Do these “Yahoo Boys” ever quit? There must be a high percentage of people that fall for these Nigerian emails or they wouldn’t be sending them.
Spam emails can make me angry, others can make be laugh. Below are the texts of two emails that were in my spam folder. The images are just for show and creative license.
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CENTRAL BANK PLC.
4 OPEBI IKEJA, LAGOS,
Mr Godwin Emefiele.
CHANGE OF BENEFICIARY
In Our office Was A Presence Of One Mr. Shem Pullen of 343 mustang
St prairie Lea Texas 78661 with his ID attached .filing application
contrary to your pending fund transfer. The above mentioned person
visited this Bank yesterday with a power of attorney given in his
favor by your good self, granting him the benefit to process and claim
your inheritance of $5,000,000.00( Five Million United States Dollars
Only) for personal reasons.
He further Stated that the online account be Terminated while the fund
should be wired to his Bank account with J.P Morgan Chase, NY,
Routing Number 021000021 Acct 066196-221 Bank
Address: One Chase Manhattan Plaza
New York, NY 10005
.Our office have ask Mr.Shem Pullen return back to the Bank within
48hours to enable us have a personal confirmation from you being
hitherto the beneficiary.
We are sorry to have delayed your instruction in giving out this fund
since we must adhere to the mod-us operands of this honorable bank by
making sure this request is verified and confirmed by the beneficiary
and his existing attorney.
Thanks and God Bless,
Mr Godwin Emefiele .
Central Bank Governor
You Can Reach me On this Line CENTRAL BANK PLC.
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF INTERNAL OVERSIGHT SERVICES
Internal Audit,Monitoring,Consulting And Investigations Division
RE: OFFICIAL WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER PART-PAYMENT NOTICE
My name is Fatoumata Ndiaye, from the United Nations.
It is a distinct pleasure to write you again. As you are well aware many foreigners have invested thousands of United States Dollars into Nigeria transactions in Hopeless Dreams to have none of them become a reality. Your file is one of the approved legitimate beneficiaries to receive a grant of US$250,000.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars Only).
Right now,as directed by our secretary general Mr. Antonio Guterres, We have agreed with the Nigeria Government that US$250,000.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars Only) would be paid to you through the Western Union Money Transfer Via special arrangement as first installment. This is to enable you have enough funds to pay for the Tax Clearance and bank charges before you will receive the balance of your funds.
Please take note that you will pay US$320 only being Notarization fee and this is the only financial obligation that you will undertake to receive the US$250,000.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars Only) through the Western Union Money Transfer.
Based on the above subject matter, I would like you to urgently respond to this message with your full name, address and telephone number so that I can activate the Western Union Money Transfer on your behalf within the next 24 hours and release your fund.
Note: I have been Officially Assigned to facilitate this Transaction, I hereby advise you adhere to my instruction to enable us complete your Compensation Fund Transfer Successfully after your payment of $320 activation and notarization fee.
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