|Contents - List of Scams by Type and by profession.||Analysis This
one is a bit strange. Not sure where he got the idea I sell
anything. However I have started a dialog with him in hopes of
finding out more about the man and the scam. Watch here for some of
the back and forth as I try and tweak this scammer. I have sent him
and offer of $4000 for 32 of these GPS. They are availble at Amazon GPS 72 for $108.00
So I will make a nice pretend profit of around $800.00 after I ship
them. LOL.. Follow along as I string this guy along.. what is your bet on
how long I can play with him?
Here is his first Reply
Thank you for your mail. The total cost should be $4000 including with the shipping cost via UPS. Below are my credit card details, Kindly split the total cost equally on my credit cards due to the spending limit I placed on my business cards for security reasons, that means you are to charge USD$1,000 on each credit card and get back to me immediately with the Invoice.
Bill & Ship-To-Address
Notice one card did not have a number. Other card numbers and CVV redacted for security and safety reasons since they could be stolen cards.
We will be expecting to read from you soon and have a splendid day.
I have sent the REAL credit card #'s to Visa in order to prevent him from using them in the future.
In my attempt to confirm the accounts I find I need the name of the Banking institution as well.
Please submit the name of the bank or banks from which these cards were issued.
(This allows me to go on line to verify the account and find out if it is stolen)
Sorry about that. I guess its a typographic error. Here is the first credit card number.
Card Type: VisaCard
Card Name: Denny Colombus
Exp. Date: 09/09
Card Cvv : 868
Also, we are a legitimate Fishing Equipment Company well known in Senegal. And we also won't like to diminish our company image and reputation. We are willing to build a trusted and long lasting business relationship with your company. I hereby Attached my International Passport for your reference. Kindly proceed with my credit card payment and get back to me as I await your prompt response. Ones more thanks for your co-operation. Please do not hesistate to call if you have further enquiry.
Since you are a US Citizen according to your passport, I would be more willing to send you this property, ONLY if I can send it to your U.S. Address in Oklahoma.
Please send copy of your Oklahoma Drivers License.
Thank you for your mail. I do not have a Drivers License and presently based in Senegal since Oct. 2005, to establish a fishing company. I only have my mother in Lexington, MA, and I dont think she is healthy enough to take care of the units by reshipping them to me here in Senegal as she is very old and always on whell chair due to her old age.
Kindly proceed with my payment and get back to me asap. Remain Blessed.
Mr. Denny Colombus
Response: I have tried 2 of the credit cards and they have been denied. Can you send me another set of credit cards. I am getting a message of "Not Accepted International Purchase"
I just sent a copy of your passport to a relative at State.
He says it is a fake?
What is the deal here?
I need a phone number to call you. Something here is not Kosher.
The bottom should have a colored background and the page OVER the picture is the wrong page.
Are you trying to scam me here? I have already ordered these GPS, I will be out a considerable amount of money if these credit cards are fakes???
In a message dated 12/17/2008 1:24:49 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
I tried the 2 cards and BOTH were refused so I stopped.
Also I got a bad report on your passport from my brother in law at the State Department.
I need 4 GOOD Credit cards and I want to talk to your mother in Massachusetts before I send anything to verify you are who you say you are.
In a message dated 12/17/2008 1:29:17 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, email@example.com writes:
INSULT? How dare you be insulted by my brother in law telling me that YOUR passport is a PHONY. I do not make international calls. YOU CALL me.502-636-1305
I am in the office now. So far 2 BAD Credit cards and a BAD Passport and YOU are insulted.
In a message dated 12/17/2008 1:57:35 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
You still have not provided the following as requested..
Name of Bank these credit cards are with
Called my number 502-636-1305
It is hard to build a relationship when the information is obviously fake.
Your passport has several problems. The first most obvious is the failure to have a different background where the <<<<<<< section is and I am NOT going to give you the right color.
Your information has been Photoshopped in. It is fairly obvious since the "United States" Typing is faded and on any passport is the same density and boldness..
This is to notify you that you have been registered all this time with www.Scam-Email.com and that I am informing everyone of your attempt to defraud me.
Posted on Reddit.com and several other bulletin boards.. and I am going to ad it to www.Scamsdaily.wordpress.com
OH and I do not have or own an business that ships anything. I have passed on the Credit Card Numbers to Visa and have been notified that the numbers are no good and will be flagged.. See I am also a Scam Email advisor to many companies and I run with these till I am bored.
Have a Nice day..
Mr. Denny Colombus or whomever you are.
12/17/2008 3:21:45 P.M. Eastern Standard Time
I qualified you as a real mother F***er.
You are right. I hate scammers. Hard to sell when you have no store, and I have never had one.. so I knew your email was a fake. Insults make me happy. Lets me know I have pissed off the right guy.
Feel free to purchase those GPS from an online REAL company they can follow you to hell and back.
Have a nice day Mr. Denny. I hold no ill will toward you. I understand that we Mugu in America make good targets. However if you take all our money the next time there is an Earthquake, Tsunami, or major disaster you can get your help from Al Queda. I am sure you will love the help they will give you.
In a message dated 12/17/2008 3:31:57 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, email@example.com writes:
Will be pleased to make your acquaintance. Please bring that passport with you. I live next door to the Deputy Sheriff, you can see his car on Google Maps, and I live 3 doors from a city policeman. I also own and carry several guns, legally, and My best friends son is an FBI Agent.. so feel free to stop by the house next time you are in. Matter of fact call ahead and I will have them there to meet you.
Your passport was so photo shopped it was funny.
The signature on the top page.. NOT YOURS.
There were other things but I am not going to fill you in so you can not scam someone else.
have a nice day and please enjoy Christmas.
Oh and I have been to Senegal. Matter of fact I love the ferry to Goree Island and the museum there.
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Subject: Order Inquiry For GPS Hanbdheld
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