Folks, there's a new variation of the "Nigerian Letter" scam....

@badpenny (741)
Seagoville, Texas
February 24, 2007 4:41pm CST
I got a curious letter in my email today. It was from, of all people, "Sir Pedro". Sir Pedro wants me to know tha t I have won a series of grants totalling 2.5 million dollars from the country of Nigeria that will be sent to me in increments as soon as I tell Sir Pedro my bank information. Imagine that! He clains to be from foundations called: Vittorio Foundaton and the Economic Community for West African States. Now I researches the Vittorio Foundation, and it really exists. It's part of the Catholic church and is in Italian. I had to translate the page, and needless to say, there is no mention of Sir Pedro anywhere on the site. The second "foundation" I ws unable to locate on the web. Anyhow, I am writing this just to inform everybody that if you got a letter like this one, YOU DIDN'T really get a grant for 2.5 million dollars! Don't fall for this scam!
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@linda345 (2661)
• Canada
26 Feb 07
Thanks for keeping us informed of all these scamed. I am sure if you didn't some people might get caught up in these situations. Thank you very much.
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