I got a really cool scam in the mail the other day!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by seismic wonder2, Aug 6, 2008.

  1. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

    Feb 3, 2007
    san diego ca
    I got this letter a few days ago from some lady representing the "Secret Society." Her letter says that "someone" has reviewed my "file" and they think I'm a verry special guy![​IMG]
    Apparently, I'm about to enter "Phase two". If is send in the paper I'll receive the first of two pieces of information that could change my life!!!

    Me, being the curious type-ready for a little fun, sent it in immediately....after all I'm about to enter Phase Two!

    A little later I received a booklet called "The greatest kept secret of all time!" Five amazing stories about making money, love, and being discovered----That will change YOUE life!!-----

    All these stories tell about how the down trodden and destitute some how were given or "found" this 1200 page manuscript several thousand years old that holds secrets to health, wealth, women, etc.....
    But I can have this book for just $139.00 [​IMG]

    Too Funny!!!

    Anyway....
    I looked them up on the net and found several websites devoted to letting people know about the scam.

    Unfortunately, no one on the scam sites bought the second book.

    Now I'm VERRY curious about what's in the book. I KNOW it's a scam, and I HATE to perpetuate something like this BUT I WANT TO READ THAT BOOK! [​IMG]

    By the way, I have this ocen front property for sale in Arizona.....
     
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Hey cool - we have something in common! I was SPECIALLY selected to receive a letter that I can forward along to get up to $800,000 just by sending my letter to 200 people and sending out $1 to 7 other people!

    How's that for easy money!! LOL...

    How much ya want for that property, seismic? I've got some silkies I could trade ya...
     
  3. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

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    It's 1200 pages each saying

    "YOU ARE AN IDIOT. TO GET RICH FIND MORE IDIOTS LIKE YOURSELF AND TELL THEM TO SEND YOU $139.00"
     
  4. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

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    In all seriousness - are you a minor? Did you fill out a personal information sheet and send it in? Did your parents review the information you were providing? This could be very serious. These scammers can wipe you out financially, or your parents, or steal identities or put you on mailing lists from HE_ _. Never, ever fill out those things.

    If you are a minor, and you did, please let your parents know.
     
  5. Ugly Cowboy

    Ugly Cowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2008
    Corn, OK
    LOL I got one the other day from Sargeant Romerez who found $1,000,000 in a secret passage that Hissain (or however its spelled) used and will split it with me 50/50 if I send him my social security number so he can use my info to foward me the money! How neat is that! [​IMG] Its amazin that some folks actually believe this stuff!
     
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  6. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:if i am not mistaken this type of chain letter is illegal in canada so for safty sake to protect your butt i would infor your post office of this...i know you are not in canada but i would rather be safe then sorry...

    its hard to believe in this day people still think we will still fall for these scams....lol
     
  7. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    If you want more of this sort of hilarity, check out http://www.419eater.com/

    These
    guys are "scambaiters." You wouldn't believe what they end up getting these desperate scammers to do to get the baiters' (supposed) money. It's hours of comedy gold.
     
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  8. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Quote:The really sad thing is that some people do fall for it!
     
  9. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    what is this world coming to? Its so sad
     
  10. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    [​IMG] But I want to be special too!!!!! I just get emails that seem to be directed the opposite gender. [​IMG]
     

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