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Newest Spam Email!! Quite a story...

  1. lorlie6 profile image84
    lorlie6posted 6 years ago

    Now this one is pretty unique-an old widow from Great Britain!

    MY LAST WILL...‏
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      Mrs.Susan Wilcox Add to contacts
    From:    Mrs.Susan Wilcox (susanwilcox45@gmail.com)
    Sent:    Thu 3/31/11 7:39 AM

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    I am sure this mail would be coming to you as a surprise since we have never met
    before and you would also be asking why I have decided to choose you amongst the
    numerous internet users in the world, precisely I cannot say why I have chosen
    you but do not worry for I come in peace and something very positive is about to
    happen to your life right now and to the lives of others through you if only you
    can carefully read and digest the message below.

    Before I move further, permit me to give you a little of my biography, I am
    Mrs.Susan Wilcox, 82 Years old and the wife of Late Sir Wilcox Alex a dual
    citizen of United States and Britain who died with our only daughter Petra in a
    Plane crash on Monday the 7th of September 1998 GMT 14:22 UK while they were
    flying from New York to Geneva. Please see website below for more information.
    http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9809/swissair. … index.html

    After the death of my husband I became the Head of his investment and now that I
    am old and weak I have decided to spend the rest of my life in my Ranch before i
    finally leave the world, but before the death of my husband we had a plan to use
    the last days of our lives to donate part of what we have worked for to the less
    privilege and charity homes and the other part for ourselves, family members and
    close friends, and it is so unfortunate that my husband is not alive today to
    do this with me and I am very weak and old now, hence I have decided to do this
    philanthropic work on behalf of my late husband.

    Presently, I have willed out almost half of our assets to several charity homes
    and to some of the less privilege in different countries. Despite the agreement
    between my late husband and I to give aid to the deprived, we also agreed to
    render support to an individual we have never meet due to the fact that when we
    were young,we received an anonymous help from an individual we did not know and
    we have not being able to know this individual till date, the impact we got from
    such gesture made us to do same.

    I am sorry to inform you that you may never have the chance to meet me because I
    have just concluded the assignment which my husband and I have agreed upon
    before his sudden death and you happened to be the beneficiary of our last WILL,
    hence I need you to do me a favor by accepting our offer.

    I deposited some fund in the sum of 1,600,000.00 GBP (One Million Six Hundred
    Thousand British Pounds) with DHL UK a couple of weeks ago to deliver to you,
    but i was very ill so i could not send you an email until today. what you have
    to do now is to contact the DHL COURIER SERVICE UK as soon as possible to know
    when they will deliver your package to you.

    For your information, I have paid for the delivering Charge, Insurance Premium
    and Clearance Certificate Fee of the Cheque showing that it is not a Drug Money
    or meant to sponsor Terrorist attack in your Country.

    You are to contact the dispatch director of DHL COURIER COMPANY on his personal
    email address immediately for confirmation and delivery of your cheque with the
    information below;

    Contact Person: Mr.Mark Morrison
    Email Address:markmorrison1945@yahoo.com.cn
    Phone: +44-702-405-6660

    NOTE: you are not to pay for the delivering Charge, the Insurance premium and
    the Clearance Certificate Fee of the Cheque because I have already paid for
    them, the only money you are expected to pay is 180 British Pounds for the
    security keeping of the cheque so far.

    I would have paid the fee but the company insisted that I should not because
    they don't know when you will be contacting them and to avoid demurrage or
    further cost.You are to reconfirm the below information to them to avoid any
    mistake on the Delivery.

    Postal address:
    Full Names:
    Direct telephone number:

    Below is the security keeping code: (SCT/0477/F) of you draft, you are to also
    present it to them for verification before delivery.

    Please, try to contact them as soon as you receive this mail to avoid further

    Be also notified that I will no longer be reading my email or surfing the
    internet as I have retired completely from the outside world to my ranch, at
    this moment I have nothing to do with cars, emails and other luxuries, all
    further correspondence should be forwarded to the courier company for the
    delivery of your cheque to you.

    Yours Sincerely,
    Mrs.Susan Wilcox

  2. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    Sounds like a plan! lol

    1. lorlie6 profile image84
      lorlie6posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I just love these-wonder how I get on the email list-anyone know?

      1. paradigmsearch profile image92
        paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I’d guess that pretty much any email name that doesn’t have some random numbers tacked on the end will get spam. smile

      2. recommend1 profile image71
        recommend1posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        How you get on the list is of interest.  I have no net business outside of such fairly leaktight sites as Paypal and my bank etc.

        I started getting a full range of emails after a few contacts on here - Hubpages - where I was stupid enough to answer using my own mail address.  I have three suspects for an email address collecting suspect and would be pleased to swap info with anyone else getting these.  I now have the ability to trace the IP, and sometimes the real IP behind a proxy - which has successfully linked a few @@holes as the same person on another site for another reason.

  3. Rudra profile image76
    Rudraposted 6 years ago

    Have you considered baiting and lead this person on. Email her/him back and say you are interested. See what happens.

  4. tlpoague profile image86
    tlpoagueposted 6 years ago

    I have received a few of these myself. It makes me wonder what the person was thinking...do I look like a sucker?!

  5. AEvans profile image80
    AEvansposted 6 years ago

    old and weak but able to send an e-mail. lolololo ! that is a good one. smile

  6. Kangaroo_Jase profile image80
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago

    Really big laugh this one Lorlie.

    Since when did Brits refer to estates as 'ranches'???? lmao

  7. IzzyM profile image88
    IzzyMposted 6 years ago

    The really sad thing is, someone will be suckered in. Despite all the warnings, if no-one ever fell for those scams, they'd be dead in the water by now.

  8. knolyourself profile image61
    knolyourselfposted 6 years ago

    Is it true? Do people actually fall for such nonsense?

    1. readytoescape profile image60
      readytoescapeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Are you kidding, a scam, no way, my delivery is coming tomorrow!

      It has been for four months, and the FBI loves getting the email forwards.

      1. lorlie6 profile image84
        lorlie6posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Seriously?  Give me a link, rte, and I'll forward it on over!  Always happy to alert the feds!