CITOYEN FRANÇAIS SOLLICITE VOTRE PARTENARIAT

My French isn’t great, but anything that tells me the writer wants a relationship that is beneficial to both parties is always a scam.  This is the usual story of a tragic accident leaving millions of Euros etc, etc. The only person who will benefit from this relationship is the scammer – who is hoping ...
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The contents of this email and any attachments are confidential and as applicable

Self-assessment tax returns are due to be filed by tomorrow (31 January) so here come the scammers trying to pretend you are due a tax refund.  If you are due for a refund the Inland Revenue won’t email you and ask you to fill all your details in online.  They will either write to you, ...
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Rescuedomains.com anything.com Available For Purchase

This is the third scam notice I’ve received.  I don’t own ribbesford.co.uk or any of the other domains stated.  This domain isn’t “now available” – it is just free for anyone to purchase.  My regular domain registrar has it available for $9.98.   Ignore these scammers who are just trying to get you to pay ...
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Please Respond

This despicable scammer has used a true story to add authenticity to her lies.   She also sent her scam as an attachment, presumably in an attempt to avoid spam filters.  I’m sure you realise that if this scammer really had large amounts of money deposited in Europe she wouldn’t need your help nor would ...
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Mrs Judith Jones

You have to admire the shear stupidity of a scammer who leaves their scam loan information as a comment on an anti-scam blog.  Some of them are so thick you wonder how they manage to operate any kind of scam at all.  I decided to promote this idiot’s scam comment to a post of it’s ...
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JOB VACANCY IN BRUNEL HOTEL LONDON. 31

This is a SCAM.  There are NO JOB vacancies.  This is a SCAMMER who wants to take your money. PLEASE DON’T LEAVE YOUR PERSONAL DETAILS IN A COMMENT ASKING A SCAMMER TO CONTACT YOU This semi-literate scammer has sent out his scam job vacancy to millions of email addresses.  He has no idea who you ...
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Attn: Dear Beneficiary, From International Commercial Bank of Ghana. (ICB).

It takes a certain amount of brains to write a believable scam.  Clearly this scammer is just thick! Ignore him. This is to notify you that $4.5 million has been credited in your favor, contact Mr. Raymond Hack, with the following information to enable your fund transferred via bank to bank, AS THE CASE MAY ...
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YOUR OVER DUE INHERITANCE FUNDS

The usual blah from a scammer who has no idea who you are or where you are.  He doesn’t care who you are or where you are – all he wants you to do is start sending him money.  If you make the mistake of replying you will find this scammer starts asking you to ...
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Letter Attached 4

This load of rubbish came as a pdf attachment – presumably to avoid being zapped by spam filters.  As it says at the top of this blog, you cannot win a lottery that you haven’t entered.  There is no such thing as the “Yahoo & Microsoft Internet Lottery Awards”.  If you make the mistake of ...
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Reservation

This was sent to some friends of mine who run a bed and breakfast establishment.  It sounded plausible so they replied to say that they did have accommodation for the dates requested.  (I realised as soon as I read this that it wasn’t genuine – the phrases “in your facility”  and “your country” were the ...
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