USMAN'S HOLIDAY - a Foreign Office-Raynaz-Dad's Army joint production A REAL CHARLIE - 'Prince Charles' still chasing a recording contract with Brother Mark Knopfler!
Brinkman emerges from a coma GREEN LETTER DAYS - An Eliza Dane drama in two acts MEET ME IN SMEGAROON - the Lads want to invest in real estate SHE'S BAD, SHE'S BAD - Michael Jackson's widow needs help FAWLTY WITT - Basil Fawlty vs. - Jeeves saves Lady Matilda Gottrocks from a scammer WHEN LIFE HANDS YOU A LEMON - Brother Mark Knopfler and a cancer victim THE WALL STREET BAIL-OUT VERSION HELP US HELP YOU - Ray Naz (as Mark E. VOO DOO - Agent Fadgina obtains Oaths of Honor from the Lads THE LOAN RANGER - Naz applies for a loan from the Lads I HAVE HAD ENOUGH OF YOUR INSULT - Mal Reynolds's mystery benefactor I MIGHT JUST SPEAR YOUR LIFE - C.
the Lads SHE TOOK ME IN - Stevieperv Rammer chats with a poor student WILL YOU EVERY FOR ONCE IN YOUR LIFE BE SERIOUS - Eliza Dane versus a rack of fake identities OUR DOUBTS ARE TRAITORS - "John Githongo" signs a pre-nuptual agreement (a Lewd Noogie adventure) STUPID SCAMMER TRICKS - or, 10 reasons to not pay scammers pretending to be Dave Letterman CIRCUMSPECTION - Rabbi Ben Zona of Congregation Rodef Bubbameissah in a year-long tale! De Sade) wants his money back - the EFCC is here to help HI HO, IT'S THE LOAN ARRANGER! O'Prolite and a Hired Killer WINKY WANKY WOO - Lads vs.
THE SPAM VICTIM STRIKES BACK SCAMARELLA SCAMBAITER HAVEN SCAMBUSTER 419 SNATCHBEAST: THE LOVE OF AZEEZ SNOW AND SPAM TIMOTHY MILES' LOVE STORY WARM FUSION WHAT'S THE BLOODY POINT POINTERS FOR SCAM BAITERS (ongoing) 419 EATER ARTISTS AGAINST 419 ARNAQUE AU LOGEMENT/PARIS HOUSING SCAMWATCH ANTISPAM. This site is devoted to the '419' scam - named after Section 419 of the Nigerian Criminal Code. [Some people write back just to waste the scammers' time. Some say "I was almost fooled till I saw this site." A handful say "couldn't mine be 'real'? a phony investor SOMEONE'S LIFE IS ON THE LINE HERE - Lou receives a Lad's confession - surprising conversation with a scammer MAY THE FARCE BE WITH YOU II - Tossov senses a disturbance in the force - in Guangdong (updated) CASH ONLY - Raynaz vs phony Hong Kong banker YUSAPLONKA (EAST OF WOTTAWANKA) - from the Tossov archives, another Chinese manufacturer of random stuff SAVING CAPTAIN WHITE - Roscoe & Cammy White versus an imaginary orphan - now with extra lolcats!
DE DELPHI FAQ - scam chat transcripts FOREIGN OFFICE SPECIAL OPS DEPT 419 HELL JOE WEIN MES AMIS LES CYBER ARNAQUEURS NIGERIAN ANTI-SCAM NETWORK NOTTINGHAM: SCAMBAITING AND ME SCAMBAITER DEUTSCHLAND SCAM PATROL SCAMBAITING'S WORLD SIKKERHETSTJENESTE HEAR NO EVIL (deaf relay scams) WORDTRAVELS (forum, dating scams) This web site curates (hilariously unsuccessful) attempts at ADVANCE FEE FRAUD.[If you're already hip, skip to the scambaits] The sender claims to be a bureaucrat, banker or royal toadie, wanting to move vast sums into your hands, honestly or otherwise. Palms must be greased, imaginary legal documents must be acquired - with your money. eventually you get wise, and retire to lick your wounds. Most '419' e-mails come from West Africa, chiefly Nigeria, or Nigerian expatriates (who happily scam other Nigerians). That is scambaiting, and the raison d'être for Scamorama.] The 125 letters below introduce the literary genre of the Lads from Lagos. TROUBLE IN PARADISE - Lou Al S1ndor's 11-month bait, complete with conniving imaginary rival scammer BARGING IN - Tossov is invited to a conference! AMANDA RECKON WITH - from Rabbi Ben Zona's archives, Amanda the refugee STRAIGHT OUTTA EAST DOCKLANDS - OR NOT - Maryjane Bongresin vs. James (updated 8/26) CUSTOMER CARE - Rabbi Ben Zona hears from the U. TAKE IT ON FAITH - Nigel Ryan-Schama insists a scammer abandon his faith IMA NOTHER - Raynaz's friend was mugged and needs money to get home!
THE MUGU AND THE MODEL - 'Frank Bobby' meets Eliza Dane, Goth model with a short fuse THERE AIN'T NO JUSTICE - Malcolm Reynolds faces Justice THE MARK OF ZAHRA - Lewd Noogie's dream of a home for Playboy centerfolds unfolds ANOTHER JOB - made man Ray Nazmeani hears from a Lad FOR WANT OF A DORK - Tushie Meshuganah and a 'Somali refugee' FOOLS RUSSIAN - Lads meet Bernadette Devlin - sometimes you get the bear THE LADS DO HAMPSTEAD HEATH - Stevieperv Rammer, porn star RISKY FREE - the Lads break it down for Todd Brown CHECK IT OUT - the Lads send a fake check to Bobby Mueller SILENCE OF THE LADS - Serge de Nîmes vs.
"Jean Pierre Jospin" [fr/en] THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN KEYBOARD - the Lads meet Francisco Scaramanga NO BULL - don't mess with the Music Teacher THE PRICE OF JUSTICE - Mal Reynolds hears from a 'human rights' activist YABBA DABBA DOO! THE OVER THE HILL GANG - sheikh of the burning sands A STAR ISN'T BORN - Gene Rayburn hears from Universal Studios Lagos!
A DARK MASS - do not offend the Priest of Pestilence! Featuring the Temple of the 7 stars of Golden Demon THE WIND OF DEAD HUMANS - Odin-worshipping photo model Cammy White chats with a fire and brimstone evangelistic scammer. IF YOU WANT TO SEND A MESSAGE, USE WESTERN UNION - Frank Larzlo, fruit exporter, seeks love with a scammer, but it ends with a Western Union flip-off QUIT MONKEYING AROUND - rental scammer finds potential tenant, whose pet is a traumatized ex-circus chimp - what could go wrong? AM SICK AND TIRED OF THIS WHOLE LONG STORY - angry model Cammy White versus the FBI I AM VERY DISINCLINED - Lascivia Meretrix and solicitors, Kenge and Carboy, deal with a scam proposal (updated april 17) A BIT OF BOTHA - Rabbi Ben Zona juggles two scammers at once LYING WASTE - Sephiroth Crescent receives psychic transmissions from the spirit of President Omar Bongo LAST MINUTE WITHDRAWAL - Lonslo Tossov in a sticky situation with a "Chinese industrialist" HOLY ORDERS - Father Martin Voom recruits a scammer into the cult of Cha! Lonslo Tossov hears from a pretty lady ANGLOPHONY - Lady Groisse Schmekl doles out her particular brand of charity LOVE IS NEVER HAVING TO SAY YOU'RE A MUGU - Agent Tossov goes undercover as a custard magnate? Tushie Meshuganah THIS WILL NOT BE A DRILL - Agents Tossov and Ilichy vs. (updated July 15) DEAD MEN DON'T TALK - Entrepreneur Harry Butkrak makes his entree into scambaiting BIG WHEEL - Anna Demeanour and a transport minister I WANT BOTH OF US TO BE VICTORIOUS - Eliza Dane gets kinky to raise money ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD - Lewd Noogie and Weiner Crumbley love the same scammer YOU KNOW MY NAME, LOOK UP MY NUMBER - Lonslo Tossov (the flip-off! NIGHT OF THE STUPID DEAD LIVING CORPSE, a Bradley Morrihan adventure WE ARE NOT TALKING ABOUT HIS IDIOTNESS - Lewd Noogie fends off the FBI and the UN HAVE A LITTLE FAITH - a kindly genetic researcher wastes a scammer's time PUT UP YOUR DUKES - Richard III corrects a scammer's grammar see the right sidebar HOW NEE NOT - as Chinese as they wanna be (an Anna Demeanour tale) I AM HAVING TROUBLE UNDERSTANDING YOU - Reverend Wally Tightnuts II LAVA AT FIRST SIGHT - looking for love in the chat rooms - smileys can tell lies! de Sade, laughing all the way to the non-existent bank DON'T WAIST YOUR TIME - an orphan's inheritance (featuring Charles Farnes-Barnes) ATTILA THE LAD - the Lads try it on in Hungarian LOVE AT FIRST BYTE - Love on the Interweb - a chat session, with smileys THERE IS NO JOY - a great deal on horse vaccine (Arnold Wanker tale) ANOTHER GOLD-DIGGER - Witold Padarewski and a scammer's imaginary gold YOU ARE GOING ME NUTS, MR. - Lady Matilda Gottrocks finds love and Jeeves foils a scammer SLAPMUGUENCIA BANZAIA NERVOSA - a Robin Banks adventure YOU ARE A CHURCH RAT - Mal Reynolds doesn't like being jerked around, ok? enjoying...] APOSTROPHE NOW - Scammers target Esther Summerson - their prospects are bleak FRESH - the Lads mix it up with Beatrice Crocker TO EACH HIS DULCINEA - death threat, butchered French & Spanish (Conoro Oprolite) A HALF-BAKED PROPOSAL - Tushie Meshuganah inherits a fortune NO GOOD END - Dr.
NO AMOUNT IS TOO SMALL - Lads raise money for flood victims in Pakistan (not) A LOAN AGAIN - Arnold Wanker gets a loan offer from a scammer YABA DABBA DOO!!! ) BRAVE NEW WORLD - A 'scientist at CERN' warns Lewd Noogie about a black hole SOMETIMES A ROSE IS NOT A ROSE - Mal Reynolds is back! NOOGIE - Lewd Noogie and his barrister, Idi Amin, versus the "FBI" AWAKE AND SING - Dr. Runny Schitz, proctologist, takes on a scammer PLEASE LEAVE THE CHIPMUNKS ALONE - Joe Smith gets a death threat GOT ROCKS?
Other versions of the scam play on your charity, loneliness, or naiveté (you can't win a lottery you didn't enter! Orphan, cancer patient, dead bank customer, phony job offer, overpayment with a cashier's check... Although 419ers have their own style, their emails, which smack of political satire, contain elements harking back to 19th century European literature. a struggling student with alien abduction issues YOU ARE NOTING BUT A FOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL - Lou Al Sindor is anything but. THE BAIT THAT WOULDN'T DIE - Lou Sindor's five-month foray against phony bankers (another "we owe you money you've been scammed out of" scam OOZING CAPITAL - Rabbi Ben Zona in a "we owe you money you've been scammed out of" scam THINGS OF THE EARTH ARE CANAL - Beau D'Acious vs a Solomon Islands cancer victim SHARP AS AN ECHIDNA - Sheila the koala farmer looks for love in all the wrong places OIL ON TROUBLED WATERS - scammer poses as political militant MANY A SLIP 'TWIST CUP AND LIP - Charles Farnes-Barnes receives a grant! DEAR LANDLORD - Wheelchair-bound Lovey Howell answers bogus rental ad (updated april 29) NOT IN THE CARDS - Filthy Mc Nasty and an ATM card loaded with moolah! FINAL FALLACY - Sephiroth Crescent versus scammers - and Strife! A MESSAGE TO YOU RUDY - Naz tries to help an orphan claim his inheritance ONE LUMPUR OR TWO?
SOCIAL ENGINEERING - Lonslo Tossov hears from a lonely scammer TOUGH GIG - Billy Bob stands to make a mint - for the price of a 120GB drive THE OGONI AND THE ECSTASY - send a cow and some kola nuts - or just cash - a Cammy White tale SLAM DUNK - Scammer lectures Lou Al Sindor about charity LICKED - Short, very funny, not safe for work WHITE MISCHIEF - the Lads meet Whitey Bulger GO LOKO - Frank Larzlo makes a lovely Western Union form O BROTHER WHEREFORE ART THOU - Nathan Detroit spurns graft IT DIDN'T JELL - in a change of pace, Lonslo Tossov meets a nice Russian girl I WILL USE MY AFRICA NATIVE JUJU TO KILL YOU THERE IN YOUR COUNTRY - Mal Reynolds tries to help a scammer come out of the closet ALL THAT JAZZ - Filthy Mc Nasty returns to claim secret boxes of cash at the airport! a Cancer Victim (updated) WANKER REDUX - A new Arnold Wanker emerges, wielding a bottle of Jim Beam against scammers BLIND LUCK - Scammers offer to cure Lewd Noogie of his urges and he learns too late that you CAN go blind doing That. I ALWAYS GET TWO STUPID AMERICANS - or, if you're Noogie I'll be frank - a scammer lets her hair down SPURIOUS - Rabbi Ben Zona returns to deal with a Bank Director AS FRENCH AS I WANNA BE - Daughter of Laurent Gbagbo appeals for help - Anna De Meanour answers! THE FINAL VERDICT - Fake Korean banker versus Jack Kervorkian ALL IN THE CARDS - locksmith Gabriel Varden is offered a gift WHAT A CROC - Aussie Ted Bundee tries to help an orphan PLAYING IT COOL - Lewd Noogie vs. - Tushie Meshuganah tries to help a dying woman WHAT THE DICKENS - Solicitor Conversation Kenge receives a dubious proposition O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU - A priest marooned in the wilds of Wales needs help SCAMMING QUA SCAMMING - Harry Butkrak tries to help a widow REAL IN LOVE 4 U - Dr. Charlie Brown - a 'cascade' bait from the archives SHE'S JUST A GIRL WHO SAYS THAT I AM THE ONE - Lonslo Tossov & Cardinal Richelieu help an orphan ALL REET - Reverend Sir Charles Farnes-Barnes helps a cancer patient 21 GRAMS - fake movie producers invite Harry Butkrak to a red carpet event CONNECT THE DOTS - Lonely, rich Baybinda Woods hears from a nice young man A VERY SHORT LIFE SPERM - scammer with a tragic health issue vs. IT'S A SCAM - Witold Padarewski staves off the Lads CIAO BELLA, or VESTI LA MUGU - Cy Gezunt is the heir of Luciano Pavarotti MAGNUM FARCE - Lads based in Malaysia try to scam Willard Fong (a Naz adventure) SOMETHING SMELLS IN SWABIA - Wehrmacht veteran Harold Stassen undermines Lad morale YOUR GAME IS FAKE! pause for American-centric moment: counting down to the inauguration...
IAMBIC SCAMOMETER PITTSBURGH'S 419 LETTER WHICH NIGERIAN SPAMMER ARE YOU? Request for Urgent Business Relationship Son of Urgent Business Relationship Trust Fund for Alms and Ammunition We did over-inflate the contracts I am only trying my best not to be noticed by my government ... DO NOT ALLOW THE DEVIL STEAL YOUR JOY - Marty Mc Sorley, crooked attorney, vs. THE PAINFUL FACT or, Now You've Runed Everything - Goth supermodel Cammy White calls down the wrath of Freyja on a scammer - now with more jpegs! A MAN OF HIGHLY INTEGRITY - A moose stands betwen Nigel Ryan-Schama and a dead bank customer's riches I CAN KILL YOU IN SPIRIT - Lou Al S1nd0r's two-year joust with a fake ambassador! a scammer impersonating a science publication I ASK THAT WE SHOULD BURY THE HATCHET - Mal Reynolds vs one disposable Barrister after another IF YOU ARE STILL ALIVE - scammer vs. Scammer poses as teacher from old school HAND HELPS THE HAND TO MAKE IT CLEANER - Olamide needs money for a 'metal cutting machine' to open a Trunk Box - a Mal Reynolds bait HOSTEL WITNESS - Tushie Meshuganah & the Orphan's Inheritance (update) SOME DAYS YA CAN'T GIVE MONEY AWAY - Alotta Fosters in a 7-week chat with Eucharia Castle TAKE IT ON FAITH II - Nigel Ryan-Schama's four-month anguished love affair with Loveth Hutu SOMEONE'S LIFE IS ON THE LINE HERE - Lou receives a Lad's confession - updated with chat!