Every had an email like this before?
Would you like to help me out by sending me vast amounts of money, in order to let me escape from my country? If so, I would gladly pay you $15 million with of my inheritance upon me release. You have never seen, or heard of me in your life, but I assure you this is not a joke! I prefer cash, but if that is unattainable, I also accept credit card numbers. I got your e-mail address randomly through a friend of a friend of a friend you said you were nice.
The book "Cry for Help: 36 Scam email messages from Africa", by Henning Wagenbreth, documents several horror stories experienced by people who had bad enough judgment to fall for such scams.
Wagenbreth adds illustrations to 36 of his favourite e-mail hoaxes, thereby turning them into rather twisted works of art!
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