July 5, 2005

Scamming the Scammers

[Background: CYNTHIANGLE claims to be a girl in Luton, United Kingdom, the headers from an e-mail from "her" indicate that it originated from Nigeria.]

BUZZ!!!
martinsewell1: Hello!
CYNTHIANGLE : hi
CYNTHIANGLE : did u get my mails
martinsewell1: Yes thanks, I did.
martinsewell1: Have you been at work today?
CYNTHIANGLE : well i am ok
CYNTHIANGLE : just that i had a terrible day
CYNTHIANGLE : u
martinsewell1: What happened?
CYNTHIANGLE : well i had a bad day with my boss
CYNTHIANGLE : i will be travelling soon
martinsewell1: Where are you going?
CYNTHIANGLE : well i don't know yet
CYNTHIANGLE : i will let u know
CYNTHIANGLE : so tell me are u at home now
martinsewell1: Yes, at home.
CYNTHIANGLE : ]ok
CYNTHIANGLE : alone
martinsewell1: Yes, all alone. And you?
CYNTHIANGLE : well i am all alone here
martinsewell1: Why don't we go to Nigeria together?
CYNTHIANGLE : what
martinsewell1: Why not? You deserve a holiday.
CYNTHIANGLE : have u been there before
martinsewell1: No, have you? Do you think it would be safe?
CYNTHIANGLE : why did u talk about nigeria
martinsewell1: I have a lot of friends in west Africa, I met them all online.
CYNTHIANGLE : ok
CYNTHIANGLE : so what was ur plan with them
CYNTHIANGLE : what did they talk about i mean
BUZZ!!!
martinsewell1: They said that we could run a scam from Nigeria, called "419" I think. Have you heard of it?
CYNTHIANGLE : whats was ur reply
martinsewell1: I think that it's a great idea, a lot of people fall for it apparently. Are you up for it?
CYNTHIANGLE : what
CYNTHIANGLE : no
CYNTHIANGLE : so tell me
CYNTHIANGLE : can i call u
martinsewell1: Why don't we meet up?
CYNTHIANGLE : we will
CYNTHIANGLE : just would like to call
martinsewell1: I'll call tomorrow if you like.
CYNTHIANGLE : want to call u now
martinsewell1: 07974 419419
CYNTHIANGLE : is that correct
martinsewell1: Yes, it's my mobile.
CYNTHIANGLE : ok
CYNTHIANGLE : i will try now
martinsewell1: Okay.
CYNTHIANGLE : k
CYNTHIANGLE : its not going here
martinsewell1: Are you phoning from a mobile?
CYNTHIANGLE : yeah
martinsewell1: Shall I call you?
CYNTHIANGLE : its not going here
martinsewell1: I'll meet you and we can discuss our trip to Nigeria.
CYNTHIANGLE : what trip
CYNTHIANGLE : u want me to come to africa
CYNTHIANGLE : are u in africa now
martinsewell1: No, I'm in Luton. You don't want me to go alone do you? It might be dangerous.
CYNTHIANGLE : well i am not from africa as well
martinsewell1: Have you ever wanted to go on an adventure?
CYNTHIANGLE : well never planned for that
CYNTHIANGLE : and i don't know u either
martinsewell1: Don't you trust me?
CYNTHIANGLE : well i can't just like that
CYNTHIANGLE has signed out. (05/07/2005 00:51)
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