[SpamCop-List] Re: New variant on Nigeria scam
nobody at spamcop.net
Tue Mar 30 08:44:00 EST 2004
Marc (AlRalsky at spamcity.com) wrote in
news:c4alip$b3n$1 at news.spamcop.net:
> Yes, there are dozens of variants. But this one apparently employs a
> computer program to insert your last name into the text of the
> message. The scheme is that someone with your *same last name* has
> died and left a huge sum of money, but no heirs. Can you kindly
> volunteer to "fill in" as a long-lost relative and collect the
> princely sum?
Not all that common, but far from new. I suspect it's not all that common
because it's not all that successful...
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