Google translator scam

14 July 2016

Google Translator is a wonderful thing. That was until some scammers got to it.

A friend of BTL got this letter in Samoan recently. It’s a scam letter translated in Samoan. If you speak Samoan, have a read and don’t laugh too loudly:

“Talofa, Ou te manao ia te oe se aso matagofie lava.

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i te talanoa atu foi uma le gagana Peretania po o Farani O lo'u igoa o Miss Rokia Toto. Ou te mai Ivory Coast. Ou te le 18 tausaga teine e tasi, o se tagata o le vasega. O au o se tamaitiiti matuaoti; Ou te manao e toe sii i lou atunuu i tupe a lo'u tama tuai, lea ei ai se paleni e $ 3.5 miliona tala i lana teugatupe i le faletupe. Lo'u tama tuai Mr. David Toto, na aafia i le oti i le 21 Iulai 2015 ma sa masalomia e avea ma ona uso laiti e fasiotia o ia ina ia mafai ona ave i luga o lona tamaoaiga. Ou filifili loa e siitia atu lenei tupe mai lo'u atunuu i lou atunuu mo tupe teu faafaigaluega faamoemoega ma mo nisi faaauauina o la'u aoga. Ou te le fia nofo iinei toe i lo'u atunuu aua, ou te fefe o le uso o lou tama o le ua leaga ia te au.

O la'u pele o lo'u mafuaaga lenei mo faafesootai ia te oe e mafai ona e fesoasoani mai ia ou siitia atu le tupe i totonu o lau tala lea ou te mafai ona oo mai i lou atunuu e nofo i lalo ma faaauau la'u aoga ao e fesoasoani ia te au e teu le tupe.

Faamolemole tuanai ai o le faaliliuina atu ou te tauto atu e tuuina atu e 30% mai le tupe mo le fesoasoani mai ia te au.

Ou faatali lau tali faanatinati

lou rokia”

Say no more. 

14 July 2016

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