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by Elmware
Sat Dec 24, 2011 9:37 pm
Forum: Offshore Scams Forum
Topic: So Google calls me and tells me that I've won a trip to flor
Replies: 7
Views: 2924

Re: So Google calls me and tells me that I've won a trip to

Well, she claimed that it wasn't a contest, but a promotion. But the scary part is that she had my info to begin with. She knew my phone number, name, address and even my G-Mail account. I fear that lots of people would think nothing of it and assume it's legit if they have their personal info corre...
by Elmware
Sat Dec 24, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: Offshore Scams Forum
Topic: So Google calls me and tells me that I've won a trip to flor
Replies: 7
Views: 2924

So Google calls me and tells me that I've won a trip to flor

I get this call from a number showing as +6042590409. Some lady tells me that it's a promotion from Google because I am registered with G-Mail. She seemed to have my info correct such as my name, address and email account... She seems kinda pushy too. Supposedly I have won an all expense trip for 2 ...
by Elmware
Wed Apr 20, 2011 3:45 am
Forum: Other Scams and Medical Quackery
Topic: Scammers trying to get CC# and bank info on Mate1 - BEWARE!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1695

Re: Scammers trying to get CC# and bank info on Mate1 - BEWA

Last night the same thing happened when I signed up on fubar.com. I was chatting and I get these private messages from "prettycute." She says she works in the film industry and lives in Florida. apparently she does porno films. Do you believe it? She has some pictures in her profile. Some ...
by Elmware
Tue Mar 01, 2011 4:13 am
Forum: Offshore Scams Forum
Topic: I believe this may be another variation of 4-1-9
Replies: 5
Views: 2447

I believe this may be another variation of 4-1-9

I got this in my inbox and believe this may be another variation of the 4-1-9 scam. Subject:Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Anti-Terrorist And Monitory Crime Division. Federal Bureau Of Investigation. J.Edgar.Hoover Building Washington Dc Customers Service...
by Elmware
Mon Jul 19, 2010 8:02 am
Forum: Other Scams and Medical Quackery
Topic: Scammers trying to get CC# and bank info on Mate1 - BEWARE!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1695

Scammers trying to get CC# and bank info on Mate1 - BEWARE!!

So I sign up on Mate1 and before I even finish setting up my profile, several people send a chat request. I get chatting with this one so-called chick. Profile says 30 NY. She gets me on Facebook and then she says she's 22 in the Facebook chat. Before I know it, she asks me if I wanted to see her on...
by Elmware
Mon Dec 07, 2009 7:17 am
Forum: MLM Scams Forum (as if any of them aren't)
Topic: FHTM (Fortune High Tech Marketing)
Replies: 179
Views: 45964

Re: FHTM (Fortune High Tech Marketing)

Did they try to lure any of you with the free Lexus lease?
by Elmware
Mon Dec 07, 2009 2:13 am
Forum: MLM Scams Forum (as if any of them aren't)
Topic: FHTM (Fortune High Tech Marketing)
Replies: 179
Views: 45964

Re: FHTM (Fortune High Tech Marketing)

I have a friend who is into these stupid MLMs. She used to be in Skynary or SkyBiz or whatever you call it but then it went under. Now she's trying to convince me to join this FHTM thing and I keep telling her that I want nothing to do with it. She even had me go to one of their online presentation ...
by Elmware
Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:01 am
Forum: Nigerian 4-1-9 Forum
Topic: Looks like they're fishing for past victoms to scam further
Replies: 1
Views: 1601

Looks like they're fishing for past victoms to scam further

FROM: "BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION"<british_highcommission1950@maktoob.com> SUBJECT: BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION Metro Plaza, Plot 991/992 Zakari Maimalari Street Cadastral Zone AO, Central Business District, Abuja. TEL: +234 806 8936254 E-MAIL: british_highcommission03@ma...
by Elmware
Tue Apr 28, 2009 12:03 am
Forum: Nigerian 4-1-9 Forum
Topic: Nigerian scammers head to the pokey
Replies: 2
Views: 2060

Re: Nigerian scammers head to the pokey

57 months, was it worth it?
by Elmware
Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:49 am
Forum: Nigerian 4-1-9 Forum
Topic: Could ANYONE believe this?
Replies: 5
Views: 2818

Re: Could ANYONE believe this?

If it's too good to be real...
by Elmware
Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:50 am
Forum: You Have Won The Lottery Scams
Topic: OMG! I won 4 million pounds in a XMAS lottery!
Replies: 7
Views: 5734

Re: OMG! I won 4 million pounds in a XMAS lottery!

fortinbras wrote:Just received this e-mail. Oh, I'm on Easy Street now. Pardon my dust, losers.
The only people who lose are the ones who fall for it. Unfortunately people do :(
by Elmware
Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:35 am
Forum: Other Scams and Medical Quackery
Topic: Smilin' Bob not so happy.....
Replies: 11
Views: 4721

Re: Smilin' Bob not so happy.....

I wonder what Smilin' Bob's sex life will be like when his cell mates tell him to bend over and reach for that bar of soap. Will his herbal remmadies help him out?
by Elmware
Wed Jun 25, 2008 1:55 am
Forum: Nigerian 4-1-9 Forum
Topic: Hey, I just inhereted $15,500,000! It must be my luck day.
Replies: 5
Views: 3167

Hey, I just inhereted $15,500,000! It must be my luck day.

Unless I'm stupid enough to respond to the letter. To: undisclosed-recipients: From: Geoffrey Morris [mailto:geoffreyjmorris@myway.com] Subject: Payment Notification OUR REFERENCE:SNSBANK/07845/NL FINAL NOTIFICATION With respect to the above reference number,be informed for the last time that i want...
by Elmware
Tue Apr 08, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: Other Scams and Medical Quackery
Topic: Hitman Scam
Replies: 2
Views: 2608

Hitman Scam

Found this one in the 24 Hours newspaper:
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Anyone ever heard of this one?
by Elmware
Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:50 am
Forum: You Have Won The Lottery Scams
Topic: OMG! I won 4 million pounds in a XMAS lottery!
Replies: 7
Views: 5734

I'm seeing a lot more of these as well as false banks requiring me to go to their sites, etc in my G-mail account lately.
by Elmware
Fri Sep 21, 2007 12:36 am
Forum: You Have Won The Lottery Scams
Topic: OMG! I won 4 million pounds in a XMAS lottery!
Replies: 7
Views: 5734

OMG! I won 4 million pounds in a XMAS lottery!

As if! Got this in my G-Mail account. Catherine Nola <kellystuckey> show details 5:06 pm (38 minutes ago) We happily announce that you have won the total sum of “£4,000.000.00 (Four Million Pounds Sterling)” In our online Sweepstakes International program/ XMAS BONAZA. To file for your Claim; please...
by Elmware
Tue Aug 28, 2007 6:16 am
Forum: Other Scams and Medical Quackery
Topic: Wrong number scam?
Replies: 5
Views: 4152

Try this and see if it will get you off their list. Google "SIT tone" and download a WAV or MP3 file of the tone. It's that error beep you hear on the phone with three different tones. Put these beeps on your answering machine or voicemail outgoing message before you record your message. F...
by Elmware
Tue Apr 24, 2007 9:48 pm
Forum: Nigerian 4-1-9 Forum
Topic: I sure hope I'm wrong but I got a huntch.
Replies: 4
Views: 7283

Yeah, it's a real shame eh?

I found the PhoneBuster site for Canada. They may not be able to do much but at least they will have the case on record.
by Elmware
Mon Apr 23, 2007 7:24 pm
Forum: Nigerian 4-1-9 Forum
Topic: I sure hope I'm wrong but I got a huntch.
Replies: 4
Views: 7283

Ya, convincing her that she could be on her way to being scammed could be the hard part. I'm not sure who she is, but my buddy is going to talk to her. Hopefully it's not too late. I'm also thinking that I should have her forward any information to the secret service or even the police. I know there...

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