Joined: 04 Nov 2011 Posts: 19
Uhm...weirdness? ok i'm not certain if this is like a newb thing or whatnot but i received a private message that makes no sense? I hope its not spam cause it would suck if even INSIDE a forum I get spam but uhm this the private message
Permit me to inform you of my desire to go into business relationship with you, after going through your profile and I prayed over it and selected your name among other names due to the nature of my proposal, which requires a reputable and trustworthy person. Someone who will be kind and sincere to me.
l am the only daughter of late Mr Joseph Robert. My father was a very wealthy cocoa merchant in Abidjan here, the economic capital of Ivory Coast; he was poisoned to death by his brothers on one of their business meeting. My mother died when I was a baby and my father took me so special because l am motherless.
Before the death of my father in a private hospital here in Abidjan, he secretly called me on his bedside, when I sat down to listen to him, he started crying, why? (1) He complained that I am too young to be managing my life with no one to take care of me,(2)That I have not finished my university education as he planned for me, he revealed to me that he has a sum of US$10.500.000.(TEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS) left in a security company here in Abidjan, that he used my name as the only daughter for his next of kin in deposit of the funds and also he agree with the security company that I must reach 25years old before they relelase the deposit to me but I am now 22 years old and need your help.
He also explained to me that it was because of this wealth that he was poisoned by his business brothers , that l should seek for a GOD fearing foreign partner in a country of my choice where l will transfer this money and use it for proper investment purpose ,that I must finish my university education by the help of a business partner abroad, that he or she should help me obtain a resident permit in his or her country.
He also gave a standing instruction to the company that the deposit must be transferred outside this country. According to my father, the money was deposited as art works to avoid attracting attention to the deposit. I am now ready to do all these since my father my bread winner is no more. l am honorable seeking your assistance in the following ways.
(1) To serve as my guardian in your country while I will depend on your expert advise since l am a girl of 22 years.
(2) To make arrangement for me to come over to your country in order to further my university education and to secure a residential permit for me in your country.
Moreover , l am willing to offer you 15% of the total sum as compensation for your assistance in the transfer of this deposit to your country. Furthermore, you can indicate your option towards assisting me as l believed that this project would be concluded within seven days you signify interest to assist me by contacting the security company.
Hoping to hearing from you soon. May God bless you as you extend your helping hand to the needy. Please reply me through my private e-mail address for more details (judyrobert33(@)
A........... .. APPLE
M............. MANGO ""
I apologize if i am being extremely noobish and this is a normal thing everyone gets when they're new to the forums....hope its not spam, but looks like it
Mon Nov 07, 2011 9:57 am
Joined: 07 May 2008 Posts: 265
Well it looks a lot like spam..apart from the end which just looks weird
If its not spam, I think whoever wrote it did an amazing job of making it sound spam like
Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:02 am
Joined: 20 Sep 2002 Posts: 2639 Location: pellucidar
Looks like spam to me. Please send me the user's name via private message.
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Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:57 pm
Joined: 20 Sep 2011 Posts: 36 Location: Toledo Ohio
...looks like the african money scam... if it's not, it's a hell of an arg start. i wouldn't get into it
Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:41 am
Joined: 22 Sep 2011 Posts: 70 Location: UK
I'm willing to say with 99.9% certainty that this is a tried and tested method of scamming..... can't believe they managed to do this actually inside unforums...
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Trying to believe that one day Treznor and Co will resurrect 'Year Zero'.....
Sun Nov 13, 2011 1:09 pm
Joined: 08 Sep 2004 Posts: 355 Location: Dartmouth, NS, Canada
Definitely looks like the Nigerian Prince scam.
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Thu Nov 24, 2011 4:22 pm
Joined: 24 Nov 2011 Posts: 58
I got this same private message today. Awkwaaard.
Fri Nov 25, 2011 8:37 pm
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