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Re: OFFER FOR HELP

From: Diana Muir <dmuir@intelligented.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 08:04:37 -0500
Message-ID: <3BDEA565.15EC59E0@intelligented.com>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
> This is a SCAM! There is no Edward Mambo, unless he's the same as John Osasa! Do a search for John Osasa
> and you'll get EXACTLY the same message on a Peking message board. Follow through and you'll end up
> getting some story about getting 20% of whatever sent to Global Financial Trust (whom seemingly owned by
> Arthur Anderson is just using the same name!) in Canada, Peking or Amsterdam. Then they ask for $7,500 up
> front in 'transfer fees', 2 passport IDs (wonder what they'll use those for?) and your banking
> information.

Don't fall for it. Turn them into the proper authorities.




> OFFER FOR HELP
>
> From: edward mambo (edmab7@yahoo.com)
> Date: Wed, Oct 10 2001
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> Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 02:12:25 +0100
> From: "edward mambo" <edmab7@yahoo.com>
> Subject: OFFER FOR HELP
>
> Sir,
>
> May I briefly introduce myself. I am Edward Mambo of
> the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) and
> the former aide de camp of the Late President
> Laurel Kabila of blessed memory.
>
> I am presently living in Nigeria on asylum. In case
> you are wondering how I got your contact, I got your
> contact from a source at the foreign trade office of
> the Nigeria Chamber of commerce, trade and industry.
> The events of the past one year in my country has been
> very unfortunate. The Late president Kabila
> successfully toppled the very corrupt government of
> the Late Dictator Mobutu Sese Seko and ruled justly
> and peacefully for a few months. Unfortunately, the
> Tutsi from Goma, the Northern part of the country
> rebelled against his government and since then
> my country has been at war.
>
> I am very dedicated and committed to winning the war
> against the rebels until recently when to my shock I
> found out that Senior Army Officers and Government
> officials were stealing public funds and looting
> government treasury and sending them to foreign
> countries. They have exploited the war situation to
> bring back the lawlessness and corruption of the Mobutu
> days.
>
> After the late President Kabila was assainated in very
> questionable circumstances, I knew I was in danger of
> losing from both ends. Due to this development and as
> a way of survival, I have joined the train. I have in
> my possession funds amounting to US$15.5million. In
> the usual manner of conveying such funds, the money is
> in defaced form in a trunk box for security reasons.
> It is now in the safe custody of a security company.
> The company is however not aware of the real
> contentsof the trunk box.
> My problem is that the financial Law of Nigeria does
> not give assylum seekers any financial rights. And
> because of the economic instability and religious
> crisis, I have decided that it will be unwise to
> attempt investing the funds here. The climate here is
> very unfavourable and as a result, I have not
> disclosed even to my hosts anything about this fund.
>
> Now I am seeking foreign assistance to transfer the
> funds overseas. If you can assist, I am willing to
> give you 20% of the funds, that is US$3.1Million. You
> will understand that my entire life and future depend
> on this money and I shall be very grateful if you can
> assist me. The major thing I demand from you is the
> absolute assurance that the money will be safe and you
> will not sit on it when it is transferred to
> your account.
> If you are ready to be of assistance, please contact me immediately by e-mail, so that I can furnish you
> with the modalities for the transaction and what is
> expected of you. I shall be most grateful if you
> maintain utmost confidentiality and keep this message
> entirely to yourself.
>
> Best Regards,
> MR. Edward Mambo.
> 234-1-80-330-46881
> Email:edwardmambo@eudoramail.com
>
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