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    Quote Originally Posted by My email
    Attention Sir,

    Before I introduce myself, I wish to inform you that this letter is
    not a hoax mail and I urge you to treat it as urgent as with
    seriousness. I am a Director in Procurement Department with Ministry
    of Works and Housing here in Ghana . I obtained your email while
    searching for a reliable person, who could assist me in receiving
    transfer of a supposed contract awarded funds.

    This fund came as a result of over estimated contract awarded sums
    executed by foreign contractors in the Ministry. The concerned
    Ministry has approved these over invoiced funds for payment. The
    contracts which the over invoiced sums was created from has been
    executed and commissioned. What I am about to receive now, is the
    over estimated funds which was added during the process of obtaining
    the contracts for my own interest. This is a normal deal that goes in
    my Ministry by top officials.

    On my part, all modalities have been worked out in ensuring a smooth
    conclusion of the contract payment to your bank account within the
    next few days. My department approves payments to contractors, and I
    happen to head the department. All I want from you is to receive
    these funds on my behalf as a Sub-Let Company, because as Government
    Official I cannot collect the funds directly from my Ministry,
    neither I am allowed by Law to operate/ run foreign bank accounts. If
    you are trustworthy and can assist me in receiving the fund, do not
    hesitate to respond back to me immediately.

    Please note that there is no risk involved in receiving the over
    estimated contract funds in your account. I want you to state in
    percentage what you shall have for participating in assisting me got
    this transaction done. As soon as you indicate your interest, further
    details and the amount involved shall be given to you once I receive
    response from you. I hope I can trust you to treat this proposal with
    utmost confidentiality.
    Looking forward to hearing from you soonest.

    Best regards,
    Mr.John Makati
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    You know, I had just received (spelling?) that same message not too long ago (matter of hours). That's funny.
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    And if you want to help this jerk, it will end up costing you tons of money - guaranteed!
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    Quote Originally Posted by thetestingsite View Post
    received (spelling?)
    Correct.

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    I love the work of these guys. They went into action after a man was beaten to death by scammers, but their work is generally hilarious, as if to make up for it.
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    lol its true all the time beggers come to you through emails

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twey View Post
    I love the work of these guys. They went into action after a man was beaten to death by scammers, but their work is generally hilarious, as if to make up for it.
    LOL
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    Twey, that scambait was the funniest I have seen in a long while!
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    Quote Originally Posted by BLiZZaRD View Post
    Twey, that scambait was the funniest I have seen in a long while!
    I agree. lol. Now if we could just come up with a bot that would do this type of thing for us, we could rid the web of these schemes.
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    Aye, although then we might have to worry about the bot with that level of intelligence taking over the world...
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