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    ABW Ambassador meadowmufn's Avatar
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    New Scam email
    This is both sad and funny at the same time. I received this scam email in my inbox today...

    Hi

    I looked up your contact details and I am contacting you because of the urgency this situation demands.I am Mark Madoff son of Bernie Madoff founder of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. My father is currently involved in a $50 billion Usd swindle with investors and the U.S government as decided to confisticate my family empire worth billions of U.S dollars.

    We need your assistance to help us receive and conceal 45 million Usd ($45,000,000,00)from one of our family offshore accounts as we are currently under pressure from the U.S government to give up all family assets. For your efforts my family is willing to compensate you with 35% of the total funds.

    Note also that we have to be careful due to the huge nature of the funds.I will update you with more details as soon as I confirm your commitment to this deal.

    Should you be interested please send me your details via email to enable us
    work on this together.


    1:Full Names
    2:Occupation:
    3:Private Phone Number:
    4:Current Residential Address:

    Regards
    Mark Madoff
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    I think I get about 10 of these a day now

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    Comfortably Numb John Powell's Avatar
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    This is both sad and funny at the same time.
    To me it's a little more on the funny side as opposed to the sad side.

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    ABW Ambassador meadowmufn's Avatar
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    Oh, I get a lot of scam emails too, but this is the first mentioning Madoff.
    -Don't criticize anyone til you've walked a mile in their shoes. Then when you do criticize them, you'll be a mile away and have their shoes.
    - Silence is golden. Duct Tape is silver.

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    Whoohooo....have you sent this on to law enforcement? Or do you feel that this falls under the Darwin Award type category?
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    WOW! You shouldn't let this chance go by to get your piece of that ($45,000,000,00) USD...



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    Now thats original. Wonder if he got any takers.

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    haha, yea i got one of those today as well. Any time you see one of those - > Delete

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