Mobile menu

More scams...
Thread poster: Rosina Peixoto

Rosina Peixoto  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:04
English to Spanish
+ ...
Nov 11, 2008

I have just received this email involving FedEx.

I am sorry to encroach into your privacy through this manner; we have a certified cheque of $300,000 in our custody that belongs to you. This cheque was brought to my desk last week by a lady who gave us your e-mail address to contact you on the delivery. We wait your response soonest.

If only we could stop this illegal practice.


Direct link Reply with quote

Jenny Forbes  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:04
Member (2006)
French to English
+ ...
"BMW" prize Nov 13, 2008

Maybe you should forward this fabulous offer to BMW to let them know what's being sent in their name?
I like the suggestion that London is in Lincolnshire - so convincing!
Best wishes (and congratulations),

Direct link Reply with quote
xxxJPW  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:04
Spanish to English
+ ...
About Rosina's post Nov 13, 2008

I recognise some of the details you posted, which may be subsequently modified by moderators, including the address and the e-mail. A quick google search will show you it's just one of many.

The prize that I had 'won' was the so-called "Yahoo internet lottery". The idea that a town can be in London and another English county simultaneously is, frankly, laughable.

It's a classic 419 scam. BMW already know about it and have issued warnings BTW.

On a lighter note, I did win a genuine lottery last night - £100. Well done me! Better than a slap in the face, anyway...

Direct link Reply with quote

Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
Local time: 05:04
English to Czech
+ ...
A nice site here Nov 13, 2008

Hi all,
perhaps you might want to have a look at the following site:
Real fun...

Direct link Reply with quote

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

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

More scams...

Advanced search

CafeTran Espresso
You've never met a CAT tool this clever!

Translate faster & easier, using a sophisticated CAT tool built by a translator / developer. Accept jobs from clients who use SDL Trados, MemoQ, Wordfast & major CAT tools. Download and start using CafeTran Espresso -- for free

More info »
SDL MultiTerm 2017
Guarantee a unified, consistent and high-quality translation with terminology software by the industry leaders.

SDL MultiTerm 2017 allows translators to create one central location to store and manage multilingual terminology, and with SDL MultiTerm Extract 2017 you can automatically create term lists from your existing documentation to save time.

More info »

All of
  • All of
  • Term search
  • Jobs