solution to Nigerian scam problem

Mihnea Cotet
Sat, 28 Jun 2003 19:24:29 +0200

ROTFLMAO, let's do it! :-)))))


At 12:43 28/06/2003 -0400, Brett Dikeman wrote:
>At 12:49 AM +0200 6/28/03, Mihnea Cotet wrote:
>>Yup, agreed that this is most likely a scam, I've gotten the exact same
>>email for my 2 3B ECUs for sale on the marketplace from Dave Coley of dave
>>coley procurements ( , yadda yadda yadda
>>with the same "NB: email the pics" at the end of the message, which has
>>really sounded strange to me from someone writing so politely to me and
>>then just saying "email the pics"... that can't sound right!!!!!
>>Man, is there a way to hang those people up somehow? Or to shoot them or I
>Next time you get one of these messages, post the address to the
>list(along with the subject line so he can't weed 'em out by subject), and
>we'll all send him pictures of our cars, as per his request!
>Oh gee, how about that, we already have one address:
>Tip: don't make the image too large, no more than a few hundred KB so it
>won't get bounced by size; more messages will also make it more of a pain
>for someone with webmail.  Lastly, don't feel any obligation to send your
>best car pic, since the little bastards will probably turn around and make
>a calendar or something.  A picture of, say, your wastegate frequency
>valve will do fine.
>"They that give up essential liberty to obtain temporary
>safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Ben Franklin