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Old 09-22-08, 10:11 PM   #1
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Bailout 419 Letter

Dear American:
I need to ask you to support an urgent secret business relationship with a transfer of funds of great magnitude.
I am Ministry of the Treasury of the Republic of America. My country has had crisis that has caused the need for large transfer of funds of 800 billion dollars US. If you would assist me in this transfer, it would be most profitable to you.
I am working with Mr. Phil Gram, lobbyist for UBS, who will be my replacement as Ministry of the Treasury in January. As a Senator, you may know him as the leader of the American banking deregulation movement in the 1990s. This transactin is 100% safe.
This is a matter of great urgency. We need a blank check. We need the funds as quickly as possible. We cannot directly transfer these funds in the names of our close friends because we are constantly under surveillance. My family lawyer advised me that I should look for a reliable and trustworthy person who will act as a next of kin so the funds can be transferred.
Please reply with all of your bank account, IRA and college fund account numbers and those of your children and grandchildren to wallstreetbailout@treasury.gov so that we may transfer your commission for this transaction. After I receive that information, I will respond with detailed information about safeguards that will be used to protect the funds.
Yours Faithfully Minister of Treasury Paulson
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Old 09-22-08, 10:14 PM   #2
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Hey, I've won the UK lottery I don't know how many times. The next time they email me I'll forward it to you.
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I'd laugh if this were actually funny. People need to take this financial crisis more seriously, or at least understand how close to complete world economic collapse we actually are...
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WW3, here we come....
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WW3, here we come....
A WW is what it took to get us out of the Great Depression, and this is worse than that was.
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Old 09-23-08, 05:54 AM   #7
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I'd laugh if this were actually funny. People need to take this financial crisis more seriously, or at least understand how close to complete world economic collapse we actually are...
Take it to P&R, this is Foo, nothing is serious.
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