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We're much obliged to Dave Appleby for sharing with us the following once-in-a-lifetime offer from the Lads from Lagos:

Date: Sat, 7 Jun 2008 21:13:57 +0200
From: peterwong2@tiscali.cz
Subject: Att
To: undisclosed-recipients

I am peter-wong from Bank hang seng hong kong, I have a late client funds of $8 USD in my bank and i need you to front as beneficiary,if interested contact me for more details on Email:pwong47@yahoo.com.hk

Sincerely, Mr.p-wong.

Well, you have to applaud the brevity of the come-on, if not the amount on offer. To secure the funds, we have no doubt we'd have to stump the usual $20k in local taxes, bribes, bungs and backhanders, so we've decided to let this one pass. ®

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