Monday, October 15, 2007

How Dumb Do They Think I Am?

What really ticks me off about these things is that there are some folks who are nieve enough to respond to them, so these creeps actually manage to make money off of innocents.

To: Undisclosed-recipients:;
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 23:10:14 +0100
Subject: FDF(GRANT)

P O Box 1010,
Ipswich, I70 1NL
United Kingdom.

Dear Beneficiary,
The Fondation De France (FDF) would like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant/Donation for your own personal, educational, and business development.

The FDF, established 1969 by the Multi-Million group and now supported by the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS), United Nations Organization (UNO) and the European Union (EU) was conceived with the objective of human growth, educational, and community development. In conjunction with the ECOWAS, UNO and the EU, We are giving out a yearly donation of GBP?500,000.00 (five hundred thousand great british pounds sterling only) each to 5 lucky recipients selected globally.

These specific Donations/Grants will be awarded to only five(5) lucky international recipients worldwide, in different categories. Based on the random selection exercise of internet websites and millions of supermarket cash invoices worldwide, you were selected amongst the lucky recipients to receive the award sum of GBP?500,000.00 as Grant/Donation.

You are required to email your full Names, and contact information directly to the regional secretary, Fondation De France Host Headquarters in Europe.

Request your grant application claims form F5.CONTACT THE SECRETARY FOR MORE INFORMATIONS ON YOUR CLAIMS, Please endeavour to send a copy of this notification to the regional secretary and also quote your qualification number (FDF-021-6647-9163) in all discussions.

Dr. Steven Alkin
(Regional Secretary)
FDF Host Headquarters,
Birmingham,United Kingdom.
Tel: (+44)-704-572-2125
Fax: (+44)-709-289-4930
Office Hours
Monday~Friday (7.30am~6.30pm)
Saturday (9.00am~2.00pm)

Please note that these donations/grants are strictly administered by the EU, ECOWAS, UNO. You are by all means hereby advised to keep this whole information confidential until you have been able to collect your donation.

On behalf of the board kindly accept our warmest congratulations.


Mrs. Angie Randall
Fondation De France
(Grant/Donation Co-ordinator)

N.B:Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the beneficiary will result in disqualification.Please do not reply to this mailbox. Contact the regional secretary.

If it wasn't suspicious enough from the address to "Undisclosed-recipients", the text I highlighted in red should surely scare anyone with an ounce of savvy away...

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