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Old 08-05-2007, 04:56 PM   #1
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a message from nigeria

i just found this in my spam filter...

how about implementing a requirement to have a post count bigger than n , before a new user can send a pm?

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This is a message from helen225 at ( ). The owners cannot accept any responsibility for the contents of the email.

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Email me at:
I got your contact address on my desperate search for a reliable person/for partnership investments overseas. By introduction, I am MISS HELEN CAMARA a Sierra Leonean and DAUGTHER of late DR CAMARA BUNDU.

Before thedeath of my father he disclosed to me about the total sum of$15 million US dollars he deposited under a suspense account with a bank in
Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire. This fund represent the huge Sales of Gold and Diamond he diverted while in office as the director general for Gold and Diamond Mining Co-Opretionin in Sierra Leone .For security reason according to my late father, he made an agreement with the bank that his partner/ beneficiary will come forward
to submit his banking details for onward transfer of the
fund to his account.

DR CAMARA BUNDU,my late father advice me in case if he died that I shouldlook for a foreigner who will stand as the beneficiary ofthe fund so that the fund will be transfer to his/her account or partnership investment. Right now, I am in Abidjan Ivory Coast, home number 45 Lordkings Street Abdjain, I request your kind assistance in ransferring this fund to a trustworthy account.

Meanwhile, I am writing to know if you can standas the beneficiary of the fund and to also provide me yourbanking details so that I will submit it to the bank for transfer of the fund for partnership investment you will introduce in your country.Note that after the transfer is made to your account,youwill then with draw some money and send to us in order for me and my sister to secure the necessary documents to enable us come over to meet you for the investment.

On confirmation of your interest to assist us, the certificate of deposit with the lodgement receipt of the fund which was issued to my ate father by
the bank on the day he deposited the fund will be forward to you for your confirmation. 15% of the total sum will be offered to you for your assistance, while 5% will be set aside for any expenses that might arise during the transfer. Indicate your interest as soon as you received thismail,and note that this transaction.Please i will like to know if you can travel down here to wickness this transaction with your own eyes?
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Old 08-05-2007, 06:51 PM   #2
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Requiring a post is unlikely to help (we do it in other places) as the spammers will just make the requisite post. If this issue becomes a problem we can look into running the form through some spam heuristics and act appropriately from there. Thanks for the feedback.

Old 08-08-2007, 08:38 AM   #3
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You could always have some fun with the spammers while wasting their time.


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