Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/11/03/short_419/

419ers cut to the chase

No hard-luck stories from Minrada Subaja Rahul

By Lester Haines

Posted in Media, 3rd November 2006 14:05 GMT

We really are getting worried about the Lads from Lagos. All of the joie de vivre seems to have gone from their previously entertaining efforts to part fools from their money:

----- Dear Sir/Madam

I am Mrs. Minrada Subaja Rahul. I have a project I would like to execute with you. Kindly get back to me with your full details.

Remain Blessed. Minrada Subaja Rahul

Well, as spotter Oscar the Prophet notes: "Yeah, like I going to write back with my bank account number for that come on." Quite so. We demand the immediate return of the widow of the late Charles Taylor who, following her hubby's demise in a ghostly road crash, made a dramatic escape to Sierra Leone bearing a suitcase packed with gold bars. Come on lads, sort yourselves out...®