Friday, February 08, 2008
No Face-Lift today, because I haven't received five fake plots for any of the current titles. However, I thought I might share my good fortune. I just got this through email:
Now that we have found you, let us work hand in hand to actualize this deal. A family member of yours ( or perhaps just a person having the same last name with you died Three years ago in Tsunami tragedy Indonesia leaving behind an estate/capital of (USD12.5 Million with interest accrued till date) in the Bank of East Asia Ltd,
Yada yada yada
I urge you to come forward since I can provide you with the details you will need to claim the estate/capital and also work with you till the final remittance of the funds to the account you will nominate for us, at the end of this transaction the $12,500,000.00 will now be shared between us as follows.$5,000,000.00 for you and $7,500,000.00 for me/
Yada yada yada
I know this is legit because:
1. It didn't come from Nigeria or Sierra Leone.
2. If it were a fraud they would have split it 50/50 or given me the higher amount.
3. If you're trying to convince someone you're legit, you don't sign your letter Wang Kee. Unless it's your real name.
Anyway, I emailed back and said, You gotta be kidding me, pal. You, whose sole role in this transaction has been to send me an email, get 7.5 million, while I, whose relative (or person with my last name) died a horrible death, get a measly 5 million? I don't think so.
I told him he could send me $12,495,000, and keep the change. Wing Kee may want to negotiate some more. I'll keep you informed.