Stupid Punts!

Stupid Punts!


Examples of the "Nigerian scam" that flood my email box everyday.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

The "kelly Konan" scammer is up to his/her old tricks again, as this letter is repeatedly doing the rounds.

Sad to say, there are some people who fall for this.

Quite why that "kelly" does not use a capital letter for her first name, and the dupes who fall for this don't spot that obvious point, is beyond me.

From kelly Konan
Medical student
Of The University
Abidjan Ivory Coast
West Africa

I know that my message will come to you as a surprise since I don?t know
you in person or met with you before, but I am of the believe that you
would be obliged to come to my assistance after hearing about my situation.
I was, until recently, a Medical student of the University of Abidjan,
Ivory Coast West Africa.

I am the only Son of late Mr Frederick Drogba Konan. My father was a very
wealthy cocoa merchant based in Abidjan, the economic capital of Ivory
Coast. He was poisoned to death by his business associates on one of their
outing to discuss on a business last year.

When my mother died on the October 1987, my father took me so special
because I am motherless. Before the death of my father last year, in a
private hospital here in Abidjan. He secretly called me on his bed side and
told me that he has a sum of US$ 16,500,000 left in account in a bank here
in Abidjan, that he used my name for the next of kin in deposit of the fund.
He also explained to me that it is because of this wealth that he was
poisoned by his business associates.

1)I am honourably seeking your assistance to provide a bank account where
this money will be transferred to.

2)You will serve as the guardian of this funds since I am a Boy of 20 years.

3)You will make arrangement for me to come over to your country after the
money has been transferred to you.

I have plans to do investment in your country, like real estate and
industrial production. This is my reason for writing to you. Please if you
are willing to assist me please indicate your interest.

I am willing to offer you 15% of the total sum as compensation for your
effort/input after this successful transfer of this fund to your nominated
account overseas.

Finally if you have any question as regards this transaction contact me so
that I will send you documents of this fund. Note that the confidentiality
of this transaction would be highly appreciated in replying soonest.

Thanks and best regards.

kelly Konan

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