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Old 07-21-2010, 01:46 AM
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For my own amusement...my conversations with scammers...I'll post them as they move along.

So far I haven't been able to get past 2-3 replies.

Here's my most recent attempt:
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----- Original Message ----
From: James Allen <info@jamesallencompany.com>
Sent: Sun, July 18, 2010 6:46:03 AM
Subject: Personal Assistant are Needed

Hello ,
Where are you located? I would love to meet up with you to talk about this job but I am currently away on business.

I am in Australia so there will be no interview. I will prepay you in advance to do my shopping. I will also have

my mails and packages forwarded to your address. If you will be unable to stay at your house to get my mails, I can

have it shipped to a post office near you and then you can pick it up at your convenience. When you get my

mails/packages; you are required to mail them to where i want them mailed to. You don't have to put money out of

your pocket, all you have to do is have packages shipped to your house and do my shopping. You are allowed to open

the packages to reveal its content. The content of the packages are computer and electronics, clothings business

and personal letters. All expenses and taxes will be covered by me... You will work between 15 and 20hrs a month.

How much will you charge per week? I will pay $300.00. That is not a bad offer is it? I need your service because I

am constantly out of town. I work in real estate and I own an Art Gallery in Australia. I will return to USA in

october so this process will be on going till then. If you don't mind, I will meet up with you when I return and

then we can talk about the possibility of making this long term. Well, let me know if you are able to handle the

position. Hope to hear from you and also i will email you the list and pictures of what to shop for when i am

ready. No heavy packages is involved! You can do the shopping at any nearest stores. You will be shopping for

Electronics and clothings. I will provide you my personal UPS account number for Shipping. All you have to do is

provide my account number to UPS and shipping charges will be applied into the account. I will provide clear set of

instructions for each task I need done as well the funds to cover them. If I were to mail you money to do my

shopping plus upfront payment for your service, where would you want it mailed to? How should your name appear on

the money? Maybe you can provide me with the following details below

Full Name:

Full Address:
(NO P.O.BOX)

City:

State:

Zip Code:

Country:

Phone Number:
Age:


I wait to read from you.


Sincerely,


James Allen

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[comment]interestingly, the return email address was jmderson@aol.com[/comment]

Hi, Al. (May I call you Al?)

I am also in Australia so it would be no problem for me to come in for an interview. What time is good for you?

I DO NOT WANT TO LOSE THIS DEAL! THANKS!!!

Sincerely Yours,
Rudolf Lipschitz



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Old 07-21-2010, 09:41 AM
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I've never seen that one before. What's the scam?
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Old 07-21-2010, 10:51 AM
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Products bought overseas using stolen credit card info are sent to legit USA address (yours) and then you are instructed to mail them to Nigeria.
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Products bought overseas using stolen credit card info are sent to legit USA address (yours) and then you are instructed to mail them to Nigeria.
Could I get in trouble for that?
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Old 07-21-2010, 11:28 AM
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Old 07-21-2010, 11:48 AM
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Even if I claim I didn't know the stuff was ill-gotten?

Some guy is going to pay me $300 to ship some stuff for him. I think that's adequate compensation.
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Even if I claim I didn't know the stuff was ill-gotten?

Some guy is going to pay me $300 to ship some stuff for him. I think that's adequate compensation.
but you will give him some money first and never get near the $300. duh. wanna buy a bridge?
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:42 AM
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He didn't reply to my first reply so I replied again with:
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I know we've had our problems but I want to get this deal back on track
and his reply was
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Thanks for the reply, If you will like to apply for the Personal Assistance, Please kindly send us your detail as require in the email below
not sure how to respond. your ideas are welcome.
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Old 07-30-2010, 10:17 AM
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Us? You said send us your detail. Am I going to be forwarding mail for more than one person? Because that is not part of the deal. I need a raise.

Also, why do I need to apply? You contacted me, I thought I was a shoe in. This is the same thing that happened to me when I was 5 and the new family came to the home. I thought I was a shoe in because they seemed to really like me and I was the only kid currently at the home but turns out they had to talk to me first. They went home with a dog. I can't handle the rejection again Al.

So will you take me out for dinner for the interview?
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Old 07-30-2010, 11:22 AM
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I'll give it a try. Thanks, AS.
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