Oregon Woman Loses $400,000 to Nigerian E-Mail Scam

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    Oregon Woman Loses $400,000 to Nigerian E-Mail Scam



    SWEET HOME, Ore. — An Oregon woman who is out $400,000 after falling for a well-known Internet scam says she wasn't a sucker or an easy mark.

    Janella Spears of Sweet Home says she simply became curious when she received an e-mail promising her $20.5 million if she would only help out a long-lost relative identified as J.B. Spears with a little money up front.

    Spears told KATU-TV about the scammers' ability to identify her relative by name was persuasive.

    "That's what got me to believe it," She said. "So, why wouldn't you send over $100?"



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    this lady takes the cake
     
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    I wonder if we taxpayers will be expected to bail her sorry azz out!
     
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    What a fuckin idiot.
     
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    given how many people voted for G.W. this is hardly surprising...
     
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    You know, Darwin has a point..this woman needs to be taken outside and dumped off a bridge....she us using up useful oxygen.
     
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    you have a real bad case of it doncha?? :lol:
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    fixed
     
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    Why not? Shit......we've bailed out Wall St., we're getting ready to have to bail out GM.

    What's an extra 400,000 or so? It's not like she's looking for a billion.........

    (Spoken while channneling a Repugnican).
     
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    DD, voting for Obama hasn't proven to be stupid yet. Now only time will tell on that front but it's already established that voting for Bush WAS stupid....
     

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