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Just hit it big time! Anyone Want A Mil?

  1. Jackson Riddle profile image53
    Jackson Riddleposted 7 years ago

    Just became a rich man! I just recieved a letter from portugal saying that one of my relatives has died and left $32Million USD in a bank account but didn't have a will. So a nice lawyer said he'll give me 40% after I contact him via his hotmail email address. Time to live it up! Anyone want a mil?

    1. alternate poet profile image67
      alternate poetposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Nah - I got so many different sources of dosh now from Nigeria, the latest came through hubpages !

    2. Mark Knowles profile image61
      Mark Knowlesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Just be sure and send him all your personal details including social security number and bank pins. That way you can be certain of getting the dough. big_smile

      1. earnestshub profile image86
        earnestshubposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Yep! Good advice! smile

      2. Info Bucket profile image72
        Info Bucketposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I agree with Mark.

      3. saddlerider1 profile image72
        saddlerider1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Yup like they say, there is a sucka born every day...most of those emails and letters come from Africa? hmmmmmmnow Portugal...they don't stop do they.

    3. Three-Legged Dog profile image73
      Three-Legged Dogposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I got the same e-mail just the other day, also from a chap with a hotmail address. 

      Could we be long lost relatives?!

    4. agvulpes profile image89
      agvulpesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      What ? we must be related I got the same email!  Hi Bro cool

  2. profile image0
    Michael E. Hortonposted 7 years ago

    They left me with the same amount. 32 million dollars. Wow! I will buy myself a yacht today.

    1. lorlie6 profile image83
      lorlie6posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Now don't be stingy-buy me a yacht, too!

  3. profile image0
    Michael E. Hortonposted 7 years ago

    O.k. I will also buy your own private island too.

    1. lorlie6 profile image83
      lorlie6posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      You're too kind.

  4. Merlin Fraser profile image76
    Merlin Fraserposted 7 years ago

    Perhaps we could pool our resources and buy somewhere decent to live because this very weekend I was informed that I have won the European Lottery and to claim my prize and avoid taxes I should send them my details and a fee...

    How could I be so lucky, I mean when I put that with my share from Oodongo's Uncle who has managed to amass a small fortune in a West African country as long as I let him put the money in my account and give him 60% back.

    I promised him I do it just as soon as I got back from the South Sea Island cruise a person on the phone told me I had won.

  5. Pearldiver profile image81
    Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

    Well You won't have to ever again worry about getting to 90 mate smile
    Wow.. I'll send you a 50% share certificate for an Iceberg we're landing next month... You're a good bloke.. 5mil we give you a great return if you're any good at treading and bottling water hmm

  6. Fluffymetal profile image78
    Fluffymetalposted 7 years ago

    I could always use some extra bucks wink

  7. Jackson Riddle profile image53
    Jackson Riddleposted 7 years ago

    I'm thinking of playing along with it for a bit, see what happens, or for those Australians give the details to ACA and let them contact them, they'd love some little stupid story like that

  8. seanorjohn profile image80
    seanorjohnposted 7 years ago

    I can't believe the uncanny coincidence. I too have learned I am about to become a millionaire in exactly the same way.Told my boss exactly what I thought of him the other day.The fat idiot thinks I need his lousy money.So I told him what he could do with his stinking job.Borrowed the money at 150% interest to pay for the handling charge but when you are a millionaire thats peanuts.

    The amazing thing is as soon as I sent off the handling charge my inbox has been flooded with even more people from all corners of the earth trying to send me bigger and bigger cheques. At this rate I am gonna become a Billionaire.

  9. KCC Big Country profile image89
    KCC Big Countryposted 7 years ago

    You know, we laugh about this, but you know just by how many of these we see, that there must be hundreds (thousands?) of people falling for it!  That's just crazy to me.

    1. seanorjohn profile image80
      seanorjohnposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      KC you have got me worried. Are you telling me I won't become a millionaire?
      I have invested time and money and now you shatter my dreams.
      You cruel, cruel man.

      1. Cagsil profile image58
        Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Not a man. lol

        1. seanorjohn profile image80
          seanorjohnposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Damn. Nothing is at it seems.So I won't become a millionaire.can I claim back the administration charges?
          Wow, my luck has turned a guy from Africa has just emailed me to rescue my finances for no charge.

        2. seanorjohn profile image80
          seanorjohnposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Deception ...... deception.

          1. KCC Big Country profile image89
            KCC Big Countryposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Guess you couldn't see the cute little monkey dress I'm wearing.  smile

  10. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago

    I was just awarded $250,000 for being the victim of a scam smile

    Interestingly enough, I never have been a victim...

    1. Jackson Riddle profile image53
      Jackson Riddleposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I haven't seen that one.

      Very original.

  11. kmackey32 profile image64
    kmackey32posted 7 years ago

    Ahhh too funny.. smile

  12. kmackey32 profile image64
    kmackey32posted 7 years ago

    Sad part about it is some people fall for it, like the elderly...

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
      Uninvited Writerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      And it's particularly nasty when it targets those who have already been scammed.

  13. Rochelle Frank profile image96
    Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago

    With all of those fabulously rich people dying in Africa, you'd think the whole continent would be doing so much better.

    1. lorlie6 profile image83
      lorlie6posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Good one, Rochelle! smile

  14. WryLilt profile image87
    WryLiltposted 7 years ago

    My grandfather is 80 and actually got something of this type in the mail. He went into his bank and asked them to send the required payment. They gently explained that it was a SCAM!

    If anyone is interested in getting even with these scammers, I came across a rather amusing site awhile back that I just dug up again:

    http://www.419eater.com/html/letters.htm

    Basically people who spend time wasting scammers time. smile They refer to themselves as "scambaiters."

 
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