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Topic # 136333 23-Nov-2013 16:51
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Here's one I got today:

Are You Dead Or Still Alive???

CHINA CITIC BANK
TELEX TRANSFER SECTION,
ASIA PACIFIC.

TRANSFER OF YOUR $7.5 MILLION (USD) TO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT!

Attention!!!

We are writhing to know if it's true that you are DEAD? Because we received a notification message from one MR. GERSHON SHAPIRO of USA stating that you are DEAD and that you have giving him the right to claim your funds. Is that true?

He stated you died on a CAR accident. He has been calling us regarding this issue and he presented an account today to receive the funds on your behalf, but we cannot proceed with him until we confirm this by hearing from you on or before 7days. The account which he forward to us as follow.

Bank of America
St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
Acc/Name: Mr. Gershon Shapiro
Account# 003767127294
Routing # 063100277
65 Jabotinsky St\#2
Ramat Gan, ISRAEL 54224

Be informed that we have made all arrangements for you to receive and confirm your funds without stress, and without any further delays.

All we need to confirm now is to know if you are DEAD Or still Alive. Because this MAN'S message brought shock to our minds. And we just can't proceed with him until we confirm if this is a reality OR not and you reconfirm to us with the below information.

1.Your Full Names:
2.Your Cell Phone Number:
3.Age:
4.Sex:
5.Occupation
6.Your Address:
7.Your Bank Details:

Please confirm receipt of this message, because if we do not hear from you after 7days, then we say: MAY YOUR SOUL REST IN PERFECT PEACE" YOUR JOY AND SUCCESS REMAINS OUR GOAL.

May the peace of the Lord be with you wherever you may be now.


China Citic Bank,
International Remittance
Transfer Section
Dr. Kenny Yang
Email: drkenny_yang@163.com


Hope they're not writhing too much, they might make a mess.

I can't imagine anyone who is greedy and desperate enough (and who has email access) to fall for this, but presumably they're out there. 





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  Reply # 939523 23-Nov-2013 16:55
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I'm assuming you haven't replied
ergo you are DEAD

May you writhe in peace


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  Reply # 939557 23-Nov-2013 17:10
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"To Whom it May Concern,

Thanks for your email however I have met my untimely demise in an automobile accident.

Any funds awaiting to be released to me, are hereby now released to you.

Enjoy the money as much as I am enjoying my time in heaven."




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  Reply # 939601 23-Nov-2013 19:41
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Not only am I dead but I am trapped in the underworld, unable to pay the ferryman as I do not have my wallet. He accepts Western Union transfers, can you help me?

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  Reply # 939619 23-Nov-2013 20:40
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No, No. They need to courier you the money converted into gold Etruscan obolos coins. That's the only coinage Charon (the ferryman) accepts. Otherwise you will forever wander as a ghost.

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  Reply # 939676 23-Nov-2013 22:34
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Must be legit, look at the exceptionally clever way they've unnecessarily capitalised some words. Scammers wouldn't do that...

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