posted on May, 21 2009 @ 12:31 AM
Email the nigerians and tell them you you sent the money by western union.
Then wait for them to start going nuts when they don't get there money.
or better yet tell them you are using a fake name have a account in the same fake name and you have just cashed the check and are going to keep THERE
money all for yourself.
They will then go nuts and call you a thief and threaten to turn you into the FBI.
Then frame the fake check as proof you have scammed a 419 scammer.
Many of us 419 baiters collect these checks as souvenirs.
Some schemes are based solely on conning the victim into cashing counterfeit check. The scammer will contact the victim to interest them in a
"work-at-home" opportunity, or asking them to cash a check or money order that for some reason cannot be redeemed locally. A recently-used cover
story is that the perpetrator of the scam wishes the victim to work as a "mystery shopper", evaluating the service provided by MoneyGram or Western
Union locations within major retailers such as Wal-Mart. The scammer sends the victim a check or money order, the victim cashes it, sends the cash
to the scammer via wire transfer, and the scammer disappears. Later the forgery is discovered and the bank transaction is reversed, leaving the victim
liable for the balance. Schemes based solely on check cashing will usually offer only a small part of the check's total amount, with the assurance
that many more checks will follow; if the victim buys in to the scam and cashes all the check, the scammer can win big in a very short period of time.
Other scams such as overpayment usually result in smaller revenues for the scammer, but have a higher success rate as the scammer's request seems