Category Archives: Scambaiting

A CRY FOR HELP (Starring the Human Torch)

STATUS: SUCCESS!

This one’s long, but trust me, it’s worth reading. I think this is my most successful scambait yet.

Highlights in red.


Date: July 23, 2010 2:15 PM
From: PRINCESS JULIET JAMES
To: (my e-mail address)
Reply To: princess juliet james
Subject: A CRY FOR HELP ( PLEASE DO NOT IGNORE )

FROM PRINCESS JULIET JAMES, COTONOU WEST AFRICA.

DEAREST IN TRUST,

I AM PRINCESS JULIET JAMES , I AM CONTACTING YOU BECAUSE I NEED YOUR HELP IN THE MANAGEMENT OF A SAVE BOX WHICH MY LATE FATHER DEPOSITED FOR ME IN ONE OF THE SECURITY FINANCE COMPANY BEFORE HE DIED.THIS SAVE BOX CONTAINS SUM OF NINE MILLION TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND AMERICAN DOLLARS (USD9.2) AND THE SAVE BOX IS IN A SECURITY FINANCE COMPANY.

MY FATHER WAS A VERY RICH COCOA FARMER AND HE WAS POISONED BY HIS BUSINESS COLLEAGUES AND NOW I WANT YOU TO STAND AS MY GUARDIAN AND APPOINTED BENEFICIARY AND RECEIVE THE MONEY IN YOUR COUNTRY SINCE I AM THE ONLY CHILD OF THE FAMILY .I AM 21 YEARS WITHOUT MOTHER OR FATHER NOW.

PLEASE I WILL LIKE YOU TO REPLY TO THIS EMAIL SO THAT I WILL TELL YOU ALL THE INFORMATION SO THAT THIS FAMILY VALUABLE BOX WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO YOU SO THAT YOU WILL GET ME PAPERS TO TRAVEL TO YOUR COUNTRY TO CONTINUE MY EDUCATION THERE.

I AM WAITING FOR YOUR URGENT REPLY AND I WILL CALL YOU AS SOON AS I HEAR FROM YOU. IN MY NEXT MAIL I WILL SEND YOU A COPY OF MY PICTURE SO THAT YOU WILL KNOW THE PERSON YOU ARE HELPING OK.

I LOVE YOU .
THANKS
FROM PRINCESS JULIET JAMES.


I actually ignored this at first but she sent it to me three times! So I finally obliged her:


From: “Johnny Storm”
To: princess juliet james
Subject: Re: A CRY FOR HELP ( PLEASE DO NOT IGNORE )

Hey there, Princess Juliet. My name is Johnny Storm and I will be glad to help you. Tell me where to pick you up and I’ll get Reed to fire up the Fantasticar.

Also, pics please.

Johnny. read more »

Related Posts:

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Bruce Willis

STATUS: SUCCESS?

Like usual, I have highlighted the best/most important parts in red for those who don’t want to read the whole thing.
I included a few remarks inside the e-mails that are highlighted in purple so you can tell them apart.


Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 22:48:16 +0100
From:
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
Subject: CONTACT MY SECRETARY

Dear Friend,
I am very happy to inform you about my success in
getting
that fund Transfer,I want you to contact my secretary
on the
information below.
NAME;(John Perry)
Get in
touch with him on how to send you the total sum of
(800,000.00) Eight
hundred  thousand dollars
, which I kept for
your compensation.
Contact him on this email:(johnperry0011@yahoo.fr)
Regards,
barrister Tony Dube.


From: “Tom White”
To: johnperry0011@yahoo.fr
Subject: Re: CONTACT MY SECRETARY

Hey, John! It’s your good buddy Bruce Willis.

What do I need to do to score me that groovy cash?

Laters, man. Peace out.


I have an old inside joke about Bruce Willis being a “good buddy” of my family members that I just threw in here.
At this point I’d apparently forgotten to change the header of my e-mail address to say Bruce Willis instead of my own name, but he didn’t seem to notice.
read more »

Related Posts:

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Dr. Carlos

STATUS: MEH

Okay, usual drill: I’ll highlight the best parts so the “tl;dr” jerks don’t have to waste their precious, precious time.


Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2007 18:16:50 -0800
From: Dr Carlos Augusto De Burgo
Subject: Treat as very Important

Office of the Governor
BANCO DE CABO VERDE
Av Amilcar Cabral-Plateau-Praia-SANTIAGO.
Cape Verde Island.
E-mail:drcarlos.augusto@presidency.com 

THIS IS AN OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION OF FUNDS DEPOSITED IN YOUR NAME AND  NOT A SALES SOLICITATION.

I am Dr. Carlos Augusto de Burgo .The Governor of BANK OF CAPE VERDE. The mentioned bank which is the governing and central bank of Cape Verde Island known for safekeeping of special and valuable packages and baggage in trust for reputable,honest and trustworthy clients. read more »

Related Posts:

Urgent Response

STATUS: FAILED

Date: 5/31/2006 20:06:36 +0200
From: “Bintou”
Subject: Urgent Response

Dear Sir
Your contact came to me through an internet research for
foreign contact.I am Miss Princess Bintou Ohafia , the daughter of a respected politician in Gabon Central Africa, the politician who died recently in Paris. Since his death and even prior to the announcement, I have been thrown into a state of confusion,humiliation, Frustration and hopelessness by the GabonGovernment read more »

Related Posts:

HELLO FROM ALFRED MBENGANI

STATUS: FAILED

Date: 10/20/2005 13:01:44 +0200
From: “ALFRED MBENGANI”
Subject: HELLO FROM ALFRED MBENGANI

Attn, I know that this proposal might be a surprise to you but it as an emergency to our condition with my mother here in dakar senegal, Be bless as you help me and my mother to transfer and invest our money in your country. read more »

Related Posts:

Humble Assistance

STATUS: FAILED

Date: 11/23/2004 14:40:23 +0200
From: “JOSE DUMTA”
Subject: HUMBLE ASSISTANCE


From:JOSE DUMTA
54 Gilbert flats
Johannesburg
South Africa.

E.MAIL:josedumta6@yahoo.com

Attn.Director/CEO,
TRANSFER OF $19.4 MILLION US DOLLARS

You may be surprise to receive this letter from me since you do not know me personally. My name is Mr. Jose Dumta, the first son of Mr.Sipho Dumta, who was recently murdered in the land dispute in the Zimbabwe. read more »

Related Posts:

Edem and Erisa

STATUS: FAILED

Date: 11/13/2004 13:39:10 +0100
From: “Edem and Erisa”
Subject: Dear Respectful One.

Dear Respectful One.
Iam Edem and my sister Erisa we are the children to late Lieutenant Kagame,Director of External Intelligence at the Director ate of Military Intelligence (DMI).Rwanda who was murdered alongside with his personal Manager during the crises in Rwanda by his bosom Friend Mr.Mbundu,Rwandan businessman based in Kampala, Uganda when they seek refuge in his house over a Diamond Business. read more »

Related Posts: