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    A new one

    I haven't got this one before-

    Hello Friend,

    My name is Mrs. Nina Mayers. I am a dying woman who has decided to
    donate what I have to charity through you.You may be wondering why I chose
    you. But someone has to be chosen.I am 59 years old and was diagnosed
    for cancer about 2 years ago,years after the death of my husband who had
    left me everything he worked for.I have decided to donate from what I
    have inherited from my late husband to charity through you for the good
    work of humanity,rather than allow my relatives to use my husbands
    hard earned funds inappropriately.

    I am presently in London waiting for an operation and praying that I
    survive. I have decided to WILL/Donate the sum of US$10.5 Million (Ten
    Million, Five hundred thousand united state dollars) of my husband
    investment in to charity through you for the good work of humanity, and to
    help the motherless,less privileged and also for the assistance of the
    widows. At the moment I cannot take any telephone calls, due to the fact
    that I have been restricted by my doctor from taking telephone calls
    because I deserve all the rest I can get before the operation.

    Presently,I have informed my lawyer about my decision in WILLING this
    fund to charity through you. I wish you all the best of luck, and please
    use the funds well as I want it to be a seed i have sown and always
    extend the good work to others.If you are interested in carrying out this
    task,i will inform my Family Lawyer so that he can arrange the release
    of the funds to you. You may wonder, why dont i call the the many
    charity group and donate the fund to them, that is the more reason i have
    contacted you, there is a little logistic work to be done, and it
    involves direct dealing with the bank and providing the necessary logistics
    for the transfer of the fund before the final donation, for this reason
    and owning to the fact that my health is bad to carry out all this i
    have deceided to contact you, in reward, you shall take 20% of the fund
    while the rest will be donated to various charities.

    NB: I will appreciate your utmost confidentiality in this matter until
    the task is accomplished,as I dont want anything that will Jeopardize
    my last wish, due to the fact that I do not want relatives or family
    members standing in the way of my last wish. If you are wiling to help in
    this course kindly reply to this email to enable my lawyer contact you.

    Some personal questions?
    Are you married?
    How old are you?
    Your Phone Number/Fax?
    What kind of work / business do you do?


    Love,
    Nina Mayers

    caringnina@yahoo.co.uk


    Exaggeration is a BILLION times worse than understating.

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    Re: A new one

    Lucky you...



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    Re: A new one

    I just don't understand why mom would do this to me?



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    Re: A new one

    Ooh Ooh, if you don't want it can I reply to get the 20%? I assume they just want an email returned with your SSN, credit card number, date of birth, and a bank account number to deposit the funds. That's not too much to ask for $2 mil, right?



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    Re: A new one

    Wow u should probably write them back. Seems like a good deal to me.



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    Re: A new one

    Since it doesn't claim to be connected with the Nigerian foreign embassy it must be legit.


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    Re: A new one

    I think this is the first one I've got that doesn't originate from Nigeria.


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    Re: A new one

    Nina Mayers=the villain in Season 1 of Fox's 24!!


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    Re: A new one

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    Nina Mayers=the villain in Season 1 of Fox's 24!!
    Bingo! + Rep to you



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    Re: A new one

    I'm confused, so where was the secret treasure?



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    Re: A new one

    I wish someone could set up something to catch these morons. Something like a fake credit card number and address that pops up as a fraud whenever it's used. Probably would never work, but a man can dream...

    Also, if you've never heard it, there's a good recording by a man in Virginia who gets called by a scammer. Little long and hard to understand the scammer at first, but it's almost comical how persistent he is.

    Recordings: Man Records Phishing Call

    Favorite part:

    Caller: I'm just coming within two days with two FBI agents, OK.
    Howard: Well, you come down here with two FBI agents.
    Howard: I'll have them same two FBI agents on you.
    Caller: OK, you just wait and watch. I'm coming within two days.
    Howard: Well, you bring 'em here. I've got a 357. I'll put your name on it.



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    Re: A new one

    there is a site out there.... someone posted it on CF.com ... that traps these guys.. and puts them in financial pressure.

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    Re: A new one

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    Nina Mayers=the villain in Season 1 of Fox's 24!!
    Actually it was Nina Meyers, and she was the villian in season 1 and season 2.


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    Re: A new one

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Actually it was Nina Meyers, and she was the villian in season 1 and season 2.
    I think it was actually Nina Myers, but yes, it was for both seasons.

    That show was good for the first two seasons, and now I can't stand it.


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    Re: A new one

    These kinds of emails have been floating around for years. Usually different name and similar stories. If you had that kind of money would you really offer it up to some kind of stranger? Goes directly into my spam email filter.


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