Go figure, but the same day Gene posts his note (below), I open my inbox to find this:
With due respect,
BRIEFLY I AM MR AHMED YUSUF THE DIRECTOR AUDIT AND ACCOUNTING DEPARTMANT IN
BANK OF AFRICA BURKINA FASO.
I AM HERE TO CONTACT YOU OF THE TRANSACTION TODAY, DURING THE LAST YEAR
AUDITING IN MY DEPARTMENT, WE DISCOVERED A HUGE SUM OF MONEY BELONG TO ONE
OUR DECEASED CUSTOMER WHO DIED ON MONDAY,31 JULY,2000,13:22GMT 14:22UK WITH
HIS ENTIRE FAMILY IN A FORCEFUL PLANE CRASH ALONG,THE WEBSITE
SINCE HIS UNTIMELY DEATH THE FUND HAS BEEN DORMANT IN HIS ACCOUNT WITH THIS
BANK HERE WITHOUT ANYBODY COMING FORTH TO CLAIM THIS FUND IN OUR BANK EITHER
FROM HIS RELATION BEFORE OUR DISCOVERY TO THIS DEVELOPMENT,SINCE I HAVE BEEN
UNSUCCESSFUL IN LOCATING HIS RELATIVES,I HEREBY SEKING YOUR CONSENT TO
PRESENT YOU AS THE NEXT OF KIN TO THE DECEASED FOR YOU TO CLAIM THIS FUND
ALTHOUGH,I KEEP THIS INFORMATION SECRET WITHIN MYSELF SINCE WE DISCOVERED
THE AMOUNT DISCOVERED IS $9.5M (NINE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED
STATES DOLLARS) AND THIS TRANSACTION IS 100% RISK FREE AS I HAVE MADE
SUCCESSFUL ARRANGEMENT AS AN INSIDER OF THE BANK BEFORE CONTACTING YOU,ON
CONCLUSION OF THIS TRANSACTION, YOU WILL BE ENTITLED TO 30% OF THE TOTAL SUM
AS GRATIFICATION, WHILE 10% WILL BE SET ASIDE TO TAKE CARE OF EXPENSES THAT
MAY ARISE DURING THE TIME OF TRANSFER AND ALSO TELEPHONE BILLS, WHILE 60%
WILL BE FOR ME.
PLEASE, BE ADVICE TO KEEP THIS A TOP SECRET AS WE ARE STILL IN SERVICE AND
INTEND TO RETIRE FROM SERVICE AFTER I CONCLUDE THIS DEAL WITH YOU. I WILL BE
MONITORING THE WHOLE SITUATION HERE IN THIS BANK UNTILL YOU CONFIRM THE FUND
IN YOUR ACCOUNT AND ASK ME TO COME DOWN TO YOUR COUNTRY FOR SUBSEQUENT
SHARING OF THE FUND ACCORDING TO PERCENTAGE PREVIOUSLY INDICATED AND FURTHER
INVESTMENT, EITHER IN YOUR COUNTRY OR ANY COUNTRY YOU ADVICE ME TO INVEST
ALL OTHER NECESSARY INFORMATION WILL BE SENT TO YOU ON YOUR ACCEPTANCE TO
CHAMPION THIS TRANSACTION WITH ME.
PLEASE INCASE OF VIRUS YOU CONTACT ON THIS EMAIL email@example.com
MR AHMED YUSUF.
"In contrast to its crueler competitor ideologies, liberalism is more insidious: as an ideology, it pretends to neutrality, claiming n...
Declares LewRockwell.com : "All of this means that while the government has been artificially propping up the economy and 'stimu...
Is shaping up nicely .
The language won't die, but that doesn't mean the programmers won't ! Funny quote: '"Just because a language is 50...