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Email Scam Or Desperate Client?

Sun Jan 22, 2006 2:24 pm

I received this email yesterday, first I thought it's a new version of the famous Nigeria connection, but maybe this is really a customer of the airline that was duped...? What do you think?

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Dear brothers of Compagnie Anikay air

We are the members of Company Axxxxx Voyages who signed a conttrat with Axxxxx FOR Haj and Oxxxxx for the transport of the pilgrims in Togo in Saudi Arabia in the name of your company.
Unfortunately that was not done out we already sent 20% of the sum which is 108000000 F CFA.

For that we ask you to contact us with the number following: xxxx
Your brother
Jxxxxx
from TOGO

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RE: Email Scam Or Desperate Client?

Sun Jan 22, 2006 4:35 pm

Scam.

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RE: Email Scam Or Desperate Client?

Sun Jan 22, 2006 8:28 pm

I didn't know you had a brother in Togo K Wink

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RE: Email Scam Or Desperate Client?

Sun Jan 22, 2006 11:04 pm

No Offence Konstantin, but if you can't see that as a scam then you are blind my friend. Big grin
Do not entertain these e-mails I usually hit the delete button by the time I have read "Dear Brothers...." but that would be lucky for them to get that far, I don't open anything that I am not familiar with.

It's a scan Konstantin, don't waste your time.

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RE: Email Scam Or Desperate Client?

Mon Jan 23, 2006 2:39 am

Quoting TimdeGroot (Reply 2):
I didn't know you had a brother in Togo K

Aren't we all brothers...?

Quoting Fergulmcc (Reply 3):
but if you can't see that as a scam then you are blind my friend

What puzzled me was that they specifically designed the text matching the photo. Maybe they're getting more advanced...
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