"Mildly Retarded People" at Homeland Security? - A Calvin Huckle Highlight Reel
Huckle is a "scam baiter" whose primary joy in life is turning the table on West African e-mail scammers. He does it by posing as a naive victim and wasting as much of the fraudster's time and money as possible.
To give you a taste of how he operates, here are three morsels transcribed from his Web site, 419hell.com.
CH: "So...why is it that you talk like someone who's been lobotomized?"
Diplomat Alberto: "[unclear] What are you trying to say to me now?"
CH: "Well, the way you talk indicates that you're mildly retarded, see?...Homeland Security usually doesn't hire retarded, brain-damaged people."
2) "Grandpa Huckle" is another one of Kinsella's aliases. Here's the old man on the phone with a romance scammer calling herself "Sweet Candy."
Sweet Candy: I'm a nurse.
Grandpa Huckle: You're a maid?
Sweet Candy: Yes.
Grandpa Huckle: Do they really have maids in Nigeria? Isn't that like putting hubcaps on a tractor?
3) Here's Calvin Huckle speaking to one of his most beloved scammers, Ray Garvin. You really should listen to the whole thing by clicking here:
Calvin Huckle: You have my full attention, don't worry, I'm not gonna interrupt you, I'm listening very carefully.
Garvin: Ok I -
Calvin Huckle: Go ahead I'm listening you have my full attention, I'm all ears, go ahead.
Garvin: Listen to me -
Calvin Huckle: I am listening to you very carefully, go ahead, I won't interrupt you at all, you have my full attention, start speaking: now.
Garvin: Ok. So I want -
Calvin Huckle: Go ahead, I won't interrupt you.