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Got this as the latest gotcha-mail. Notice, they draw names from cash register receipts in my local area!????? And they have a Yahoo account instead of a Russian Foundation email account. Should I go for it?



From: postmaster@rfbr.ru


Date: March 30, 2007 10:01:51 AM EDT

To: undisclosed-recipients:;

Reply-To: millavic103@yahoo.no





The Russian Foundation for basic research (http://www.rfbr.ru), would

like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees

as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant/Donation for your own

personal, educational, and business development.


The The Russian Foundation for basic research was conceived with the

objective of human growth, educational and scientific research, with a

mind also for Community development. In conjunction with the ECOWAS,

UNO and the EU We are giving out a yearly donation of US$1,350,000.00

(One million, Three hundred and Fifty thousand United states dollars

only) each to 100 lucky recipients. These specific Donations/Grants

will be awarded to 100 lucky international recipients worldwide; in

different categories for their personal business development and

enhancement of their educational plans. This is a yearly program, which is a

measure of universal development strategy.


Based on the random selection exercise of internet websites and

millions of supermarket cash invoices worldwide, you were selected

among the lucky recipients to receive the award sum of US$1,350,000.00

as charity donations/aid from the Russian Foundation, ECOWAS, EU and

the UNO in accordance with the enabling act of Parliament. (Note that


beneficiaries email addresses were selected randomly from over 100,000

internet websites or a shop's

cash invoice around your area in which you might have purchased

something from).


You are required to contact the Executive Secretary below, for

qualification documentation and processing of your claims. After

contacting our office, you will be given your donation pin number,

which you will use in collecting the funds. Please endeavor to quote


Qualification numbers (N-222-6647, E-910-56) in all discussions.


Executive Sec. Mr. Brian Millavic

Email: millavic101@yahoo.no


Do email the above email address, immediately with your personal

details to enable us process your Donations.

Claims Requirements:



[FULLNAME OF WINNER]................[CURRENTADDRESS]........

[COUNTRY/REGION]...... ............[sTATE/PROVINCE]........

[AGE].......................... ...[sEX]...................


[CURRENTEMAIL]......................[TEL/FAX] .............


Finally, all funds should be claimed by their respective beneficiaries,

no later than 20 days after notification. Failure to do so will mean

cancellation of that beneficiary and its donation will then be reserved

for next year?s recipients.


On behalf of the Board kindly, accept our warmest congratulations.



Mrs. Laura Signo



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YEah, some network did a sting thing for one of those of African origin.

They went undercover, paid them $5000 dollars and said they had more, and the guy wanted to meet them in N.Y., so they did.

WHen the camera was running in the suitcase, they told him who they were and started asking questions and the guy HAULED A$$!! :grin:


I can't believe people still fall for this kind of crap. :(



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