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Personal logo KeithRK Supporting Member of TMP17 Nov 2008 8:39 p.m. PST

The Nigerian Scam has been around long enough that people can't possibly still fall for it can they? Can they?

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Good thing she wasn't an easy mark.

GarrisonMiniatures Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2008 12:17 a.m. PST

No, she was really checking them out to the limit. Why, if she hadn't been so careful she could have lost millions.

Lentulus18 Nov 2008 5:47 a.m. PST

She'll be way more careful the next time.

I feel sorry for her husband; he looks like the real loser here.

Personal logo Stosstruppen Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2008 7:16 a.m. PST

Kick her to the curb…..

adub74 Inactive Member18 Nov 2008 8:58 a.m. PST

While I feel for the lady's misfortune, she's doomed us all to another 10 years of Nigerian spam.

Personal logo Andrew Walters Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2008 10:25 a.m. PST

That's really sad. Its bad enough people are losing the lifestyle they've worked for over the economy, but to lose what you've already worked for and stored away simply because someone is a lying thief without heart is sad.

But its also instructive: "she became obsessed with getting paid" equals greed, the number one characteristic that con artists look for. Everyone should read this to their children and friends.

Here's hoping the thieves are caught.

Andrew

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