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Subject: OT Bogus e-mail and my response!
Date Posted: 12/22/2010 1:12 PM ET
Member Since: 3/14/2009
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Hi friends and family, 
     I got an e-mail this morning, with my Mothers e-mail address as sender.  Imagine my suprise that it was actually from my Dad.  Now as many of you know Daddy passed away July 12, 2009.  But according to this e-mail he is alive and well in Cyprus, and in need of funds $3000.00 to be exact. 
     I should be mad or outraged but for some reason I am not, in fact it is just the kind of thing that would have made my Dad laugh. I can hear him saying "Dumb Sons of Bitches."   So if you get this e-mail from my Mom,  Daddy is indeed still in heaven and not Cyprus.  
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
This is the letter.
   Sorry to disturb with this email but I'm out of the country in Cyprus where I found myself in a situation which I really need to take care of now. Can I get a loan of $3000? I will explain better and refund the money back to you immediately I get back. Please email back as soon as you get this and please keep this between us.

Date Posted: 12/22/2010 1:16 PM ET
Member Since: 3/8/2009
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OMG!!! That is crazy!  I love your attitude about it, Letty.  Don't let the wierdo spoil your holiday.

Date Posted: 12/22/2010 1:32 PM ET
Member Since: 7/15/2008
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A friend of mine got something similar, but the *sender* was stuck in Spain. It's one that's been going around for a while. I have the company's info@ addy so you should see the crap I get sometimes.

Date Posted: 12/22/2010 3:51 PM ET
Member Since: 10/29/2005
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Letty, let's screw with fake John's head. In response to John's query:

Dear John! I am so sorry to hear of your trouble, but good news is coming your way because I can help you!! I want to send you the funds needed,  but it will have to be sent with my sister who is going to Cyprus because it's the only place she can have an experimental surgery needed to remove the warts on her nose. Unfortunately, John, after the altercation between you and my sister that happened during the Groundhog Day celebration, she no longer wants to see you. When she gets to Cyprus, is there someone else she could meet to hand over the money? It would be great if she could meet a single man because after she gets the warts removed, she will be looking for a husband. I think any man would be happy to marry her as she is a rich heiress who will not have warts.

Waiting on your response, John!

Signed, Letty



Oh, we could have a little fun with this!!

Date Posted: 12/22/2010 4:43 PM ET
Member Since: 3/14/2009
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Valli,  how did you know about my family's wart problem? surprise