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Old 04-16-2013, 01:58 PM   #106
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At least it's nice to know that, there are people out there -
who seem to be more, "situationally", challenged - than myself!!!

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Old 04-16-2013, 02:01 PM   #107
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The funnest way to deal with the phone and door to door scammers is to let them ask how your doing. They asked right?

Well, not to good. You see my son just got arrested for dealing cocaine and heroine in the White House and now he's gonna lose his internship with Obama all over the fact that he was doing it for his lesbian girlfriend that is really dating my grand daughter who just got pregnant when she was gang raped at the blue oyster bar by a bunch of AIDS infected transexuals. Now my wife has left me for my borther who was killed in a skiing accident in Hawaii, seems he fell into a volcano and the rescue services wants me to pay this huge bill for pulling his pieces out of the volcano and I was going to have him shipped home but I got scammed by the funeral home and now theyir holding his ashes and pieces until I can come up with a way to start paying them off. That is why I recently started dealing drugs, but it's getting harder and harder because the cops have bugged my phones and now everytime I call my doctor for a prescription for this nasty infection from my ingrown toenail they raid his office thinking he's my supplier but really it's my daughter's lesbian girlfriends husbands gay partner's dad who is the supplier but I guess I shouldn't tell you that. Recently I found out my mom has the gout and now I have to bathe her twice a day but she weighs 450 lbs, by the way can you help me lift her out of the tub?
And your dog got run over by a door to door salesman.....
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Old 04-16-2013, 02:11 PM   #108
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And then -
The "FBI", "ATF", "CIA", NSA", DIA" "the Gestapo", "FEMA", "NKVD", "SEC",
"IRS", "FDA", "FAA","PITA" - and, others -
Showed up at your door, to ask you -
"Why haven't you made a contribution"?!?

(I think the dog got run over by a pickup truck)
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Old 04-16-2013, 02:29 PM   #109
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You guys are funny.

Don't forget the "IRS"! No wait, they don't expect money from us, do they?

You have 2,000 posts now Rossi!
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Old 04-16-2013, 04:54 PM   #110
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"dawg" -
Hope that darn dog, wasn't you!

"IRS"?!?
I don't remember bringing up the "Infernal Revnu' Storm-troopers"!
(Your money - is ours!!)

What do you mean "we're funny"?
Funny like clowns?
Funny looking?
Do I look funny to you?!?
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Old 04-19-2013, 03:01 PM   #111
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It starts something like this: “Hi, This is Sam. I’m with “Best Kitchens Ever” and we just completed a kitchen around the corner from you. Maybe you know Joey…? He’s really happy with our work. I was hoping I could come by tomorrow to show you some pictures of great kitchens and discuss the no money down, easy payment options available.” ...

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It seems to me like every day I see or hear about new scams and some jerk is trying to rip us all off. I'd like to start this thread as a place for you to post any scams you have seen or heard about or (hopefully not) been ripped off by. Email scams, Craigslist scams, "certified checks" (which we all SHOULD know by now are 99% fakes) or any other scam you've heard of. Please post warnings here, and perhaps if we can help just ONE person avoid being screwed, we'll have done some good.

Thanks, and I hope this thread goes far!

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Old 05-28-2013, 04:26 PM   #112
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Hooray! I won $800,000....or at least my email address did.


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This Email is to inform you that your email address has just won you $800, 000.00 USD in the ongoing YAHOO& MSN INC & WINDOWS8 LIVE Anniversary promotion draws held last weekend in India 2013. Contact the Fiduciary agent with contact information stated below: Name in full: Address: Occupation: Country: State: Tel/fax: Marital Status:
NOTE YOUR REPLY SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO THE BELOW EMAIL
Contact : E-mailndp8@live.com<mailto:ndp8@live.com>)
Congratulation Once Again!! !
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:28 PM   #113
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:35 PM   #114
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Congrats!
Could you also send us your S.S. number -
your bank(s) account number -
and any, appropriate "pin" numbers -
so we can get your, wonderful, windfall to you!

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Old 08-03-2013, 07:00 AM   #115
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If you own a business, watch out for those fake "By state law, you must register your business ..." letters that look very official and ask for a $XX fee to do so. These are all scams, just go to your state Secretary of State's web site and do it there.

Also, fake letters after you purchase a property or house to get you a copy of the deed for $XX. Scam! Get them from the Registrar's office for $5-10.
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Old 08-03-2013, 09:18 AM   #116
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Or maybe a hand with an extended finger.

Rusty.... Not kidding..... where do you find that icon (or whatever it is called)

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Old 08-03-2013, 10:28 AM   #117
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HOW ABOUT THE BIG GORILLA SCAM......

If you are in alot of debt and can't ever hope to pay it off, you just start your own bank,....

And then you can take out loans from that bank (because you own it), and pretend to pay off your other debts as they come due, and even spend more money that you've borrowed from that bank....

And that's good for all of us, because the money you're spending is bringing business to all of us and more of us will be employed (even if it is at MacDonalds.....)

And it's really good for you, because you are the world's biggest debtor, and if you keep borrowing from your bank and spending, more money will be in circulation and pretty soon everything will start to cost more.....

And now you will get more revenue for your business and more income, and that more income can be used to pay off your old debt....

Let's say you owed 10000000000000000000, now you are making twice as much and you can pay that off with income that is now twice as much, .....even if it is only worth only 1/2 as much as it was before.

This is even better than counterfitting money, because counterfitting is illegal.

I wonder why no one has thought of this


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Old 01-29-2014, 12:47 AM   #118
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Most of us probably read our credit card statements each month, but if you don't, here's something to pay attention to - charges of exactly $9.84 ...

http://www.bbb.org/council/news-even...these-charges/
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All great info, thanks everyone!!
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Old 03-02-2014, 09:52 PM   #120
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In this email I just received the kind folks at the bank forgot to ask for other important information. I guess I will just go ahead and include my drivers licence, SIN number and Health Card number.

Err wait a minute...wouldn't the bank visa services already have my visa number..DOH !



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Simply activate your card and create your personal password. You'll get the added confidence that your Visa card is safe when you shop at participating online stores.
Click on "
You will be prompted to enter your CIBC VISA credit card information
Choose and confirm your Verified by Visa password and click "Next"

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