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    Default a new twist on an old scam. somebody has a lot time on their hands.

    Federal Bureau of Investigation
    Intelligence Field Unit J. Edgar Hoover Building
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    Attention: Beneficiary,


    I am Special Agent Erick Bolt from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Intelligence Unit, we Intercepted two consignment boxes at JFK Airport, New York, the boxes were scanned but found out that it contained large sum of money ($4.1 million) and also some backup documents which bears your name as the Beneficiary/Receiver of the money, Investigation carried out on the diplomat that accompanied the boxes into the United States, said that he was to deliver the fund to your residence as overdue payment owed to you by the Federal Republic of Nigeria through the security company in the United Kingdom.

    Meanwhile, we cross check all legal documents in the boxes but we found out that your consignment was lacking an important document and we cannot release the boxes to the diplomat until the document is found, right now we have no other choice than to confiscate your consignment.

    According to Internal Revenue Code (IRC) in Title 26 also contain reporting requirement on a Form 8300, Report of Cash Payment Over $10,000 Received in a Trade or Business, money laundering activity may violate 18 USC 1956, 18 USC 1957, 18 USC 1960, and provision of Title 31, and 26 USC 6050I of the United States Code (USC), this section will discuss only those money laundering and currency violation under the jurisdiction of IRS, your consignment lacks proof of ownership certificate from the joint team of IRS and IRC, therefore you need to reply back immediately for direction on how to procure this certificate to enable us relieved the charge of evading the law on you, which is a punishable offense in the United States.

    You are required to reply back within 72hours or you will be prosecuted in a court of law for money laundering, also you are instructed to desist from further contact with any bank(s) or person(s) in Nigeria or the United kingdom or any part of the world regarding your payment because your consignment has been confiscated by the Federal Bureau here in the United States.

    Yours In Service,
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    Wow!
    Maybe I should read my spam folder more often.


    ..... a new twist

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    Only people with some larceny in their hart get caught in those scams...
    Honest people know better...



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    Those pesky Nigerians are at it again...
    I wonder if "Agent Holt" has bought his retirement Island yet??

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    That money was supposed to be delivered to me, so i could pay for my next oil change.


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    I was hoping for a piece of it too! My Farkleosis is acting up a bit,,,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rattigan_Roger View Post
    Wow!
    Maybe I should read my spam folder more often.


    ..... a new twist
    the words (FBI) Intelligence Unit should of given it away right there
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    Seems legit

    There's something about the writing style that gives these guys away everytime. I will say it's getting better - but it's still there.

    If you're ever bored, here's a spot where they bait these crooks and lead them along in their own game. Very entertaining. 419eater
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    Default Scam

    Can't lamonster trace the sender ut he probably used an allies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SPYDERFUZZ View Post
    Can't lamonster trace the sender ut he probably used an allies.
    naw,it came to my personal email spam folder.
    I posted it for entertainment purposes only, but it should also be a warning.
    First of all the FBI wouldn't send an email.

    Which leads me to a story about my one and only encounter with our FBI.

    I was in the barn.
    Our barn has a green house attached.
    The green house walls are translucent.
    Not transparent, but translucent.

    I heard someone say hello from somewhere outside the barn.
    I came out and standing in front of me was a woman in a business suit flashing a badge that said, I think, FBI Special Agent.

    It turns out my neighbor was applying for a job that required a security clearance.
    The "Special Agent" asked me question after question,never writing anything down.
    I asked her about this and she said, matter of factly, "I'm recording this."

    I decided to leave my views on the subject unstated.

    So after I had given my neighbor a glowing endorsement, (No, I have not noticed foreign nationals visiting at odd hours) she, the Agent, asked if we raised Alpacas.

    "Yes, want to go into the barn?"
    Now here is where the story gets really interesting.
    This visit was in late August a few years ago.
    Glo keeps cherry tomato plants in the green house.
    Big, leafy stalky tomato plants.
    Seen through the translucent panels of the green house, they appear like big stalky leafy plants.

    "Yes I would, are you asking me into the barn?"
    Or something like that.
    I was a bit confused by her choice of words but I said "Sure, follow me."

    We have a man door leading into the barn.
    You turn left to go see the Alpacas, right into the green house.
    I turned left.
    She turned right.

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    they won't give up. Means it is working to some degree. They are getting better with their writing, grammar etc. The ones from the banks were funny. Can't imagine an international bank putting out letters like that. Any mail stating I have anything to do with funds over five bucks is way off...
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    i keep getting e mail saying some girl by the name of sara wants to meet me. i know she must just want money like the rest of the girls that like me
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    Very appropriate to post a new version of an old scam. It is sad that people actually get bilked by some of that stuff--but greed will do strange things to some people.

    How about some Everly Brothers--Dream, Dream, Dream?






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    It's no wonder that Nigeria is such a poor nation with all the money they keep sending to folks here in the US!
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    I responded fully to an e-mail similar to this one. Yes I spent 3 weeks in jail. When I was released they had to give me the box with the $4 million in it. I now live on an island with pretty native women and have to ride in circles.

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    I liked the ones from Robert Mueller, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation. I used to reply to them, pointing out that I've known Bob for over 20 years and if he wanted to talk to me, he'd call. They never write back . . . I'm hurt. I'm looking forward to them getting up to speed and sending the emails from Jim Comey . . . but I've only known him for 10 years!
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    Have gotten a few e mails from a bank we don't even deal with. Phishing anyone?

    The phone calls from security companies bug the snot out of me. In fact, just got one about 1/2 hour ago. "Did you know the FBI..."
    This time a women with an accent came on and said I was among 10 other home owners who were picked to receive their $1200.00 security system free. Yeah sure lady. I was born at night, but not last night.
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    roger , what happened with the agent ?

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    Did she look like this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SPYDERFUZZ View Post
    Can't lamonster trace the sender ut he probably used an allies.
    I sent it, i will give him his money only after he sends me the taxes owed on the money, only 50,000 cash in 20 dollar bills
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    Quote Originally Posted by akspyderman View Post
    Very appropriate to post a new version of an old scam. It is sad that people actually get bilked by some of that stuff--but greed will do strange things to some people.

    How about some Everly Brothers--Dream, Dream, Dream?
    Iy still amazes me that people actually fall for these scams. I can understand falling for "the potential relative that left $12,543 in an unclaimed bank account" but $4.1 million in a box? I guess we should never underestimate greed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by coz View Post
    roger , what happened with the agent ?
    Quote Originally Posted by bruiser View Post
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    well to answer the questions in reverse order.
    no.
    and
    When I reached the barn and realized she didn't follow me I went back and she was looking around the green house. I picked a cherry tomato and stuffed it into my mouth.
    I said they were really good but the spray my wife used on them gave them a funny taste.

    at least in the wonderful world of roger's shouldasaid that's what happened.
    actually I did go back and found her just coming out.
    it wasn't till after she left that I pieced together what I thought had happened.

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    no stems, no seeds that you don't need,,,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Denman View Post
    no stems, no seeds that you don't need,,,
    Acapulco Gold is (sucking sound) badass weed!
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    I had to laugh a little at Rattigan Roger post. ( I did not want to copy it)
    I served in the USAF for 28 years and my security required it be redone every few years. I can not remember how many (a lot) of times, I would get a call or letter (before e-mail) from family or friends asking what kind of trouble I was in. I think the Investigaters tell people not to tell, but they do. A motorcycle shop, I hung out at a little started acting weird with me. I finnaly asked what was up. Feds been around. I explained what was going on. I always wondered what people said about me. I guess nothing to bad, I kept my clearence.

    You should had a couple Ohio State posters up. A lot of people can not tell a Buckeye leaf from a Mary Jane leaf.
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