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Nigerian scams great story

  1. Oct 26, 2004 #1
    Probably you also received those Nigerian scam mail from the son of a President or on oil company ... all very CONFIDENTIAL.

    This is a nice story:

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  3. Oct 26, 2004 #2
    Its a shame when people's trust is abused, but I guess a lot of the problem is down to the greed of both parties.
  4. Oct 27, 2004 #3
    Well, if you want to fight back against fraudsters on the 'net, or just like to have a laugh at how others have done so, have a look at this:


    The thread above takes an hour to get through.... Well worth it though - I laughed and laughed.

    Fraudsters deserve no sympathy .........
  5. Oct 27, 2004 #4
    good ****, I've got a helluva time reading that...
  6. Oct 27, 2004 #5

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    That was a laugh Adrian!! what a loser.
  7. Oct 28, 2004 #6
    That was a real lesson, Adam. What does mugu mean, btw?
  8. Oct 28, 2004 #7


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    I wish you had never posted that site. I spent hours amusing myself with those stories! I love it, scamming the scammer!

    Recon, a mugu, according to links on those sites, is the name the scammers have for their victims or targets.
  9. Oct 28, 2004 #8
    OK, got it, I will direct everyone I hate to this page from now on.

    I was up till 2 a.m. last night reading the scams. It was really good entertainment.
  10. Oct 29, 2004 #9
    Reading this thread recalls my manic laughing during the film "The Flim-Flam Man," starring George C. Scott, I believe. The watch words? Greed and Gullibility.

    These "Nigerians" must have learned English at a finishing school. They can be soooo pompous.
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