1. Welcome to SportsJournalists.com, a friendly forum for discussing all things sports and journalism.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register for a free account to get access to the following site features:
    • Reply to discussions and create your own threads.
    • Access to private conversations with other members.
    • Fewer ads.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon!

Et tu Facebook?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Moderator1, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Now I can get rich via my Facebook account. Check out this message I just received:

    Subject: Dear Harris,

    Are you in anyway related to Mr. Stephen Harris, an American Businessman who died together with his entire family in Ghana four years ago from a ghastly car accident?

    Since then his bank has tried hard to get in touch with his extended family members or even his friends to claim his C23million (27.9 million Ghana Cedis) which is approximately US$18.6 million.

    In any case, whether you are related to him or not, let me know; perhaps with my influence, I will ensure the money is transferred to the US or any country of your choice in your name -- after all, you have a similar surname.

    For security reasons, send me a mail via amissah.arthur@yahoo.com

    Once I see your reply, I shall send you details of Stephen Harris.
     
  2. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Cool.. when you get the cash, can I borrow a few bucks?
     
  3. JR

    JR Active Member

    I think everyone at sj. should blitz him with e-mails.
     
  4. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Ask him to buy 50 SportsJournalists.com coffee mugs so you know he is legit.
     
  5. HC

    HC Well-Known Member

    Moddy: I'm Stephen Harris!
    Slappy: No! I'M Stephen Harris!
    JR: I'm Stephen Harris and so's my wife!
     
  6. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Wait a second...so's his WHAT??
     
  7. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    I thought you were going to say that facebook had banned all political comments. (Too soon?)

    Actually, I like the idea of everybody on here spamming the guy.
     
  8. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    Better claim it fast before the dollar falls any more against the Cedis.
     
  9. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Thus giving him and his friends an even larger pool of verified e-mail addresses to sell to other spammers.
     
  10. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    I'd send it from the address I only use when filling out forms online. You know, the one that only collects spam.

    I wouldn't send it from my main email address.
     
  11. Machine Head

    Machine Head Well-Known Member

    Spam?

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  12. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    The number of Favre photos you can find for subjects never ceases to amaze.
     
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page