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15 year old makes $71,000 in cash!!!

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Date: Wed, 1 May 2002 20:47:40 -0400
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15 year old makes $71,000 in cash!!! It Works,
Legal, Its Easy, so Why Not? Here is the story of how one person did it.

Parents of 15-year-old find $71,000 cash hidden in his closet.  Does this Headline look familiar?  Of course it 
does.  You most likely have just seen this story recently featured on a major nightly news program (ABC 20/20). His mother was cleaning and putting laundry away when she came across a large brown paper bag that was suspiciously buried beneath some 
clothes and skateboard in the back of her 15-year-old son's closet.  Nothing could have prepared her for the shock she got when she opened the bag and
found it was full of cash.  Five-dollar bills, twenties, fifties and hundreds - all neatly rubber-banded in 
labeled piles.  "My first thought was that he had robbed a bank", says the 41-year-old woman, "There was over $71,000 dollars in that bag - that's more than my husband earns in a year". 

The woman immediately called her husband at the car-dealership where he worked to tell him what she'd 
discovered.  He came home right away and they drove together to the boy's school and picked him up.  Little 
did they suspect where the money came from was more shocking than finding it in the closet. As it turns out, the boy had been sending out via E-mail on 
the Internet a type of 'chain-letter' to E-mail addresses that he obtained off of the Internet.  Everyday after 
school for the past 2 months, he had been doing this right on his computer in his bedroom.  "I just got the 
E-mail one day and I figured what the heck, I put my name on it like the instructions said and I started 
sending it out", says the clever 15-year-old.

The E-mail letter listed three addresses and contained 
instructions to send one $5 dollar bill to the 3 people on the list, then delete the top name and move 
the other two addresses up, and add your name to the bottom of the list.  The letter goes on to state that 
you would receive several thousand dollars in five dollar bills within two weeks if you sent out the letter 
with your name at the bottom of the 3-address list "I get junk E-mail all the time, and I really didn't think it 
was going to work", the boy continues.  Within the first few days of sending out the E-mail, the Post 
Office Box that his parents had gotten him for his video-game magazine subscriptions began to fill up 
with envelopes containing $5 dollar bills. "About a week later I rode [my bike] down to the Post Office 
and my box had 1 magazine and about 300 envelopes stuffed in it.  There was also a yellow slip that said I 
had to go up to the [post office] counter-I thought I was in trouble or something (laughs)".  He goes on, "I 
went up to the counter and they had a whole box of more mail for me.  I had to ride back home and empty 
out my backpack? cause I couldn't carry it all".

Over the next few weeks, the boy continued sending out the E-mail. "The money just kept coming in and I 
just kept sorting it and stashing it in the closet, I barely had time for my homework".  He had also been 
riding his bike to several of the area's banks and exchanging the $5 bills for twenties, fifties, and 
hundreds. "I didn't want the banks to get suspicious so I kept riding to different banks with like five 
thousand at a time in my backpack.  I would usually tell the lady at the bank counter that my dad had sent 
me in to exchange the money and he was outside waiting for me. One time the lady gave me a really strange look and told me that she wouldn't be able to 
do it for me and my dad would have to come in and do it, but I just rode to the next bank down the street 
(laughs).  "

Surprisingly, the boy didn't have any reason to be afraid. The reporting news team examined and investigated the so-called 'chain-letter' the boy was sending out and found that it wasn't a chain letter at all. In fact, it was completely legal according to US Postal and Lottery Laws, Title 18, Section 1302 and 1341, or Title 18, Section 3005 in the US code, also 
in the code of federal regulations, Volume 16, Sections 255 and 436, which state a product or service must be exchanged for money received.  

Every five-dollar bill that he received contained a little 
note that read, "Please add me to your mailing list".  

This simple note made the letter legal because he was exchanging a service (adding the purchaser's name to his mailing list) for a five-dollar fee.  Here is the letter that the 15-year-old was sending out by E-mail. You can do the exact same thing he was doing,  simply by following the instructions in this letter.

This is how you do it!!! Here are instructions on how to make $10,000 US cash in the next 2 weeks: There 
are 3 names listed below.  

1.Send all the people on the list a $5 bill wrapped in 2 pieces of paper or preferably two 2 pieces of dark 
paper (to securely hide it).  Include a note that says, "Please add me to your mailing list".  (THIS IS VERY 
2. Then delete the 1st name, move the other two up and put your name at the bottom.  
3. Now start sending this E-mail out to people.  

When 20 people receive it, those 20 people will move your name up to the middle position and they will 
each send out 20. That totals 400 people that will receive this letter with your name in the middle. Then, 
those 400 people will move your name up to the top and they will each send out 20 E-mail's.  That totals 
8,000 people that will receive this E-mail with your name at the top and they will each send you a $5 bill. 

 Eight thousand people each sending you a $5 bills = $40,000 cash.  That's if everyone responds to this E-mail, but not everyone will, so you can expect 1-3% responce realistically. About $10,000 in cash ($5 bills) in your mailbox. 

This will work for anyone, anywhere in the world in any country, but send only a US CASH $5 bill.  The 
more E-mail's you send out, the more cash you will receive.  If each person sends out 100 E-mail's, there will be 1,000,000 people that receive this letter when your name reaches the top. If only 1% of those people respond, you will still get $50,000 cash.  

Follow these simple instructions, and above all, PLEASE PLAY FAIR.  That's the key to this program's success.  Your name must run the full cycle on the list to produce the end results.  

Sneaking your name higher up on the list WILL NOT produce the results you think, and it only cheats the 
other people who have worked hard and have earned the right to be there.  So please, play by the rules and 
the $$$ will come to you!  Here is the list:

1. Reynald Dufresne
8449 St-Michel blvd.
Montreal, Quebec his 3e7

2. J. Prophete
1380 N.E. 133 Street
Miami Florida, 33161

3. Anthony Yancey
118 Link Rd.
Waynesboro VA, 22980
THERE'S NOTHING MORE TO DO.  When you will start receiving $5 bills from other people just like yourself, who are willing to invest a $5 bill to receive $10,000 cash.  If you don't try it - you will never know. 

 Washington State residents and anyone not wishing to receive this e-mail may disregard and delete it.

***************************************Try it and good luck!!!
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