What an unlikely combination – McDonalds and BP! I wouldn’t believe it even if it was true.
The African crooks often try new tactics out to see if they work. This bogus iPhone offer is one trying to profit from Apple’s product popularity. It is poorly written. They don’t use Apple email addresses. They say they are from Apple and then go on to say they are major distributors. Personally I don’t think […]
It happens every time there is a major catastrophe in our world. African crooks use the story to dupe people into parting with their money. This one neatly adds the Lybian conflict with the Japanese tragedy unfolding on the TV. So this fellow, who calls himself Harry, says he needs someone to transfer some money […]
Just like any other Blog, Crime Online gets it’s share of comment spam. Most of it is the usual type pushing anything and posting some kind of comment which has nothing to do with the blog at all. Now and then we get comment spam from the Africans themselves and the one we got today […]
In contrast to a lot of the 419 emails which reach us, this one is written in a good standard of English. It does put on that “official” air that the African crooks like to use, but it is still a scam email just the same. —–Original Message—– From: MORGAN PHILLIPS ESQ Sent: Wed, Jun […]
Some time or another, it had to happen. I not only receive a whole pile of emails from African crooks each day, now it looks as one of them is using my name in one of the scam emails. Or maybe one of them is just pulling a prank? The point is, this comment poster […]
If you have seen the Khodorkovsky e-mails, then you know what this one is about. Platon Lebedev is another billionaire put in jail in Russia. I found the last sentence sounds like a James Bond movie: If you know you can do this, then contact me via private email: firstname.lastname@example.org so that i can furnish […]
What you should know is, banks cannot confiscate any funds residing in bank accounts held with them. So “Philip” is lying to you from the start. Other points which show that what he is telling you is a farce are, the gmail and AOL email addresses, Amsterdam is a main area where “Nigerian” crooks operate […]