Over they years I've gotten my fair share of scam letters from Nigeria. Back in my Hasselblad days they'd come on old-fashioned overseas light blue "air mail" tissue paper. We'd collect them and laugh about the millions of dollars we could collect if we'd just give them Hasselblad's bank numbers!
Well, it's time I performed a public service and helped our friends in Nigeria. I got the email below yesterday and I'm saddened that in twenty years, the ability for scam artists to raise the bar on their grammar hasn't improved.
my nane is stella desmond, i got your contact on facebook,please i want to discus something very important with you reply me back With my email address
hope to hear from you
So, to Stella Desmond...a few suggestions:
Last on the list, you might want to simply look for a new career. Seriously, you're not very good at this and one trip to Google with your email and it comes up on dozens of scam sites!
Meanwhile, I do have to thank you. I needed to start the day with a little sarcasm this morning and your stupidity gave me a great topic to write about.
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