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419 Scam: Do you want an ATM Card with $1.6million?

I wish to use this medium to inform you that your full Payment of USD$1.6M (One Million Six Hundred Thousand Dollars) from CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA have been RELEASED and APPROVED for onward transfer to you via an ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw all the USD$1.6M in any ATM SERVICE MACHINE in any part of the world, but the maximum you can withdraw in a day is USD$5,500 Only

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VERY URGENT ATTENTION (for US$20 million) !!!

Return-path: [frank_odile15@hotmail.com]Delivery-date: Mon, 05 Feb 2007 13:09:04 -0600Received: from [65.54.246.211] (helo=bay0-omc3-s11.bay0.hotmail.com)    envelope-from [frank_odile15@hotmail.com]    id 1HE9D6-0006Ng-

Spams in Foreign Languages

We know everyone is so desperate to make money online, and one of the bad thing that has happened to mankind is the creation of spam emails. Such a tactic has become so widespread that foreign languages are used without regards to whom they are sending the emails...

Never Respond to Lottery Scams

We have received some emails where our visitors have responded to lottery scammers with their personal information. Please, never, ever reply to any email that claims you have won a prize. What is worse, if you send money over to them, there is nothing that we can do....

Craigslist Fake Check Scam: When you get more than what you asked

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419 Scam: Chinese Scammer from Taiwan has $25million

This Taiwanese scammer doesn't sound "chinese", as he cannot even get the names correct. Is he Mr Huang, Huan, or Shong Hua...!? The names seemed to get shorter... Another 419 scam, the money and story is fake! ----- Forwarded Message ----- From: MR HUANG To: Sent:...

Black Money Demonstration

Black Money Demonstration

Paul showed how easy it is to scam a group of people in public, into believing that they can buy a chemical to remove the black ink on some 'real money'. In order to convince the crowd, he demonstrated the use of the chemical on a real (really real) money. The actual...

How Do You Know You Belong Online?

No matter what the technology is behind your home business, you are going to have to figure out eventually if you have a market that should be online, or one that is going to be best locally served. There are home businesses that work well online, an

Job Scam: http://www.workcircle.co.uk/Nigeria

We saw this on our ad and decided to investigate by visiting the site (we typed in the web address on our browser). The page has been removed as we write, and the ads could be down soon.

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