Re: TREAT URGENT
On Wed, Oct 17, 2001 at 09:55:39AM +0400, Nugzar Nebieridze wrote:
> >>>>>> "Dansuki" == Dansuki Ahmed <email@example.com> writes:
> Dansuki>> I am prepared to invest 20m pounds sterling in your company if
> Sorry for off-topic, but I'm curious, WHY do people write such
> messages? WHAT do they need? My account information?
> Can anybody answer me?
This is a version of the "Nigerian Scam" also known as the "419 Fraud" which
is used to launder and/or steal money through a well meaning business person
found by an unsolicited email or fax. There are lots of details online about
it (http://home.rica.net/alphae/419coal/ would be a good place to start).
Steven Barker firstname.lastname@example.org
The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination -- but the
combination is locked up in the safe.
-- Peter DeVries
GnuPG public key: http://www.students.uiuc.edu/~scbarker/pubkey.asc
Fingerprint: 272A 3EC8 52CE F22B F745 775E 5292 F743 EBD5 936B