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Old May 4th, 12, 09:48 AM
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Here's the amazing email straight from them! I'M RICH!!!!

Anti-Terrorist And Monetary Crimes Division
FBI Headquarters In Washington, D.C.
Federal Bureau Of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building
35 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001

Attn: Beneficiary, This is to Officially inform you that it has come to our notice and we have thoroughly completed an Investigation with the help of our Intelligence Monitoring Network System that you legally won the sum of $10.5 Million USD from a Lottery Company outside the United States of America. During our investigation we discovered that your e-mail won the money from an Online Balloting System and we have authorized this winning to be paid to you via a Certified Cashier's Check.

Normally, it will take up to 5 business days for an International Check to be cashed by your local bank. We have successfully notified this company on your behalf that funds are to be drawn from a registered bank within the United States Of America so as to enable you cash the check instantly without any delay, henceforth the stated amount of $10.5 Million USD has been deposited with Bank Of America.

We have completed this investigation and you are hereby approved to receive the winning prize as we have verified the entire transaction to be Safe and 100% risk free, due to the fact that the funds have been deposited at Bank Of America you will be required to settle the following bills directly to the Lottery Agent in-charge of this transaction whom is located in Lagos, Nigeria. According to our discoveries before he can relase the Deposit slip for you to go and confirm the Check in any Bank of America Close to you. Do make sure you get in touch with him rigth away before it is too late. you were required to pay for the following - (1) Deposit Fee's ( Fee's paid by the company for the deposit into an American Bank which is )......$100 (2) Cashier's Check Conversion Fee ( Fee for converting the Wire Transfer payment into a Certified Cashier's Check ).$50 (3) Shipping Fee's ( This is the charge for shipping the Cashier's Check to your home address and this fee includes Insurance)......$100 The total amount for everything is $250.00 (Two Hunderd and Fifty US Dollars). We have tried our possible best to indicate that this $250.00 should be deducted from your winning prize but we found out that the funds have already been deposited at Bank Of America and cannot be accessed by anyone apart from you the winner, therefore you will be required to pay the required fee's to the Agent in-charge of this transaction via Western Union Money Transfer Or Money Gram.

In order to proceed with this transaction, you will be required to contact the agent ( Mr. Michael Larry) via e-mail. Kindly look below to find appropriate contact information: Name To Contact; Mr Michael Larry Contact Number: +234-704-515-1983 Email Address; mrmichael.larry@ymail.com Should in case you need any more informations in regards to this notification, feel free to get back to us so that we can brief you more as we are here to guide you during and after this project has been completely perfected and you have received your contract fund as stated. Thank you very much for your anticipated co-operation in advance as we earnestly await your urgent response to this matter.

BEST REGARDS
Anti-Terrorist And Monetary Crimes Division
FBI Headquarters In Washington, D.C.
Federal Bureau Of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.20535-0001, USA

Email: fbi.fraudalert.004@hotmail.com
Telephone Operator: 206-339-2854
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Old May 4th, 12, 10:02 AM
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Ah man, you're SO lucky. Why can't I ever fall into something like this?
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Old May 4th, 12, 10:23 AM
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... Mr Michael Larry Contact Number: +234 -704-515-1983
Hmmm - 234 ... the country code for Nigeria

Funny, the one in my 'Junk' mail file was from a "Mr. Walker" IIRC ...
They must be in the same division
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They are getting better. I only caught one mis-spelled word.
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Ah man, you're SO lucky. Why can't I ever fall into something like this?
You mean fall FOR something like this?
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You mean 234 is the Nigerian country code?!?!?!?!?! Oh man the wife is gonna kill me when she see's the phone bill.
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Joe ole buddy ole pal, arent you a distant cousin of mine or something?
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She won't even notice the charges - YOU'RE RICH NOW

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"Name To Contact; Mr Michael Larry Contact Number: +234-704-515-1983 Email Address; mrmichael.larry@ymail.com "

Is ymail the updated version of Gmail? haha
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"Name To Contact; Mr Michael Larry Contact Number: +234-704-515-1983 Email Address; mrmichael.larry@ymail.com "

Is ymail the updated version of Gmail? haha
Well ... I'm not sure I'd call it "updated"
'Y' = Yahoo ...
Another "free"* mail service
(* = if a service you receive is "free" - then you are the product being 'sold' )
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The FBI moved to Nigeria? Is that part of the NAFTA deal or are we outsourcing that stuff too?

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I'm sure if you forward that to the FBI they will find it funny!
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Some guys have all the luck!
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The sad truth is that people continue to be taken in by this rubbish. If you haven't heard, a hobby that is growing in popularity is to play along with scammers, wasting their time, tricking them into doing crazy things, all the while keeping them from preying on others. There's a few sites dedicated to this hobby, colloquially known as "scam baiting". Here's a good one: http://www.thescambaiter.com/
They have all kinds of stories, some of which are laugh out loud funny - one person tricked a scammer into paying huge shipping fees for what he thought was crates of laptop computers, which was actually a crate of just junk - old computer parts, bricks, and even a washing machine!
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