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I received this is another phishing scam.

Good Day,
On behalf of the Trustees and Executor of the estate
of Late Clooney I once again try to notify you as my earlier letter was returned undelivered.I hereby attempt to reach you again by this same email address stated on the WILL. I wish to notify you that late Clooney made you a beneficiary to his
WILL. He left the sum of Nine Hundred and sixty Thousand Great Britain Pounds (GBP£960,000.00) to you in the codicil and last testament to his WILL.
Being a widely travelled man, he must have been in contact with you in the past or simply you were recommended to him by one of his
numerous friends abroad who wished you good. Late Clooney until his death was a member of the Helicopter Society and the Institute of Electronic & Electrical Engineers. He was a very dedicated Christian
who loved to be involved in charitable projects. His great philanthropy earned him numerous awards during his life time. Late Clooney died on the 12th day of July, 2006 at the age of 75 years, and his WILL is now ready for execution. According to him this money is to support your humanitarian activities and to help the poor and the needy in our society. Please if I reach you this time as I am hopeful, endeavour to get
back to me as soon as possible to enable me conclude my job.I can be contacted with the contact detials below.I look forward to
hearing from you as soon as possible.
Yours in Service,
Barrister Terry White.
(Head of Chambers.)

I actually receive ALOT of 'ads' like this. However..............ONE particular ad ACTUALLY had my name as 'Beneficary' ( had my name in my MAIDEN name). How funny because I sure the heck had no idea who this person was!! BOY..don't these people stop?

Sub: #1 posted on Mon, 04/14/2008 - 03:23

sdchargers_63 sdchargers_63

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Am I the only one here who's old enough to remember a time when fishing always involved water?

Sub: #2 posted on Mon, 04/14/2008 - 03:36

unclewulf unclewulf
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No, WULF, you're NOT the only one.LOL In 'my day', Apple Computers were just coming abroad and the bell-bottom pants, perms, etc were pretty popular.LOL

Sub: #3 posted on Mon, 04/14/2008 - 04:12

sdchargers_63 sdchargers_63

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heeeee heee nowadays for fishing net is required i mean the INTERNET........but that makes me think are we fishes :lol:

Sub: #4 posted on Wed, 04/16/2008 - 00:17

Good Nelly Good Nelly
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good nelly where are you :shock:

Sub: #5 posted on Wed, 05/07/2008 - 00:57


I just recieved the Helicopter Society and the Institute of Electronic & Electrical Engineers scam email. How do we locate, arrest and prosecute these phishermen? I have been recieving about 10 per day with this and other similar phishhooks. I reply (without opening any attachments) with "Im not sure what you want from me. Please elaborate further. Meanwhile I will forward your e-mail to my attorneys and the FBI to see if you are a legitimate business. If there is a problem with this you may e-mail me back with an explanation. I find it oddly coincidental that I have won twenty lotteries in the last week." I don't know how to report these phishnets, but I'm sure the government has a committee or something to investigate these claims. It is my belief that they are terrorist funding organizations sucking american money to use against us. It just seems too organized.
If you know where to forward these messages to have them tracked and investigated Please email me with the link and 'phishfood' in the subject line.
If we as Americans want to protect ourselves and end terrorism (which this is a form of) we must network the nation by utilizing the internet to our advantage and catch the culprits, not just ignore them. I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.
Thank you for listening.

Sub: #6 posted on Mon, 10/06/2008 - 12:41


I recieved these two scam emails. After the first one, I emailed copies of websights which talked about this type of scam and then I received the second email that was a little different, it mentioned that I was a beneficiary of a will and could receive $5,500,000 instead of the $500,000 in the first email which alledged that I won a lottery from Microsoft.

Microsoft Award Team
20 Craven Park, Harlesden
London NW10, United Kingdom.
Batch number: 12/25/0340
Ref number: MSN-L/200-26937
Winning number: TA09788

Microsoft Award Notification:
This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS (????500,000.00) for the New Edition 2008 Lottery promotion which is organized by YAHOO LOTTERY INC & WINDOWS LIVE.
YAHOO & MICROSOFT WINDOWS, collects email addresses of persons that are currently active online among the millions that are subscribed to Yahoo and Hotmail. We select only five people every Month as our winners through electronic balloting System without the winner applying, we congratulate you for being one of those selected this month.

You are to contact your Claims Agent with immediate effect to faciliate the protocol of your winning prize, Winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement. Prizes must be claimed not later than 15 days from date of Draw Notification, after which prizes not claimed within this grace period will be forfeited.

These are your identification numbers:
Batch number...................12/25/0340
Reff number.......................MSN-L/200-26937
Winning number...................TA09788

To begin your claim please contact our licensed and accredited agent assigned to you:
Mr. Jason Briggs
Email: [email][/email]
Tel: +447031971810

You are therefore advised to send the following information to your accredited claims agent to facilitate them in order to have access in proceeding with the transfer of your funds to your nominated bank account.
1. Full name............
2. Country..............
3. Contact Address........
4. Telephone Number.......
5. Marital Status.........
6. Occupation.............
7. Company..............
8. Age....................

Note: Msn Lottery Prize must be claimed not later than 15 days from date of Draw Notification after which any prize not claimed whitin this period will be forfeited.

Yours in service,
Mr. Rachel E. Smith
(Operation Manager)

Sequel to your non response of our earlier letter to you on behalf of the Trustees & Executors to the Will of our late client.I wish to notify you that you were listed as a beneficiary to the sum of ????5,500,000.00GBP(Five million Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds).We therefore reckoned that you can receive this funds as you are qualified by your name identity.We request that you kindly fwd to us your immediate response.

For More Details, your reply should be sent to: [email]barristerholtjamie2@yahoo[/email]
Barrister Jamie Holt.

Sub: #7 posted on Mon, 11/24/2008 - 09:19


I get those all the time, I usually send them to spam and hope they go away...

Sub: #8 posted on Mon, 11/24/2008 - 10:09

dawnlango7 dawnlango7

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It does amaze me that people actually think people are going to fall for these, but what's even more incredible, is that people actually do.


Sub: #9 posted on Mon, 11/24/2008 - 17:38

cs0khunter82 cs0khunter82

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well cs,you get someone in a bad financial situation and those are the people that fall for this.the people running these scams are the lowest form of life.

Sub: #10 posted on Mon, 11/24/2008 - 17:41

paulmergel paulmergel
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