Mobile menu

Off topic: Nigerian scams once more...
Thread poster: Nina Khmielnitzky

Nina Khmielnitzky  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:39
Member (2004)
English to French
Jan 27, 2006

Funny thing happened today: I got simultaneously 2 Nigerian scams... from the same scammer. One was offering me only 10M$ and the other one 45$M. I'm not stupid, I'll take the biggest one!
Just for fun, I wrote back and I told the 10$M author that I got a similar offer of 45$M and that he could keep his lousy 10$M.

Of course, I sent those to

Anyways, I found this site with a list of emails from known scammers:

Have fun!

Direct link Reply with quote

German to English
Don't write back to these scammers Jan 28, 2006

Be safe. These are criminals. The people at for example, only write to nigerian scammers through fake email addresses.

Direct link Reply with quote

Woodstock  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:39
Member (2005)
German to English
+ ...
Agree with David Jan 28, 2006

Never respond to any spam or scam, you're only verifying your e-mail address that way and likely to increase the junk you'll be sent.

I report scam attempts to the authorities of the country I'm in. If everyone did that, it might help curb the problem.

Direct link Reply with quote

To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

Moderator(s) of this forum
Fernanda Rocha[Call to this topic]

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Nigerian scams once more...

Advanced search

Want to earn more in your spare time? Monetize your knowledge!

Do you speak one or more foreign languages? Fluency in target language + willingness & ability to help people in everyday situations could earn you $45 / hour. Download “Quiick Angel” app & become a guardian angel today

More info »
Wake up in the Morning and see that you have sold TMs and made Money overnight

The TM Market Place for Translators
New: Our Instant TM Download
TM owners: Upload your TMs into the online database
Customers: Analyse your text & instantly download a text-specific TM
Well over 1.2 BILLION translation units

More info »

All of
  • All of
  • Term search
  • Jobs