Scamming the Scammers: Appointment

The times they are a-changin’.

This post seems to be older than 18 years—a long time on the internet. It might be outdated.

I was a little worried that I wasn’t going to hear back from him after I dropped that “You stay classy” line in the last email. I guess he hasn’t seen Anchorman. A shame.


67 Thompson way,Ashanti ,
Tell: 233-265-85-601
Your Ref.0080/GH
Date: 24th April 2006.


I.Mr.Paul Annan of PREMMODA by this LETTER OF APPOINTMENT Dated 24th of April 2006 appoint in respect of any and all purpose here understated ;

1: That having met the primary criteria of trust is here by appointing Mr Ron Burgundy As our payment agent in America and Canada.

2:That Mr Ron Burgundy has the capacity as payment agent is hereby empowered to receive for and on behalf of the Company ( PCL ) payment accruing from the company in the region whether in the form of CASH, CHEQUE, BANK DRAFT and CASHIER CHEQUE etc.

3: That Mr Ron Burgundy. any and all payment received for and on behalf of the Company is entitled to a 10% Agent fee, which is fully deductible prior to making the money available to the company.

4: That Mr Ron Burgundy. Is our authorized payment collection agent only and is not in any way connected or associated with the business of the company, which contract executed for this America bank .

This LETTER OF APPOINTMENT, which is being granted in good faith, takes immediate effect and it is to run for a period of 2 (two) year from the date of issue.This LETTER OF APPOINTMENT shall consequently become null and void, immediately after the expiring date being JAN 2008 unless other wise renewed.

Respectfully Submitted,

Mr Paul Annan.
Manager/Foreign Transactions Officer .
Note: Confirm the receipt of this mail.

The font sizes from the letter just crack me up. It’s so obvious that he just copied and pasted my name in. I uploaded a copy to Flickr to you could see it in all it’s glory:
Letter of Appointment

Here’s the reply:

Mr. Annan,

FAN-tastic. I can’t wait to start!


My new goal is to insert at least one quote from Anchorman in all the emails from now on.