Skip to comments.Deposed Dictator Needs Your Help (Humor)
Posted on 12/04/2003 2:25:24 PM PST by Sloth
>From: Saddam.Hussein@Baath.org [SMTP: SADDAM.HUSSEIN@BAATH.ORG ]
>Sent: Wednesday, December 3, 2003 10:23:21 AM GMT
>To: < undisclosed recipients >
>Subject: URGENT HELP NEEDED
> You may be surprised to receive this message, as we have not known each other previously. However, I
> have been reliably informed of your Discretefulness and Ability in transactions of this nature. First, I must
> solicit your confidence in this Transaction, this is by virtue if its nature as being utterly CONFIDENTIAL
> and TOP SECRET! I came to know of you in my private search for a Reliable and Reputable person to
> handle this confidential transaction, which involves the transfer of a large sum of money to a foreign
> account requiring Maximum Confidence. Though I know that a transaction of this Magnitude will make
> any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that all will be well at the end of the day. I have
> decided to contact you due to the needful urgency of my Situation.
> Let me start by first introducing myself properly to you. I am MR. SADDAM HUSSEIN, a former high
> government official in Baghdad. Unfortunately, due to a coup, our Benevolent Administration was
> usurped in favor of a foreign occupying force, so I have been dismissed from my old position. In addition,
> my two sons UDAI and QUSAI, also Public Servants, were brutally killed during this occupation. Naturally,
> I am Vexed with deep Sorrow over these events.
> However, during my time serving the people of Iraq, I was able to amass a modest Fortune by extracting a
> processing and handling fee from the country's oil revenues, and I also inherited a certain amount of
> money after the death of my Beloved Sons. As it happens, those funds -- currently totalling just over 37
> BILLION AMERICAN DOLLARS -- are being held by a security company in Geneva. I am unable to leave
> Tikrit at this time, however, as my mother has cancer and I have to stay here and give her the insulin
> shots, and therefore I cannot retrieve the money personally.
> The Branch Accountant with the First Despot Deposit & Trust Company of Switzerland, a Mr. Terrence J.
> Wilkinson, has informed me that I may move the Monies to another bank Account in America, but I require
> the help of an American who already has such an account so that I may Discretely accomplish this thing.
> In addition, I have a shipment of certain VALUABLE MINERALS acquired from Nigeria, and I need to move
> these Materials to a more secure location. My previous American confidant, Mr. Joseph Wilson, was
> unable to exercise the necessary Discretion and Secrecy so I have been forced to look elsewhere. I am
> prepared to offer you 10% of my total holdings (3.7 Billion Dollars) as a fee for handling these Matters.
> If you can assist me in this matter, you should forward to me your telephone and fax number for easy
> Communication and to fax you the OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS concerning the consignments to ensure the
> transfer of the funds to your account. Your prompt response is being highly Appreciated.
> Your faithful friend,
> Saddam Hussein
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