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Reply As Soon As Possible! (A Not-So-Clever-Variation-on-the-419-Nigerian Scam)

Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence. --Mason Cooley I opened up this morning's email, only to find this breathless missive from the "State Department": U.S. Department of State Office of Designation Compliance Unit ECA/EC/ECC - SA-5, Floor C2 2200 C Street, NW Washington, DC 20037 Phone/Fax Number: [Blanked Out] E-mail: [Blanked Out] Listen Attentively! This message is sent to you from the US Department of State in Washington, D.C, United States of America, please there is a strong report we got about you through our Diplomatic Cable in West Africa and in the Middle East stating that you are having communications with some individuals from Ghana, Niger, Guinea Bissau, Cфte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Benin, Guinea, Cape Verde, Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Sгo Tomй, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo claiming to represent Central Bank Governors and other Bank interests and Government Institutions in these West African countries, and from the report we go

Memoir Madness: Driven to Involuntary Commitment