New spin on "Nigerian" scam

Talk about the Nigerian 4-1-9 scam in all its many variations, such as bogus checks sent from Nigeria to purchase used cars in the U.S. and many other variations of this scam.
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New spin on "Nigerian" scam

Post by Unidyne » Mon Dec 22, 2014 1:13 am

Just got an e-mail from someone posing as an FBI agent, stating that my settlement of $5.9 million is waiting for me, just as soon as they get their $255 processing fee.

To blatant things about this:

1)The sender's e-mail is listed as "spam(at)". (I checked and while "" is owned by the Federal Trade Commission, there is no website at that domain.)
2)The e-mail I am supposed to send my financial information to is "unitedstatesdeptofjustice1(at)".

I swear, they're not even trying anymore...
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Re: New spin on "Nigerian" scam

Post by Number Six » Mon Dec 22, 2014 1:45 am

I just tell them to paypal it to me via the same email address. Then they say there is no paypal in their part of Africa.
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