Nigerian prince wants my help?

Mr. Kumalo, a Nigerian prince emailed me today and informed me that his rich son Absalom died a week ago in South Africa and has left a grand fortune of 1,304,976,551 ZAR ($163.63 million USD). He cannot claim the entire sum himself because of his noble status in a foreign country, and the government will take the fortune for itself soon. Thus, he asked for my help in transferring the money due to my excellent credit. In return, he will let me keep almost half of the sum ($75 million USD) which will really help me finance my new Honda and townhouse and allow for a really fun trip to Las Vegas. :)

I replied and he told me that I only need to wire $5,000 USD via Western Union to his escrow, Jarvis Smith, as proof that my intentions are good. He'll then have the government send me the entire fortune and I'll send him his share ($88.63 million USD) after keeping my own.

I'm about to send Mr. Smith the money tomorrow and was thinking, maybe I can keep the whole fortune for myself once I get it? Over $160 million is a lot better than just $75 million, and he won't be able to do a thing if I don't send him the money. I'm just worried that he might have connections with the mafia here and might come after me, so I was wondering, should I take the risk? Thanks. :)

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Wow; you're as connected as I am! I've lost count of how many members of royalty, high level foreign officials, ambassadors, and world-class hobnobs have emailed me to help them move money into this country. They must know how important and influential we are. I guess, unlike you, I just haven't been smart enough to consider doing it.

    Think it over, dude.

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    6 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    If you really fall for one of this scam spam mailers, there is nothing more to say actually. One has to shake his head in wonder. What happens when you send him the $5000 & you get nothing in return?.

    You next posting here will be with the heading "Help, I send money to Nigerian Prince for $75 million but now no more contact & no millions".

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    Dude i am Nigerian and we dont have a prince

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  • 6 years ago

    LOL I still get about 5 of these a week and yes it is a total scam. Never never never send money to anyone you know and even the people you know as you will never see it again. I have been a detective for over 20 years and seen this countless times.

  • 1 decade ago

    This is a very common scam actually. DON'T DO IT!!!!!!!

    If you ever get an email and your not sure if its valid or not, here's a little trick.

    Copy and Paste the email into Google Search. You'll either get nothing... or you'll get pages of people who have been scammed by the same email.

    Check it out! This is what I found when I put your email into google:

  • 3 years ago

    just send me the $5000

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You can't possibly be that naive. The Nigerian wire transfer scheme is one of the most common and most transparent of all frauds and unless you've been living under a rock for ten years you must have seen the thousands of news stories done about it.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advance-fee_fraud

    http://www.snopes.com/crime/fraud/nigeria.asp

    http://www.investopedia.com/terms/n/nigerianscam.a...

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3078489/

    http://www.fbi.gov/majcases/fraud/fraudschemes.htm...

  • 1 decade ago

    Send him the money ASAP before he changes his mind. You'd be a fool to pass up a once in a lifetime opportunity like this!

    Source(s): I have an uncle who is a Nigerian prince
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Dude I just saw something about this on the news! DON'T DO IT! It is a scam! This little old lady wired some money to this guy in Nigeria and she lost $15k. DONT DO IT! DONT DO IT! DONT DO IT! SCAM SCAM SCAM SCAM

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