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A solution to my Money problem from the Comittee on foreign payment

I reckon any story is a good story from an African point of view. ———- Forwarded message ———- From: anir@hathway.com <anir@hathway.com> Date: 27 Oct 2008 14:03 Subject: COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN PAYMENT To: OFFICE OF THE SENATE HOUSE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN PAYMENT (RESOLUTION PANEL ON CONTRACT PAYMENT) IKOYI-LAGOS NIGERIA Our Ref: FGN […]

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Here’s another African offering an ATM card

I always wonder about these emails quoting my “contract/inheritance”. It looks as though they just want to keep their “bases covered”. ———- Forwarded message ———- From: CUSTOMERS SERVICE OCEANIC BANK <charles1@yahoo.com> Date: 2002/12/19 Subject: INTERNATIONAL CREDIT SETTLEMENT OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS To: INTERNATIONAL CREDIT SETTLEMENT OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS OCEANIC BANK […]

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This Office of the Nigerian Senate is not so pretty

Which e-mail is more successfull: the official looking scam e-mail or this one? What do you think? ———- Forwarded message ———- From: SENATE PRESIDENT <senatehousess@labrepco.com> Date: 2008/9/6 Subject: IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF YOUR CONTRACT FUND VIA ATM SWIFT CARD1 To: OFFICE OF THE SENATE HOUSE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN PAYMENT (RESOLUTIONPANEL ON CONTRACT […]

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Another Charles Soludo e-mail

Yes, the Africans like to use names of African celebrities for this kind of scam message. Charles Soludo is just a very prominent person in Nigeria. ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Prof Charles C.Soludo <cbnbanking.org.ng@gmail.com> Date: Sat, May 17, 2008 at 6:03 AM Subject: (OFFICIAL NOTICE) IMMEDIATE PAYMENT APPROVAL NOTIFICATION HYELNCOBKU To: undisclosed-recipients CENTRAL BANK […]

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The usual David Marks scam e-mail

Apart from the fact that this message is all in capital letters, it’s just a copy of earlier e-mails on the same subject. Here’s an earlier David Marks scam e-mail ———- Forwarded message ———-   From: ATM CARD DELIVERY SERVICE <mailsc3@seznam.cz> Date: 2008/5/18 Subject: IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF YOUR PAYMENT VIA ATM CARD To: OFFICE OF […]

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