This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch

  • Published on Feb 1, 2016
  • Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply? Follow along as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, months-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal.
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Comments • 21 587

  • Severin Dechlis Jensen 8B Viby Skole

    James loves toasters and hummus

  • Michellev20 !
    Michellev20 ! 11 hours ago +1

    James: breathes

  • Colt Custodio
    Colt Custodio 15 hours ago

    Is this TedTalk or a lame attempt to standup comedy

  • Allison Williams
    Allison Williams 15 hours ago +1

    He needs a stand up comedy show!

  • The Wild Goose
    The Wild Goose 16 hours ago +1

    This man is very wittie and is having great commic timing.
    He should be doing stand up comedies.
    In fact I plan on booking him a show into the O2 Arena, just as soon as I move my diamonds out of Nigeria.
    Please contact me if you require tickets......or diamonds.

  • Poppy Suro
    Poppy Suro 17 hours ago

    Free real estate.

  • a over priced intel cpu


  • Joseph Longo
    Joseph Longo 19 hours ago +1

    3:02 STONKS

  • George Bryant
    George Bryant 19 hours ago


  • HippieQueenRat
    HippieQueenRat 21 hour ago +1

    That literally pop into my head when I saw the title

  • Moritz Bauknecht
    Moritz Bauknecht 22 hours ago

    Who had also to think of Vector from Despicable Me when seeing him ?

  • Musa Abdurrahman

    I never knew ImAlexx had a TED talk lol

  • yong yang
    yong yang Day ago +2

    Imagine being a scammer and meet this guy
    James:Okay how do business
    Solomon:Okay “blah blah blah”
    Solomon:Well this should be easy to reck this kid
    James:UNO reverse card is super effective

  • Mary Cancelliere

    You made my day! ❤️

  • Martin
    Martin Day ago +1

    That's what you get for messin' with Harry Potter.

  • OnTheRoadAgain
    OnTheRoadAgain Day ago

    clearly this never happened to him for real. Still pretty funny

    • OnTheRoadAgain
      OnTheRoadAgain 19 hours ago

      @242turbo at the end of the first one where the guy repeated every codes perfecly. Like sure he would have used a code or two but every ones in the same email. really unlikely to happen especially that in the same email chain theres all the meaning of the codes, you have to be pretty retarded to use codes to hide what you say when the anwser are in the email chain.

    • 242turbo
      242turbo 22 hours ago +1

      How do you know? I've been this far with scammers.

  • Ema Rivera
    Ema Rivera Day ago

    what if it was real. ._.

    FORC3OFX F3AR 2 days ago

    You can tell this is the highest moment of James life, loser.

  • Thompson L
    Thompson L 2 days ago

    Stop re-recommending this to me. I've seen it, loved it now I hate it

  • Riho Uibo
    Riho Uibo 2 days ago +5

    Thank you so much, James! Now my new form of entertainment is to troll all of these bloody scammers. :D

  • Littleton
    Littleton 2 days ago +1

    And how is this funny? You’d have to have autism like the dude speaking and the slow crowd to even think this is remotely funny

  • e h
    e h 2 days ago

    I barely know who this dude is but I'm very very proud 😂😂😂

  • Natsu Dragnell
    Natsu Dragnell 2 days ago +3

    This guy is a God damn genius

  • TheTrainGuyRBLX
    TheTrainGuyRBLX 3 days ago

    He set up the last email from Solomon for a TED talk.... what a genius

  • tobes jojo
    tobes jojo 3 days ago

    how is this funny

  • Mark Dowse
    Mark Dowse 3 days ago

    No. No. NO. NO!

    • Ilana Leigh
      Ilana Leigh 3 days ago

      Mark Dowse are you Solomon, lmao

  • aigs
    aigs 3 days ago +1

    that's my favourite video on the internet. god bless you, james veitch

  • Jonny Turnbull
    Jonny Turnbull 3 days ago

    Why is Spider-Man talking about Gummy bears?

  • Ella Banchieri
    Ella Banchieri 3 days ago +1

    Praise the giant gummy lizard

  • Lupanescence
    Lupanescence 3 days ago +1

    came from luvie lol

  • Heartache Rx
    Heartache Rx 4 days ago


  • Your Senpai
    Your Senpai 4 days ago +1

    anyone else here from Candyevie?

  • Thanos Becomes Darkseid

    If i were the scammer i would've just enjoyed talking with him instead of do the job

  • Thanos Becomes Darkseid

    For sure the scammer enjoyed talking with him more than scamming

  • Darquesse35
    Darquesse35 4 days ago

    *sOlOMan, YoUR eMaIl inTrigUEs mE*

  • CSL 20
    CSL 20 4 days ago

    Wait his graph is wrong. I know this isn’t the point of the video, but I’m a nerd and this irks me. With graphing, the Y axis is the dependent variable and the X axis is the independent. Basically, what’s happening on the Y axis depends on what’s happening on the X axis (e.g. how many metres traveled per minute with the time being the X axis and the metres traveled being the Y axis) he has this set up to say that the quantity of gold depends on the wealth. Basically saying that the wealthier he is, the more gold is sold/shipped. It should be the other way around. And I’m sorry if he did the graph like that on purpose, but I’m a giant nerd which is why I felt the need to correct it.

  • brown beast
    brown beast 4 days ago

    A bunch of western rich people laughing at poor people's struggle. That's all this is.

    • brown beast
      brown beast 3 days ago +1

      @lion deer I am. you got me ;)

    • lion deer
      lion deer 3 days ago +2

      Hopefully you are not Solomon...

  • Subset
    Subset 4 days ago

    The winnie mandela email is a mandela effect he though nelson mandela died on prison i think xD and "winnie mandela" is right

  • Miss Potato Pancake McMuffins Esquire

    I know none you will believe me, but I'm related to him! My name is Thomas Veitch and my family is from Scotland and I do believe he's Scottish sooooooooooooooooo

  • Ruslan ThunderGaming

    This is really cool you've sent me over $4253 of this tool now available for you to speed up the registration Great Work...

  • KitkatKOD369
    KitkatKOD369 5 days ago +1

    Wow👏👏👏just wow👏👏👏

  • MusicalElitist1
    MusicalElitist1 5 days ago +1

    Bit far fetched, but funny all the same.

    KRAKATOAU 5 days ago

    Madela is NOT dead !!!

    • Ilana Leigh
      Ilana Leigh 3 days ago +1

      have you been under a rock since 2013

  • Jenny Bre1971
    Jenny Bre1971 5 days ago


  • Zachary Murphy
    Zachary Murphy 5 days ago

    Bonsoir means good evening not goodnight.bonne nuit means goodnight, just saying not to be mean. james veitch is the funniest person ever (in my opinion)

  • I-AM-Xenu
    I-AM-Xenu 5 days ago

    how has this video gotten 25,000 dislikes?!?! is there REALLY that many scammers on YT?

  • Star Wars Fool
    Star Wars Fool 5 days ago

    Gold 📈 wealth

  • Adelie Delbary
    Adelie Delbary 6 days ago +2


  • jack carroll
    jack carroll 6 days ago

    I thought he would say rubber ducks not hummus

  • MaMa LaLay
    MaMa LaLay 6 days ago

    Small youtuber here lets help each other

  • KL8N2K5 Gaming
    KL8N2K5 Gaming 6 days ago +1


  • Dev
    Dev 6 days ago

    i have no spam emails, i dont know if im lucky or unlucky

  • Matei Lindell
    Matei Lindell 6 days ago

    Pineapple goes on pizza.
    Thank you for coming to my TED talk.

  • MaximMate
    MaximMate 6 days ago

    This is just fake - most are bots

  • Cookienese d
    Cookienese d 6 days ago

    7:58 they all looked at the same time, creepy

  • Карен Ла Фон Даль

    Is it ted or stand up?

  • Sharon Long
    Sharon Long 6 days ago

    That is brilliant! Well done!

  • Vanessa H
    Vanessa H 7 days ago

    He need some hummus

  • Ascendant Seal
    Ascendant Seal 7 days ago

    Careful he's a hero

  • Tom Ball
    Tom Ball 7 days ago

    Hummus IS going places.

  • Sophia Karp
    Sophia Karp 7 days ago +1

    I feel like this was a six year old who just got curious

  • Schmuck Martin
    Schmuck Martin 7 days ago


  • mash1230
    mash1230 8 days ago

    lol this is gold

  • Futt Bucker
    Futt Bucker 8 days ago +1

    *The prince of Nigeria has left the chat.*

  • Pie Girl
    Pie Girl 8 days ago


  • H4P3R
    H4P3R 8 days ago

    Does anyone know how to get spam emails? I never seem to get any.

  • Ava Mations
    Ava Mations 8 days ago

    I watched a video of a TheXvidr talking about you and a day later I come across this masterpiece.

    ACETHETIC 8 days ago

    ohhh so I guess... that 24k dislikes (as of 07/2019) are the people behind working with scammy spam emails 😅 sarrey

  • Wild Introvert
    Wild Introvert 8 days ago

    *i dunno if this is comedy or education*

  • your creepy emo cousin

    The youth minister played this in church once and I was pretty confused.