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    • worried jim
    • By worried jim 1st Oct 16, 4:57 PM
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    worried jim
    I'm going to be rich!
    • #1
    • 1st Oct 16, 4:57 PM
    I'm going to be rich! 1st Oct 16 at 4:57 PM
    I'm going to be rich!

    I've just received this email- I'm so excited.......


    Attention: Dear Friend,

    I am glad to announce to you today that a new payment policy has been
    adopted and you have been short listed for payment via Online Banking, So
    kindly urgent contact ONLINE Bank Central BANK Plc Benin Republic, where
    the funds approve by Benin Republic government to transfer your funds
    online into your account and we are to assure you to follow there online
    payment instruction to make sure the transaction goes successful. Below is
    the contact information of Online Bank Central BANK Plc Benin Republic:

    Contact Person: Mr.James Collins.
    E-mail: (
    Phone; Tel:+229 68520210

    Endeavor to email him the following information for immediate processing,

    FULL NAME:.......................
    FULL CONTACT ADDRESS:...........
    MOBILE PHONE NUMBER:............
    FAX NUMBER:.....................
    MARITAL STATUS:.................

    These are the requirements that you need to be aware of, before you
    contact him below .1) You will fill the online account opening form Online
    Bank Central BANK Plc Benin Republic. Send him an email in regards to
    your funds $12.5Million that has been approved by the Federal Government of
    Benin republic to transfer on your behalf
    through there online banking service.

    Yours Sincerely,
    Authorization Minister
    Federal Republic of Benin
    "Only two things are infinite-the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not so sure about the universe"
    Albert Einstein
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    • Sam Fallow
    • By Sam Fallow 31st Mar 17, 10:39 PM
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    Sam Fallow
    I wonder what the giveaway that alerts us to the dodginess is?
    I always collapse into fits of laughter at the disgraceful level of written English in these missives.
    They are almost as bad as those offering the services of "adoring russian angels" who definitely won't rob you blind once they have married you and bewitched you with their expert lovemaking.
    Run for the hills, run fast and don't clink on the links in the malware infested emails.
    Originally posted by bushbaby1103
    Believe it or not, the mistakes are deliberate. The authors reason that if you are smart enough to spot the errors then you are not their target maket.
    Those who don't spot the mistakes are more likely to go ahead with the deal.
    I don't like morning people. Or mornings. Or people.
    • bushbaby1103
    • By bushbaby1103 1st Apr 17, 3:12 PM
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    The best one ever is the sad story of the Nigerian astronaut stuck in space unable to come back to earth because all the space on the return vehicle was taken up by spare equipment.
    Yes, it's true hell IS other people
    And remember the problem is them, not you.
    Devilsand demons walk among us in human form.wake up people, it's a man.
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 2nd Apr 17, 3:41 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    Has anyone ever kept a running total of what has been promised them?

    I was promised a total of $97.5 million last week alone
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Walk 2000 3000 miles in 2017 - 2916.3
    This week 72.8
    • 50Twuncle
    • By 50Twuncle 13th Jun 17, 9:21 AM
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    The best one ever is the sad story of the Nigerian astronaut stuck in space unable to come back to earth because all the space on the return vehicle was taken up by spare equipment.
    Originally posted by bushbaby1103
    I had that one last year - apparently, he had been up there since 1989 years and just needed $3million and your bank details to get home !!
    With a promise to repay you from his accrued flight pay - I felt sorry for him and sent him my best wishes for an early reunitification with his friends and loved ones - can you imagine looking up at the stars every night for so many years wondering when your huspand would return home ?
    • Gettingtherequickly
    • By Gettingtherequickly 14th Jun 17, 4:16 PM
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    Damn, I'm not doing that well, was only offered £500,000
    Did my LBM in reverseFinally debt free with money in the bank!

    I know I am getting old, but there is no need for my consultant to age me by another 10 years 😉
    • peter_the_piper
    • By peter_the_piper 4th Jul 17, 9:46 PM
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    Just had an email saying I am entitled to $1,500,000 of "Humanitarian Aid"
    That's nice to know.
    I'd rather be an Optimist and be proved wrong than a Pessimist and be proved right.
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