[Bards] Fw: [SCA_BARDS] ("New?") funny bardic twist on the old "Nigerian 419" email/spam/frauds...
dkevinscott at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 13:09:49 PDT 2004
Dear Gods, that is hilarious!
On Tue, 5 Oct 2004 14:45:11 -0500, Susan Gideon <twilit16 at swbell.net> wrote:
> This is just funny. Please read
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Stephanie Blaine
> To: SCA_BARDS at yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Monday, October 04, 2004 7:09 PM
> Subject: [SCA_BARDS] ("New?") funny bardic twist on the old "Nigerian 419"
> This is TOO funny! It's tailor-made for bards...
> Somebody sent this spam to my husband today. He nearly died laughing.
> The funny thing is (or is it sad?) that only a bard or folkie (folk
> music devotee) would have a clue as to what this is all about.
> Talk about a new twist on the old "Nigerian 419" email frauds! :D
> "EXTREMELY IMPORTANT MESSAGE PLEASE READ
> I must apologise for any discomfiture you are experiencing as you read
> this letter and solicit your utmost confidence by virtue of this
> proposal. Let me introduce myself to you. I am Mrs Janet Lin, a
> director at the First Bank of Carterhaugh. I came to you in confidence
> because of some money, namely TWENTY-EIGHT MILLION GOLD COINS (28,000,
> 000.000 gold coins) belonging to my missing husband, Thomas (Tam) Lin,
> who was abducted by the faeries in a ghastly incident many years ago.
> The money has been buried under a thorn hedge for seven hundred years.
> I have given up hope that my beloved THOMAS LIN will return and so
> have decided to retrieve his money and move to Tir Na Nog. I want you
> to help claim the buried money as you are a source for good
> investment. For this we are prepared to give you a reasonable
> percentage of the money. Meanwhile 15% (FOUR MILLION TWO HUNDRED
> THOUSAND GOLD COINS) has been set aside for you and the rest will be
> for me and my milk cow called Derek. For the intrest of doing business
> please do not hesitate to contact MR DEREK GUERNSEY on 27-731-450-735
> Fax 27-843-232-611 IMMEDIATELY. I thank you for your cooperation and
> warn of DIRE CONSEQUENCES if you fail to solicit my confidences.
> Mrs. Janet Lin
> First Bank of Carterhaugh"
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