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Dave Lenton
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I got the following private message over the weekend:


Hello,
I am writting this letter with due respect and heartful of tears since we have not known or met ourselves previously I am asking for your assistance after I have gone through a profile that speaks good of you.
I want to find out if it's possible for you to deal with individual as to investment .
I came across your profile and I feel it's highly reputable that is
why I pick an interest getting across to you in respect of investment at my disposal.
I will be so glad if you can allow me and lead me to the right channel towards your assistance to my situation now.You can email me with this address(--editted out by me--)


Is it just me who has got a mail like this, or could there be a general 419er problem in the ranch? Its only one email, so its not much of an annoyance to me, but it would be sad if someone got conned by something like this. Hopefully most the people on this site are far too intelligent (or cynical?!) for this to happen.

Moderators: would you like me to forward on the details of the account I received this email from to anyone?
[ October 12, 2005: Message edited by: Dave Lenton ]
 
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Of course it could be real, but then I'm a cynic too.
 
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Originally posted by Dave Lenton:
Moderators: would you like me to forward on the details of the account I received this email from to anyone?


Yes. Send it to me.
 
Dave Lenton
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Originally posted by Ernest Friedman-Hill:
Yes. Send it to me.


Sure. I've emailed instead of PMing, as your inbox seems to be full.

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A total stranger who isn't even sure who you are wants to talk about investments. I believe it's safe to say the chance that it is "real" is negligible.
 
Dave Lenton
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Originally posted by Michael Ernest:
A total stranger who isn't even sure who you are wants to talk about investments. I believe it's safe to say the chance that it is "real" is negligible.


Indeed..... unless its a person on a TV advert of course. And then its definitely a con
 
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