Quantitative sleazing

I’m sure this requires no explanation:

From the desk of Ben Bernanke Of Federal Reserve Bank,
33 Liberty St New York
NY 10045-0001.

Attn: Esteemed Beneficiary,

This is officially to notify you that We have received a payment credit instruction from the World Bank Swiss to credit your account with your full Inheritance fund of US$4.5Million from the Nigerian reserve account With our Bank because they are having problem with International Monetary Fund (IMF). We the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has taken up the mantle to advocate on your interest for the release of your fund over delayed payment.

I hereby acquaint you with the procedure for the release and transfer of this approved payment fund to you. You are required to furnish to us the under mentioned statutory requisites to enable my office commence actions.

{1}. Your Full Name and Address:
{2}. Your Confidential Tell, Cell and Fax Number for easier and
faster communication:
{3). Your Bank name and address:
{4). Your A/c Name and Numbers:
(5). Your Swift Code / Routing Numbers:
(6) Occupation / Marital Status:

You probably should also send your passport and your car keys.

Incidentally, I seriously doubt that Ben Bernanke is using Outlook Express. (Email headers, how do they work?)


  1. nightfly »

    7 September 2012 · 11:09 am

    I don’t think that I’d be surprised to learn that Bernanke was actually trying to spam people on behalf of the Federal Treasury, but I have to admit, he’d use better grammar.

  2. fillyjonk »

    7 September 2012 · 12:01 pm

    “Nigerian reserve”? This is just going to open up the whole “birther” can of worms all over again.

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