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Monday, April 14, 2008

Army Arrangement

posted by on April 14 at 12:45 PM

Seattle filmmakers arrested in Nigeria!

WARRI, Nigeria - Four people from a Seattle-based film crew and a Nigerian man accompanying them have been detained for illegally traveling by boat in restive southern Nigeria, officials said. Security forces fighting militants in the Niger Delta consider much of the vast wetland region a military zone and have barred outsiders from traveling there without express consent by authorities.

Nigerian Brig. Gen. Wuyep Rintip said the group was seized Saturday for flouting the ban and were to be flown to the capital, Abuja. He did not identify the detainees. A US Embassy spokesman had no immediate comment on Monday.

According to a news release issue issued Sunday in Seattle, the Americans were Sandi Cioffi, director of the documentary “Sweet Crude;” Tammi Sims, Cliff Worsham and Sean Porter, also part of the crew, and Joel Bisina, a peace mediator and founder of Niger Delta Professionals for Development in Warri.

I’m surprised the filmmakers couldn’t bribe their way out of this situation.

UPDATE!
For more information go here.

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1

The Fela references are coming thick and fast these days Charles. Keep em coming.

Posted by Deeply Depressed | April 14, 2008 12:58 PM
2

Good Day To You Sir,

I send you this missive with knowledge that a sum of money not less than Ten Million Dollars $ (10.000.000) US has been made available to me due to the arrest of a USA Film Crew and Confiscation of their bags. I seek an assistant to help me safety transfer these funds to foreign accounts ...

Posted by tsm | April 14, 2008 1:05 PM
3

Charles, I bet you they tried to bribe the military but they probably wanted either s or s instead of USD - another troubling sign that our economy's to hell now.

Posted by apres_moi | April 14, 2008 1:29 PM
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@3 - Or the army is more worried about what was filmed than collecting a bribe.

Posted by Mahtli69 | April 14, 2008 3:44 PM
5

FROM THE DESK:
CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER

ATTENTION:PRESIDENT,

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1. THE NAME OF YOUR BANK
2. THE BANK ADDRESS
3. THE BANK ACCOUNT
4. THE BANK ROUTING/SWIFT CODE
5. THE BANK BENEFICIARY
6. YOUR COMPANY NAME
7. YOUR PRIVATE TELEPHONE,FAX AND MOBILE NUMBER FOR EASY COMMUNICATION.

WITH THE ABOVE INFORMATION, I WILL EFFECT THE PAYMENT OF US$45,000,000:00 DOLLARS INTO YOUR NOMINATED BANK ACCOUNT AND THIS WILL ONLY TAKE US 24 BANKING WORKING HOURS TO EXECUTIVE THIS FINANCIAL BUSINESS TRANSACTION THAT WILL BENEFIT BOTH PARTIES. WE HAVE AGREED TO SHARE THE FUND AS FOLLOW: 30% WILL BE GIVING TO YOU HAS THE OWNER OF THE ACCOUNT WHERE THE FUND WILL BE TRANSFER AND 60% WILL BE FOR ME AND 10% FOR VALUE ADDED TAX THAT WILL BE REQUIRED BY YOUR BANK OFFICIAL.

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YOURS TRULY,

DR. ALBERT FRED

Posted by bobcat | April 14, 2008 5:04 PM

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