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Old 02-13-2004, 03:10 PM   #1
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Anyone had any recently? I've received 4 in the last 2 days through my Yahoo e-mail. Very annoying, but really quite funny to read their sob stories. Found a good anti-419 site in my research today!
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What is a 419er?
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What is a 419er?
You must have had one... you know the scenario... a man named Mungo from Nigeria had a rich uncle who has died in a plane crash and has $27million in his account. Unfortunately, he's too poor to pay his solicitor $2000 to get all the documents together to get the money. This is where you come in! You send him the money in return for 10% of the $27m. Only, you don't get anything and they keep your money.

They are called 419 scams, 419 being the code used by the relevant authorities to identify them.
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(wrong button! Why can't u delete ur own posts? Lindon, pls delete this!)
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Ah, I see. Yep those scams are crap!
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yeah, bloody things, hate them! puttohy!
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