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Monday, September 22, 2008

Email of the Day

posted by on September 22 at 15:37 PM

Move over desperate Nigerians, here’s how it’s really done:

Dear American:

I need to ask you to support an urgent secret business relationship with a transfer of funds of great magnitude.

I am Ministry of the Treasury of the Republic of America. My country has had crisis that has caused the need for large transfer of funds of 800 billion dollars US. If you would assist me in this transfer, it would be most profitable to you.

I am working with Mr. Phil Gram, lobbyist for UBS, who will be my replacement as Ministry of the Treasury in January. As a Senator, you may know him as the leader of the American banking deregulation movement in the 1990s. This transactin is 100% safe.

This is a matter of great urgency. We need a blank check. We need the funds as quickly as possible. We cannot directly transfer these funds in the names of our close friends because we are constantly under surveillance. My family lawyer advised me that I should look for a reliable and trustworthy person who will act as a next of kin so the funds can be transferred.

Please reply with all of your bank account, IRA and college fund account numbers and those of your children and grandchildren to so that we may transfer your commission for this transaction. After I receive that information, I will respond with detailed information about safeguards that will be used to protect the funds.

Yours Faithfully Minister of Treasury Paulson

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this is just to freakin depressing

Posted by Sara | September 22, 2008 3:42 PM

but its also f'in genius! and jibes well with our 3rd world bent

Posted by randy beaver | September 22, 2008 3:44 PM


Posted by Reverse Polarity | September 22, 2008 4:03 PM

This would be funny if it weren't so freakishly close to real life.

Posted by Westside forever | September 22, 2008 4:10 PM

Whoo-Hoo! I'm gonna get 800 Billion dollars!!!

Posted by NapoleonXIV | September 22, 2008 4:19 PM


Seems like this is precisely what we're being led into - only in this instance it won't matter a hill of beans if we give out our personal banking info - when you get played in the "U.S. Treasury Bailout Scam", you're in whether you want to be or not.

Posted by COMTE | September 22, 2008 4:19 PM

Brilliant! :D

I need drugs.

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