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This is making me laugh so hard at the train station...
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Here's my latest & greatest...this one's been fun so far:

the setup:
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From: SPDC ONLINE DRAW 2011 <spdconlinedraw@spdc.co.uk>
To: giluvmunny@yahoo.com
Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 3:04 AM
Subject: Congratulations!!!!!

Congratulations!!!!!

Shell Petroleum Development Company (S.P.D.C)United Kingdom is proud to inform you that you have won 5,100,000.00 (Five Million One Hundred Thousand Great British unds). Why you have won Your E-mail address is one of 19 lucky Addresses who have won in the Shell Petroleum Development Company (S.P.D.C)United Kingdom yearly Promotion.

Shell Petroleum Development Company (S.P.D.C) United Kingdom team based Internet

Lottery, whereby all winners are selected by Shell Petroleum Development Company (S.P.D.C) UK internet/email server, this email server visits all internet providers and email address around the globe, be it .com, org, .net, aol and all country based web abbreviations, as you have .ca inCanada and .uk in United Kingdom and aol in U.S.A.


I wish to congratulate you on your victory; Winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Center. Stated below are your identification numbers:


Details on the Winnings

REFERENCE NUMBER: UK/2011/LOT/SPDC
BATCH NUMBER: UK012/123/CAMP/
SECURITY CODE: (8828)

You are required to forward the details of winning to the Claim Agent to help facilitate the processing of your claims. Contact The Claim Agent MR. VICTOR SMITH with Below Information.

You are required to fill the VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM TO THE
CONTACT BELOW


(1) Your Full Name.
(2) Your Tel/Fax numbers.
(3) Your Nationality/Country.
(4) Your contact address.
(5) Occupation/Age.
(6) Sex.

CLAIM AGENT OFFICE CONTACT.
MR. VICTOR SMITH

Shell Petroleum Development Company (S.P.D.C)UK.

Email: spdcl@gmail.com
Email: spdclottry2011@mail.kz
Email: spdclottry2011@hotmail.com
Country: United Kingdom.

Congratulations once again.

Regards.
MRS. EVAN WEEL.
Promotion Manager.

WARNING!

Do not tell people about your Prize Award until your money is successfully handed over to you to avoid disqualification that may arise from double claim. You may also receive similar e-mails from people portraying to be other Organizations or Yahoo Inc. This is solely to collect your personal information from you and lay claim over your winning. In event that you receive any e-mail similar to the notification letter that was sent to you, kindly delete it from your mailbox and give no further correspondence to such person or body. Yahoo shall not be held responsible for any loss of fund arising from the above mentioned.

WE WISH TO INFORM YOU THAT THIS IS NOT A BOGUS WINNING OR ANOTHER PYRAMID OF MONEY MAKING BUSINESS...

My initial reply:
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Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 21:03:17 -0700
From: giluvmunny@yahoo.com
Subject: Re: Congratulations!!!!!
To: spdclottry2011@hotmail.com

CLAIM AGENT OFFICE CONTACT.
MR. VICTOR SMITH
Shell Petroleum Development Company (S.P.D.C)UK


wow, I can't believe how lucky I am.
Here is the requested info. I hope that we can expedite this transaction.
(1) Bob Ama
(2) USA! USA! USA!
(3) 2438 Chicago Ave So, Minneapolis MN
(4) Manager/42
(5) Male


I'm so very excited. I've never won anything before. Is it okay if I tell my wife? She's had her eye on some jewelry and I just know she'll love it.


I DO NOT WANT TO LOSE THIS DEAL! THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!111

Sincerely,
Bob

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From: SPDC LOTTERY 2011 <spdclottry2011@hotmail.com>
To: giluvmunny@yahoo.com
Sent: Friday, September 16, 2011 6:55 AM
Subject: DO INDICATE IF YOU WANT YOUR MONEY BY COURIER SERVICE OR ( BANK TO BANK TRANSFER)

SPDC LOTTERY ACCREDITED LICENSED
SHELL ONLINE LOTTERY
IS REGISTERED UNDER THE DATA PROTECTION ACT OF
(Registration Z720633X).
Date 16/09/2011


Attention: Bob Ama,


We do apology for our late response to your mail, I am Victor Smith, the claims agent attached to your file. The Shell Petroleum Development Lottery is legit and legal. We the entire staff of the SPDC Lottery congratulate you once again for being one of our lucky winners in this year lottery promotion stake. You are expected to process your claim either it's bank to bank transfer or courier service, it is optional in our constitution that we are not allowed to deduct or remove any amount of money from the prizes won by our clients either for charges. Thanks for forwarding your complete details for the claims of your winning prize. Once again congratulations.


DO INDICATE IF YOU WANT YOUR MONEY BY COURIER SERVICE OR ( BANK TO BANK TRANSFER)


You are to choose any of the given option on how to claim your prize. For any option you choose shall be used to delivered your package.


( 1.) Transfer of your funds to your local bank account by Telegraphic Bank Transfer and your funds will be in your account within 48hrs.


( 2.) Or you will have to travel to UK to claim your winning prize yourself.


You will be totally responsible for the Telegraphic Bank Transfer Charges, OR Courier Charges. We will send you more information about any option you chose.


NOTE that your funds have been insured and no deduction of any kind can be made on your funds.


Once again I say congratulation and hope to hear from you soon.


Warm Regards,
Agent Victor Smith (Mr)
Claims Agent (24hrs


WE WISH TO INFORM YOU THAT THIS IS NOT A BOGUS WINNING OR ANOTHER PYRAMID
OF MONEY MAKING BUSINESS...

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From: <giluvmunny@yahoo.com>
To: SPDC LOTTERY 2011 <spdclottry2011@hotmail.com>
Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2011 6:42 PM
Subject: Re: DO INDICATE IF YOU WANT YOUR MONEY BY COURIER SERVICE OR ( BANK TO BANK TRANSFER)

I am travelling to the UK on business next month. Please provide me your address so that I may look you up.


Sincerely,

Bob Ama

I hear nothing, so then send this:
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Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 21:17:42 -0700
From: giluvmunny@yahoo.com
Subject: Re: DO INDICATE IF YOU WANT YOUR MONEY BY COURIER SERVICE OR ( BANK TO BANK TRANSFER)
To: spdclottry2011@hotmail.com

I have not heard back from you. I do you not immediately release my funds I must cancel this deal.


Yours Truly,

Bob Ama


So, I do hear back:
Spoiler:

From: SPDC LOTTERY 2011 <spdclottry2011@hotmail.com>
To: giluvmunny@yahoo.com
Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 2:39 AM
Subject: UPDATE FROM SPDC ONLINE DRAW

SPDC LOTTERY ACCREDITED LICENSED
SHELL ONLINE LOTTERY
IS REGISTERED UNDER THE DATA PROTECTION ACT OF
(Registration Z720633X).
Date 20/09/2011


Attention: Bob Ama,


We do apologize for the delay due to some winners that we are attending to their transfer that’s while we cannot response to you yesterday sorry for that. You stated in your previous mail that you will be travelling to United Kingdom for business propose which we don’t really understand what you are trying to say, are you coming because of your claims or something else??? Please specified because you are not allowed to come with anyone else apart from your wife or you alone so let it be noted as well. We are doing this because of security reason and also not to avoid too many taxes regarding your claims.


Please do update us when you are coming to enable us arrange your package ready and also to arrange our judiciary agent to pick you up from the airport.


Once again I say congratulation and hope to hear from you soon.


Warm Regards,
Agent Victor Smith (Mr)
Claims Agent (24hrs

and then send them this:
Spoiler:
I am travelling to the United Kingdom on business, but my business partners are my two wives (they're both blondes). Confidentiality is assured. We will be meeting with Ian Cooper, Professor of Finance at London Business School. As you may know, we've had a bit of a financial meltdown here in the states and he has agreed to help me rebalance my portfolio, if you know what I mean.


Here is my flight info:
Flight number VS 004 Departure date 22 Sep 2011 Route New York (JFK) to London (LHR) Scheduled departure time 22 Sep 18:15 Scheduled arrival time 23 Sep 06:35
I will have only a few hours to meet with you before I meet with Sir Cooper. Would you like to meet at the airport or will you send a car service for me? My wives have long luxurious legs, so please don't send a tiny cab. They won't fit.

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

Kind Regards,

Bob Ama

P.S. Will you be able to refund the cost of my airline tickets?

So, that's where I stand right now. If you have any suggestions or any particular phrases you'd like me to include, just let me know and I'll try to work it in.
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Old 09-21-2011, 10:17 AM
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You're lucky. I never get emails like this.
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Given the overwhelmingly positive response I'm moving this thread out of the reef.
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Thank you! :crossing long luxurious legs:

Did you ever see the saga posted on line where this guy actually got his scammers to paint red circles on their bare chests?
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Thank you! :crossing long luxurious legs:

Did you ever see the saga posted on line where this guy actually got his scammers to paint red circles on their bare chests?
or it didn't happen
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I saw one very good setup like this somewhere (maybe on here). That went on for a while and was pure genius.

P.S. dont think the puppy selling lady was a scam.
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or it didn't happen
wow. even the bbc covered it:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/3887493.stm


you can find other links and more pictures searching with some of the keywords in the article
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