I got this spam this morning from "Michael Stone":
Am in a state of emergency now as i write you this letter,Just wanted to seek your help on something very important,you are the only person i could reach at this point and i hope you come to my aid.Something very terrible is happening to me now,please i need a favor from you now,I had a trip to United Kingdom Unfortunately for me all my money got stolen on my way to the hotel where i lodged along with my bag were my passport was ,And since then i have been without any money i am even owing the hotel here. So i have limited access to emails and calls for now,please i need you to lend me about 1000.00 pounds so i can make arrangements and return back home,i have spoken to the embassy here but they are not responding to the matter effectively, I will refund to you the money to you as soon as i get home,I am so confused right now.
Uh, how do you know me? Furthermore, if you have no money, how can you connect to the Internet?
Let's face it, pal, you are full of shit.
i had to plead to some one to allow me use her internet in order to send you this message,Please i am in a state of emergency and i need your help
[I replied again, with more abuse; strangely, he did not follow up]