419ing the 419er In Which a Nigerian Scam Artist is Scammed

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Is there anyone here who hasn’t been at least a little curious at one time or another – what would happen if someone actually responded to one of the Nigerian 419 scam emails – you know, the ones where the spammer contacts you claiming to represent the fortunes of a deposed ruler, of a deceased distant relative of your own, or of their own dearly departed?

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 419ing the 419er In Which a Nigerian Scam Artist is Scammed

What would happen if you actually came out to play?

Well, one person found out recently, responding “just to see”, and before you could say “Miriam Abacha”, he found himself $39,000 richer – for a while.


 

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 419ing the 419er In Which a Nigerian Scam Artist is Scammed

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9 Replies to “419ing the 419er In Which a Nigerian Scam Artist is Scammed”

  1. Why cant all the free email providers send out bulk email every so often warning people of scams so these cockroaches can go f&^k themselves

  2. Actually it is tockwilliams77@yahoo.com. Sorry for my typo. Just stay away from him, he is a real jerk.

  3. I almost fell for this. What a scam. He sent the pictures of a U.S. Army soldier. Supposed to be a Colonel. His wife and daughter were killed in a car accident 4 years ago. Of course, he is in love with me and lives in Florida. Will be retiring on May 25, 2010. The site is tockwilliams.@yahoo.com. Please get this information out to all women who use dating sites as he was pretty convincing. Sent a picture of $2.7 million in a suitcase. Thank God that he answered my prayers before I was actually taken in by this fraud.

  4. HI Ana I also put my comments 3/13/2010 3.57am under christine as what happened next i used this name as i dont want to be identified .I had no help from badoo.com as you can read the last resort is to inform the police as us women need some help from these shit scammers = MEN ACTUALLY .!! its under 419 in which nigerian scam artist is scammed himself

  5. Hi My name i dont wish to give my real name as may be recognised .I went on a dating site in 2008/2009 at first everthing seemed fine and i began to chat with just some ordinary guy to find out later on msn he was a soldier a colnol in Iraq he sent me photos and then over several months fooled me in to believing he was coming back to England to retire as he was saying he was 52 years old and he had a son in England .Later he asked me if i could help him bring his trunk home and personel affects .Hesaidthere was some dollor in it also as he was not allowed to send money back to ENGLAND AlsoHE COULD NOT PHONE OUT FROM CAMP AND THAT THEY WHERE NOT ALLOWED TO USE A CAM FOR SECURITY REASONS .Later he said was high up in army and a diplomat would be brighing itback to this country via ghanna .i just had to paye for certificates and i would be re embursed another £10,000 i could change the money up .He said because the DIPLOMAT WASbringing it in to Canary wharf he would have diplomatic amunity and would be able to get through customs .

    This supposed diplomat contacted me and i sent money by western Union to Ghana and i recieved certificate back by email showing the money paid and clearance certificates however there then was another regarding shipping . The name was Rickie Dywar AND THE SOLDIER USING NAME OF TOCK WILLIAMS .ALL photos are false they used and they are stolen Id of USA soldiers the criminals look at magazines soldiers and change their life story around using ploys like Im a widower and i have a son or my wife got killed in car accident anything to scam women . Anyway later i heard that the trunk had arrived in canarywharf by the diplomat and I must go up to there to london .I had to paye further money because the diplomat said on the phone that it had been opened and imbargoed at canary wharf docks .
    Iwent up to london but the supposed diplomat gave me the run around by phone until i ended up at a building office where i had to paye the exstra money over to this man called GARRY FLETCHER SOME BLACK GUY WITH AN USA ACCENT .I WAS THEN TOLD TO GO TO THIS HOTEL THE NEXT DAY AND COLLECT THE TRUNK WHEN I GOT UP TO THE ROOM THEY OPENED THE TRUNK AND THERE WAS £4.7000000 MILLION DOLLER IN UNCLEAN MONEY WELL THE NOTES WHERE NOT GREEN BUT BLUE SO THEY SHOWING HOW YOU CAN CHANGE COLOUR WITH CHEMICAL AND THEY DID SO IN A SINK HOTEL 3OO DOLLER .THEY SAID YOU HAVE TO HELP NOW TOCK AS WE NEED £40,000 TO CLEAN IT .I LEFT THE HOTEL AND WAS SCARED SO LATER REPORTED TO POLICE .

    NOW DONT BELIEVE THESE SCAMMERS RUNNING ROUND LONDON WITH A TRUNK ARE SMALL BIT PLAYERS THEY ARE RUTHLESS CRIMINALS NOT ONLY BASED ABROAD .THIS TRUNK IN LONDON ALL THE TIME AND NEVER CAME FROM GHANA IT WAS JUST A SCAM AND MORE SO .THE USA DEFENCE EMBASSY IN LONDON SAY ITS HAPPENING ALL THE TIME AND AT LEAST 20 TIMES A YEAR WOMEN BEING SCAMMED WITH USA SOLDIERS ID AND FALSE PHOTOS OF THEM .
    SO FAR I HAVE TRIED TO HELP ANOTHER WOMEN IN ANOTHER COUNTRY AND TOLD HER WHAT HAPPENED TO ME .THE MAIN SITE THEY ARE USING AT MOMENT IS BADOO .COM NOW I HAVE BLOCKED ALLOT THESE SCAMMERS FROM THERE BUT AM NOT GETTING ANY HELP FROM BADDO THE ONLY WAY IS TO FAX THEM NOW .I BLOCKED THEM NEXT DAY THEY ARE BACK ON USING NEW MEMBER AND PHOTO USING SAME NAME FOR TWOPHOTOS EXACTLY THE SAME PHOTO .ONE EVEN USING A 5 STAR GENRALS ID STOLEN OF COURSE I CAN TELL STRAIGHTAWAY WHO ARE THE SCAMMERS BECAUSE I HAVE BEEN UNFORTUNATE TO BE SCAMMED MYSELF ONLY THIS WEEK A MAGAZINE STORY SAYS OF SIMALER CASE AND THE PHOTO OF THE WOMEN SHE SAYS THEY STOLEN ALL HER ID AND ALSO NO HER ADDRESS I MYELF HAVE HAD THIS WEEK DEATH THREATS AS THEY SAY THEY know my address.thePOlice Dont seem BE ABLE TO CATCH THEM BUT I DONT KNOW WHY WHEN YOU GIVE VALUableINFORMATION AND EVEN TEL NUMBERS ONE WAS A HOME LINE IN GHANA ..DONT UNDERSTAND WHY THE GHANNA POLICE CANT ACT ON THIS INFO AS IF YOU HAVEA LANDLINE THIS PERSON MUST TO PAYE A BILL .ITS NOT TRUE THAT there are SCAMMERS WORKING IN OFFICES SCAMMING IT IS ONLY ONE PERSON AND HE GETS HIS WORKERES TO COLLECT MONEY ALL OVER THE WORLD NOT JUST WOMEN ARE CONNED BUT MEN ANYONE CAN STEAL A PHOTO LIKE THESE SCAMMERS AND PRETENT TO BE A WOMEN WHEN THEY ARE ACTAULLY A SCAMMER FROM GHANA SO MY ADVISE IS DONT BE SCAMMED IM NOT A STUPID WOMEN AND SOME WOMEN WONT COME FORWARD TO POLICE INCASE THEY THINK THEY ARE STUPID AND JUST EXCEPT THEIR LOSS AND MORE SO MEN ACTULLY ACCORDING TO THE POLICE . even this women Abroad i managed for her not to be scammed .please therefore anyone out there who thinks of chatting to a usa soldier please be carefull and ask yourself why he cant speak to you on the phone from camp why cant you see his face dont be taken in when he says retireing to wherever or starts on later to say he needs to deliver parcel to your address .never send any oney by western union or other people you dont know JUST BE AWARE . and hope you never get scammed by these ruthless and dangerous people .

  6. Fair dinkum Shearon, yer a bonzer shiela and yer blood’s worth bottling. keep on battling.
    JWW

  7. We did that this summer with the money order scam that was going around. Women would find unsuspecting lonely men on yahoo personals, or match.com, and then get them to cash money orders for them..saying that they dont have a bank in nigeria that will cash the US postal money orders or some such bull. We turned in over 2 grand of money orders, and tracked down two women to their home addresses, then let the Federal government take over from there. They were arrested and prosecuted in September of this year. That was a whole lot of fun, and I found out just how dumb my boyfriend at the time was,…he believed everything these women were telling him…it was so unreal. But I had so much fun messing with those women and catching them at their game..I would do it again in a heartbeat. Those kind of people deserve to get caught in their own game.

  8. I was selling a car and posted it on the internet. I apparently got on a scammers list because I have been receiving emails from people wanting to purchase it. It goes like this: A person agrees to buy the car for my asking price of $3000.00. He will send me a check for $5500.00 and I am to cash it, keep the 3000 and western union the 2500 to his shipper. I recognize this as a scam but played along anyway. I have received about 6 checks from different scammers over the course of a year. When they want their money I tell them that I lost it gambling and they eventually figure they have been had. The latest one requested I send half the money to the shipper and the other half to him. So after I received the check I wrote back and told him that the shipper had requested all the money and that I western union ALL of it to him. I told him that followed through with his request. Now I am waiting for a response from him. He is going to be mad. By the way…. when you receive a check from people like this you can assume that it is fradulent. Do not put it in your bank. It will bounce. And especially don’t send them any money. Make excuses, waste their time, have fun at their expense.

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