Go Back   CaptiveBred Reptile Forums, Reptile Classified, Forum > Off topic area > Off the wall! / It happens sometimes!
YouTube Reptile Classifieds Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Like Tree3Likes
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 23-06-2011, 09:45 AM
hindsight's Avatar
Senior Member
Captive Bred
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: in my house
Posts: 3,748
Thanks: 267
Thanked 182 Times in 166 Posts
Default Just wow

I received a email regarding a classified ad on here and this was the email, i am definatly going to take this up............NOT

Dear Sir, I am Mr Beniah Elemchuk, the Managing Director and owner of Bendan Ventures Ltd. I have this investment proposition to you seeking for your assistance. I want to invest in any lucrative business in your Country. I have a total amount of Nine Million United States Dollars (US$9,000,000) which i have mapped out for this investment. If you are willing to assist me in setting up this investment in any business in your country, on my behalf and take care of the investment till when i will come down to your country to meet you in 2 Months time, i will transfer the US$9,000,000.00 to your account and 15% of the total funds will be for you for accepting to assist me in this investment project. If this is okey by you, then reply me for more details. Best Regards, Mr Beniah Elemchuk Tel:+234-818-645-7822

Considering the username for the classifieds is 'gypsybitch', he called me sir

What is with the highlighted bit its not even proper english, its like a forigner is trying to speak english

It is very weird where they dont mention ENGLAND just YOUR COUNTRY

I dont know how people fall for these scams
To the world you could be one person,
But to one person you could be the world.

Sometimes the bad things in your life
open your eyes to the good things
you wasn't paying attention to before.

Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 23-06-2011, 09:47 AM
Scott W's Avatar
Captive Bred
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: London, England.
Posts: 30,812
Thanks: 1,642
Thanked 1,190 Times in 901 Posts

yep, it's amazing how people fall for it.

These emails are sent in their thousands, I get about 5 a day.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 23-06-2011, 06:43 PM
Ailurus's Avatar
Senior Member
Captive Bred
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Hertfordshire/Surrey
Posts: 6,274
Thanks: 134
Thanked 234 Times in 210 Posts
Send a message via MSN to Ailurus

5 a day!! I hardly get any, but I get loads of viagra and penis enlargement emails...
Thrasops and angelgirls29 like this.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 27-06-2011, 10:10 PM
Thrasops's Avatar
The Credible Hulk
Captive Bred
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 6,344
Thanks: 503
Thanked 889 Times in 598 Posts

hindsight likes this.
Why not "Like" the Captivebred Facebook page and stay abreast of the latest goings-on in the hobby?

"There is a pleasure, sure, in being mad, which none but mad men know"
John Dryden, "The Spanish Friar"
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 30-06-2011, 10:25 AM
Junior Member
Fresh Import
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 13
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Originally Posted by Ailurus View Post
5 a day!! I hardly get any, but I get loads of viagra and penis enlargement emails...
So do I
And my email is the same as my screen name with GIRL in the title....
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:55 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 2
All content posted is copyright of CaptiveBredReptileForums.co.uk