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Brit

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1100 days ago

Hi,

Got up this morning and before I’d even finished my first cup of coffee, I received a private message from someone with the Username VIRIGNGIRLS (which made me laugh, but that’s another story). Obviously a bogus message and a bogus member of LJs. Please remove this member from the site, just in case anyone is gullable enough to reply to them.

Here is the message in its entirety:

”I need your help Sir.

Permit me to inform you of my desire to go into business relationship with you after going through your profile and I prayed over it and selected your name among other names due to the nature of my proposal, which requires a reputable and trustworthy person. Someone who will be kind and sincere to me.

l am Judy the only daughter of late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Robert. My father was a very wealthy cocoa merchant in Abidjan here, the economic capital of Ivory Coast, he was poisoned to death by his only brother (My Uncle) and his business associates on one of their business meeting. My mother died on the 15th June 1991 and my father took me so special because l am motherless.

Before the death of my father on 21st December 2008 in a private hospital here in Abidjan, he secretly called me on his bedside, when I sat down to listen to him, he started crying, when I asked him why?

(1) He complained that I am too young to be managing my life with no one to take care of me,(2)That I have not finished my university education as he planned for me, he revealed to me that he has a sum of US$5.5 ,000,000.00(Five Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars) left in a security company here in Abidjan, that he used my name as the only daughter for his next of kin in deposit of the funds in the box.

He also explained to me that it was because of this wealth that he was poisoned by his only brother (My Uncle) and his business associates , that l should stay away from them as they are evil he warned me seriously not associate with his brother that is my uncle, that I should seek for a God fearing foreign partner in a country of my choice where l will transfer this money and use it for proper investment purpose ,that I must finish my university education by the help of a business partner abroad, that he or she should help me obtain a resident permit in his or her country.

He also gave a standing instruction to the company that the deposit must be transferred outside this country. According to my father, the money was deposited as art works to avoid attracting attention to the deposit.
I am now ready to do all these since my father my bread winner is no more. l am honorable seeking your assistance in the following ways.

(1) To serve as my guardian in your country while I will depend on your expert advice since l am a girl of 22 years.

(2) To make arrangement for me to come over to your country in order to further my university education and to secure a residential permit for me in your country.

Moreover, l am willing to offer you 15% of the total sum as compensation for your assistance in the transfer of this deposit to your country.

Furthermore, you can indicate your option towards assisting me as l believed that this project would be concluded within seven days you signify interest to assist me by contacting the security company.
Hoping to hearing from you soon. May God bless you as you extend your helping hand to the needy?
If you want to write me a message, use this address, myinheritance2011
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I wait your reply.”

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.


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Bertha

12951 posts in 1329 days


#1 posted 1100 days ago

Brit, she said she prayed about it.
And we all like cocoa.
What’s the problem? ;)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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chrisstef

10705 posts in 1642 days


#2 posted 1100 days ago

Just marry her all ready Brit, wealthy and in need of citizenship, i see no problems here lol.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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lysdexic

4800 posts in 1259 days


#3 posted 1100 days ago

They would not do this kind of thing if they did not have some degree of success. Some one falls for this. That amazes me. Never underestimate the stupidity of Americans.

-- It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. - Muhammad Ali

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Dennisgrosen

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#4 posted 1100 days ago

lucky man you are Andy …. isn´t it niice to know someone likes you ….. :-)

take care
Dennis

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Don W

14906 posts in 1203 days


#5 posted 1100 days ago

Hey Andy, she/it just copied one of my post. I think she’s 2 timing.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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jim C

1452 posts in 1734 days


#6 posted 1100 days ago

Send me her phone #
I think it’s legit!

American Jim

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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Don W

14906 posts in 1203 days


#7 posted 1100 days ago

Jim, I couldn’t help but read your signature after your thread and think, OK…...when they met would he need the wd-40 or the duct tape?

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Brit

5131 posts in 1478 days


#8 posted 1100 days ago

You guys crack me up. I must admit, I did think my luck was in for a micro second. I love the fact that he/she felt the need to annotate YAHOO.COM. I thought you only did that if you are talking over the phone or a radio to someone. What possible reason is there to do that when typing? The mind boggles.

Anyhow, first cup of coffee or not, they’ll have to get up earlier in the morning to catch me out.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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WayneC

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#9 posted 1100 days ago

Lol. This is what is know as a Nigerian Scam. They will ask you to put up a good sum of money to get a larger sum of money….

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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steviep

232 posts in 1283 days


#10 posted 1100 days ago

why doesn’t anything good ever happen to me…...

-- StevieP ~ Micheal Tompkins - you were not here on earth long but left a giant mark on us. RIP Brother

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ajosephg

1850 posts in 2197 days


#11 posted 1100 days ago

Bummer, she didn’t give me a chance at it.

-- Joe

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CharlieM1958

15693 posts in 2854 days


#12 posted 1100 days ago

I always wanted a virign.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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WayneC

12266 posts in 2733 days


#13 posted 1100 days ago

Too bad she is likely a dude. : ^ O

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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jim C

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#14 posted 1100 days ago

Don W
LMAO

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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YanktonSD

190 posts in 1168 days


#15 posted 1100 days ago

ask for a picture maybe she’s cute? lol

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