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Old 06-26-2008, 06:50 PM   #1
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Default Scammers these days...

... are they retarded? I posted a wanted ad on craigslist for an iphone or a Tilt, and have gotten two potential buyers... not sellers... that had the same emails basically...

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good dayseller,
How are you today and how is work over there, i will
be buying your item you posted here.kindly let me know
the condition and the last price because i will like
to tell you that i will be paying with a certified
check in US dollars and as for the shipment my shipper
will come for the pick up at your location upon your
confirmation of receiving the payment and i dont want
you to look for any other buyer.I would have love
to come down for the pickup,But i do not have
chanceto do that now but am satisfied with your
discription of the item i will like you to give me
your contact info for me to send your
payment....................
1....your full name to be on the check
2..your full contact address to send the payment to
3..your zip code
4.your mobile nad land nunmber to reach you.i will
expect your mail.asap
Thanks in advance.
The other message was basically the same.
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Old 06-26-2008, 06:53 PM   #2
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I got one of those "Nigerian prince wanting to give you their family fortune" bullcrap emails the other day. I almost wanted to respond just to see what would happen.
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Old 06-26-2008, 07:06 PM   #3
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Although those are deliberate pranks, it goes to show how silly things can get in the world of the scammer.

EDIT: almost forgot... http://www.419eater.com/
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you could make a living off of scam baiting.....
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btw 4000+ posts for superman22x!! Woohoo!
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I got one of those "Nigerian prince wanting to give you their family fortune" bullcrap emails the other day. I almost wanted to respond just to see what would happen.
I get those all the time,they are so annoying!
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God, I wish I got that kinda spam in stead of what is currently filling my spam-box...
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God, I wish I got that kinda spam in stead of what is currently filling my spam-box...
You getting porn on something? Lol. Spam is bad in general. Only spam I get is from nVidia hahaha.
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You getting porn on something? Lol. Spam is bad in general. Only spam I get is from nVidia hahaha.
lol no. Porn I wouldn't mind I'm getting "enhancement" adds
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lol no. Porn I wouldn't mind I'm getting "enhancement" adds
I hate those.... but gmail goes a good job taking the 500 spam messages I get daily and disposing of them.
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