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Old 07-18-2008, 10:19 AM   #1
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Brag: I just made £4.5million

Hi All,

I just got one of them random people contacting me on Skype, telling me that about a dead gent in Ghana... etc etc etc.

Here is my chatlog. I have changed my skype name as I don't want lots of people contacting me ;P

Tell me what you think:



[14:56:29] Arthur Morrison says: Dear Sir/Madam


In search of a reliable contact, i came across your profile on the internet and decided to contact you. My name is Arthur Morrison, an auditor in a Commercial Bank in Accra Ghana . I am seeking your assistance in the transfer of some huge funds, which belonged to customer of the bank who on further inquiries i learn died 3years ago. The account has been inactive since then and has been regarded as dormant. The customer was a Jewish diamond dealer and up till date no one has turned up to make any request on this account.
I can arrange to have this funds transferred by swift to your account abroad if we can reach a reasonable agreement. Everything will be perfected on my side to make sure that we comply with all banking regulations of your country and mine.
I hope you will consider my proposal, and i await your reply.
I will provide you with a private contact telephone number as soon as i receive a positive response from you

Yours sincerely

Arthur Morrison
[15:02:55] johnyv says: wow is this for real?
[15:03:32] Arthur Morrison says: gooday
[15:05:14] johnyv says: how much are we talking about here?
[15:06:41] Arthur Morrison says: the deeased operates a USD Forex account with a credit balance of USD17.5 mill.
[15:07:00] johnyv says: and what kinda split would i get?
[15:07:04] johnyv says: make me an offer
[15:07:33] Arthur Morrison says: and a asafe deposit acount of 2 strong metal boxes which deposits were declared as preious minerals
[15:08:27] Arthur Morrison says: well let me explain to you in detail how i intend to effect the transfer, then you see if u can handle it then we talk about perentage
[15:08:38] johnyv says: sounds reasonable
[15:08:43] johnyv says: shoot
[15:09:12] Arthur Morrison says: what i intend to do is to create a link to the dead customer's account
[15:09:26] johnyv says: will he have to sign for it?
[15:10:41] Arthur Morrison says: A limited liabilty company will be registetred in Ghana in your name and that of the decesaed as partners, then an account will be opened in the bank with the regisration with you as the sole signatory
[15:11:54] Arthur Morrison says: i will raise a tansfer mandate from my department, and wire the fund from the late ustomer's acount into the new one set up for you. You will then instruct the bank to wire the fund to your account abroad
[15:13:11] johnyv says: i currently have a ltd company in the UK, could i use that instead, or do you still require a ltd company set up in Ghana?
[15:16:21] Arthur Morrison says: the idea of seeting up one in Ghana is to have the name of the deceased appear somewhere as your partner, so when i wire from my department it will not raise any eye brow, Just simply transferring all assets from your late partner's company acount into yours, all documents to change ownership will be put in place
[15:17:19] johnyv says: so in effect i will own his diamond company?
[15:18:38] Arthur Morrison says: not. we are setting up a similar company to his with his son's name as director, so you as his partner will be in charge of his deposits in Ghana
[15:20:16] johnyv says: won't his son mind that i am going to take over the company?
[15:20:22] johnyv says: or is he in on it as well?
[15:22:19] Arthur Morrison says: The deceased company acount name is New Age Mining Co Ltd. we shall set up. N.A.M. Investment Ltd. I am not aware of any son, only on record the company will be registered in your name and the deceased's name ALEXANDER PERKAL Jnr. and your name as partners
[15:23:12] johnyv says: not a very Jewish name
[15:23:15] johnyv says: anyway...
[15:23:20] johnyv says: so is this legal?
[15:24:28] Arthur Morrison says: this way i can get a lawyer to go to court and get a sworn affidavit registered in court confirming you as the deceased's aprtner and benefiiary
[15:25:05] Arthur Morrison says: i have copy of the deceased's passport from our records
[15:25:57] johnyv says: i think i have a copy of mine somewhere
[15:26:14] johnyv says: so lets get down to business
[15:26:24] johnyv says: how much are you willing to pay me
[15:28:40] Arthur Morrison says: let me know what percentage you will accept after a succesful tansfer. i will provide you with my acount details where my share will be deposited after you have comfirmed that the fund has been recieved in your account
[15:29:36] johnyv says: well as i will be the one doing the hard work it seems, i think its only fair that i take the majority share. say 60%?
[15:30:44] johnyv says: does that sound fair?
[15:33:45] johnyv says: hello?
[15:35:42] Arthur Morrison says: its ok by me
[15:36:28] johnyv says: good negotiating skills
[15:36:35] Arthur Morrison says: an i add you?
[15:36:46] Arthur Morrison says: can i?
[15:36:49] johnyv says: add me?
[15:36:51] johnyv says: where?
[15:37:16] Arthur Morrison says: to my list on skype
[15:37:57] Arthur Morrison says: i will alos provide you with my tel contact for easier communication
[15:40:11] johnyv says: i don't see why not
[15:40:14] johnyv says: go for it
[15:40:25] johnyv says: Arthur
[15:41:50] Arthur Morrison says: can you travel to Ghana?
[15:42:08] johnyv says: when?
[15:42:11] johnyv says: now?
[15:42:15] johnyv says: bit short notice
[15:42:17] johnyv says: but ok
[15:42:37] johnyv says: i'll have to look for my passport though
[15:45:18] Arthur Morrison says: anytime u can make time
[15:45:53] johnyv says: i have just checked britishairways.com, and can see a flight to "Accra, Ghana, ACC, Accra", on Sunday for £1029
[15:45:56] Arthur Morrison says: i would like you to inspect the contents of the safe deposit boxes
[15:46:03] johnyv says: i should only need one way
[15:46:12] johnyv says: cos i guess i wont know when i'm coming back
[15:46:20] johnyv says: so is the price ok?
[15:46:51] Arthur Morrison says: you will need a round trip in order to get a visa
[15:47:05] Arthur Morrison says: 3-4 days is fine
[15:47:28] johnyv says: ok one minute
[15:48:21] johnyv says: Sunday 20th June to Tuesday 22nd June
[15:48:38] Arthur Morrison says: we are in July mate
[15:48:45] johnyv says: whoops
[15:48:58] johnyv says: i meant July
[15:49:21] johnyv says: Total = £ 2,021.80
[15:49:24] johnyv says: is that ok?
[15:49:48] johnyv says: no need to offset my carbon emissions
[15:50:05] Arthur Morrison says: its quite expensive where are u flying from?
[15:50:09] johnyv says: UK
[15:50:26] johnyv says: London Heathrow
[15:51:02] johnyv says: anyway, i think i can afford it seeing as i am about to make £9million
[15:51:18] johnyv says: oops - USD
[15:51:26] johnyv says: ****, thats only £4.5million
[15:51:35] Arthur Morrison says: i know we ae in high season but the price is quite high
[15:51:48] johnyv says: agreed
[15:52:18] johnyv says: is it legal to buy guns in Ghana?
[15:52:24] johnyv says: i think i want to buy a gun
[15:52:29] johnyv says: always wanted a gun
[15:55:05] johnyv says: o, just realised. how will i contact you when i land?
[15:55:45] Arthur Morrison says: am not sure u taking my prosal seriously
[15:57:55] johnyv says: ...
[15:58:00] johnyv says: i'm booking flights mate
[15:58:12] johnyv says: don't know how much more serious i can be
[15:58:53] johnyv says: anyway i got to go, my dad has just come back home from work and wants me off the internet
[15:59:01] johnyv says: i'll see if i can chat later
[15:59:14] johnyv says: if not i'll take my laptop and try and contact you when i land
[15:59:25] johnyv says: bye Arthur
[15:59:49] Arthur Morrison says: bye Mr Bean
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:20 AM   #2
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Re: Brag: I just made £4.5million

sounds legit enough.
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:22 AM   #3
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Re: Brag: I just made £4.5million

got one of these on gchat a few weeks ago. i also fuked w him for a while. good times.
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:24 AM   #4
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Re: Brag: I just made £4.5million

just realised i spent an hour on that conversation.

time well spent i think
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:26 AM   #5
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Re: Brag: I just made £4.5million

Wasn't expecting this to be funny, but this is pretty good!

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[15:55:45] Arthur Morrison says: am not sure u taking my prosal seriously
So good!
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:26 AM   #6
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Can someone explain to me exactly what they are trying to scam you out of?
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:28 AM   #7
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Can someone explain to me exactly what they are trying to scam you out of?
not sure if they were gonna take me hostage, or expected me to say that i couldnt go, and then they'd ask for my bank details...
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:29 AM   #8
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[15:49:24] johnyv says: is that ok?
[15:49:48] johnyv says: no need to offset my carbon emissions
i give much for this for some reason.
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:29 AM   #9
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Sad thing is How many people actually do fall for this
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:34 AM   #10
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Hi All,
[15:40:11] johnyv says: i don't see why not
[15:40:14] johnyv says: go for it
[15:40:25] johnyv says: Arthur
[15:41:50] Arthur Morrison says: can you travel to Ghana?
[15:42:08] johnyv says: when?
[15:42:11] johnyv says: now?
[15:42:15] johnyv says: bit short notice
[15:42:17] johnyv says: but ok
[15:42:37] johnyv says: i'll have to look for my passport though
[15:45:18] Arthur Morrison says: anytime u can make time
[15:45:53] johnyv says: i have just checked britishairways.com, and can see a flight to "Accra, Ghana, ACC, Accra", on Sunday for £1029

Nice... but I've found a cheaper flight on Air Nigeria --> Only £430 from Heathrow..
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:34 AM   #11
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[15:29:36] johnyv says: well as i will be the one doing the hard work it seems, i think its only fair that i take the majority share. say 60%?
[15:30:44] johnyv says: does that sound fair?
[15:33:45] johnyv says: hello?
[15:35:42] Arthur Morrison says: its ok by me
[15:36:28] johnyv says: good negotiating skills

hahaha
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:36 AM   #12
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What a Coincidence, I had a long lost cousin die near there who was a big oil man. And I needed to send a few thousand to them to start the ball rolling. I also met a girl online who after two fairly short chats need a few thousand to speed up the visa process to come visit me. I THINK IT IS A SCAM FROM SOME PEOPLE IN A VERY POOR COUNTRY PERHAPS.




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Old 07-18-2008, 10:37 AM   #13
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Sad thing is How many people actually do fall for this
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:38 AM   #14
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I THINK IT IS A SCAM FROM SOME PEOPLE IN A VERY POOR COUNTRY PERHAPS.




thanks for the heads up i'll cancel those flights then
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:39 AM   #15
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[15:48:38] Arthur Morrison says: we are in July mate

he spoke so much like a business person
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:42 AM   #16
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Someday someone is going to actually inherit $15 million from a dead nigerian relative and blow it off. As a matter of fact, upon my death, I am going to bequeath some of my millions to a relative thru a shady African lawyer just to be a di*k. Funny convo OP.
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:45 AM   #17
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www.419eater.com FTW!
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:48 AM   #18
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Someday someone is going to actually inherit $15 million from a dead nigerian relative and blow it off.
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100% no risk
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Old 07-18-2008, 11:19 AM   #20
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thanks for the heads up i'll cancel those flights then
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Old 07-18-2008, 11:20 AM   #21
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wySq1u7d4DA
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Old 07-18-2008, 11:24 AM   #22
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Hi All,

[15:29:36] johnyv says: well as i will be the one doing the hard work it seems, i think its only fair that i take the majority share. say 60%?
[15:30:44] johnyv says: does that sound fair?
[15:33:45] johnyv says: hello?
[15:35:42] Arthur Morrison says: its ok by me
[15:36:28] johnyv says: good negotiating skills
Love the last line.
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Old 07-18-2008, 01:07 PM   #23
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ir ur gonna link to a utube vid, least u could do is show ppl the acknowledged greatest all-time scambait, which is far and away (i mean 2nd place can't even SEE this guy) the king of all scambaiters who got 2 nigerians to recreate the classic monty python parrot store sketch. I don't know if i've ever been actually awed by anything to this extent in my life:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvyrzQldOKE
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Old 07-18-2008, 01:34 PM   #24
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBBK3...eature=related
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Old 07-18-2008, 02:32 PM   #25
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ir ur gonna link to a utube vid, least u could do is show ppl the acknowledged greatest all-time scambait, which is far and away (i mean 2nd place can't even SEE this guy) the king of all scambaiters who got 2 nigerians to recreate the classic monty python parrot store sketch. I don't know if i've ever been actually awed by anything to this extent in my life:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvyrzQldOKE
i think this is the written write up that goes along with it. definitely my favourite scambait.

http://www.419eater.com/html/bigman.htm
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