Posts Tagged Nigerian Scams

When they comes . . .

It’s like one of those picture puzzles. How many things can you find wrong with this email, including two words in the body that had my spam filter dancing in anxiety?
(some specifics reduced to dots for privacy purposes)

—– Original Message —–
From: Sr. Regina . . . . . . .
To: reg. . . . .@. . . . .
Sent: Saturday, July 25, 2009 8:53 AM
Subject: Urgent please.

Did you get my previous message,I sent you an email some hours ago, I had travelled to Nigeria for business purposes, Unfortunately for me all my money was stolen at the hotel where I lodged, I am so confused right now, I dont know what to do or where to go,I didn’t bring my phone here, I have access to only emails,Please can you send me $1500 today through Western union so I can return home, As soon as I get home I would refund it immediately.Here is the information you need to send the money to me.

Receivers Name: Regina . . . . . .

location/Address: 33 cole Street
Lagos , Nigeria ,23401

Use this as the text question and answer:

Text question:who is the receiver?
Text answer: Regina

As soon as you send the money please scan and send me a copy of the western union receipt or you just send me the mtcn number and the senders full information used when sending the money. I would be waiting.

thank you.


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