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Bogus Haitian "Bishop Tom SamSom" : Internet Scam warning

If anybody is considering handing over their own private banking information to the operators of this scam, D O N'T !
From: "Samsom Tom" < samton2@indiatimes.com> Add to Address BookAdd to Address Book
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2004 17:32:13 +0100
Subject: i need your support

I am the catholic Bishop of the above named St Mary 's Cathedral in
Republic of Haiti North American.
I am seeking your hands in an urgent financial matter.
I have a member of my church,a prominent politician,who held a very
important office in the past in my country Haiti North American before
the internal disoder and demostrations which make the Americans to
remove the president who is now in exile in Africa.
At present the new Government of haiti has sentenced that member of
my church, to a long term jail for political crimes,financial
misappropiation and corrupt enrichment.Following government probes and
investigation, he has put me to confidenece and revealed to me important
information relating to his assets and financies.He equally instructed me to
help him redirect a fund deposit overseas through a capable and trusted
hand, who will act as the beneficiary of this money thereby going to the
place of deposit to claim the money from the present company.He can
then keep this money in his costudy until he is out of jail.He has
entrusted me with documents concerning this deposit.He has the confidence and
trust in me probably because of my spiritual position in the society
and again to completely distract government attention.

You should understand my position that I can not fully handle this to
avoid scandal and blackmail but I can not betray the confidence
he has on me.This is where you will be of great help to me to make
this>transaction a success.You must also understand that this is a
that requires utmost confidentiality and secrecy.
You will be handsomely rewarded for your assistance.We will discuss
as you favourably reply this mail.I will send you proofs and details
Send your personal information,private telephone and fax as you
urgent and important.

Thanks in anticipation.
Yours in the Lord,
Bishop Samsom Tom,

phone: phone: 503 287 3473