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Old 02-25-05, 03:34 AM   #1
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This takes the cake for stupid.

I sometimes wonder why those Nigerian money laundering schemes still suck people in every day. Normal people, and I do consider myself to fall into that category even if I do like biking, would probably think that there'd be no fodder left in Australia for these schemes. Then you realise how totally vacant and daft so many people are.

Recently a colleague died and so I clear out his letter box so I can cancel gas, papers etc. Now here it is. 6 out of ten letters are condolence cards to the dead bloke. I laughed my arse off four hours. Then I realised that these knuckle heads need protecting from themselves.
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Old 02-25-05, 04:02 AM   #2
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Better yet, there's a story about a deceased women getting a letter from the IRS about not owing any taxes due to her condition, but that she was obligated to inform the IRS if there was any improvement.
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Old 02-25-05, 04:12 AM   #3
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Whoaa that is crazzzy.

So did he send money off to that guy?
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Old 02-25-05, 08:47 AM   #4
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Condolence cards? What's wrong with that?

People obviously cared about him and wanted to espress their sympathy.

That was nice of you to clean out his in box, though. No one at my work would dare take on that task for me if I die.
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They sent condolence cards to a dead person.

If he's dead, how the hell is he supposed to read them?
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They sent condolence cards to a dead person.

If he's dead, how the hell is he supposed to read them?
It's the thought that counts.
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They sent condolence cards to a dead person.

If he's dead, how the hell is he supposed to read them?
Perzactly. That's why I imagine these morons would be lining up for schemes like the Nigerian money scam.
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That's how I prefer to look at it.
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aah you got it too?>
NII NGOMBE FUNDI CHAMBERS
#54 WHALF ROAD APAPA,
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EMAIL:ngombefundiesq@ny.com

Attn
With warm heart I offer my friendship, and greetings, and I hope this mail
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might seem to you as we have not met personally or had any dealings in the
past, I humbly ask that you take due consideration of its importance and
immense benefit. I duly aplogise for infringing on your privacy,if this
contact is not acceptable to you First and foremost I wish to introduce
my self properly to you.
I am Mr Ngombe Fundi a Solicitor and the Personal Attorney to Mrs Caro ,
a Forengnier of your country she was the managing director of Loncin Development
Company plc and also in Nigeria.On the 21st of April 2002, my client and
her husband were involved in a plane crash accident on there
way to a Board Meeting Confrence in Kaduna.

All occupants of the Aircraft unfortunately lost there lives. Since then
I have made several enquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients
extended relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful.After these several
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to locate any member of her family but of no avail, hence I contacted
you.

I have contacted you to assist in repartrating the money and property left
behind by my client before they get confisicated or declared unserviceable
by the bank where this huge deposits were lodged. Particularly, the Bank
where the deceased had an account valued at about(US$18.5million dollars)
has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin,or have the account confisicated
within the next ten official working days.Sincei have been unsuccesfull
in locating the relatives for over 4 years nowI seek your consent to present
you as the next of kin of the deceased sinceyou are from the same country
so that the proceeds of this account valued at$18.5 million dollars can
be paid to you and then you and me can share the money.

45% to me and 55% to you,while 5% should be for expenses or tax as your
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through.

I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that
will protect you from any breach of the law.

Please reply to my pravite EMAIL ADDRESS:ngombefundiesq@ny.com ,to enable
us
discuss further.

Best regards,

Barrister Ngombe Fundi. (SAN)


I wanna reply with something that would probably get me banned on this forum
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