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I received a scam letter from a hubber this morning-BEWARE!

  1. lorlie6 profile image86
    lorlie6posted 7 years ago

    I realize that most hubbers are savvy to such mailings, but I thought I'd let people know that the hubber 'hartgreen' contacted me regarding plane crashes and millions to be made.  You know, the same old same old.
    Just letting you know.

  2. Chloe Comfort profile image61
    Chloe Comfortposted 7 years ago

    You mean this ISN'T legit big_smile big_smile big_smile 

    Damn - and I just bought a bridge yesterday big_smile big_smile big_smile

    1. lorlie6 profile image86
      lorlie6posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Well maybe I'll go ahead and reply, then.  lol  How's that bridge holding up, Chloe? lol

  3. profile image0
    cosetteposted 7 years ago

    hee hee smile

    this is just temporary until i find one i reely like.

  4. Will Apse profile image88
    Will Apseposted 7 years ago

    I used to live in London SW 8. We never trusted people who lived in SW 14.

    1. lorlie6 profile image86
      lorlie6posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Ahh, THAT sort of neighborhood, eh?

  5. skyfire profile image73
    skyfireposted 7 years ago

    this is the big hint to spot scam, if it was Zimbabwe dollars then you could have replied to that person,right ? LOL.

    1. lorlie6 profile image86
      lorlie6posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You bet, skyfire! lol

  6. Faybe Bay profile image82
    Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago

    I got one too, but from someone else, about a crash in 1998. said she was a widow, did research, and the guys wife died in the crash too. I sent her a letter, and it was returned by postmaster, but there were 2 attachments added that I didn't send? don't know what all that's about.

    1. lorlie6 profile image86
      lorlie6posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hmm, Faybe, haven't gotten that one...yet.

  7. Will Apse profile image88
    Will Apseposted 7 years ago
    1. lorlie6 profile image86
      lorlie6posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Dang, Will-I'm impressed!!!  I didn't expect such precision detective work this early in the morning!

  8. Will Apse profile image88
    Will Apseposted 7 years ago

    I suddenly remembered my former accountant lived in SW 14. I was checking to see he hadn't gone to the bad.

  9. MyWebs profile image83
    MyWebsposted 7 years ago

    ONLY US $12,500,000? I often get ones for US $25,000,000! You should hold out for a better offer.

    1. lorlie6 profile image86
      lorlie6posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I think I will...thanks MyWebs!

  10. ddsurfsca profile image72
    ddsurfscaposted 7 years ago

    and here is another coincidence....he has family in africa and the very same thing happened to them the only difference is that the lone survivor is living in a refugee camp.  I think it is his distant cousin.

  11. Irena K profile image61
    Irena Kposted 7 years ago

    Hahaha it seems they have a big family - I just wrote a hub about one of their "cousin" :-)

  12. blondepoet profile image74
    blondepoetposted 7 years ago

    I aint getting on no B52 in the near future now LMAO.
    Good morning Lorlie smile

  13. Kangaroo_Jase profile image79
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years ago

    Yet another variant on the Nigerian Fax Scams of 20 odd years back. Surprising how many of the older generation are hit with this scam in Australia, it got so bad at one stage one of our Current Events TV programs did a story on it a couple of months back.
    If it sounds too good to be true, it is, and avoid it like the plague.

    1. lorlie6 profile image86
      lorlie6posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It is really tragic for many older folks who fall for this stuff, Kangaroo_Jase.  I know we made light of it, but some have indeed lost thousands-not to mention their trust in their fellows-to these jerks.

      1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image79
        Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Absolutely Lorlie,

        and these chaps are educated and speak English fairly well.

  14. MPG Narratives profile image60
    MPG Narrativesposted 7 years ago

    Thanks for the heads up Kangaroo and lorlie. I'm new at these forum things of I'm glad I came across this warning cause I tend to trust things on Hubpages as everyone seems so legit. Of course, most hubbers are but it pays to be cautious.

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image79
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      No worries MGP, almost all government websites for each particular country has a section on the latest scams, ponzi & pyramid schemes, both offline and online for the general masses to perview.

  15. Cheeky Girl profile image81
    Cheeky Girlposted 7 years ago

    There's a TV show in the UK called "WatchDog", run by the BBC. It may end up being featured on it, as they received complaints similar to this. Its one of my favorite shows, and every week you get a complete education on the massive scams that are being put on innocent unsuspecting folks. I am all for "Awareness" and being made aware of such stupid and desperate criminal acts. Well done for highlighting this and for not being taken in by it.

  16. Kangaroo_Jase profile image79
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years ago

    Theres a <expletive> load of info on the net about this, just simply search for Nigerian Scam in your fav search engine.

    Cheers

 
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