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Subject: Nigerian Astronaut Wants To Come Home
Dr. Bakare Tunde
Astronautics Project Manager
National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA)
Plot 555
Misau Street
PMB 437
Garki, Abuja, FCT NIGERIA

Dear Mr. Sir,

REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE-STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL

I am Dr. Bakare Tunde, the cousin of Nigerian Astronaut, Air Force Major Abacha Tunde. He was the first African in space when he made a secret flight to the Salyut 6 space station in 1979. He was on a later Soviet spaceflight, Soyuz T-16Z to the secret Soviet military space station Salyut 8T in 1989. He was stranded there in 1990 when the Soviet Union was dissolved. His other Soviet crew members returned to earth on the Soyuz T-16Z, but his place was taken up by return cargo. There have been occasional Progrez supply flights to keep him going since that time. He is in good humor, but wants to come home.

In the 14-years since he has been on the station, he has accumulated flight pay and interest amounting to almost $ 15,000,000 American Dollars. This is held in a trust at the Lagos National Savings and Trust Association. If we can obtain access to this money, we can place a down payment with the Russian Space Authorities for a Soyuz return flight to bring him back to Earth. I am told this will cost $ 3,000,000 American Dollars. In order to access the his trust fund we need your assistance.

Consequently, my colleagues and I are willing to transfer the total amount to your account or subsequent disbursement, since we as civil servants are prohibited by the Code of Conduct Bureau (Civil Service Laws) from opening and/ or operating foreign accounts in our names.

Needless to say, the trust reposed on you at this juncture is enormous. In return, we have agreed to offer you 20 percent of the transferred sum, while 10 percent shall be set aside for incidental expenses (internal and external) between the parties in the course of the transaction. You will be mandated to remit the balance 70 percent to other accounts in due course.

Kindly expedite action as we are behind schedule to enable us include downpayment in this financial quarter.

Please acknowledge the receipt of this message via my direct number 234 (0) 9-234-2220 only.

Yours Sincerely, Dr. Bakare Tunde
Astronautics Project Manager
[email protected]

http://www.nasrda.gov.ng/

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You're wrong. It isn't a scam. You can tell with just a little simple math.

 

The poor guy got stranded in 1990 and he has only been up there for 14 years. I know. At first glance this would seem incorrect seeing as how at least 25 years have transpired... but that is here on earth. In space, time operates differently. That also explains why the soviets are willing to schedule this special space flight for only $3,000,000 dollars. These are "space time" dollars and therefore equate to about $12,000,000 current dollars.

 

What the letter doesn't point out is that the Russians have been wanting to go get him but have been unable to come up with the money. 2 years ago, american investors raised nearly $5,000,000 for this effort with the condition that they take Rosie O'donell to take his place. Unfortunately, that was current dollars instead of "space" dollars so it did not come to fruition.

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The poor guy got stranded in 1990 and he has only been up there for 14 years. I know. At first glance this would seem incorrect seeing as how at least 25 years have transpired... but that is here on earth. In space, time operates differently.

 

Genius!!

 

:rofl3:

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so... y'all are saying that this story isn't true? <quietly puts away checkbook>

I thought they took debit cards?

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Even though the story of the astronaut is obviously legit... I have my doubts about the strange email I just received.

 

 

Attention,
I have received the Fund from the Bank past two days and i Register your ATM VISA CARD with DHL Delivery Company with registration code of their Shipment Code awb 33xzsof your parcel.
therefore the DHL immediately with your full information so that they will delivery your ATM CARD to you enable them proceed on deliver your CARD to you with any delay.
I am in Korea now, i kept ( USD$500.000.00 Dollars ) Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars in cashier ATM VISA CARD world wide.
I have been sending you an email through your formal email address but all bounced back, now contact Director in charge Mr.John Felix.
Contact Person....Mrs.Rose Campbell
Tel...+229-65900607
THANKS AND BE BLESSED YOURS FAITHFULLY,
Mr.Fred.

 

Ignoring the less that stellar english, everything sounds legit until the very end where it says I'm supposed to contact Mr. John Felix, but then gives a phone number for Mrs. Rose Campbell. I find that a little confusing. However, it should be legit because they have actually registered ATM VISA card with DHL and got a tracking number assigned. They wouldn't be able to get the tracking number if they didn't really have something to track. Right?

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didn't know where to put this so thought here would do.

 

just had one of those spam phone calls trying to say my computer was full of malware, now i like to play along with them for as long as possible before they get so frustrated they hang up.

 

so as most people know i use a linux pc, which makes it quite difficult to follow instructions for a windows os.

 

so of course they want me to download a remote application so they can control my pc to install their malware on it.

the 2 programs they tried to get me to install and run were supremo and when i wasn't having much luck getting the .exe to run the next was impcremote.

 

so the first tech gave up and put me through to the "supervisor" who spoke better english, he was getting so frustrated he was shouting at me, swearing etc.etc and it took these so called "experts" 55 minutes (new record by the way.) before he finally decided to ask me if i was running a windows pc, my answer "i don't know it's a coolermaster pc" before he decided to give up and disconnect the call. :rofl3:

 

:b33r:

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I had one swear at me last friday and loudly explain that I just don't understand when he repeatedly told me that CSLID stands for "Computer Security License Identification" and he could tell me what mine was. I just kept saying "No it doesn't. It stands for Class ID and my computer has a hundred or so of them". He kept repeating "You don't understand. It stands for Computer Security License Identification and I can tell you what yours is because you are infected." So I just kept saying "No it doesn't. It stands for Class ID and my computer has a hundred or more of them". And he said " You don't understand!...." etc, etc.

 

He kept yelling his story louder and louder. I just kept calmly repeating my same phrase until he finally swore at me and hung up.

 

Guess I'm still infected. :erm:

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I did the play a long one day (was ages ago) I knew what was going on and it was hard to do cause I was mad that I had got the "call"
Oh No my computer is infected, what will I ever do?
I pretended to cry but it didn't move the female on the other end.

"I will help no problem". Oh yes, help me please, can you repeat that I can't understand?
"You are infected, we see here at Microsoft you need our help"
After a few minutes of playing a crying victim

I lied, I have a tracer on my phone and we now know where you are and who you are.....police are on the way. (not really)

 

I had a call number out of Michigan showing on caller ID, so like a good neighbor I call my phone company who is not interested and said call the police. Now, that got my goat because of all people I would had thought the phone company would had wanted that info to shut that phone down.

 

 

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one thing i will say juliet is don't take any notice of the caller id, it's probably just a spoofed number and not their real number or location.

 

 

He kept yelling his story louder and louder.

yes they seem to do that a lot don't they tomk when you don't follow their on screen playbook response. :rofl3:

 

:b33r:

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one thing i will say juliet is don't take any notice of the caller id, it's probably just a spoofed number and not their real number or location.

 

exactly

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It's fun to mess with them until they get real mad start cussing and hang up.

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I received this email on May 22nd:

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Subject: YOUR ABANDONED CONSIGNMENT

 

Dear owner,

 

I am Mr. James Dee, Head Officer-in-Charge, Administrative Service Inspection Unit United Nations Inspection Agency in Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Atlanta, Georgia. During our investigation, I discovered an abandoned shipment through a Diplomat from United Kingdom which was transferred from JF Kennedy Airport to our facility here in Atlanta, and when scanned it revealed an undisclosed sum of money in 2 Metal Trunk Boxes weighing approximately 110kg each.

 

The consignment was abandoned because the Content was not properly declared by the consignee as money rather it was declared as personal effect/classified document to either avoid diversion by the Shipping Agent or confiscation by the relevant authorities. The diplomat's inability to pay for Non Inspection fees among other things are the reason why the consignment is delayed and abandoned.

 

By my assessment, each of the boxes contains about $4M or more.They are still left in the airport storage facility till today. The Consignments like I said are two metal trunk boxes weighing about 110kg each (Internal dimension: W61 x H156 x D73 (cm) effective capacity: 680 L) Approximately. The details of the consignment including your name and email on the official document from United Nations' office in London where the shipment was tagged as personal effects/classified document is still available with us. As it stands now, you have to reconfirm your full name, Phone Number, full address so I can cross-check and see if it corresponds with the one on the official documents. It is now left to you to decide if you still need the consignment or allow us repatriate it back to UK (place of origin) as we were instructed.

(REPLY TO THIS EMAIL : ([email protected] )

 

As I did say again, the shipper abandoned it and ran away most importantly because he gave a false declaration, he could not pay for the yellow tag, he could not secure a valid non inspection document(s), etc. I am ready to assist you in any way I can for you to get back this packages provided you will also give me something out of it (financial gratification). You can either come in person or you engage the services of a secure shipping/delivery Company/agent that will provide the necessary security that is required to deliver the package to your doorstep or the destination of your choice. I need all the guarantee that I can get from you before I can get involved in this project.

Please Reply this email strictly at ([email protected])

 

Best Regards,

Mr. James Dee

Head Officer-in-Charge

Administrative Service Inspection Unit

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I can tell, from the message, that I'm about to receive a windfall of unexpected money.

Since a diplomat from the UK is mentioned I think I'll ask my friend Terry here to check into this for me and pay any applicable fees to expedite receipt. I'll reimburse him as needed.

I have to admit that I'm surprised that United Nations officials use GMail but I'm sure this is on the level.

Needless to say - I'm very excited

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Just received this email...I'm SURE it's valid, why wouldn't it be?? After all, I distinctly remember going to Thailand and opening an account at this bank in my dreams... :lol:

 

 

Respectfully benefactors
To Our Valued Client

Bank of Thailand are pleased to deliver a copy of the document
MT103
MTIR16306857_0772250349_20160509104208
Via E-mail and attach a detailed information for convenience. And
your
verification documents.

KASIKORNBANK PCL is please to attached a copy of MT103:
MTIR16306857_0772250349_20160509104208, which is self-
explanatory.

Bank of Thailand Public Company Limited would like to thank you
for
the trust, the business center of the country have been using the
service.


Thank you for choosing KASIKORNBANK PCL to be your trusted bank
and
giving us the opportunity to be of service. If you need any more
information please do not hesitate to call your Trade Services
Specialist.


*****************************************************************
*

The transmission of this e-mail message, including any
information or
material or attachment thereto (if any),
is intended only for the person or entity to which it is
addressed,
and may contain confidentiality and/or privilege.
Any review, re-transmission, dissemination or other use of, or
taking
of any action in reliance upon the information or
material or attachment (if any) contained or incorporated in this
e-mail message by persons or
entities other than the intended recipient as addressed-above is
prohibit
udwinz:
Any review, re-transmission, dissemination or other use of, or
taking
of any action in reliance upon the information or
material or attachment (if any) contained or incorporated in this
e-mail message by persons or
entities other than the intended recipient as addressed-above is
prohibited and not subject to
any responsibility of the sender and/or KASIKORNBANK Public
Company
Limited. If you have received
this e-mail message in error in pursuance to whatever reasons,
please
contact and inform the sender,
and delete the this e-mail message, including any information or
material or
attachment thereto (if any) from your e-mail system and/or any of
your
computer device.

Yes, I'm violating their trust by re-transmitting this email, but ask me if I care...

 

 

 

 

:geezer:

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