From: Jay Willingham (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Feb 18 2003 - 13:19:51 EST
Africa has been the source of numerous scams that begin like this, many from
Nigeria. Law firms have been duped.
They will try to get your bank account information "to make a deposit" and
then loot the account when it has a high balance.
It would not hurt to contact your local law enforcement anti-fraud unit if
they ask for such info.
If they just send a check, praise God.
I am a bit doubtful that they need to come to America to find evangelical or
especially orphanage ministries.
Be as harmless as a dove but wise as a serpent.
----- Original Message -----
From: "bivalve" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 18, 2003 12:55 PM
Subject: personal revelations
> In considering what criteria validate a revelation, perhaps an example
with no personal interest for list members would be useful. Conveniently, I
just received one by email. Why is this credible or not credible? What
criteria apply? Can they be applied to other examples?
> >Dear Brother in Christ,
> I am ELDER MASINGA Willmba Ugochi of Demostration Ministry
> Nigerian Inc.Worldwide,basically a prayer and
> deliverance Ministry.I am equally a retired Managing
> Director of Ministry of Aviation,since I recieved my
> calling and joined my Ministry,I have been asking God
> to purify what remains of my wealth for Evangelical
> works and for Orphanage.
> On the last day of a special fasting and praying
> session in my Ministry,there was a divine revelation
> from God that I should invest in your Ministry.My God
> is not an author of confussion,contact me immediately
> for further discussion. <
> Dr. David Campbell
> Old Seashells
> University of Alabama
> Biodiversity & Systematics
> Dept. Biological Sciences
> Box 870345
> Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0345 USA
> That is Uncle Joe, taken in the masonic regalia of a Grand Exalted
Periwinkle of the Mystic Order of Whelks-P.G. Wodehouse, Romance at
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