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01/15/2009 10:09:57 AM · #151
Well folks as we continue to wonder who in their right mind would fall for something like this that is so obviously a BS scam, the world continues to supply us with the answers, this time, I'm ashamed to say the winner of the biggest sucker in the world goes to an Ontario, Canada man.Stupid is.......

It's the same lovely people who are offering us the same wonderful opportunity.

All the best to you and yours...and remember God bless you

MAX!
01/15/2009 10:43:16 AM · #152
//www.dpcprints.com/message.php?USER_ID=102717

That was the dpc prints user id for the one I was sent from MEL AISHA FATIMA. It was sent on Wed Jan 14th at 3:15pm.
01/15/2009 10:45:34 AM · #153
Originally posted by Quigley:

Well folks as we continue to wonder who in their right mind would fall for something like this that is so obviously a BS scam, the world continues to supply us with the answers, this time, I'm ashamed to say the winner of the biggest sucker in the world goes to an Ontario, Canada man.Stupid is.......

It's the same lovely people who are offering us the same wonderful opportunity.

All the best to you and yours...and remember God bless you

MAX!


nah .. there are bigger suckers ..
01/15/2009 11:10:47 AM · #154
Originally posted by ralph:

nah .. there are bigger suckers ..


That guy sounds like he's addicted to sending money to Nigerian scammers;

But his son said his father kept clandestinely wiring money to the Nigerians at least until last fall.

Guy Gottschalk said that when he confronted his father in October, Louis Gottschalk said, “Don’t worry, everything will be all right on Thursday because I will be getting $20 million.”

The son said his father also told him he’d get the money this time because these were “different Nigerians.”


... unbelievable
01/15/2009 11:14:58 AM · #155
I just don't get it. How can anyone see these things as being for real?
01/15/2009 11:42:55 AM · #156
I got one!!!! I finally got one. I am not an outcast!!!!!!!! Thank you Mel Aisha Fatima (meel3) for making me feel a part of something. Happy days, happy days!!!!!

ETA: I got TWO!!!! Now I know how Sally Field felt. A feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

Message edited by author 2009-01-15 11:51:27.
01/15/2009 11:45:12 AM · #157
it is not just email scams that fool people. Another Breed of Scammers
01/15/2009 12:12:44 PM · #158
This is so coincidental - I just refreshed one of my news websites, and this story was posted on Sky News as 'breaking news' about ten minutes ago!

Postie Hit In Mega-Money Web Scam

A British postie has been left struggling with debt and depression after losing £130,000 to an internet scam involving Nigerian fraudsters.

Shane Symington, of Portsmouth, Hampshire, made friends with an American woman calling herself Angela Gates on the MySpace website in spring 2007. The pair got along famously for several weeks until she starting asking the 32-year-old for cash to pay for her mother's funeral and medical expenses.
...etc...
01/15/2009 12:28:36 PM · #159
My father-in-law received a postal 419 scam from Spain
letter from a barrister (poor ink jet color letter head)
"inheritance from someone with the same last name" yada yada yada ..

i can't imagine the amount of postage someone would send out to try to hook the gullible ...
01/15/2009 12:41:09 PM · #160
Originally posted by NikonJeb:

I just don't get it. How can anyone see these things as being for real?


The people *want* to believe. Every con works the same way. The victim has to want to believe it's real.

I had an employee come to me one day. She told me about a friend of hers who had gotten this letter, and had been sending money for a year. He'd sent about $300k, mortgaged his house, and his wife was about to leave him and take the kids. She wanted to know if it was real or a scam. It made me very sad to hear this. I didn't realize that otherwise intelligent people could fall for this either.

It only takes one sucker to make months of sending these emails to be worthwhile.
01/15/2009 12:55:17 PM · #161
Wooo! I finally got my letter from FROM MEL AISHA FATIMA. I was worried that I wasn't worthy of her millions.

I am thinking about sending a donation to them, just so they can buy a caps-lock key.
01/15/2009 01:22:41 PM · #162
Just got my second of the week. this time from user [user]meel3[/user] aka MEL AISHA FATIMA.

Message edited by author 2009-01-15 13:23:54.
01/15/2009 02:01:33 PM · #163
instead of doing the usual spam reply game. and seeing as they didn't actually have my real email ( sent thru PM system - unless the site has been majorly hacked )... i thought why not send a spam of my own to the spammer. i used a yahoo email i don't really care about.

so here it is. maybe i CAN get rich from a nigerian scam ?


hello and many greetings.

my name is tim jizbutto and my quest is long coming. long ago many fortines, to the amount of one thousand ten million US dollars, were lost in nigeria wen my long lust brother failed in a pit of oil. that oil has ben long burned and all that is left is a empty whole.

my hope is that yuo can help me reclaam thos long lust fortines. yuo see i am in the USofA and have no long lust fortines of my own to. butt today i saw the sprits aline in a semi-curcular fashion. it was a site to sea ! and i hope yuo seed it two.

in order to finalise my quests requests i am asking for help. yur help will assure my sucess in my quest, and will be greatfully rewarded. if yuo think yuo can help me i ask for yuo for travel expense of two hundred one thousand US dollars paid to me from nigeria. this is what my quest requested of yuo.

pleese help in making my quests requests come true. compinsation of 40% of the lost fortines will be yuors. i have GPS, and a shovel to help me recover the fortines.

if you are interested in my offert of 40% of the fortines - please forward me the two hundred one thousand US dollars thru western union ( details will be provided at the time of my quests request ).

sincerely yours, and God Bless

tim jizbutto

tim.route108@yahoo.com

01/15/2009 02:46:15 PM · #164
If that fails, try it again in all caps.
01/15/2009 05:45:51 PM · #165
yeah - i thought about that - but then again - i'm obviously only part nigerian - and felt it inappropriate for me to mock their language.... ;)

Originally posted by lunachicken:

If that fails, try it again in all caps.


01/16/2009 03:29:54 PM · #166
I was told by a computer tech to be careful about replying or contacting these people unless you are doing so by proxy (don't know how to do that). The scammers have been known to turn in other people to the authorities for attempted extortion if you mess with them.
01/16/2009 05:20:04 PM · #167
Originally posted by L2:

Originally posted by Rooster:

I got one from aisha mel. It came as a DPCPrints Message.

I wonder if this is a hack into the accounts. I didnt read thru the thread but can one of the mods confirm whether our account info is safe please?

My email came from DPC Prints and the email that was a part of the message was from aishau33@hotmail.com


Rooster, what is the User ID?

It's not a hack into the accounts; it is a user who keep signing up under duplicate usernames.


I'm not sure actually. Just came from DPCPrints from aisha.

Message edited by author 2009-01-16 17:20:25.
01/16/2009 06:00:26 PM · #168
i'm not too worried about being tried for extortion. and i find it kind of funny that the criminals would go to the authorities.... i'll let you know if i am extradicted to nigeria...

MAYBE YOU'LL BE ABLE TO HELP ME RAISE FUNDS FOR MY FREEDOM AND RETURN TO THE usOFa. ;)

Originally posted by JuliBoc:

I was told by a computer tech to be careful about replying or contacting these people unless you are doing so by proxy (don't know how to do that). The scammers have been known to turn in other people to the authorities for attempted extortion if you mess with them.


Message edited by author 2009-01-16 18:02:55.
01/16/2009 06:26:17 PM · #169
Originally posted by soup:

MAYBE YOU'LL BE ABLE TO HELP ME RAISE FUNDS FOR MY FREEDOM AND RETURN TO THE usOFa. ;)



We promise to help out but only you send us a photo of yourself and fill us with a promise of a huge reward after your rescue!

Message edited by author 2009-01-16 18:27:22.
01/18/2009 05:01:46 PM · #170
im promice !

picter can be scene her)

' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/10000-14999/11793/120/485461.jpg', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/10000-14999/11793/120/485461.jpg', '/') + 1) . '

01/18/2009 06:35:34 PM · #171
Me and my (ex) friend (more so my friend) almost fell for something like this early last year. We were trying to find an apartment on craigslist and we found a great one in our area that was really cheap. We emailed him and he said the he was living in western africa with his family and just wanted to have someone live there and take care of everything for him while they were away. I got very suspicious at that point but my friened kept pushing for us to email him but I told her if he asked for any kind of wire money that I would stop. We kept emailing back and forth and he used bad spelling and religion to try to get us more involved. I decided to (safely) play along and gave him a fake address when he asked for it. Then he said he was sending the keys over and he needed us to send him the money now. I finally told him that I had just been stringing him along in order to waste his time so he couldn't scam others while he was trying to scam me and my friend. I also told him to *bleep* himself with a wooden stick and told him that if he believed in all that religious crap he was spewing, he was surely going to hell...and a few other choice words. Never heard back from him and I notified craigslist and the real owners of the apartment. I'm glad I handled the emails because my (ex)friend was never entirely convinced it was a scam.

Message edited by author 2009-01-18 18:36:29.
02/06/2009 02:46:56 PM · #172
DPCPrints user fatima mel has sent you the following message:

FROM MEL AISHA FATIMA
aishatu33@hotmail.com

ill hand this email over to some buddies of mine.....it outta be fun
03/10/2009 10:26:22 AM · #173
I received one yesterday evening, the day I joined officially. I deleted the message. Should I have reported it?
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