Another offer I am not able to refuse (wanna bet)

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Do you want me to remove you from my Mailing List?
If I'm on your list, then you're probably already "at risk" from"Rosalba" from"her" finding out what YOU have been "up to", you "naughty man":-rofl2

The "damage" to you, such as it might be, has probably already been done - IF you believe all that crap! :D

"Choice" is your's! :D
 

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Warning - "Amazon"- phishing/scam calls

Yesterday (and before I ordered that stuff mentioned in the new "Autobot" thread) we got a phone call purporting to be from Amazon and saying something along the lines of "there is a problem with your order, press 1 to be connected to someone". Sounded "almost genuine", but immediately suspecting something, I hung up the phone - and we've not had another like that (so far!) so I'm failry convinced it was a phoney call.
 

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Nasty spam in my mailbox today targeting TV Licence holders. Grammar/punctuation good for a change. Could trick someone not sure of their renewal date.

Link goes to Sweden :-ohmy

No problem for me - free here ( for the present...)

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It's not that good in terms of speling (sic), though.

The very first line says .... TV License ..... not TV Licence

And it refers to you Direct Debit, not your Direct Debit

Nevertheless, it is going to be believed by some.
 

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It's not that good in terms of speling (sic), though.

The very first line says .... TV License ..... not TV Licence

And it refers to you Direct Debit, not your Direct Debit

Nevertheless, it is going to be believed by some.
Well spotted :Y

A US spelling of licence, spammer probably using spellcheck - I did notice the word was auto-underlined when I posted.
 

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Yes, the spelling and grammar aberrations stood out for me immediately.
 

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Had a bunch of phishing emails overnight, including a few more offers "I am not able refuse" and this one seems particularly "generous" :-rofl2

"We have finally arranged to deliver your ATM card package worth $2.8m USD through (UPS) Company. We were able to accomplish this
through the help of IMF director Kristalina Georgieva and every necessary arrangement has been made successfully.

Contact Steve williams
email::: ***@***

Contact the (UPS) with your delivery information such as:
your name,................
your phone number,................
address,................
Country..............
Valid ID card..........

And also be informed that delivery agent will leave to your country as soon as you comply with (UPS) Company Required fee which is the sum of $110, the fee is for your funds shipment.

Sincerely

Anthony Edward"
 

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And also be informed that delivery agent will leave to your country as soon as you comply with (UPS) Company Required fee which is the sum of $110, the fee is for your funds shipment.
The delivery agent won't have any problem entering the country, crawling with covid-19 or not - apparently there's no checking of incomers for nasties at Heathrow ATM.
 

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You would think they would at least learn to spell the name of the company they are pretending to be, however the original one actually got through the spam filter


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Good day dear, I’m Mrs. Dinar Rose Muta from Uk. I wish to whisper to you the purpose of contacting you, please it is beneficial.
I’ve decided willing my earn time money worth £3 Million Pounds to the less privileged in your country.
I have much to tell you once I receive your response.
Yours faithfully.
Mrs. Dinar

Edit needless to say BT's crap email system did not recognise this as spam

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Bit of a long one this but worth the read!

Dear Sir/Ma.

My name is Mr. Geoffrey Mudenzi" a senior government official in
department of Public Works & Infrastructure here in South Africa, I am
the Chief of Staff in charge for contract awards / execution. also the
supervisor of all contracts in Department Of Public Works &
Infrastructure. In 2019, I personally monitored and supervised the
awarded contracts for supplies of building materials and constructions
of ultra modern shopping malls, low cost housing units, airports
maintenance and Stadiums to Improve the standard of living in this
country, In the Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Natal and Gauteng
provinces here in South Africa.

My colleague and I serving in the board deliberately inflated and over
invoiced the contract sum, living an excess of US$30, 000,000.00
(Thirty Million United States Dollars Only). At the completion of the
contracts, the real contract sum was paid to the original contractors,
living the excess, which we reported to the Government that it
belonged to the sub-contractor that handled part of the original
contract. But the company we submitted as the beneficiary was
non-existing foreign company, which was a purported attempt by us to
divert the money for our private use. I do not intend to mince words
with you, I have to tell you the truth; this is a deal but completely
risk-free and genuine because the contract has been perfectly and
genuinely executed and completed. It depends on whether you are
interested or not.

Right now this amount is due for payment and is floating in the
treasury not attached to anyone/company. We are only two people who
know the origin of this fund. But we cannot claim it by ourselves
because we are civil servants therefore we are looking for a
trustworthy foreign company / individual whose name can be used to
claim this money for our mutual benefit.

This is strictly a business deal, but it’s completely risk-free and
secure because we will use our official positions to source all the
necessary approvals, official documents and certificates that will
back up the fund to reflect that you/your company genuinely executed
and completed the contract. All necessary arrangements have been put
in place in all the relevant departments for immediate approval of
this payment.

For your co-operation, we have agreed to offer you 2.5% of the entire
amount on conclusion of the transaction while 75% will be for us.
Please if you are interested in this proposal, I want you to respond
immediately through my personal e-mail account stated below for
further information and directives.

This transaction is expected to be completed within 5 or 8 work days
and is highly confidential and discreet. Thank you for your
co-operation. Your urgent reply is awaited through my private email
accounts below.

Best Regards,

Mr. Geoffrey Mudenzi.
Private Email: xxx@gmail.com
(Department Of Public Works)
 

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DAVID JACKSON <jonshaa@jonincon.onmicrosoft.com>
Fri 08/01/2021 19:14
Our Ref: RTB /SNT/STB
To: Beneficiary;

This is FBI special agents, David Jackson. I was delegated along side others by the United Nations to come over to Africa to investigate fraudsters who had been in the business of swindling foreigners especially those that has one form of transaction / contracts and another. Please be informed that in the course of our investigation, we detected that your name and details in our Scammed Monitoring Network. We also found out that you were scammed of a huge sum of money by impostors via Western union and Money Gram. Be informed here that in a bid to alleviate the suffering of scammed victims, the United Nations initiated this compensation program and therefore, you are entitled to the sum of Two Million Six Hundred Thousand United States Dollars ($2,600,000.00 USD) for being a victim.

Note that the said fund will be officially released to you through the paying bank mandated by the United Nations.

However, we have to inform you that we have been able to arrest some of the swindlers who has been in this illicit business and will all be prosecuted accordingly. Be informed as well that we have limited time to stay back here, so we will advice that you urgently respond to this message ASAP. And do not inform any of the people that collected money from you before now about this new development to avoid jeopardizing our investigation. All you need to do is to follow our instruction and receive your compensation accordingly as directed by the United Nations. We urgently wait to receive your response.

Reply to: dfbiagent21@gmail.com

Regards,

DAVID JACKSON
FBI INVESTIGATION ON ALL FOREIGN PAYMENT.
 

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@Topper - if I were you, I would edit out both of those complete email addresses!:rolleyes:
 
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