Saturday, February 21, 2009

Nigerian Economic & Financial Crimes Commission

First rule of thumb when attempting a scam? Learn to speak the language.

Second rule? When assuming the identity of a government crime fighting division, you might consider pretending to be someone other than a Nigerian. Just a thought.

At least it's an improvement on the Nigerian Princes and the Oil Barons (and widows of oil barons) and somehow amazingly wealthy missionaries (ministering in Nigeria) who are always asking me to help them transport their millions out of the country. 

Good day

Firstly we introduce this commission, Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) we fight cyber crime, Internet fraud, scam and money laundering in Africa and London United Kingdom Our commission has been in existences since 2004 and our duty is to stop internet fraud. We have over 7,500 of them in our jails around Africa and UK and we are still looking
for these internet fraudsters and we are aware that a lot of foreigners have been deceived and huge amount of money has also been lost to this fraudsters after promising you percentages in their letters for you to help them move funds and they will end up demanding for money from you and in return you will get nothing.


The Leaders of the African Crime fighters has come together to inform the world what is going on now and we have recovered over $422 Million Dollars (Four Hundred and Twenty two Million Dollars) from the people we have apprehended. The reason we are writing you this letter is because your name was given to us by one of the fraudsters in our detention room after serious investigation and our aim is to refund all lost fund to its legitimate owner.


We are paying back from the money we recovered and can only refund all lost fund if your name is mentioned and you show us prove of how much you lost. If you know any person, family or friend(s) that has lost money to fraudsters please tell him/her to write to this commission with proves and we will handle his/her case then pay back after verification. We are aware that these fraudsters has broken home, made people lose their job, sell their properties, closed their business, put many on the street and some
even lost their life.


You are advised to reach us in our email address below for further clarifications on how you are to receive your lost funds and you are also required to forward your full particulars and recent telephone and fax numbers to our email address below if you are a victim. In situation where by you are having any transaction here in Nigeria respond for clearance to
avoid bring scam.

Note reply to this email

xxxxxx@xxxxx

Regards

Dr. Victor Pam

(Chairman EFCC Internet Fraud Unit)

5 comments:

Debby said...

Well, thank goodness they are rounding up these folks! :^D

jeanie said...

Oh my, I just get the poor daughters from Ghana, Sierra Leone and Zambia who always seem to be living in another African country whose fathers died Italy, Senegal or Cote d'Ivoire but just before they died they got access to several million dollars and although these poor misspelled daughters are power of attorney or righteous heirs their uncles, colleagues or the wrongful government will not let them have access to it without my blessed help.

Thank goodness these justice fighters have caught the minxes.

Mike said...

Dear Victo Pram,

I am also lose much money for the Fraud. Some two hundred million which I know you will please to put back in my account when you hear my name said twice times.

This moneys taken from me almost cause me to lose even my life when my mother drive off cliff. Thank you so much when locking up Nigerians. Every time I answer their emails more millions leave aways from me. I have not many millions left, but wish to regard you bravery. Please to send me personal account number and 50K processing fee, then shall you reward one million dollars to accept my gratitudes.

Thankfulnesses,
Eclav Paliosky

Scotty said...

One would think that they'd learn to hire some proof-readers by now, wouldn't ya?

It'd still be a scam but at least I could then respect them a little (just an eensie-weensie bit)for attention to detail on the little things such as grammar and punctuation.

:-)

Mary Paddock said...

Debby--Yeah it's just a shame that they're being rounded up by the other criminals.

Jeanie-- One time on My Space an oil guy from Saudi Arabia told me he'd seen my picture and I was beautiful and how lonely he and his little boy were and how he had lots of money and no one in his life. Of course they were shipping him out to Nigeria soon and he was hoping to get married before he left. I had to give him an A for originality on that one.

Mike--I'll be sure and forward your message on to Victo. (Thanks for the hearty laugh!)

Scotty--Most of the e-mails sound like over used, badly spelled lame pick up lines. I'd settle for a better story. :)