Friday, January 23, 2004
Here's the beginning of an email I received today:
>From: "MRS JEWWL TAYLOR"
>Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 10:31:08 +0100
>X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 5.00.2919.6900 DM
>I Beg You In .
>With all sincerity and humility i am Jewel Taylor,the
>wife of the deposed President of Liberia, Fomer African colony of the United states Of America.
It's not a good con when there are obvious lies in the very first sentence of your scam. Liberia was never anyone's colony. But I guess they figure that anyone dumb enough to fall for this scam is not going to know what constitutes a "colony."