Wake UP People, it's a scam.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on September 02, 2016, 04:05:40 PM
<snip images>
I think it would have been much easier on them if they simply asked me to forward any monies I might have in that bank account. :)
We all know, that their intent isn't to give me 10.5 Million but rather to steal what ever money they can access via the information asked for in this
"Award Letter". :)
The sad part is that there are still many who fall for this type of scheme. Wake UP People, it's a scam.

Yes really sad, I can't believe anyone falls for this/these scam/s whoever heard of a Bank using a gmail email address to start with. Nor the Head of the IMF (based in the USA) using an email address supposedly in the Soviet Union (Russia).

Aside from all of the other glaring errors, no one should really fall for this/these scam/s.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 02, 2016, 04:27:13 PM
<snip images>
I think it would have been much easier on them if they simply asked me to forward any monies I might have in that bank account. :)
We all know, that their intent isn't to give me 10.5 Million but rather to steal what ever money they can access via the information asked for in this
"Award Letter". :)
The sad part is that there are still many who fall for this type of scheme. Wake UP People, it's a scam.

Yes really sad, I can't believe anyone falls for this/these scam/s whoever heard of a Bank using a gmail email address to start with. Nor the Head of the IMF (based in the USA) using an email address supposedly in the Soviet Union (Russia).

Aside from all of the other glaring errors, no one should really fall for this/these scam/s.
I've now done security presentations or actually security related education for Avast since 2010.
It is totally unbelievable how many times we discuss this type of phishing attempt and, how often someone will admit,
that they've actually fallen for something similar to this.
There are a lot of gullible folks out there. Many of them are older people. Unfortunately the trusting generation (Senior Citizens) is still the most vulnerable.
They do learn quickly once they've been burned.  :(
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Secondmineboy on October 11, 2016, 11:53:26 PM
Bank of America
115 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036, USA
From Desktop of Mr. Jeff Anderson
Our Ref: BOF-0XX2/987/20
E-mail:jeff.anderson37(at)aol.com



It is my modest obligation to write you this letter as regards the Authorization of your owed payment through our most respected financial institution (Bank of America). I am Mr. Jeff Anderson, TRANSFER INSPECTION OFFICER, foreign operations Department Bank of America, the British Government in Conjunction with us government, World Bank, united Nations Organization on foreign Payment matters has empowered my bank after much consultation and consideration to handle all foreign payments and release them to their appropriate beneficiaries with the help of a Representative from Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

As the newly Appointed/Accredited International Paying Bank, We have been instructed by the world governing body together with the committee on international debt reconciliation department to release your overdue funds with immediate effect; with this exclusive vide transaction no.: wha/eur/202,password: 339331, pin code: 78569, having received these vital payment numbers, you are instantly qualified to receive and confirm your payment with us within the next 96hrs.

Be informed that we have verified your payment file as directed to us and your name is next on the list of our outstanding fund beneficiaries to receive their payment. Be advised that because of too many funds beneficiaries, you are entitled to receive the sum of $14.5M,(Fourteen Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars only), as to enable us pay other eligible beneficiaries.

To facilitate with the process of this transaction, please kindly re-confirm the following information below:


1) Your Full Name:
2) Your Full Address:
3) Your Contact Telephone and Fax No:
3) Your Profession, Age and Marital Status:
4) Any Valid Form of Your Identification/Driver's License:
5) Bank Name:
6) Bank Address:
7) Account Name:
8) Account Number:
9) Swift Code:
10) Routing Number:


As soon as we receive the above mentioned information, your payment will be processed and released to you without any further delay. This notification email should be your confidential property to avoid impersonators claiming your fund. You are required to provide the above information for your transfer to take place through Bank to Bank Transfer directly from Bank of America

We Look Forward To Serving You Better.

Mr. Jeff Anderson,
TRANSFER INSPECTION OFFICER


Sent from: Bank of America <info(at)emax.is>
Reply to: jeff.anderson37(at)aol.com


I have nothing to do with Bank of America.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on October 15, 2016, 03:41:48 PM
WOW, what a Great Deal
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1476538475077-41370.png)
For a $120.00 Recording fee, I will receive 20 Million Dollars. Not bad. :)
Actually, once I send the $120.00, I can frame this email since that's the last time I'll ever hear from this party.
The sad part is that there are people that actually fall for this scheme. :'(

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on October 15, 2016, 05:01:09 PM
Quote from: bob3160
The sad part is that there are people that actually fall for this scheme.

That truly is the saddest part, vulnerable people (and those with little money) are the first to fall.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on January 13, 2017, 05:24:17 PM
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1484324552207-70060.png)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on February 14, 2017, 04:51:40 PM
seems somone found my avast mail and now want to give me a s**** load of money   ;D


==================================================================
Attention:

A customer of ours who died nine years ago in Tsunami tragedy in Indonesia leaving behind an estate/capital (US$20M) in a Bank here
where I work,till date nobody has come forward or put application for the claim.

During the Bank private search for the late gentle man relatives your name and email contact was among the findings that matches the same
surname as the deceased who died intestate with no Will or next of kin. To maintain the level of security required I have intentionally
left out the final details.

Banking regulation/legislation demand that I notify the fiscal authorities after a statutory time period when dormant accounts of
this type are called in by the monetary regulatory bodies if nobody applies to claim the funds. I urge you to come forward since I can
provide you with the details needed for you to claim the estate/capital so that I can be gratify by you ,in this way
$12,000,000.00 for you and $8,000,000.00 for me. I will do all the crucial part in the Bank to have the claim released to you promptly.

Please endeavor to observe utmost discretion in all matters concerning this issue to affirm your willingness and cooperation please do so by
replying me with your Telephone Number and Your Contact Information.

I do expect your prompt response.

Thank you,

David Ego Donald
=================================================================



Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on February 14, 2017, 04:53:49 PM
Dont tell anyone, as you see at the bottom this is highly CONFIDENTIAL    ;D



==================================================================
Attention : Beneficiary,
 
My name is Godwin Emefiele,the governor of Central bank of Nigeria. There is presently a counter claims on your funds by one Mr.William Job, who is presently trying to make us believe that you are dead and even explained that you entered into an agreement with him before your death, to help you in receiving your fund valued US$5,500,000 million.
We hereby officially ask you, if you signed any Deed of Assignment in favor of Mr.William Job. He(Mr.William Job) even further claimed that you died on the 2nd of February,2016 and you have been buried , thereby
making him the current beneficiary with his following account details below for the release of your out-standing payment of $5,5000 with the Federal Government of Nigeria:
Name of Bank: Bank of America
Routing Number : 122101706
Account Number : 457032896547
Name: William M. Job
We shall proceed to issue all payments details to the Mr.William Job, if we do not hear from you within the next two working days from today.
 
Yours Sincerely,
Mr Godwin Emefiele
E-mail : cbn.gov7@yandex.com
 
CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This E-Mail is intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under applicable law.
=================================================================




Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on March 31, 2017, 02:40:59 PM
Quote
I am currently in Harts field–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Hmmm, wrong airport, and contry    :P


=================================================================
Attention Beneficiary:

  This is Diplomatic Agent Dr. Williams Daniel,I to inform you that i have successfully arrived in Harts field–Jackson Atlanta International Airport with your Lotto Won consignment Box worth the sum of $2.5Million Dollars(Two Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars). Meanwhile every necessary arrangement has been made successfully for the delivery of your Lotto Won Consignment Box and every Documents guiding your delivery is well updated so you are advised to reconfirm your full delivery information immediately, right now as I am currently in Harts field–Jackson Atlanta International Airport with your Consignment Box. Please reconfirm your full delivery information as below:

 Your Full Name
 Mobile Phone Number
 Current Home Address
 Country
 City
 Nearest Airport
 SEX
 AGE

SINCERELY
DR.WILLIAMS DANIEL
The Director of Ecowas Company Benin Republic.
Text me with this line: (+1601-721-4225)

=================================================================
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on May 17, 2017, 08:11:16 PM
 ;D

========================================================

Dear Owner,

I am Robert Williams, Inspection Unit Manager United Nations Inspection Agency in Hartsfield Jackson International Airport Atlanta, Georgia. During our investigation, I discovered An abandoned shipment through a Diplomat from United Kingdom which was transferred from JF Kennedy Airport to our facility here in Atlanta, and when scanned it revealed an undisclosed sum of money in 2 Metal Trunk Boxes weighing approximately 65lbs each.

The consignment was abandoned because the Content was not properly declared by the consignee as money rather it was declared as personal effect/classified document to either avoid diversion by the Shipping Agent or confiscation by the relevant authorities. The diplomat's inability to pay for Non Inspection fees among other things are the reason why the consignment is delayed and abandoned.

By my assessment, each of the boxes contains about $4M or more.They are still left in the airport storage facility till today. The Consignments like I said are two metal trunk boxes weighing about 65lbs each (Internal dimension: W61 x H156 x D73 effective capacity: 680 L) Approximately. The details of the consignment including your name and email on the official document from United Nations' office in London where the shipment was tagged as personal effects/classified document is still available with us. As it stands now, you have to reconfirm your full name, Phone Number, full address so I can cross-check and see if it corresponds with the one on the official documents.

Like I did say again, the shipper abandoned it and ran away most importantly because he gave a false declaration, he could not pay for the yellow tag, he could not secure a valid non inspection document(s), etc. I am ready to assist you in any way I can for you to get back this packages.

Sincerely,
Robert Williams




Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on May 17, 2017, 08:48:35 PM
Isn't it strange that these scammers know so much about you, but don't address you by name and even stranger these scammers are using the same airfield :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: mchain on May 17, 2017, 09:50:09 PM
Yes, and why is it that the person addressing you does not keep the business directed to the person most directly affected?  The diplomat stands to lose the most, right?

[EDIT:]
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: -midnight on June 03, 2017, 09:16:24 PM
Got this in my Outlook mail a short while ago.  Didn't have to click on a link to read it. Didn't even show who sent it.  I deleted the email but now I'm afraid someone might have hacked my computer.

This was on the 9:00 o'clock news the other night and this works. THIS TOOK TWO PAGES OF THE TUESDAY USA TODAY - IT IS FOR REALPLEEEEEEASE READ it was on the news!This thing is for real. Rest assured AOL and Intel will follow through with their promises for fear of facing a multimillion-dollar class action suit similar to the one filed by PepsiCo against General Electric not too long ago.Dear Friends; Please do not take this for a junk letter. Bill Gates sharing his fortune. If you ignore this, You will repent later. Microsoft and AOL are now the largest Internet companies and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Microsoft and AOL are running an e-mail beta test.When you forward this e-mail to friends, Microsoft can and will track it (If you are a Microsoft Windows user)? For a two weeks time period.For every person that you forward this e-mail to, Microsoft will pay you $245.00 For every person that you sent it to that forwards it on, Microsoft will pay you $243.00 and ! for every third person that receives it, You will be paid $241.00. Within two weeks, Microsoft will contact you for your address and then send you a check.RegardsCharles S Bailey General Manager Field Operations 1-800-842-2332 Ext. 1085 or 904-1085 or RNX 292-1085I thought this was a scam myself, But two weeks after receiving this e-mail and forwarding it on. Microsoft contacted me for my address and within days, I receive a check for $24, 800.00. You need to respond before the beta testing is over. If anyone can afford this, Bill gates is the man.It's all marketing expense to him. Please forward this to as many people as possible.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Eddy on June 03, 2017, 09:26:32 PM
I would be a trillionair if all the (spam) mails I've received about getting a heritage and such where true.

Sure, I will have to pay something before I get it.
Kinda strange that when I say I will pay them double after I received the money they are never responding  ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on June 03, 2017, 09:42:28 PM
Kinda strange that when I say I will pay them double after I received the money they are never responding  ;D ;D ;D
;D 8)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on June 04, 2017, 12:05:07 AM
Quote
   Please forward this to as many people as possible. 
@midnight, when you see this, it mean delete


Chain Letter    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chain_letter

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on June 08, 2017, 02:43:01 PM
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1496925625683-93324.png)
Hardly worth the effort when you consider the small amount offered. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on June 16, 2017, 12:40:05 AM
 
The National Lottery
P.O.Box 1010
Liverpool L70 1NL. United Kingdom
(Customer service) NOTIFICATION DESK
Attention: Email Account Holder,
Dear, Winner
NOTE: If you received this message in your SPAM/BULK folder, that is because of the restrictions implemented by your Internet Service Provider, we (NL) urge you to treat it genuinely.
 
We are happy to announce that you have won an Email lottery jackpot prize in our international lottery promotion.
 
Your active e-mail address attached to computer generated ticket number: 56475600545 188 has won Ј1.5Million Great British Pounds in UK Lottery 2nd category award prize,for more details about your winning prize contact our claim agent with your information.
 
 
For security reasons, we advise all winners to keep this information confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid dual claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this program by non-participant or unofficial personnel,You may want to go through our online web result checker
-https://www.national-lottery.co.uk/results/thunderball/checker?icid=mdr:tb:tx
-http://www.national-lottery.co.uk/player/p/results/lotto.ftl
to verify your prize online with your numbers: 06 22 28 30 39 44
 
Contact Payment Processing Officer by filling in the information below
 
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Gender :
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Nationality
Age :
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Foreign Service Manager
Watford Regional Centre
Tolpits Lane, Watford WD18 9RN .ENGLAND
E-mail: mikejohnsonoop@gmail.com
Phone Number: +447031967711
 
Congratulations once again!!!
 
Online Co-coordinator
Teresa Marie Roberts
=========================================================================
 
Disclaimer- The information in this email is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the address and others authorized to receive it. If you are not the intended recipient any disclosure copying, distribution or action taken in reliance on its content is prohibited and may be unlawful.



Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on June 17, 2017, 03:52:05 PM
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1497707376872-75124.png)
They don't want too much information but, for 14.5 Mil. I guess they need to be careful.... :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on June 17, 2017, 04:07:00 PM
<snip image>
They don't want too much information but, for 14.5 Mil. I guess they need to be careful.... :)

You would think that these bozos would hire someone that can speak and write English, like wot I can  :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on June 22, 2017, 11:11:11 PM

RE: Compensation Payment For Scam Victims
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1498165606035-16436.png)
Follow the instruction in this offer and you'll surely become a Scam Victim.
I can guarantee that you'll never receive the promised $250,000.00

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on June 30, 2017, 08:16:09 PM
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1498846337771-11192.png)
Are they really asking for too much information ??? After all, they want to send me $14.5 Million.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on June 30, 2017, 11:30:38 PM
Quote
Are they really asking for too much information ??? After all, they want to send me $14.5 Million.     
Important info missing ... wallet size    ;D

Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on June 30, 2017, 11:32:23 PM
Quote
Are they really asking for too much information ??? After all, they want to send me $14.5 Million.     
Important info missing ... wallet size    ;D
Empty if you reply. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: -midnight on July 02, 2017, 10:26:17 PM
Another one which I deleted.

Edit: typo
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: mchain on July 02, 2017, 10:43:36 PM
No copy provided, but email was from Ivanka Trump for $50,000,000.00.   Only needed a few details.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on July 02, 2017, 11:15:18 PM
No copy provided, but email was from Ivanka Trump for $50,000,000.00.   Only needed a few details.

Wow they could have used that to build the wall.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on July 02, 2017, 11:25:59 PM
No copy provided, but email was from Ivanka Trump for $50,000,000.00.   Only needed a few details.
Wow they could have used that to build the wall.
;D 8)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: mchain on July 02, 2017, 11:28:07 PM
No copy provided, but email was from Ivanka Trump for $50,000,000.00.   Only needed a few details.
Wow they could have used that to build the wall.
;D 8)
;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on July 03, 2017, 12:04:46 AM





Our Ref: US/TRS/7184/ATCP

COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN PAYMENT RESOLUTION PANEL ON WITHHELD PAYMENTS

We have taken time to review unsuccessful transactions with most international inheritance/contract insurance companies and other foreign banks especially in Africa, Asia and the United Kingdom. We wish to let you know that we have communicated with most of these foreign banking institutions withholding most international payments to individuals and companies so as to find out why these funds were withheld, the source of the funds and a final solution to these problems.

Conclusively, we discovered that most withheld and unpaid funds originating from lottery organizations, international trading, company's awarded contract funds and deceased persons were not properly filed for international funds payment to its intended beneficiary.

As such, transfer suspension was placed on these funds because majority of these international funds remittance/transfer were not properly recorded by the paying institution for future file reference/assessment by the International Monetary Fund and the Financial Services Authority.

In joint alliance with the Financial Services Authority to resolve this issue, we wish to let you know that we have been approved to assist you in receiving your awarded funds, the total sum of Seven Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars ($7,500,000.00 USD). We have gone through the security manifest booklet of all international outstanding transactions and our extensive investigation confirmed that you are the beneficiary of this fund through the assistance of the International Criminal Police Organization (ICPO) to investigate and release suspended withheld funds to its beneficiaries account abroad, we were able to gain an Approval Authorization Letter from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which stated that your funds will be paid to you on proper confirmation of its claim.

We wish to inform you once again that there is an existing arrangement with United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU) in New York to process and pay you the outstanding sum of $7,500,000.00 USD as soon as you provide the complete requirements needed for them to process your fund payment case. This was resolved in a meeting held between the International Financial Auditors in Europe and our American representatives.

Contact:

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Director, UNFCU
Click on reply to contact and email him.

Contact him with below details.
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- Your direct mobile telephone number:
- Your present home address in the case of documents delivery:

Your nominated Bank Account information shall be requested for transfer of your funds after confirmation of your funds claims file by the processing officer.

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Also note that failure to properly apply for the funds payment will nullify your chances of receiving your unclaimed funds and funds will be diverted into the government treasury.

Regards,
Steven Mnuchin
Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury.






Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on July 03, 2017, 12:06:42 AM
I won again   ;D


===============================================================================

The National Lottery
P.O.Box 1010
Liverpool L70 1NL. United Kingdom
(Customer service) NOTIFICATION DESK
Attention: Email Account Holder,
Dear, Winner
NOTE: If you received this message in your SPAM/BULK folder, that is because of the restrictions implemented by your Internet Service Provider, we (NL) urge you to treat it genuinely.
 
We are happy to announce that you have won an Email lottery jackpot prize in our international lottery promotion.
 
Your active e-mail address attached to computer generated ticket number: 56475600545 188 has won Ј1.5Million Great British Pounds in UK Lottery 2nd category award prize,for more details about your winning prize contact our claim agent with your information.
 
 
For security reasons, we advise all winners to keep this information confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid dual claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this program by non-participant or unofficial personnel,You may want to go through our online web result checker
-https://www.national-lottery.co.uk/results/thunderball/checker?icid=mdr:tb:tx
-http://www.national-lottery.co.uk/player/p/results/lotto.ftl
to verify your prize online with your numbers: 06 22 28 30 39 44
 
Contact Payment Processing Officer by filling in the information below
 
Full Name :
Home Address :
Gender :
Occupation :
Nationality
Age :
Telephone Number :
 
Mr.  Mike Johnson
Foreign Service Manager
Watford Regional Centre
Tolpits Lane, Watford WD18 9RN .ENGLAND
E-mail: mikejohnsonoop@gmail.com
Phone Number: +447031967711
 
Congratulations once again!!!
 
Online Co-coordinator
Teresa Marie Roberts
=========================================================================
 
Disclaimer- The information in this email is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the address and others authorized to receive it. If you are not the intended recipient any disclosure copying, distribution or action taken in reliance on its content is prohibited and may be unlawful.




Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on July 05, 2017, 04:35:10 PM
A new one:
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1499265178675-67626.png)
The fraud will start as soon as you respond.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on July 05, 2017, 05:40:21 PM
A new one:
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1499265178675-67626.png)
The fraud will start as soon as you respond.

Who needs a go between to bequest a sum to charity, its called a will. Then you can leave 100% to charity.

I can't believe anyone would be daft enough to fall for this type of scam, greed only makes you stupid.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: ehmen on July 09, 2017, 07:51:19 PM
This would be a good epilogue to this whole thread (even if it technically doesn't belong here).

(http://neveryetmelted.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/NigerianManDies.jpg)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on July 09, 2017, 07:58:49 PM
This would be a good epilogue to this whole thread (even if it technically doesn't belong here).

(http://neveryetmelted.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/NigerianManDies.jpg)
True if we could only call this thread DEAD.
The phishing emails keep coming so this epilogue will have to wait a while. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: ehmen on July 09, 2017, 08:18:54 PM
True if we could only call this thread DEAD.
The phishing emails keep coming so this epilogue will have to wait a while. :)
That's why I said "this would be..." :(.
I wish I could write "this is the epilogue ;D".
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on July 14, 2017, 02:26:54 PM
It keeps getting better . . . .



(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1500035098577-16375.png)
I don't intend to buy any more lottery tickets since I can now be a winner without a ticket. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on July 14, 2017, 02:28:38 PM
I don't intend to buy any more lottery tickets since I can now be a winner without a ticket. :)
+1 ;D 8)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on July 26, 2017, 02:22:53 PM
The Lord work in mysterious ways (just like computers) hallelujah


=============================================================
Greetings to You. My name is Mrs. Ivan Tatiana. I am 59 years old and I was diagnosed for cancer two years ago. I will be going in for an operation later today. I decided to WILL/donate a huge amount to you for the good work of the lord please Contact my barrister with the Barrister Michael Lynn (barrmichaellynn@arkansasnbc.com) Phone: (+44) 7024081731  (+44) 1865920365 Tell him that I have WILLED $14.258M to you by quoting my personal reference number (UKL/FBF1952). God Bless.
===============================================================



Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on July 26, 2017, 02:24:50 PM
Hmmm ... and i dont have a apple ID    ???




========================================================

AppleINC   
Dear Customer,


You recently made a request to reset your Apple id.Please click the link below to complete the process .
Reset now

If you did not make this change or you believe an unauthorised person has accessed your account ,go to ifrogot.apple.com to reset you password without dealay. Following this,sign into yout Apple ID account page at -https://appleid.apple.com to review and update your security settings .

Sincerely,   

Apple Support
===============================================================



and the link -https://appleid.apple.com    actually goes to     -http://pbc-chel.ru/administrator/red.php

surprise ... who would have known
https://virustotal.com/en/url/9c243bd119c0e0c5491cf47939ad0e52fe0c5a08692098a5da10c2a978623fdd/analysis/1501071975/


Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on July 26, 2017, 02:32:12 PM
The Treasury Department  has aparently seized some of my money, that i did not know i had


============================================================
The Treasury Department leads the U.S.
700 19th Street, N.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20431
Ref Swift: IMFDUS7W2017
 
 
 
Dear Sir/Ma,
 
The Treasury Department leads the U.S. Government's engagement in the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF is an organization of 188 member countries that works to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world. The Secretary of the Treasury serves as the U.S. Governor to the IMF, and the U.S. Executive Director of the IMF is one of 24 directors who exercise voting rights over the strategic direction of the institution.
While IMF serving almost all the countries of the world, were obligated to comply with both Domestic and International Financial Laws, which requires us to verify your identity prior to sending or receiving wire transfer to or fro nations. Please understand that this procedure is crucial for preventing financing terrorism and organized crime throughout the world Today the Global Financial Stability Report, a quarterly publication launched to review a regular assessment of global Pending Foreign Payments, reviewed that your contract/ Inheritance fund US$25,500.000.00 which was seized and confiscated on Tuesday, February 10, 2017 by the Global Illicit Financial Team as it was tagged suspicious fund transfer was proven to be a legal fund, free from any illegal business and civil, criminal, or financial crime.
 
It has been showed that you have fully complied with the International statutory provision for payment of Huge Funds under Article 102, section 36, SS 1a-2b of the 2012 International Financial and Allied Matters Act.Prior to this effect, an irrevocable fund transfer authorization letter has been forwarded to the remitting bank "ZENITH BANK " to commence with the fund transfer as appropriate to you as the beneficiaries with Fund Allocation Approval Serial Number: FGS43N.
 
Kindly contact; Mr. peter Amangbo Managing Director,Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of ZENITH BANK PLC,Email: { surportzeithbank@gmail.com  } with your Fund Allocation Approval Serial Number: FGS43N, as your fund transfer order has been forward to their bank.
NOTE: If You Receive This Message In Your Junk Or Spam It's Due To Your Internet Provider.
 
Faithfully;       
cc: Andrew G. McCabe ,
Senior Regional Representative (I.M.F)       

==============================================================


Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on July 27, 2017, 03:47:47 PM
This type of email, if you should receive it, simply needs to be avoided:
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1501163072720-22107.png)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on July 27, 2017, 04:41:39 PM
This type of email, if you should receive it, simply needs to be avoided:
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1501163072720-22107.png)

Or more appropriately 'God help you' if you open this attachment ;)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on September 11, 2017, 06:06:38 PM
I am Ms.Ella Golan, I am the Executive Vice President Banking Division with FIRST INTERNATIONAL BANK OF ISRAEL LTD (FIBI). I am getting in touch with you regarding an extremely important and urgent matter. If you would oblige me the opportunity, I shall provide you with details upon your response.

Faithfully,
Ms.Ella Golan

======================================================================================================================
Thank you Ella. Let me guess ... There is a s*** load of money waiting for me    :P


Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Amy53 on September 13, 2017, 12:30:12 PM
I hate Nigerian prince :(
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 13, 2017, 02:20:08 PM
I hate Nigerian prince :(
Why ? These scams aren't coming from a Nigerian prince. They are coming from a crook.  :(
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire
Post by: Ken Lines on September 15, 2017, 09:58:44 PM
Share me some moneys after you done it. ;D lol

It won't happen Mr A.  I was told I had been left $4.5M - man! I was well chuffed.  I sent off the $15000 they needed to cover the
legal expenses and all they paid into my bank was $2.5M - those b******s conned me out of nearly $2M.

If it seems too good to be true then it almost certainly is.  :'(

Ken.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on September 17, 2017, 01:48:18 PM


OFFICE OF DIRECTOR OF PAYMENT UNITED NATIONS.
UNITED NATIONS PAYMENT OFFICE, JAKARTA INDONESIA.
 
 
 
Attention,
I am Mark Anderson, International Director of Payment United Nations payment office Jakarta Indonesia under the instruction of United Nations Secretary-General  Antonio Guterres . I decided to contact you because of the prevailing security report reaching my office and the intense nature of policy in Government. This is to inform you about our plan to send your fund to you via cash delivery. This system will be easier for you and for us. We are going to send your contract part payment of US5.2 Million to you via diplomatic courier service.
 
 
 
Note: The money is coming in two security proof boxes. The boxes are sealed with synthetic nylon seal and padded with machine. This fund was brought to us from America; it was meant for our Local AFEM market. But since the money was not used, I will use my position as the , International Director of Payment United Nations payment office Jakarta Indonesia to send this fund to you. The boxes are coming with a Diplomatic agent who will accompany the boxes to your house address. All you need to do now is to send to me
 
 
Full Name: .........
Tel/Fax: ............
Physical Address with Zip Code:
Your Occupation:
Sex/Age:
Private Email:
Home Equity (Yes/No):
Your identity such as, international passport or driver license...........
 
 
The Diplomat attached will travel with it. He will call you immediately he arrives your airport. I hope you understand me. I will let you know by the special grace of God when the boxes are airlifted.  Note: The diplomatic does not know the original contents of the boxes. What l declared to them as the contents is Sensitive Photographic Film Material. I did not declare money to them please. If they call you and ask you the contents please tell them the same thing Ok, I will let you know how far I have gone with the arrangement. I will secure the Diplomatic immunity clearance certificate that will be tagged on the boxes to make it stand as a diplomatic consignment. This clearance will make it pass every custom checkpoint all over the world without hitch. Confirm the receipt of this message and send the requirements to me immediately you receive this message. If you need more information about this, I will give you the details how to contact the diplomat for more information on how to carry out the plan.
 
 
 
I need you response because the boxes are schedule to leave as soon as we hear from you. Reply me immediately you receive this message via Email ( ma9419915@gmail.com ) Call me on my direct PH/FAX: ( +62-815-4613-5965)
 
Best Regards,
 
Mark Anderson.



Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on September 17, 2017, 03:57:47 PM
I still find it hard to believe anyone would be fooled by this, but can it only be greed ?

The "OFFICE OF DIRECTOR OF PAYMENT UNITED NATIONS." has a gmail account :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 17, 2017, 04:03:48 PM
I still find it hard to believe anyone would be fooled by this, but can it only be greed ?

The "OFFICE OF DIRECTOR OF PAYMENT UNITED NATIONS." has a gmail account :)
Bet he also has a hotmail account and many others. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 19, 2017, 03:26:12 PM

(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1505827543258-41998.png)
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1505827493804-17209.png)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Charyb on September 19, 2017, 03:56:37 PM
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you're probably not getting that money.
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: mchain on September 25, 2017, 11:08:52 PM
Must have a very strong floor if gold bullion for an apartment.   ::)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on September 25, 2017, 11:17:47 PM
Must have a very strong floor if gold bullion for an apartment.   ::)
Or, a strong desire to live on the ground floor. :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on October 22, 2017, 03:04:58 PM
A long winded way to get me to reveal my information
for a measly 14.5 Million.
(http://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1508677295577-82906.png)
I didn't answer because I thought they didn't offer a big enough incentive. :)
I also realized this wasn't legit since they didn't ask for my Mom's maiden name.!
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on October 30, 2017, 09:02:20 PM
FROM THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR,CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
(CBN)GOV. GODWIN EMEFIELE
E-mail:

URGENT NOTICE,


This is to inform you that your deliveryman has arrived with your
cash trunk
boxes value $10.7 million dollarst. I want you to know that you
have 48 hours
to calll him now with this line +1-443-461-6773 or email:
( richard.gilster@yandex.ru ), then ask to speak to the
diplomatic deliveryman
in person of Agent Richard Gilster. Let us know if you are still
interested
to get your two trunk boxes delivered to you today? As he has
been waiting to
hear from you to enable him get to your home address without
missing his way.
For your information, the deliveryman with your package is not
aware of the
content of the boxes for security purpose.

Please do not tell him to avoid running away with your funds.On
no account should
you let him know about the content of the consignment to avoid
evil intension. Most
importantly you are adviced to send your full data to him,which
include your Full
Name,Current Residential Adress, Direct Cell Number,and A copy of
any identity card
to verify that you are the right reciever to avoid mistakes. Note
that you
must email me as soon as you receive this email for more
discussion, Also reconfirm
your full current address and valid phone number to the Delivery
officer via his
above email address once you receive this email to enable him
deliver your cash
consignment boxes to your house without any further delay or
mistake. You are
adviced not to waste his time at the airport,so that he would not
be stranded in
any way beecause he will return if he finds out that you are not
doing anything to
get him over to your house.

CONGRATULATIONS.

MR. GODWIN EMEFIELE,
EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR,
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA.


Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on October 30, 2017, 09:03:46 PM
Yahooooo, got a new car   ;D


=================================================================
Your email has been selected for a prize of a brand new 2017 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive Car and a Check of US$1.5 Million from the international balloting programs held in  USA; although, it is not limited to only U.S residents or citizens. Contact the claims agent with code BMW:2541256004/25 and your delivery details to claim your prize.
Name: Mr. Albert Jensen
Email: albertse.bmwclaims987@gmail.com
Congratulations !!!!
=================================================================


Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on October 30, 2017, 09:20:35 PM
Yahooooo, got a new car   ;D


=================================================================
Your email has been selected for a prize of a brand new 2017 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive Car and a Check of US$1.5 Million from the international balloting programs held in  USA; although, it is not limited to only U.S residents or citizens. Contact the claims agent with code BMW:2541256004/25 and your delivery details to claim your prize.
Name: Mr. Albert Jensen
Email: albertse.bmwclaims987@gmail.com
Congratulations !!!!
=================================================================
Looks like it's coming from Gmail not Yahoo :)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: polonus on November 01, 2017, 02:06:15 PM
My dear future billionaires,

Another offer I cannot refuse, landed in my web mail box to-day by -tankomail from @mailbox.sk

Inherited a large sum on a 50/50 basis. But probably won't see a pfennig, a cent, a thaler, a florin!

Good you are my ScamWarner, bob3160,
folks, you read: https://dmjcomputerservices.com/blog/beware-mailbox-almost-full-spam-phishing-attempts/

polonus (feeling rich with little to spend, because I am healthy and therefore  the luckiest man in the universe)
Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on November 17, 2017, 04:53:05 PM
I am Dennis W. Jefferson, Am diagnosed with laryngeal Cancer. Following my ill health, i have just been informed by my doctor that I only have few weeks to live due to cancer illness. I have decided to WILL / DONATE $8,000,000 USD to you to promote charity works, let this be my last offering. Respond with this Ref: SOULWINNING2017 so I will know you got this. God bless you abundantly


=================================================================

Yea right    ::)


Give it to the Salvation Army i dont need it


Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on November 27, 2017, 12:49:13 AM
Hello,
I am a Principal Asset Manager in one of the leading international banks. I respectfully seek your sincere consent in this profitable proposal that i will explain to you.
Nine (9) years ago, precisely on Nov 6th, 2008, an Expatriate Oil consultant/contractor with a Chinese mineral cooperation, deposited a numbered sum of Twenty Million United States Dollars(20,000,000 USD) in my branch valid for twelve calender months. We did not hear from him since then.
However On further inquiries we found out He was involved in an accident which means he died intestate, All paper works in my bank revealed that he did not declare any next of kin or relations. This means that no one will ever come for this money since its been nine years. I can be able to make you the beneficiary of these funds.
For all your troubles I propose that we split the money in half. Once I get your willingness and response I will give you further information on this huge deal, What I require is that you DO NOT betray my confidence.
We should act swiftly on this if we are going to achieve it.
I wait your urgent response
Regards,
Andy

================================================================
He want to give me half of it, why dont he just take it all?

I guess he is just a nice trusthworty guy    ;)


Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on November 29, 2017, 09:11:57 PM
Dear Friend,
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work". I am an ethnic conflict mediator by training, and as a native interpreter, I also work as a freelance journalist. I regret that I couldn't exploit a more discreet means of reaching you due to time constraint. Please, do not think of my proposal as having 'bogus' traits because of the platform upon which this request is made to you. I was left with no better choice than to stumble on this medium to rech you due to the tight deadline to keep to.
 
I am writing concerning the $2.10 billion granted by a London court as damages for the menace of Oil Spill in (4) oil rich coastal communities in the Niger-delta region. I am convinced that you've enjoyed cordial banking relationship with your bankers over the years, and can receive large payments in your bank account without the authorities raising eyebrows? If you are interested to know the details of this proposition, please indicate by providing your Name , Country and Phone number in your reply.
 
Regards,
Charles Vandi.


Title: Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
Post by: -midnight on December 12, 2017, 11:47:03 AM
There has been an unusual activity towards your PaypaI ID.

To avoid fraudulent orders, we need you to verify your payment.

Read your secure message by opening the attached file (pdf). You will be asked to open . the file or save it to your computer. to get the best results, save the file first, then open it in a web browser.

Sincerely,

- PaypaI AIert

This is not a I am going to be a millionaire post but I got this in my email.  I don't even have a Pay Pay Pal account.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on December 12, 2017, 07:04:01 PM
Quote
This is not a I am going to be a millionaire post but I got this in my email.
yepp, i changed the title to  Scam Emails To Avoid!   should cover all types   ;)



Suspicious mail can be forwarded to this mail checker, specially those with suspicious attachment
Info here  >>  https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=198166.0

Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on December 12, 2017, 08:21:27 PM
Quote
This is not a I am going to be a millionaire post but I got this in my email.
yepp, i changed the title to  Scam Emails To Avoid!   should cover all types   ;)



Suspicious mail can be forwarded to this mail checker, specially those with suspicious attachment
Info here  >>  https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=198166.0 (https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=198166.0)
Amazing, for 6 years the old title was a great and catchy title.
One person goes off topic and you change the topic. Oh well. it's your topic.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on December 12, 2017, 08:26:56 PM
Quote
Amazing, for 6 years the old title was a great and catchy title.
One person goes off topic and you change the topic. Oh well. it's your topic.
Not so amazing, who complained   :P

Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on December 12, 2017, 10:54:39 PM
Quote
Amazing, for 6 years the old title was a great and catchy title.
One person goes off topic and you change the topic. Oh well. it's your topic.
Not so amazing, who complained   :P


Not I, but I considered making a comment about the off-topic post but declined :)
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on December 27, 2017, 04:59:10 PM
My Dear Friend.

I know that this letter might come to you as a surprise, especially since we have never met or discuss before, basically the message might sound strange but it is

factual in reality if only you care to listen to me. The truth is that I should have notified you first through a more confidential means, (even if it's at least to

respect your integrity) please accept my humble apologies if I Had caught you unawares, I frankly do not mean any harm in passing my message. For security reason and

also due to what is happening all over the internet now are days, the details of my personality and that of my late husband will be directed to you via my private

email as soon as I receive your response to my request below.

I am woman undergoing medical treatment at moment. I am married to a lovely and gentle man who worked with Chinese embassy in Malaysia for nine years before he died

in  2014. We were married for eleven years without a child. He died after a brief illness that lasted for only four days. Before his death we were both born again

Christians. I decided not to re-marry or get a child outside my matrimonial home. When my late husband was alive he deposited Million/thousand U.S. Dollars) in a

Finance/Bank. Presently, this money is still with the Finance/Bank in EUROPE.

Recently, my Doctor told me that I would not last for the next Five to Eight months due to cancer problem. Though what disturbs me most is my stroke. Having known my

condition I decided to donate this fund to church or better still a Christian/individual that will utilize this money the way I am going to instruct here in. I want

you to use this funds help the widows, orphanage. The Bible made us to understand that blessed is the hand that giveth. I took this decision because I don't have any

child that will inherit this money and my husband relatives are not Christians Nor Muslims, and I don't want my husband's hard earned money to be misused by

unbelievers. I don't want situation where this money will be used in an ungodly manner, hence the reason for taking this bold decision.

Please, for now i don't need any telephone communication in this regard because of my health, and because of the presence of my husband's relatives around me always. I

don't want them to know about this development. As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact of the Finance/Bank in EUROPE.

I shall also send a letter of authority to the Bank that will empower you as the original- beneficiary of this fund. However, if you do not have confidence in this

message, please kindly delete it and accept my sincere apology for contacting you in this manner. And any delay in your reply will give me room in sourcing for a

church or Christian individual for this same purpose. Please assure me that you will act accordingly as I stated herein.

you can contact me below this email:  racheljude1@hotmail.com

Hope to hear from you.
Remain blessed in the name of the Lord.
Direct&Private:

Mrs Rachel Jude

Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on December 27, 2017, 05:00:02 PM
SEASONS  GREETINGS  & COMPENSATION  PAYMENT


International Finance  Group  currently has  the  mandate  and cash
injection  from  a the World  Bank  to  pay all  outstanding compensation
of  USD8.5m each to beneficiaries  in  respect  of failed consignment
deliveries, Bank  wire, Contract  payment and related payment  from
Africa  and  worldwide locations.


2. PROJECT  FINANCE

Apart  from  the  above  dedicated  fund is  also available now  for our
mainstream  special project credit/ funding operations  to facilitate
international trade & project  finance worldwide  in 2018 after  due
process up  to a  maximum  of  USD200million.

Bank instruments in the form of BG/SBLC, Conditional MT103/123,MT799
Blocked  Funds  or  direct  cash loan  to your nominated bank coordinates
. Annual interest  is  2-.5% depending on  the  fund destination. Send  a
reply  if  you  are interested  to  enable  me send  to  you the execution
 procedures and deed of agreement. Contact us for details and clearly
state  your request.

All  arrangement  in  this  regard will  be completed  before Christmas
day  10 day.

Send  a  reply  and  clearly  specify  your  interest, Compensation
payment  or  Project  funding Loan.

The  above  will  be  processed  and  delivered  within 7  days upon

the  receipt of  your  confirmation.

Yours Sincerely,

Serena  Miller
Director  of Information
International  Finance  Group -London England

Email: operationsglobal5@gmail.com

Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on December 27, 2017, 05:00:42 PM
Good Day to you ,

I am Capt. Carlos Rodriguez , I would like to invest in your country with the funds I made here in Afghanistan.

All I need is an honest and reliable person who can sincerely be my partner and we get things worked out.

Kindly email me email back for more details.

Many Thanks
Carlos Rodriguez


Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on December 27, 2017, 05:01:35 PM
Greetings

I represent a group of company and we specialize in both start up projects and existing business in need of funding for expansion thus we are currently seeking means of expanding and relocating our business interest abroad in the following sectors: oil/Gas,banking, real estate, stock speculation and mining, transportation, health sector and tobacco,Communication Services,Agriculture Forestry & Fishing perhaps any lucrative sector.

If you think you have a solid background and idea of making good profit in any of the mentioned business sectors or any other business in your country; Please write me for possible business co-operation. More so, we are ready to facilitate and fund any business that is capable of generating annual return on investment (AROI) JV partnership and Hard loan funding can also be considered.

You can reach me by Email: jacksonfreemanpost1@gmail.com


Regards
Jackson Freeman
REGIONAL INVESTMENT DIRECTOR
EMAIL: jacksonfreemanpost1@gmail.com


Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on December 27, 2017, 05:01:59 PM
You either hit paydirt today or, had very little else to do. :)
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on December 27, 2017, 05:02:22 PM
Our Ref: WB/NF/UN/XX028 UNITED NATIONS.
(WORLD BANK ASSISTED PROGRAM)
DIRECTORATE OF INTERNATIONAL
PAYMENT AND TRANSFERS.
870 UNITED NATIONS PLAZA 20-A NEW YORK NY 10017
WIRE TRANSFER/AUDIT UNIT

ATTENTION : MY DEAR

Meanwhile, This is a true compensation Approved from the UNITED NATION to compensate you due to maybe you has been scam before and again you may be victim of scam by wrong people who paraded them selves  on what they are not so because of this, the United Nation approved our Bank to process ATM MASTER CARD with valid cash of usd$2,000.000.00 million on your favor in order to compensate you so that if you have been scammed before this is a compensation and you will be making your withdrawals from the ATM MASTER CARD as you will be allowed in making withdrawals minimum of usd$20,000 (Twenty Thousand usd$) per a day or every 24hrs from any ATM MACHINE around you.

Meanwhile, a woman came to my office this morning with an application for transfer of the fund into her account on your behalf, claiming to be your representative.

Here are the information’s she submitted for the transfer of your fund Name MRS. DORIS MORISON. Bank name: WACHOVIA BANK, New-York. Account number: 6503809428.

Please, do re-confirm to this office as a matter of urgency if this woman is truly from you as this office will not be held responsible for paying your fund into wrong account.

Your ATM MASTER CARD will be deliver to your address through courier delivery services within 3 days.

BELOW ARE YOUR ATM CARD DATA :

AMOUNT CREDIT : USD$2.000.000.00 MILLION
YOUR ATM CARD ACCOUNT # : 4033052100311896
CARD LIMIT PER A DAY : USD$20,000
EXPIRING DATE : 12/08/2018
PIN CODE # : 7501

You are required to send me your full details such as :

Your full name:

Your full contact Address:



Your Telephone/mobile number

Once you send these above information your ATM MASTER CARD will be process and deliver to your Address and you can aswell move down to any nearest ATM PAYING MACHINE and apply your pin code # : 7501 to make your withdrawals without any delay.

I am waiting to hear from you and your details as required.

Congratulations!!

Mr. Monday James
Director Swift Card Payment Center.
E-mail: mondayjaames2012@gmail.com

Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on December 27, 2017, 05:03:23 PM
You either hit paydirt today or, had very little else to do. :)
Seems my forum mail has become popular among scammers ...

Since they are all sendt from Gmail, maybe same person?


Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: =Snake= on December 27, 2017, 06:55:19 PM
You either hit paydirt today or, had very little else to do. :)
Seems my forum mail has become popular among scammers ...

Since they are all sendt from Gmail, maybe same person?
Looks like.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on December 27, 2017, 09:19:25 PM
You either hit paydirt today or, had very little else to do. :)
Seems my forum mail has become popular among scammers ...

Since they are all sendt from Gmail, maybe same person?

You guys are really lucky having all these generous people send you emails to give you money.  I'm obviously not that lucky as it is rare for me to receive any.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: =Snake= on December 27, 2017, 09:30:17 PM
You either hit paydirt today or, had very little else to do. :)
Seems my forum mail has become popular among scammers ...

Since they are all sendt from Gmail, maybe same person?

You guys are really lucky having all these generous people send you emails to give you money.  I'm obviously not that lucky as it is rare for me to receive any.
Do you think, you don't deserve it?
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: mchain on December 27, 2017, 10:50:01 PM
Like Dave, never see these emails.  Whether deserved or not.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on December 27, 2017, 10:51:23 PM
Like Dave, never see these emails.  Whether deserved or not.
I always have to fish out the ones I post from the Spam folder of Gmail. :)
They never make it to my inbox.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: mchain on December 27, 2017, 10:52:47 PM
Not in SPAM box either.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on December 28, 2017, 03:44:35 PM
You either hit paydirt today or, had very little else to do. :)
Seems my forum mail has become popular among scammers ...

Since they are all sendt from Gmail, maybe same person?

You guys are really lucky having all these generous people send you emails to give you money.  I'm obviously not that lucky as it is rare for me to receive any.
Should i forward your mail address?    ;D

Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: =Snake= on December 29, 2017, 08:46:13 PM
You either hit paydirt today or, had very little else to do. :)
Seems my forum mail has become popular among scammers ...

Since they are all sendt from Gmail, maybe same person?

You guys are really lucky having all these generous people send you emails to give you money.  I'm obviously not that lucky as it is rare for me to receive any.
Should i forward your mail address?    ;D
You can't do it now (it's still X-mas). Maybe later?
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Charyb on December 30, 2017, 07:40:08 PM
Has the alleged Nigerian Prince email scammer been caught?


https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/12/30/nigerian-prince-email-scammer-louisiana/992073001/
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on March 12, 2018, 05:42:57 PM
(https://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1520872673207-77797.png)
(https://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1520872792347-27245.png)
If you reply to this one, you've certainly had one too many JOHNNY WALKER RED.
(https://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1520872937700-82776.png)


Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: mchain on March 13, 2018, 04:35:37 AM
See attached below for Kriptik Trojan variant:

Didn't buy/order anything online, don't click 'View Message'. 

What's to confirm?

[UPDATE:]
https://sitecheck.sucuri.net/results/ampaperrolls.com (https://sitecheck.sucuri.net/results/ampaperrolls.com)
https://safeweb.norton.com/report/show?url=ampaperrolls.com (https://safeweb.norton.com/report/show?url=ampaperrolls.com)
https://www.mcafee.com/threat-intelligence/site/default.aspx?url=ampaperrolls.com (https://www.mcafee.com/threat-intelligence/site/default.aspx?url=ampaperrolls.com)
(Open dropdown on Norton link for 3 virus report)
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: mchain on April 15, 2018, 07:13:44 AM
Well, Someone by the name of Bill Who? wants to gift me $5,000,000 USD.

I think I'll pass.  See pic below.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on April 15, 2018, 01:08:52 PM
Well, Someone by the name of Bill Who? wants to gift me $5,000,000 USD.

I think I'll pass.  See pic below.
I also bypassed "Bill's" offer. :)
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on May 16, 2018, 04:19:48 PM
I wondered how long it would take before this type of SPAM would appear:
(https://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1526480256252-49388.png)
(https://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1526480069281-1753.png)
It goes without saying that the only reason for this email is to get your information.
Enough information to make them rich and you poor.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: uni.uno411 on May 20, 2018, 09:03:09 AM
Is it a Scam? you should be careful. Because I was once trapped.  :'(
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on May 20, 2018, 10:06:33 AM
Is it a Scam? you should be careful. Because I was once trapped.  :'(


Of course its a scam, that's what this whole topic is about, scam emails and not to fall for them.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Asyn on May 22, 2018, 04:14:05 PM
Phishing Email Ironically Provides a List of Scammers You Should Avoid
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phishing-email-ironically-provides-a-list-of-scammers-you-should-avoid/
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on May 22, 2018, 04:40:26 PM
Phishing Email Ironically Provides a List of Scammers You Should Avoid
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phishing-email-ironically-provides-a-list-of-scammers-you-should-avoid/ (https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phishing-email-ironically-provides-a-list-of-scammers-you-should-avoid/)
A bit ironic to see one article on bleeping computers and it's news.
We've been posting about this topic and the spammers and emails to avoid since 2011. :)
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on May 24, 2018, 02:03:14 AM
Hello
 
I am Capt. Wendy Schwartz a member of the US ARMY medical team deployed to Iraq because of the current ISIS problems. I have a very good business transaction that worth Millions of Dollars for you kindly reply back for more details.
 
Capt. Wendy Schwartz.



Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on May 24, 2018, 02:05:46 AM
Operations, Maintenance and Transportation officer.
Miami International Airport 2100 NW 42nd Ave, Miami,
FL 33126, United States
INSPECTION UNIT
Call :(+1) 561-693-6516


Attention beneficiary,
                                                                   
I have a substantial information to give you, but before I give you any detail about this classified information, I must seek your utmost discretion about these vital information that's gonna change our lives forever. Any mistake might cost me my job therefore I need to know if i can trust you enough in order for me to reveal this secret to you.
 
My name is Ronald MacLeod, i am the Operations, Maintenance and Transportation officer here at the Miami International Airport FL, USA. Last week Tuesday, as i was making my usual routine check at the Airport Storage Vault, I discovered an abandoned shipment from London and when scanned it revealed an undisclosed sum of money in a Metal Trunk Box weighing approximately 110kg With Registration RBT-45C. The consignment was abandoned because the Contents of the consignment was not properly declared by the consignee as "MONEY" rather it was declared as personal effect to avoid interrogation and also the inability of the diplomat to pay for the United States Non Inspection Charges which is $3,700USD. On my assumption the consignment is still left in our Storage House here at the Miami International Airport Miami Florida till date. The details of the consignment including your name, your email address and the official documents from the United Nations office in Geneva are tagged on the Trunk box.

However, to enable me confirm if you are the actual recipient of this consignment as the assistant director of the Inspection Unit, I will advise you provide your current Phone Number and Full Address, to enable me cross check if it corresponds with the address on the official documents including the name of nearest Airport around your city. Please note that this consignment is supposed to have been returned to the United States Treasury Department as unclaimed delivery due to the delays in concluding the clearance processes so as a result of this, I will not be able to receive your details on my official email account. So in order words to enable me cross check your details, I will advise you send the required details to my private email address for quick processing and response. Once I confirm you as the actual recipient of the trunk box, I can get everything concluded within 48hours upon your acceptance and proceed to your address for delivery.

Lastly, be informed that the reason I have taken it upon myself to contact you personally about this abandoned consignment is because I want us to transact this business and share the money 70% for you and 30% for me since the consignment has not yet been returned to the United States Treasury Department after being abandoned by the diplomat so immediately the confirmation is made, I will go ahead and pay for the United States Non Inspection Fee of $3,700 dollars and arrange for the box to be delivered to your doorstep Or I can bring it by myself to avoid any more trouble but you have to assure me of my 30% share.

I wait to hear from you urgently if you are still alive and I will appreciate if we can keep this deal confidential. Please get back to me via my private Emai ( rnldmacleod@gmail.com ) for further directives

Warmest Regards,
Chief Inspection Officer
Agent MacLeod


Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on June 08, 2018, 04:13:35 PM
Greetings,
 
Compliment of the day, May I have the pleasure of introducing myself ? I am Albert Truswell, I am 83 years old man, dying and suffering from cancer disease for some years now. I got your contacts details after an extensive online search for a reliable person to entrust fund for charity works.
 
I have decided to donate my social fund 8.5Million British Pounds   (Eight million five hundred thousand British Pounds) which I deposited with a bank, as I do not have wife, family or children that can inherit these funds when am gone. So I request you to contact me immediately for more details if you are interested in receiving these funds and carrying out this project, so that I can arrange the release of these funds to you from the bank before anything happens to my life.
 
Thank you and God bless you.
 
Mr. Albert Truswell
Cancer Patient


Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on June 08, 2018, 04:18:15 PM
This one was very short

=================================================================
Hi, I have a financial proposal to discus with you. Kindly reply for details.


Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on June 08, 2018, 04:20:45 PM
This one has also been checked by avast antivirus    ;D


=====================================================

This mail is being sent to you because we have come to understand that
you have lost a lot of money all because you want to receive your fund
well note that all that have been put to a stop as the federal government of
Nigeria has promised to assist you with the sum of $5million in other to
compensate you and all you have to do is fill the below information s.

1 full name

2 home phone and cell phone number

3 occupation

4 amount that was lost by you

Take full note that you are to pay $95 for transfer and please do not
reply if you are not interested.

Send this and get back at once.

Warm regards

Femi

---
This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
https://www.avast.com/antivirus


Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on June 08, 2018, 04:22:46 PM
Thank you Mr.Gates    :D

============================

Greetings you have been gifted $5 MILLION USD From Mr. Bill Gates. Contact me at this email for your claim: billgatedonation@yahoo.com


Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on June 08, 2018, 04:23:33 PM
Hello
 
I am Capt. Wendy Schwartz a member of the US ARMY medical team deployed to Iraq because of the current ISIS problems. I have a very good business transaction that worth Millions of Dollars for you kindly reply back for more details.
 
Capt. Wendy Schwartz.


Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on June 08, 2018, 04:30:46 PM
Fidelity International
Oakhill House
130 Tonbridge Road
Hildenborough Tonbridge
Kent TN11 9DZ

Dear Friend,

I am Mr. Leon Jones, I work as the Fund Executive Manager with
Fidelity Investment UK, the world leading Investment & Fund Management
Institution based in UK/Channel Island.I have an investor under my
portfolio with a closing balance of £ 25.745,000.00 as his first
initial deposit.

This investor died Nine years ago leaving no WILL or AUTHORIZATION for
Re- transfer of his investment and its proceeds to the INHERITOR. I
have personally carried out an investigation on the subject matter
that took me 12 months to finalize and was made to understand that the
family or relatives of the investor knows nothing about his investment
with fidelity and none have any records of all his deposits and
investment with us, there by creating an avenue for claiming of the
said funds with its accrued interest on presentation of a trustworthy
person that can stand as the INHERITOR to the deceased.

If you are  interested i can present you as the INHERITOR with proper
documentation that will qualify you to have the funds claimed and on
doing this,our establishment will not question the release of the
funds to you as i will make sure that we comply with the banking laws
and ethics of claiming the investment in our establishment.

Our sharing ratio will be 50%/50%. Please contact me for more details
if interested.

Looking forward to hearing from you shortly.

Sincerely.

Mr. Leon  Jones.





Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on June 08, 2018, 04:32:18 PM
Greetings from Mabel,
I want you to read my letter with one mind and assist an orphan like me to make my dreams comes through in your country where I will invest my inheritance money and live there for the rest of my life.
My father was a very wealthy cocoa merchant in Abidjan , the economic capital of Ivory coast, my father was poisoned to death by his business associates on one of their outings on a business trip .
My mother died when I was a baby and since then my father took me so special. Before the death of my father on November 2015 in a private hospital here in Abidjan he secretly called me on his bed side and told me that he has the sum of 9,000,000 dollars left in one of the prime bank in Abidjan and he used my name as his only Daughter for the next of Kin in depositing of the money.
He also explained to me that it was because of this wealth that he was poisoned by his business associates. That I should seek for a foreign partner in a country of my choice where i will transfer this money and use it for investment purpose such as real estate management or hotel management Sir, I am honourably seeking your assistance in the following ways.
1) To assist me to receive the money in the bank where my late father deposited the money.
2) To serve as a guardian of this fund since I am only 18 years old.
3) To make arrangement for me to come over to your country to further my education and to secure a resident permit in your country.
Moreover, sir I am willing to give you 25 percent as compensation for your effort/ you indicate your option towards assisting me as I believe that this transaction would be concluded within seven (7) days you signify interest to assist me. Anticipating to hear from you soon. I am happy to have somebody like you as a gaurdian.
Please reply back to me on my private email address for more details to receive my inheritance money for your investment. mabelmanakuuu@gmail.com
Thanks and God bless you for helping me

Best regards,
Mabel Manaku






Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on June 08, 2018, 04:33:06 PM
Operations, Maintenance and Transportation officer.
Miami International Airport 2100 NW 42nd Ave, Miami,
FL 33126, United States
INSPECTION UNIT
Call :(+1) 561-693-6516


Attention beneficiary,
                                                                   
I have a substantial information to give you, but before I give you any detail about this classified information, I must seek your utmost discretion about these vital information that's gonna change our lives forever. Any mistake might cost me my job therefore I need to know if i can trust you enough in order for me to reveal this secret to you.
 
My name is Ronald MacLeod, i am the Operations, Maintenance and Transportation officer here at the Miami International Airport FL, USA. Last week Tuesday, as i was making my usual routine check at the Airport Storage Vault, I discovered an abandoned shipment from London and when scanned it revealed an undisclosed sum of money in a Metal Trunk Box weighing approximately 110kg With Registration RBT-45C. The consignment was abandoned because the Contents of the consignment was not properly declared by the consignee as "MONEY" rather it was declared as personal effect to avoid interrogation and also the inability of the diplomat to pay for the United States Non Inspection Charges which is $3,700USD. On my assumption the consignment is still left in our Storage House here at the Miami International Airport Miami Florida till date. The details of the consignment including your name, your email address and the official documents from the United Nations office in Geneva are tagged on the Trunk box.

However, to enable me confirm if you are the actual recipient of this consignment as the assistant director of the Inspection Unit, I will advise you provide your current Phone Number and Full Address, to enable me cross check if it corresponds with the address on the official documents including the name of nearest Airport around your city. Please note that this consignment is supposed to have been returned to the United States Treasury Department as unclaimed delivery due to the delays in concluding the clearance processes so as a result of this, I will not be able to receive your details on my official email account. So in order words to enable me cross check your details, I will advise you send the required details to my private email address for quick processing and response. Once I confirm you as the actual recipient of the trunk box, I can get everything concluded within 48hours upon your acceptance and proceed to your address for delivery.

Lastly, be informed that the reason I have taken it upon myself to contact you personally about this abandoned consignment is because I want us to transact this business and share the money 70% for you and 30% for me since the consignment has not yet been returned to the United States Treasury Department after being abandoned by the diplomat so immediately the confirmation is made, I will go ahead and pay for the United States Non Inspection Fee of $3,700 dollars and arrange for the box to be delivered to your doorstep Or I can bring it by myself to avoid any more trouble but you have to assure me of my 30% share.

I wait to hear from you urgently if you are still alive and I will appreciate if we can keep this deal confidential. Please get back to me via my private Emai ( rnldmacleod@gmail.com ) for further directives

Warmest Regards,
Chief Inspection Officer
Agent MacLeod




Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on June 08, 2018, 04:54:16 PM
@ Pondus,
You must be getting older. You're starting to repeat yourself. :)
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=81030.msg1462961#msg1462961 (https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=81030.msg1462961#msg1462961)
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on June 09, 2018, 01:04:40 AM

Sometimes you're a Winner or Looser without entering
(https://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1528498622280-37879.png)
(https://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1528498449875-96974.png)
It's nice to know that this scammer is at least practicing safe hex and uses Avast to keep you safe.
The email itself is safe. (It doesn't contain anything that can infect your system.)
Replying to this scam is dangerous and could result in Identity Theft.
Supplying the requested information will make the Cyber crook a winner and you a looser.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on January 08, 2019, 10:39:55 AM
I thought Bill Gates had retired ???
(https://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1546940221917-29880.png)
Apparently he's still busy trying to give away Millions. I'd be happy to share. :)
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on January 08, 2019, 04:08:30 PM
I thought Bill Gates had retired ???
(https://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1546940221917-29880.png)
Apparently he's still busy trying to give away Millions. I'd be happy to share. :)

The problem is when you have billions it is hard to give it away as the interest on the remaining balance is likely to cover the donations (plus any tax refund on charitable donations, etc.).

This is a problem I would like to have, I'm sure I could make a dent in it :)
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: -midnight on April 26, 2019, 07:28:59 PM
I didn't get an email but a few minutes ago I noticed I had a voice mail.  It was  lady who said she was from the IRS.  She said if we didn't pay our taxes charges would be filed against us. We filed our taxes and have gotten a refund on Federal and State.  Some people might fall for this and answer the questions.  Of course I deleted the voice mail.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: mchain on April 27, 2019, 05:38:14 PM
I didn't get an email but a few minutes ago I noticed I had a voice mail.  It was  lady who said she was from the IRS.  She said if we didn't pay our taxes charges would be filed against us. We filed our taxes and have gotten a refund on Federal and State.  Some people might fall for this and answer the questions.  Of course I deleted the voice mail.
Good for you.

IRS will never contact you by any other means than snail mail.  What that means you will never get:
Additionally, you could've reported the number used to call you to the authorities: 
https://www.irs.gov/privacy-disclosure/report-phishing (https://www.irs.gov/privacy-disclosure/report-phishing)
https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/contact_report_scam.shtml (https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/contact_report_scam.shtml)
https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/scam-phone-calls-continue-irs-identifies-five-easy-ways-to-spot-suspicious-calls (https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/scam-phone-calls-continue-irs-identifies-five-easy-ways-to-spot-suspicious-calls)

The threat of financial damage is real and is of a very real consequence to every victim that is taken in by this scam, so reporting all instances is a must, imo. 

It's the best way to help.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on May 29, 2019, 07:21:53 PM
Hi, stranger!

I hacked your device, because I sent you this message from your account.
If you have already changed your password, my malware will be intercepts it every time.

You may not know me, and you are most likely wondering why you are receiving this email, right?
In fact, I posted a malicious program on adults (pornography) of some websites, and you know that you visited these websites to enjoy
(you know what I mean).

While you were watching video clips,
my trojan started working as a RDP (remote desktop) with a keylogger that gave me access to your screen as well as a webcam.

Immediately after this, my program gathered all your contacts from messenger, social networks, and also by e-mail.

What I've done?
I made a double screen video.
The first part shows the video you watched (you have good taste, yes ... but strange for me and other normal people),
and the second part shows the recording of your webcam.

What should you do?

Well, I think $550 (USD dollars) is a fair price for our little secret.
You will make a bitcoin payment (if you don't know, look for "how to buy bitcoins" on Google).

BTC Address: 19aT6f2hkZ8AGDYhFAdYtVYRj7kFhLBuVV
(This is CASE sensitive, please copy and paste it)

Remarks:
You have 2 days (48 hours) to pay. (I have a special code, and at the moment I know that you have read this email).

If I don't get bitcoins, I will send your video to all your contacts, including family members, colleagues, etc.
However, if I am paid, I will immediately destroy the video, and my trojan will be destruct someself.

If you want to get proof, answer "Yes!" and resend this letter to youself.
And I will definitely send your video to your any 19 contacts.

This is a non-negotiable offer, so please do not waste my personal and other people's time by replying to this email.

Bye!
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: Pondus on May 29, 2019, 07:23:32 PM
Hi!

I know that: oktober - is your password!

Also as you may have noticed, I sent this email from your email account (if you didn't see, check the from Sender email ID.)

I infected you with my private malware, RAT, (Remote Administration Tool) some time ago.

The malware gave me full access and control over your computer, meaning, I got access to all your accounts and I can see everything on your screen, even turn on your camera or microphone and you won't even notice about it.

I made a video showing both you (through your webcam) and the video you were watching (on the screen) while statisfying yourself!

I can send this video to all your contacts (email, social network)!

I can publish absolutly everything I found on your computer!

You can prevent me from doing this!

To stop me, transfer exactly 900$ with the current bitcoin (BTC) price to my bitcoin address.
If you don't know how to get bitcoin, Google - "How to buy Bitcoin".
The wallet you can create here: www.login.blockchain.com/en/#/signup/

My bitcoin adress is: 1Q9QmbRyHu89jWKwVXgkvTMNDuEags5kdq

After receiving the payment, I will delete the video, and we will forget everything.
I give you 4 days to get the bitcoins.
Since I already have access to your computer, I know when you read this email.
Don't share this email with anyone, this should stay our little secret!



Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on May 29, 2019, 07:47:36 PM
I love these guys (NOT), so very reasonable only charging you reasonable amount.

Even if this were true and or other form of ransomware how is it possible to trust anyone prepared to blackmail you to do what they say after payment.  The simple answer is that you can't.

So, never pay but ensure that you have a robust backup and recovery strategy, in the unlikely even of a scam (or actual ransomware) being true.  You should be able to recover the system using your backups.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: polonus on May 29, 2019, 09:57:35 PM
Hi DavidR,

This is a scam thrreatmail.
The cybercriminals reckon with a number of users to panick and then pay.

Do neither of the two, just throw that junk mail out and live on.

Sticks and stones and hurtful threat mails may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. ;D

pol
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on May 29, 2019, 10:38:16 PM
Hi DavidR,

This is a scam thrreatmail.
The cybercriminals reckon with a number of users to panick and then pay.

Do neither of the two, just throw that junk mail out and live on.

Sticks and stones and hurtful threat mails may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. ;D

pol
I'm sure that David is well aware of this. :) Remember the Title of this Thread.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: DavidR on May 29, 2019, 10:47:35 PM
Hi DavidR,

This is a scam thrreatmail.
The cybercriminals reckon with a number of users to panick and then pay.

Do neither of the two, just throw that junk mail out and live on.

Sticks and stones and hurtful threat mails may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. ;D

pol
I'm sure that David is well aware of this. :) Remember the Title of this Thread.

Yes I'm aware of that, but the times when it may not be a scam (and even if it is), the user has to be prepared, not give in and have a robust backup and recovery strategy.
Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on June 06, 2019, 02:58:05 PM
Wow, a trunk full of money and all he wants is some information
and a promise of 30% of all the money as a finders fee. What a windfall! (NOT)
(https://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1559825700895-56302.png)

Title: Re: Scam Emails To Avoid!
Post by: bob3160 on June 06, 2019, 03:00:46 PM
I can't believe my luck, more good news:
(https://screencast-o-matic.com/screenshots/u/Lh/1559826125716-32469.png)