Matt Rudge wrote:
> > I don't know. I've a suspicion those who know me wouldn't say that the
> > lord short changed me in the arrogance department, but how much arrogance
> > and greed must you have to completely suspend your critical faculties ?
> > Don't these people realise that TANSTAAFL and definitely not a free 25
> > squidrillion # (where # = whatever currency unit you care to mention)
>> Wish *I'd* thought of this scam.
>> Would have been a great way to get rid of my Eircom shares.
Quite an interesting thread. Here in the sunny R of S.A. quite a few ppl have
been taken by this scam. Greed seems to cloud the mind. The object of these
guys is to get you to transfer funds to their accounts to clear some
hurdles to get the great pie in the sky released to your bank account. It
ends with you flying to Nigeria with a suitcase full of dollars, no other
where you promptly get arrested by the "authorities", your money gets
you get locked up for a few days until somebody "rescues" you and get you out
country for your last few bob.
I have heard of a South American construction tychoon who lost US$987 in this
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