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Seems like the "nigerian scam" is looking for new markets.

HELLO SALES,

GOOD DAY TO THIS COMPANY, I AM DR,FEDRICK ROYCE IMPORTER AND
EXPORTER, I WANT TO PLACE AN ORDER FROM YOUR STORE AND I CAN FOUND YOUR
EMAIL ADDRESS ON YOUR WEBSITE THROUGH SEARCHING AND THE ORDER WILL BE
SHIP TO MY CLIENT, OLAS IN LAGOS ISLAND NIGERIA AND I WILL LIKE TO ASK
YOU FIRST IF YOU SHIP TO NIGERIA I AM IN NEED OF 120 MAC-10 AND 55 MP-5 ALONG WITH 1000000 ROUNDS OF 9MM AMMUNITION IF SO, CAN I GO AHEAD TO PLACE THE
ORDER AND I WILL MAKE THE PAYMENT THROUGH A AN ISSUED CREDIT CARD FOR THE
PAYMENT ALSO THE SHIPPING WILL BE USPS (EMS). COURIER, WAIT TO HEAR
FROM YOU AS SOON AS POSSIBLE(ASAP) THANKS.
REGARD,
DR,FEDRICK,
SALES REPRESENTATIVE STORE,
OLAS INTERNATIONAL COMPANY.
LAGOS 23401 NIGERIA
 

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I got one of these a few years ago in the mail asking my father electrical business to launder money for them. :roll:
 

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Yes I received one of those dumb emails saying that some guy and his family were in a car accident and now they have all this money. They want to give it to me...how lucky am I...if I give them my bank account number they will transfer this millions of dollars...such a crock
 

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I got this one today......

Return-path: <[email protected]>
Envelope-to: [email protected]
Delivery-date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 06:35:15 -0500
Received: from [68.89.124.42] (helo=adsl-68-89-124-42.dsl.rcsntx.swbell.net)
by server.e3-mars.com with smtp (Exim 4.34)
id 1C0IXC-00034X-OB
for [email protected]; Thu, 26 Aug 2004 06:35:15 -0500
Received: from [10.0.18.97] by adsl-68-89-124-42.dsl.rcsntx.swbell.net id AnH1nXk4TQF4; Thu, 26 Aug 2004 07:35:02 -0400
Message-ID: <[email protected]>
Reply-To: "security" <[email protected]>
From: "security" <[email protected]>
To: "gil" <[email protected]>
Subject: Your Account has been suspended
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 07:35:02 -0400
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/html;
charset=windows-1252
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
X-Priority: 3
X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 5.50.4522.1200
X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V5.50.4522.1200

Dear Suntrust Bank Account Holder,

We recently noticed one or more attempts to log in to your Suntrust Bank account from a foreign IP address and we have reasons to believe that your Online access to your account was hijacked by a third party without your authorization. If you recently accessed your account while traveling, the unusual login attempts may have been initiated by you. However, if you are the rightful holder of the account, click on the link below, fill the form and then submit as we try to verify your identity.

Click here to verify http://64.81.136.225/.suntrust/

The log in attempt was made from: IP address: 205.188.209.166 and ISP host: cache-dq04.proxy.aol.com

If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choice but to temporarily freeze your account. We ask that you allow at least 72 hours for the case to be investigated and we strongly recommend not to make any changes to your account in that time. If you received this notice and you are not the authorized account holder, please Ignore this message.Unauthorized access to an account may also be in violation of local, national, and/or international law. Suntrust Bank is committed to assist law enforcement with any inquires related to attempts to misappropriate personal information with the intent to commit fraud or theft. Information will be provided at the request of law enforcement agencies to ensure that perpetrators are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

*Please do not respond to this e-mail as your reply will not be received. Thanks for your patience as we work together to protect your account.

Regards,
Suntrust Bank Security Department.

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Just never ceases to amaze me.... :roll:
 

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I have received the "car accident" letter in several iterations: different "lawyers", same spiel...
 

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I just received one from Citibank but with a .ru address (Russia) wanting me to verify my account and ATM pin because records were lost. RIGGGHHTT. Unbelievable, I wonder how many people actually fall for this crap.
 

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Suntrust Bank is committed to assist law enforcement with any inquires related to attempts to misappropriate personal information with the intent to commit fraud or theft said:
including our own![/b].
This old scam never dies.
 

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j809 @ 28 Aug 2004 23:17 said:
I just received one from Citibank but with a .ru address (Russia) wanting me to verify my account and ATM pin because records were lost. RIGGGHHTT. Unbelievable, I wonder how many people actually fall for this crap.
Only people living north and west of Boston. I heard NEMLEC is setting up a sting!
:wink:

P.S.
I think the're using an undercover guy from Paxton
:shock:
 
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