The "Trusting for your partnership.We need to work together!" scam
Thread poster: Nani Delgado

Nani Delgado  Identity Verified
German to Spanish
Nov 21, 2011

Finally! icon_biggrin.gif

Finally I also received a scam e-mail today, which is my first one. It was sent by (answer address was set to from the IP that really seems to be Benim as the scammer said, but anyway: please read and enjoy. icon_smile.gif
Dear Chosen partner,

I am Dr.Mclaret George a director general Cote d'Ivoire Cocoa Export under the Government of Laurent Gbagbo President of Cote d'Ivoire but retired due to the unrest political situation in the country recently which lead to the outbreak of war and the lost of my family in the process; then move to Benin republic for the safety of my life but before then, there’s funds deposited by a foreign business partner in my custody; the funds was intended for an-investment/exportation of cocoa before the war break out in the country; Which is process of the war «my foreign business partner also lost his life in car accident on his way while trying to leave the country; I have made all effort to locate his family relations but all my effort was in vain. I need you or your firm to apply for these funds since there is political/economic stability there in your country. I will help you through the bank director who will honor who ever I present as the relation of the deceased. With the help of the BANK director/proof of document in my possesion protect us from any problem of any law since his plan of investing the funds in my country did not work out do to the outbreak of war.

We can also use it together for any investment establishment in your country of residence or invest it into your company which can be given us good returns! I solicited your help and cooperation to stand as the family relation to the deceased partner to enable this funds $5.7 million dollars in BOA BENIN REPUBLIC transfer to your nominated account in your country or any account you may provide for these. If you are interested in working with me as a partner in this respect kindly respond to me urgently or contact the bank director (BOA) directly with your details information to review it before we proceed. Do start also making arrangement to open a fresh account for this purpose.

The bank Director Name: Dr.MeLarry Musa
Bank Director Email ID:

Thanking you for your kind understanding and co-operation
Best Regards
Dr.Mclaret George
Tell: 00229 97 284763
Fax: 00229 21 3345600


Thayenga  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:15
Member (2009)
English to German
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The same email Nov 21, 2011

I've received the same email.

If these Scammers really wanted to fool people, then it might perhaps be helpful to exclude the "tear jerkers" from their emails. Do they seriously believe that someone would enter into a business relationship with anybody under such unstable political conditions? That is quite naiv.icon_biggrin.gif


neilmac  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:15
Spanish to English
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A new version Nov 21, 2011

This is just the latest version of "el timo de los nigerianos" (The Nigerian scam). It's been around for years in different guises.

Pay no attention to it (¡al enemigo ni agua!)


David Wright  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:15
German to English
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Does anyone ever take these things seriously Nov 21, 2011

I think you'd have to be pretty stupid to believe them.


David Wright  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:15
German to English
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Or try this: Nov 21, 2011


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