That's a New One

  laurie53 20:28 23 Sep 08

Been the target of many financial scam spams over the years but I've just had a new one, which seems to be targeted.

It's from a US noncom in Iraq who has found a lot of currency in a barrel and needs to get it out through the British controlled (sic) sector round Basra, which is exempt from checks.

He needs the help of a British vet to get it to the US, and wants to know how much I will want to help him!

No mention at this stage of how much he wants me to send him, no doubt via Western Union.

  Kevscar1 06:52 24 Sep 08

How does he know you are a vet. Surely this onfo can ony have come from someone who knows you.

  interzone55 08:47 24 Sep 08

And why would an animal doctor be able to help a dodgy US soldier smuggle cash through the British zone in Basra...

  laurie53 09:15 24 Sep 08

It is obvious that there are vets on this forum, just as most are aware that the FE's Dad is a vet, though if he's like me he probably hates the term.

  egapup 09:34 24 Sep 08

Probably picking on vets because he knows how much you charge, now thats robbery.

  Pineman100 18:20 25 Sep 08

1. Vet

2. Cash

3. Cat

1 stuffs 2 into 3. Job done.

  wee eddie 20:06 25 Sep 08

and picked up a "Veterinarian" rather than a "Veteran"

  Condom 01:27 26 Sep 08

Does he want help getting the currency out or the barrel?

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