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Old 07-25-2017, 03:07 AM   #1
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Scammers never sleep: "Scott Blumstein" wants to give me a million dollars??

Anyone get this in their spam filters? Man, these guys waste no time. Notice the "Perfect Greetings" English so often found in our East Coast poker players lol
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Scott Blumstein <"SCOTT."@eos.ocn.ne.jp>
3:54 pm (2 days ago)


Perfect Greetings,

My name is Scott Blumstein the current winner of New Jersey World Series of Poker, $8.1M, and I bring to you a perfectly good news for such a perfect timing as this. I know this is surprising for you to have received this email from me.
But because of my good heart and all your support and good will towards me during all the time of the game and also how excited I am, so i am willing to donate £1,000,000 (One Million Dollars) to you and as part of my effort to alleviate poverty and care for the less privileged around the world, I have decided to donate to just 15 people around the globe which you are a part of.
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Old 07-25-2017, 03:12 AM   #2
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

Man, lucky you


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Old 07-25-2017, 03:37 AM   #3
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

Hows he gunna donate 1m to 15 diff people if he just won 8m (-4m tax) ? Also what kind of poker player is going to donate to other poker players? Think the majority of scammers were dropped on their head a few too many times
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Old 07-25-2017, 03:37 AM   #4
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

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£1,000,000 (One Million Dollars)
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Old 07-25-2017, 03:41 AM   #5
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

Pretty nice of him to donate 15 million dollars of his 8.1 million dollars he won st the New Jersey WSOP, from Japan.

Last edited by markksman; 07-25-2017 at 03:42 AM. Reason: Obvious 15 million pounds not dollars ducy
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Old 07-25-2017, 04:27 AM   #6
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

Kinda off topic, but any guesses as to how much Blumstein had of himself
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Old 07-25-2017, 04:37 AM   #7
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

Now i understand that I didn't win, since this all took place in New Jersey.
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Old 07-25-2017, 04:53 AM   #8
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

Wow your'e so lucky!!
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Old 07-25-2017, 05:48 AM   #9
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

It's pounds, that's even better! grats dude
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Old 07-25-2017, 06:01 AM   #10
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

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Old 07-25-2017, 06:44 AM   #11
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

So what are you going to do with the money?
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Old 07-25-2017, 07:15 AM   #12
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

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Kinda off topic, but any guesses as to how much Blumstein had of himself
Based on his very generous email, I would say about 200%
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Old 07-25-2017, 07:27 AM   #13
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

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Hows he gunna donate 1m to 15 diff people if he just won 8m (-4m tax) ? Also what kind of poker player is going to donate to other poker players? Think the majority of scammers were dropped on their head a few too many times
These scam emails are deliberately full of errors and typos. In this way they only get responses from extremely gullible people.
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Old 07-25-2017, 08:05 AM   #14
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

Make sure to give them your bank account number. You wanna get that moneyz ASAP.
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Old 07-25-2017, 08:07 AM   #15
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These scam emails are deliberately full of errors and typos. In this way they only get responses from extremely gullible people.
Never thought about that but it makes sense. You want the people with the most amount of oxygen deprivation as possible so no point in keeping people on the hook that ultimately won't fall for your scam.
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Old 07-25-2017, 09:30 AM   #16
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

Respond and see what he says imo
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Old 07-25-2017, 09:38 AM   #17
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

LOL if you're gonna act like you're from that area you can't be so ****ing nice. That's like going to the middle east and making fun of Muhammad and expecting the people around you to laugh and do shots with you.
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Old 07-25-2017, 09:53 AM   #18
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LOL if you're gonna act like you're from that area you can't be so ****ing nice. That's like going to the middle east and making fun of Muhammad and expecting the people around you to laugh and do shots with you.
Oh they'll do shots. And they will laugh.
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Old 07-25-2017, 10:04 AM   #19
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

Tell him you're actually Scott Blumstein
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Old 07-25-2017, 10:52 AM   #20
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

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So what are you going to do with the money?
Use it to help other people, ldo. How else do you build the pyramid?
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Old 07-25-2017, 02:22 PM   #21
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

Still waiting for my $32 million inheritance from Nigeria.
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Old 07-25-2017, 02:28 PM   #22
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

Honestly, you should rename this thread title. There is no reason for the word scammer and Scott Blumstein to be placed adjacently near the same sentence. Someone who later does a google search of him might see the title, not look in the thread, and think Scott Blumstein was trying to scam someone.
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Old 07-25-2017, 02:49 PM   #23
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

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Honestly, you should rename this thread title. There is no reason for the word scammer and Scott Blumstein to be placed adjacently near the same sentence. Someone who later does a google search of him might see the title, not look in the thread, and think Scott Blumstein was trying to scam someone.
If someone sees two words together and makes an assumption about it without checking for context, I doubt he would have much credibility to begin with.
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Old 07-25-2017, 02:56 PM   #24
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

Meh, i kind of agree though. Its obv a sensationalist title and could be more accurately worded even though we all knew we were clicking something that indeed was not Scott Blumstein scamming
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Old 07-25-2017, 03:01 PM   #25
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Re: Scammers never sleep: Scott Blumstein wants to give me a million dollars??

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Honestly, you should rename this thread title. There is no reason for the word scammer and Scott Blumstein to be placed adjacently near the same sentence. Someone who later does a google search of him might see the title, not look in the thread, and think Scott Blumstein was trying to scam someone.
The man is a professional poker player. If he was akin to Saint Paul in all aspects of life outside of poker, most people would think that anyway.
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