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Fatlife97 sent me this message to me.

Hello dear, I would like to explore the world with you and possible be in a serious relationship if all works out well on a first date. Am here to meet up with a mature and responsible man whom is capable of love and care and i also have this urgent business transaction that is valued at $450millions united state dollars whom i also seek someone who is trustworthy to transact with. Trust is rare this days but from experience, your love ones ain't capable of breaking you except you gave them the access to which was why i seek out to transact with someone whom we will both love each other and be able to stand by each other. i hope to read back from you soon or drop me a note here at faithcarrington101@gmail.com and i will be delighted to write you back.

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Lol, it's so strange to me that they think anyone will fall for this stuff. It's such a bizarrely and poorly written message. Thanks for the heads up! Hopefully they'll get taken care of soon.

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As part of the Fantasy Feeder Admin Team, I will always encourage people to report any suspect activity. Though I am not sure that message would have fit in one of the Abuse Reports. I wonder how many others have gotten the same message from this user? And yes, it most certainly will be dealt with.

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Squish:
As part of the Fantasy Feeder Admin Team, I will always encourage people to report any suspect activity. Though I am not sure that message would have fit in one of the Abuse Reports. I wonder how many others have gotten the same message from this user? And yes, it most certainly will be dealt with.

Spam, perhaps? I can't help but wonder if it's been sent to many people; it seems like the type that'd be copied and pasted to try to elicit as many responses as possible, for maximum "scamability", lol.

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Dragonfly:
Lol, it's so strange to me that they think anyone will fall for this stuff. It's such a bizarrely and poorly written message. Thanks for the heads up! Hopefully they'll get taken care of soon.


It's written like that so that the scammers don't have to waste time with not-completely-brain-dead people

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Wow! True love and 450 million! You are a lucky man!

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I wonder about WalkinInAdventure...

Using GainingGabi's photos.
But not mentioning her website or anything.

Some people want to preserve their anonymity or at least a sense of distance-
But you'd figure Gabi Jones isn't afraid of the attention, and would want to promote herself and her art, considering she has her own personal domain name.

If that's you Gabi, I'm really sorry.
But something felt like a disconnect to me.

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Ive actually had similar mails as well. I responded to them and made a ton of money! Send me a message with your bank account details and I'll tell you how I did it

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Dragonfly:
Lol, it's so strange to me that they think anyone will fall for this stuff. It's such a bizarrely and poorly written message. Thanks for the heads up! Hopefully they'll get taken care of soon.


That's the main point. The poor grammar and unconvincing story are all deliberate. Scientists actually examined this phenomena: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/WhyFromNigeria.pdf

Basically, the scammers want only the most gullible to reply them. Sending out millions of such messages in bulk is very cheap. However, once someone answers them, they have to keep in contact with the victim individually, which is time-consuming and therefore expensive. If the victim then later realizes the trick (before sending money or banking information, password, etc.), the scammers wasted their time.

Therefore it's not optimal for the scammers to make the initial story very believable, because they want answers only from the most gullible and unintelligent, those who are more likely to go all the way through the whole scam.

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curiousv:
That's the main point. The poor grammar and unconvincing story are all deliberate.



It's like a white van with 'free candy inside' painted on the side
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