‘it really me’

I recently received what was obviously a ‘Nigerian scam’ type email; sadly it was a version of the scam which comes from a legitimate but hacked email address (‘I was robbed in London, please wire me lots of funds to get home’), and because I’ve seen it before, I called the person to alert them that the scam was using their email address. So imagine my surprise when the person started an IM chat session with me… xyz: hixyz: i send you an email did you get itdelphis_ltd: yes!xyz: it really mexyz: will you help me and send the money nowxyz: or you dont have up to that amountdelphis_ltd: of coursedelphis_ltd: please, can you send it again right now?xyz: what the email or the name and address to send the money todelphis_ltd: the emailxyz: let me tell you hearxyz: am in United Kingdom nowxyz: but i need some amount to pay for my hotel bill and ticket fees back homedelphis_ltd: i know. i need the email againxyz: when i get to uk i get rob there so i loss my credit card and all my moneydelphis_ltd: to confirm your IP addressdelphis_ltd: so i can send the police to youdelphis_ltd: but dont worrydelphis_ltd: i got your IP from the first e-mail. and the others you’ve sentdelphis_ltd: so i can trace you nicelyxyz: for whatdelphis_ltd: frauddelphis_ltd: how’s Denmark? (note: the IP of the email traced back to Denmark)xyz: wat did you mean by frauddelphis_ltd: 😉delphis_ltd: i spoke to mr xyz on the phone yesterdaydelphis_ltd: but keep talking, pleasedelphis_ltd: because i’m tracing youdelphis_ltd: hello? I must confess the ‘it really me’ nearly...