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Personal logo Wyatt the Odd Supporting Member of TMP Fezian27 Mar 2010 8:19 p.m. PST

This was caught in my spam folder – and the sender was "Scam Victim"…

From: flo-steph@gmx.de
Subject: 2009/10 SCAM VICTIMS COMPENSATIONS PAYMENTS
Date: March 27, 2010 8:08:45 PM PDT
Reply-To: scamcompensations1@cooltoad.com

FIDELITY BANK PLC
FOREIGN TRANSFER DEPARTMENT
FIDELITY BANK/ UNITED NATIONS 2009/10 SCAM VICTIMS COMPENSATIONS PAYMENTS.
FRAUD VICTIMS REF/PAYMENTS CODE: FCB/06654

Attention,

I write to bring to your notice as a delegate from the Nigerian Government Reimbursement Committee under the strict supervision of the United Nations to pay 230 scam victims the sum of $800,000 USD(Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars) each. You are however listed as one of the beneficiaries for these payments. You are expected to get back to us for your immediate reimbursement.
In other to redeem the good image of our country, the President has ordered the immediate payment of $800,000 USD each to the affected victims in accordance with the U.N. recommendations.

Due to the corrupt and inefficient Banking Systems in the World today, these payments are to be made by FIDELITY BANK, NIGERIA and CITE BANK PLC, UK as the corresponding paying bank under the funding assistance of the Central Bank of NIGERIA.


As regards to these ongoing developmental strive, we have over 200 suspects at hand. While many are awaiting trial, we are still in search of others, who think they are wise, and hope that you will assist by giving any vital information that could lead to the apprehension of these hoodlums.You will receive your reimbursement via ATM PAYMENTS UNIT.Also for the Delivery of the ATM CARD to you,you are in obligation to obtain, a Duly Sworn Affidavit from USPIS Liaison Officer here which will back up the Origin of Fund. This is in line with the Anti-Terrorist Campaign which the USA Government has embarked on recently to protect our Territory from future attacks. You should therefore contact the sender of the ATM
CARD or the DHL Courier Agent here to get the Sworn Affidavit for you while we wait to receive from you the Affidavit File Number to enable us to forward your ATM CARD to your address.

Below is his contact information. NOTE THAT THE COST OF THE AFFIDAVIT IS $90 USD ONLY and You are required to contact the payee officer in charge and send your proper informations to him together with the payment fee of $90 USD and Your call is highly important and copy of your response is expected with the following information, With this code (CODE 1122 AS THE SUBJECT)

Full Name:

Full home address:

Telephone:

Bank Name:

occupation:

Age:

Sex:

PAYEE OFFICER:Send via western union or Money gram.

Mr. John Okoro
Email: scamcompensations1@cooltoad.com

Yours faithfully,

Mr. Benson Edward.
Processing/Transfer Officer,
FRAUD VICTIMS
FIDELITY BANK PLC

Personal logo The Nigerian Lead Minister Supporting Member of TMP27 Mar 2010 8:41 p.m. PST

Dang, it's not just the Oil Ministry! Points for straightforwardness, though.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP28 Mar 2010 3:13 a.m. PST

Hmmm…this has all the earmarks of a Bongolesian
scam, blaming the Nigerians…

bobstro Inactive Member28 Mar 2010 8:14 p.m. PST

I dunno. That cooltoad.com email address makes it all look pretty legit to me.

- Bob

Covert Walrus23 May 2010 3:39 p.m. PST

I got one the other day offering me recompense for being scammed by the Lads from Lagos; Though I was suspicious when the lawyer involved, a Mr. Lavisi, said the funds " would be transferred from the Nigerian governement account in Lloyds Bank in the London ".

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