Monthly Archives November 2004

The Crime Clearance Center – is a fraud too!

One of our readers sent us an e-mail from an official sounding “Crime Clearance Center”. As I read this e-mail I just had to laugh out loud. This story is good! They write that they have caught and arrested a “scamartist” named Dr. Samuel Adebe. I googled the name and came up with at least […]

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A Princess, would you believe?

This story is the same as all the others, with the difference that the writer is supposed to an educated african princess … Just take a look at the grammer and you will see that the person is not all that educated. >From princess Geena Mensah Palace of King of cape-coast Kingdom,Gold Minning Community,Eastern Region, […]

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An Orphan Donation or just cashing in again?

Running up to Christmas, you can always expect our “fraud friends” to come up with a story with a moral twist. The e-mail sender purports to be Elisabeth Ahmed. A Christian married to a Muslim. It looks as though they are using actual events (Margret Hassan, a CARE worker held hostage in Iraq) to make […]

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Here’s a new Story "Money for AIDS education"

It’s unbelievable what ideas are used to trawl for new victims. I received a notification that I have been awarded a cash grant of 1,2 mio USD to be used for, among other things, “mostly On educating people in provention of HIV/AIDS”. They are using as evidence of their honest intentions the “International HIV/AIDS Organisations” […]

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Help, I need a guardian!

You certainly cannot fault the creativity of these people. They are coming up with new stories all the time. This one is quite interesting. It seems to be a spin off of the “new mining methods” which I posted at the beginning of the month. This time however, the main line is two african girls […]

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It’s my identity …. Hands off

Yesterday I received a letter from eBay International in Switzerland. They sent me access information to a new account which had been set up. The problem was, I have no knowledge of a new registration. I have had an eBay account for a couple of years now and I am also acredited with them, so […]

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Does Bill Gates know he’s a sponsor for this?

This just came in a few minutes ago: I am 500.000 USD richer than this morning! By the way you are right, the text was sent double. One thing about these anouncements, is the fact that these people don’t trust the victims they are trying to catch and, they always have some problems with winnig […]

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Today’s lottery prize notifications …

They are: OCEAN BLUE Lottery Headquarters: 1 million Euros Palais Des Nations, 209 Geneva 10, Switzerland Prime Lottery International: 2.5 million USD Km 18, Routen Ven Halbsdanen Amsterdam, The Netherlands FROM:LUCKY DAY INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY: 1 million USD LAAN VAN HOORNWIJCK 55 2289 DG RIJSWIJK, AMSTERDAM-THE NETHERLANDS. TEL: +31-623-603-828 FAX: +31-847-300-847 EURO MILLIONS LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL: 1 […]

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Code of Ethics …. What’s that?

On a daily basis, I must get about 10 to 20 fraud e-mails with all sorts of different stories. Some of the old ones are being combined, such as this one from “Uba Diskman” (It sounds like a Sony, but it isn’t) Uba says he is a manager of the “Bank of the North” in […]

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Taking advantage of a unclear situation

After the first Iraqi fraudmails where in circulation, where the Hussein brothers were used to set up a story about transfering family money out of Iraq, there is a new one received today. This time the story is, because of financial restrictions on money transfers out of Iraq, Ahmed Mujid is looking for a person […]

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