Another Osama Bin Laden Scam

Another scam has surfaced following the death of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden.

The Better Business Bureau says a version of the Nigerian letter scam is going around in emails and letters. The correspondence claims to be from a soldier who wants to move millions of dollars from bin Laden's compound to the U.S., and they need your help to do it.

The BBB says those who respond to the so-called soldier's plea for "someone they can trust" to help move the money, and get a share of it, will eventually be asked to provide financial information.

As always, you're urged not to give financial information to anyone who contacts you unsolicited.


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  • by Anonymous on May 6, 2011 at 07:06 AM
    amen at least everybody is not dumb
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on May 6, 2011 at 05:54 AM
    I guess the DNC is doing their fundraiser a little early this year.
    • reply
      by jerry on May 6, 2011 at 06:24 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
      They know only the Obama voters are a sure bet to fall for a scam, as has been proven.
    • reply
      by please on May 6, 2011 at 06:40 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
      your tinfoil hat is on way too tight.
      • reply
        by Obama Snake Oil Co on May 6, 2011 at 08:23 AM in reply to please
        What, you didn't have any sugar for your koolaid this am?
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