Monthly Archives: January 2011

Greetings from the Department of Redundancy Department sends Greetings

Greetings from the Department of Redundancy Department sends Greetings Sometimes the message is so important that it bears repeating. With that in mind, we deviate from our regular format to accommodate the following examples. We received the following notice of our … Continue reading

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The Case of the Misplaced Messenger

The Case of the Misplaced Messenger Today we have a classic case of misdirection along with a healthy dose of the usual misinformation and Fraud.. Subject: DIPLOAMT IS WAITING AT YOUR AIRPORT RIGHT NOW. From: Mrs. Angela Carolina [officefile—-0888@att.net] To: … Continue reading

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The Long and the Short of It

The Long and the Short of It. Today we present a sturdy in contrasting styles. Subject number one, in its entirety: From: Taaaaa A Xxxxxxxx [mailto:taaaaa.xxxxxxxx@nyu.edu] Sent: Friday, January 28, 2011 12:06 AM Subject: Reply Back Business proposal for you of Thirty million … Continue reading

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Offerings from the Mysterious Orient

 Offerings from the Mysterious Orient An unsolicited offer of employment from the People’s Republic of China is our topic today. From: Wujiang Wanlida Textile Company [mailto:Wujiang_Wanlida@jobs.com] Sent: Monday, January 24, 2011 4:40 PM To: me@asdfghj.com    Subject: SOLICITING FOR A SALES REPRESENTATIVE … Continue reading

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The Large Halls of Nigerian Justice

The Large Halls of Nigerian Justice Mrs. Farida Waziri brings us a medley of enticements. From: Mrs Farida Waziri Sent: Saturday, January 22, 2011 10:23 PM To: undisclosed-recipients: Subject: Your Recovered Funds ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC) FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT, … Continue reading

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A Short Guide to Fraud Spotting

A Short Guide to Fraud Spotting. By Ellis Tyd, Chief Liaison, Editor and Record Keeper (C.L.E.R.K.) Have you, or someone you love, been approached by complete strangers, who do not know anything about you? Have these complete unknowns promised to … Continue reading

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Greetings from Dr. John

Greetings from Dr. John Dr. John Tony, from Nigeria, has arrived carrying nearly thirty million dollars, a sackful of assurances and the promise of a deal. From: John Tony Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 10:01 AM To: undisclosed recipients: Subject: CENTRAL … Continue reading

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