i get at least 2-5 emails a week, telling me that i have won the UK lottery, or that my email has won money from microsoft, or that i have inherited millions from someone i have never heard of. some even come from my own bank. supposedly.
i guess i'm just very, very lucky!
but this one i got today, was the best:
COMPENSATION NOTICE TO ALL FRAUD/SCAM VICTIMS.
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR,
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA.
ATTENTION: All Fraud/Scam Victims
I am pleased to notify you as the GOVERNOR OF CENTRAL BANK OF
NIGERIA that you are among those fraud/Scam victims to receive a compensation
payment of US$2,000,000.00 only.
As Nigeria decide to mentained her status internationally and remain the giant of Africa.The Office of the President of Nigeria inaugurated this office to make sure that you are well compensated after our investigation regarding all victims of Scam/fraud in Nigeria/Africa. This office has also sent this same letter to your embassy/High commission office in Nigeria confirming our legitimate intentions for communicating with you through e-mail.
However, this payment will be made to you by an ATM VISA or MASTER CARD via our corresponding bank. The reason for using our corresponding Bank is for ATM CARD that has international quality and generally acceptable by the World.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS:
1) You must contact the Director,Foreign Exchange Department,(Rev.Witty M.Witty) via email: email@example.com for the ATM CARD of US$2Million only.
2) The delivery of the ATM CARD will be supervised by REV. WITTY M.WITTY and all procedure must be carried out according to the regulations of the official courier company .
3) You must fulfill all your obligations as the beneficiary of this compensation fund (US$2,000,000.00) by sending to him your real name,occupation,sex,age, address and telephone number for the safe delivery of your ATM MASTER CARD to you via courier company
4) The delivery of this ATM CARD will not exceed the next 72 banking hours starting from the time you reconfirm your contact details.
NOTE THIS IS YEAR 2010 COMPENSATION PAYMENT.
SANUSI LAMIDO SANUSI
GOVERNOR,CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA.
$2 million? from the central bank of nigeria?
ok, i believe you...