The below House of Senate scam is almost as old as the concept of 419 mails. When you get a mail that sounds too good to be true, it probably is. When you get a mail written in all-caps, it’s probably written by someone who isn’t quite sure about the concept of capitalization, e.g. someone […]
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The web is allways full of gullable people, just like you and I. And there are lots of scammers ready to try to cheat us on our money.
Wow! It’s not everyday you receive such a classic and truly typical 419 scam in your inbox! Miss Maryrose Adam claims to have deposited a ridiculously large sum in a bank in the US, and she needs someone to help her claim them….
If you aren’t a scammer, and want to hook up with people for a legitimate business proposition, I have a few pointers to give you, like using a legitimate e-mail address, addressing people directly and not through an undisclosed email recipiant list. David Adams has done the oposite in this mail that just landed in my inbox…
I think this scam attempt is a pretty new one. I notice that the scammers have noticed that websites such as this one exists, and write that this mail has been sent out to many receivers. However, if it looks like a scam mail, is written like a scam mail, have all the markings of […]
Did you get mail from the Yahoo! Awards Center? I hate to break it to you, but the mail is fake. It’s a typical scam, sent to thousands of people in order to try to steal their money, their identity or just pick petty change from them by making them answer, and thereby confirm their […]
Powerball Online Promo don’t waste words when trying to scam us. Short and to the point, and I don’t really think anybody will fall for this, but still… Here goes: X-Originating-IP: [126.96.36.199] From: Powerball Online Promo <email@example.com> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org Organization: Powerball Online Promo To: <email@example.com> Subject: File For Claims Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2008 21:56:30 […]
There are lots of instances of the below mail on the web, and I’m afraid that there is also a real Grace Beatrice Minor, the name that these scammers use in the below scam mail. Actually, there is no chance at all that the below mail is sent by the Grace Beatrice Minor who is […]
It’s been a while since I posted the last scam mail here. Not that I haven’t received any, it’s more that they seem to come in at such a steady stream that it sometimes seems futile to even think that I can publish them all. Anyhow, here’s a mail that seems to come from a […]
This e-mail from the alias of Abdul Isa, from the African Development Bank in Burkina Faso must be one of the longest bankscam e-mails I have ever received. It has all the markings of a scam, with the bait, the re-assurments, and the wow of silence. The first rule of a bank scam is ”don’t […]
First of all. There is no ”E-mail address ballot lottery international program” with the UK National Lottery. And we’ve been through this so many times on this site, that it feels as if I’m repeating myself. The below e-mail is a scam. An attempt by fraudsters to cheat me, and whowever else got it, on […]