Nigeriam Scam

For those of you who have never heard of the Nigeriam Scam, here's a good link to the Wikipedia article and an even better question: what cave have you been hiding in?

Here goes:

4:36:32 PM zelean4u: I need your assistance to stand as a beneficiary to the sum of $6.5millions united state dollars lying down unclaimed in our bank, what really happened is that during the course of our auditing last week, I discovered a floating fund in an account opened in the bank in the year 2000 and since 2001 nobody has operated on this account again,after going through some old files in the records I discovered that the owner of the account died without a [Heir/WILL] hence the money is floating and if I do not remmit this money out urgently it will be forfeited for nothing

4:38:06 PM alex_deva2002: oh really.

4:38:19 PM zelean4u: yeh!

4:38:34 PM alex_deva2002: so let me just give you my bank details then, how's that?

4:39:16 PM zelean4u: not so fast

4:39:27 PM zelean4u: you have to follow the due process

4:40:03 PM alex_deva2002: aha. and the first step of the due process...?

4:40:50 PM zelean4u: For the business to be effected i will need the following information from you
1.Your full name:
2.Your full residential address:
3.Your direct telephone number and email address,
4.Your date of birth and occupation

4:44:59 PM alex_deva2002:
1. Pete Sherman
2. 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney, Australia
3. +61 654 8735
4. 13.09.1961, dentist

[ Note: For those of you who haven't seen Finding Nemo, that's the address and occupation of one of the characters. The email is from the Australian Dentist Association; the phone number is valid for Australia but random. ]

4:45:25 PM zelean4u: plz send it to my box

4:45:34 PM zelean4u:

4:45:36 PM alex_deva2002: surely you can copy/paste it.

4:45:55 PM zelean4u: I said send it to my box

4:46:04 PM zelean4u:

4:46:06 PM alex_deva2002: yes, i can read

4:46:20 PM alex_deva2002: and i said: surely you can copy/paste it

4:48:17 PM zelean4u: I will join you in 1hr time

4:48:19 PM zelean4u: ok

4:48:44 PM alex_deva2002: sure

4:49:05 PM zelean4u: i will miss call you

4:49:06 PM zelean4u: so that you join me

4:49:08 PM zelean4u: immedaitely

4:49:22 PM alex_deva2002: you will miss call me?


He never "missed called" me.