Scam Emails and a bit of baiting


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WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.

From: Mark Obinna <>
Reply: Mark Obinna <>
Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2018 17:17:40 +0000 (UTC)

Hello dear,I am Mr. Mark Obinna a computer scientist with centralbank of Nigeria. I am 29 years old, just started work with C.B.N. I came acrossyour file which was marked X and your released disk painted RED, I took time tostudy it and found out that you have paid VIRTUALLY all fees and certificatewhile fund has not been release to you. The most annoying thing is that theycannot tell you the truths that on no account will they ever release the fundto you; instead they let you spend money unnecessarily.I do not intend to work here all the days of my life as Ican release this fund USD$25.5 Million to you if you can certify me of mysecurity, and how I can run away from this country Nigeria if I do this,because after wiring fund and I don't run away from this country, I will beseriously in trouble and my life will be in danger, so please this is like aMafia setting in Nigeria; you may not understand it because you are not aNigerian.The only thing I will need to release this fund is aspecial HARD DISK which we call (120 GIG). I will buy two of it, recopy yourinformation, destroy the previous one, and punch the computer to enable fundreflect into your bank within 24 banking hours. Upon confirmation of the HARDDISK I will clean up the tracer and destroy your file, after which I will runaway from Nigeria to meet with you. If you have read to understand my pointthen, do get in touch with me immediately,Endeavor to send your convenient telephone number foreasy communications and also re confirm your banking details.Call me on: +234-817-053-0937Regards,Mr. Mark ObinnaPosition: Computer Scientist.Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

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