Money in the Netherlands

This is the first time I've recieved one of these SPAMs that supposedly originated from the Netherlands. It's much better written than the typical Nigerian SPAMs. The originating Email and the response Email addresses weren't Dutch though so they might have covered that angle to be more complete.

All-in-all, it's a pretty good hook though. What do you think?

Dear Beloved Friend,

Let me first of all inform you, I got your email address from a mail Directory in my late husband's private library and decided to mail you for a permission to go ahead.

I am Mrs. Susan Brown from Holland. I am married to Dr. John Das Brown an London who worked with a construction company in Asia for twenty years before he died in the tsunami disasters, we were married but without Any children.Since his death I decided not to re-marry and presently I am 61 Years old.

When my la te husband was Alive he deposited the sum of 15.5 million dollars (Fifteen Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars) with a finance firm meant for his business purposes.Presently this money is still with the finance firm and the. management just Wrote me as the beneficiary to come forward to receive the money or rather Issue a letter of authorization to somebody to receiveit on my behalf if I cannot come over.

I am presently in a hospital where I have been undergoing treatment for Cancer of the lung, I have since lost my ability To talk and my doctors have told me that I have only a few months to Live.I want a person that is trustworthy that will utilize 70% of this money to fund churches, orphanages and widows around the world but in my name Mrs. Susan Brown". and 30% will be for your assistance to make sure that this funds is secured.

As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact of the Finance firm, I will also issue you a letter of au thority that will prove you as The new beneficiary of this fund.

Please assure me that you will act accordingly as I stated herein and Keep this contact confidential till such a time this funds get to your Custody, this is to ensure that nothing jeopardizes my last wish on Earth.


I await your urgent reply.

God Bless You.


Mother Susan Brown


Christy said…
What are you crazy, you didn't reply to dear, sweet Mother Susan? I'm so lucky I'm next in line I guess for those millions! Even having to give 70%, we'll still be set for life!

ROFL! Seriously the sad part is there are people out there who fall for these emails.

I've had "fun" with them a couple times when they send it to an address I have set up through yahoo and don't check too often!

Personally that has to be one of the worst jobs out there, coming up with these emails and then hitting don't you feel like you're contributing to the world! :)
Ciera said…
Yeah yeah yeah....this is right up there with the email lotto and the Bank of England.
Carmi said…
Just once in my life, I'd like to meet a person dumb enough to actually believe these kinds of messages. We know that such people exist, because otherwise the scammers would have stopped sending these things years ago.

My mind boggles when I imagine what such a person would look and sound like. It's almost too frightening to contemplate.

Thanks for sharing this newer twist on an old favorite. You always compel with what you share.

Michele thinks so, too!

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