I’d prefer dating scam spam…

100% safe…since there’s ususally a photo included, but you can’t have it all, another Anghela is hard to find. So this mail here (the image on the right was not included) is just a generic 419 scam – except that it’s not from Nigeria but South Africa (or at least claims to be) –, promising a multi-million sum for a pretended money transfer.

And, alas, the senders translated their English (which is maybe not completely perfect, and at any rate quite complicated for automatic translation) automatically into German, making it somewhat funny – in German, that is, so this is not really something funny for you English readers, sorry… Let me just mention that their statement about this business being “100% safe” turned into “100%-Safe”, i.e. a 100% safe/vault, hence my little image on the right.

Their English original (which they also included) isn’t really worth reading, but for the sake of completeness, I included it here:

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  1. b

    da ich dankend abgelehnt habe, weil ich keine Millionen brauche, sind sie nun zu dir gekommen;-)

    ist dieser Satz nicht perfekt?: Ich erwarte Ihre Bestätigung meiner Mitteilung
    beim Beten

  2. c

    Vielleicht erwartet er von Gott ’ne Antwort – aber ein Gott wird kaum Millionen brauchen…

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