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Now they're claiming to be lawyers

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Especially Yahoo email accounts out of France, which is what all the best US lawyers do.

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  • Steve Ebels_3
    Steve Ebels_3 Member Posts: 1,291
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    Got this e-mail

    From a nice US lawyer (uh huh) representing a British client..............I'm sure!! E-mail never lies!!!!!...................But I do wonder how many thousands of people got the same one this morning??


    Email: law_licit_1901@yahoo.fr
    From: Attorney Eric Thompson. {Esq.}
    Phone: +447024057475
    Thesis: Trusted Deal.



    I am Attorney Eric Thompson an established American Lawyer. I have a deceased client fund deposited in CITIBANK LONDON worth $8.3M USD and I need you to front as beneficiary. Your benefit is 50% of the total funds. If interested, Please contact me with your Name, Address and Phone number to the above email address for elaborate details.


    I will also forward my international passport.driver's license for identification in receipt of your reply to my private email address: Email: law_licit_1901@yahoo.fr


    Best Regards,
    Attorney Eric Thompson. (Principal Partner)
    US Attorney @ Law. Esq.

    NB: You don't have to be a blood relative of my client to claim this inheritance. Please reply so that I can elucidate on how to proceed. Please reply via my alternative email address: law_licit_1901@yahoo.fr
  • Brad White
    Brad White Member Posts: 2,398
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    I suppose

    claiming to be an American lawyer gives more credibility than being the widow of the former Nigerian Finance Minister, the Late Blessed Mr. Nigel Umubatutu, Rest His Soul...

    Not.
    "If you do not know the answer, say, "I do not know the answer", and you will be correct!"



    -Ernie White, my Dad
  • Joannie_14
    Joannie_14 Member Posts: 22
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    WOW!

    This one MUST be true, because only the best lawyers have access to yahoo email accounts.
  • ScottMP
    ScottMP Member Posts: 5,884
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    Whats really amazing

    is that this contacted both Steve and Myself. What a small world huh ?

    Whats really sad is that people fall for this stuff.

    Scott

    To Learn More About This Professional, Click Here to Visit Their Ad in "Find A Professional"
  • gary_6
    gary_6 Member Posts: 60
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    I received a bs call from ebay on my cell phone ... When you sell something on ebay you put in your contact number. I have my cell number.

    Some guy gets on the phone stating he's from ebay and I owe several hundred bucks in fees.. I just hung up quick and never heard back..
  • Mark Hunt_3
    Mark Hunt_3 Member Posts: 184
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    Better jump on it Scott!


    Before Ebels beats you to it!!

    Mark H
  • Steve Ebels_3
    Steve Ebels_3 Member Posts: 1,291
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    The check is in the mail !!

    It's a done deal. I buy Scott a beer sometime as a consolation prize for second place. :)
  • Dave_4
    Dave_4 Member Posts: 1,405
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    My Retirement Plan

    Here it is!
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