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Very short 419 scam

Mike Orr [sluggoster at gmail.com]

Wed, 4 Feb 2009 12:04:02 -0800

---------- Forwarded message ----------

From: Jubouri Omar <solveig.skold2@comhem.se>
Date: Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 6:43 AM
To: undisclosed-recipients

I want to move my family out of Iraq due to violence and I want to transfer $12,500,000 to you.reply

--- End forward ---

How nice and concise and to the point. I wish all scams were like that. But that last word is rude. Just "reply". Not "Please reply" or "Hoping to God I will hear from you soon", but just an order: "Reply!"

Mike Orr <sluggoster@gmail.com>

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In honor of Jimmy. . .

Kat Tanaka Okopnik [kat at linuxgazette.net]

Thu, 19 Feb 2009 14:50:12 -0800


The mystery of Ireland's worst driver

Perhaps the Irish police need to have our Jimmy O'Regan and his translating compatriots on the payroll!

Kat Tanaka Okopnik
Linux Gazette Mailbag Editor

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Published in Issue 160 of Linux Gazette, March 2009