Posts Tagged ‘email


Posted on: September 3, 2008

I love spam emails that feature a South African Lottery, Nigerian Long Lost Uncle, interested ‘buyers’ from across the country and my British cousin who just left me a bunch of money! Occasionally, I’ll respond because I’m intrigued at what they do when someone actually bites. Normally, they’re pretty straight forward in what they’re asking of you (credit card numbers, social security, etc) but I just received this one and I’m totally confused as to what Prisca is asking from me? Is she a mail order bride? 


Greetings from prisca morris,
Itis really obvious that this will come to you as a surprise because we have not met before.but I am Prisca Morris by name and i am 32 years of age from South Africa. I am lady with a pure heart and i am also born again Christian.My aim here is to meet a man that will love me and be my loved, then i will do the same thing to him and i will love him with all my heart .
I am not here for any game and i am not looking for a player either,so please if you are a player don’t bother to write me back but if you are seriously looking for a serious relationship like i do then lets me know by Writing me to my email and i will write you back with my beautiful picture attach to it so as to know whom you are moving in relationship with .
Thank you and i hope to hear from you as soon as possible. I believe we can move from here, & Know that the distance or colour does not matter but the feelings and love we have for each other matters alot in life. I am waiting for your reply to my email.Remember Prisca Morris is my name.Waiting for your email.

God Bless you,

Take care,

Prisca Morris.

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Posted on: August 18, 2008

If I were to ever run some sort of internet scamming business I would spend any available funds on a copywriter and a translator.

I posted a $150,000 special edition Mustang on behalf of a client and this is just one of many money laundering email scams I’ve received. On slow days I reply to their emails and see just how riled up I can get them…does anyone believe these things?

Here is the actual email in response to the listing:

From: faithy cole []

To: Erin

I just place a look on your item and i am interested
in immediate purchase of this item,but before i proceed
on this transaction i will like to ask some question as follow.
1.What is the condition of the item?
2. Do you accept a ( cheque / money order) as a mode of
3. What is the final asking prize you can go at last?
4. Will you let our shipping company to come to your
house for the pick up of the item cos we don’t want you
to worry yourself about the shipping of the item.
5. Will you be able to send the remaining
fund back to the shipping company via western union
money transfer same day you recieve and cash the
Cheque for the arrangement of the home pick up from your house.
6.if okay You are to send your
to mail out the payment.
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