Sunday, April 1, 2012

The FBI scam

Just when you thought senders of "Nigerian 419" letters had run out of dictators' widows who just so happened to have the odd $35m or so in a locked and secret bank account which needed my (and only my) signature to turn the key, then they come up with a whole new narrative. So goodbye widows, and goodbye retired bank managers. Welcome instead the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Yes, the Feds, the G-Men who busted Al Capone, wrote to a reader (who kindly passed it on) offering him $4.1m.