The 419ers try very hard...

, posted: 11-Dec-2008 09:27

My ISP leaves the spam filtering to me, only tagging the emails as they arrive. This means I get some rather interesting specimens, like the one today that contained this image:
419er passport
Mr Habib Mohammed Mahmuud claims to represent the well-known oil firm philanthropist Umar Amal (deceased). Mr Amal's last wish was to leave US$15.5m to a fellow philanthropist outside Malaysia - and they thought of me! Isn't that wonderful?
Habib and Co could've done a better job photoshopping the passport scan though... 

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