On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 11:52:30AM +0000, kevin lyda wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 12:34:14PM +0100, Dr. Mrs. Mariam Abacha wrote:
> > I am Dr. Mrs. Mariam Abacha, wife to the late Nigerian Head of state,
> > General Sani Abacha who died on the 8th of June 1998 while still on
>> you know what's fun to do with these messages? start up a correspondance
> with them where you indicate you are interested. after a while, tell
> them that you are with the current nigerian gov't, that you have been
> tracing their movements (perhaps include mail headers), and that if they
> turn themselves in to law enforcement, no harm should come to them.
> it works better if you can get their phone number.
>> doesn't really solve anything, but it does scare the shit out of them
> for a little while.
It's been suggested that many of these scammers are highly connected in the
current Nigerian government, so this may not be a lot of use. I tend to the
view that if you're dumb enough to be caught in such a scam . . .
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