Lazy scammer



  • The following is a verbatim copy of a spam mail I've received today, comments are not mine, they were already there, I've just highlighted them for your reading pleasure:


    CHRISTIAN YEBOHA

    ABIDJAN(COTE D'IVOIRE)

    ATTN :  DIRECTOR

    DEAR,

    I AM  CHRISTIAN YEBOHA,AN IVORIAN (IVORY

    COAST)NATIONALITY.THE ONLY CHILD OF LATE MR AND MRS.

    YEBOHA. MY FATHER WAS A VERY RICH COCOA MERCHANT...

    yeah, yeah, whatever...

     BEFORE THE DEATH

    OF MY FATHER ON SEPTEMBER 26,2001 IN PRIVATE HOSPITAL

    WHERE HE WAS ADMITTED,HE CALLED ME SECRETLY TO HIS BED

    SIDE AND TOLD ME THAT HE KEPT SUM OF US $16,500,000.00

    uh huh...

    N.B: SIR, I WILL LIKE YOU TO GIVE ME YOUR DIRECT

    TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER IN YOUR REPLY OF THIS MY

    PROPOSAL AND PLEASE CALL ME IMMEDIATELY YOU RECEIVE

    THIS MY CONFIDENTIAL LETTER.MY DIRECT CONTACT IS christianyeboha@in.com.

    HOWEVER,MAY ALMIGHTY GOD BLESS YOU AS

    YOU DO CARE FOR AN ORPHAN LIKE ME.PLEASE READ HEBREWS

    CHAPTER 13,VERSES I-3 & PSALM 86 FOR GOD SO LOVED US

    AND GIVES EVERYONE OF US HIS BLESSINGS.

    THANKS AND GOD BLESS YOU,AMEN.

    BEST REGARDS

    CHRISTIAN YEBOHA. 

     

    Looks like a scammer copied the text from a scam warning or something similar.



  • @ammoQ said:

    The following is a verbatim copy of a spam mail I've received today, comments are not mine, they were already there, I've just highlighted them for your reading pleasure:


    CHRISTIAN YEBOHA

    ABIDJAN(COTE D'IVOIRE)

    ATTN :  DIRECTOR

    DEAR,

    I AM  CHRISTIAN YEBOHA,AN IVORIAN (IVORY

    COAST)NATIONALITY.THE ONLY CHILD OF LATE MR AND MRS.

    YEBOHA. MY FATHER WAS A VERY RICH COCOA MERCHANT...

    yeah, yeah, whatever...

     BEFORE THE DEATH

    OF MY FATHER ON SEPTEMBER 26,2001 IN PRIVATE HOSPITAL

    WHERE HE WAS ADMITTED,HE CALLED ME SECRETLY TO HIS BED

    SIDE AND TOLD ME THAT HE KEPT SUM OF US $16,500,000.00

    uh huh...

    N.B: SIR, I WILL LIKE YOU TO GIVE ME YOUR DIRECT

    TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER IN YOUR REPLY OF THIS MY

    PROPOSAL AND PLEASE CALL ME IMMEDIATELY YOU RECEIVE

    THIS MY CONFIDENTIAL LETTER.MY DIRECT CONTACT IS christianyeboha@in.com.

    HOWEVER,MAY ALMIGHTY GOD BLESS YOU AS

    YOU DO CARE FOR AN ORPHAN LIKE ME.PLEASE READ HEBREWS

    CHAPTER 13,VERSES I-3 & PSALM 86 FOR GOD SO LOVED US

    AND GIVES EVERYONE OF US HIS BLESSINGS.

    THANKS AND GOD BLESS YOU,AMEN.

    BEST REGARDS

    CHRISTIAN YEBOHA. 

     

    Looks like a scammer copied the text from a scam warning or something similar.

    Or you've been joe-jobbed, and that's actually a genuine reply from one of the spammer's actual targets?




  •  I don't know why, but it bothers me even more when they do a half-assed job.

    At least put some effort into your scam. 

    Also 2001? I know you can't read english, but come on!



  • @ammoQ said:

    Looks like a scammer copied the text from a scam warning or something similar.

    Yep: http://www.scamorama.com/imhotep1.html


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