From: Cari Machet (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Aug 25 2008 - 18:16:32 PDT
as i was recently in syria
these problems exsist in the internet cafes there
we were told to erase our histories
and all kinds of other crap
and to log out of gmail - yahoo
i hate dealing with pc's (mac person)
so i did it sometimes and not others
but it is good practice - obviously
On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 7:55 PM, Jim Flannery <email suppressed>wrote:
> Monday, August 25, 2008, 3:46:32 PM, one spoke:
> C> Ah, from Nigeria, of course! Am I the only one who finds it strange
> C> that this person has never communicated to the list before, makes
> C> their first contribution with a chirpy little note to answer Gene
> C> Youngblood and then two and one half hours later sends this desperate
> C> plea; especially when "I have been starving".....the default solution
> C> for this kind of dilemma (if it is genuine) is to go to the embassy
> C> or consulate of your nation.
> As others have already pointed out, she has indeed posted to this list
> many times.
> If she *actually* were in trouble it's unlikely that she would have made
> the post three hours earlier (I don't really see any point in calling
> that post "chirpy" aside from what I'd call "asininity"). If she had
> actually made the "i need your help" posting I suspect it would have
> shown her normal command of the english language rather than the typical
> 419 almost-grammatical constructions.
> What seems *most* likely is that she made her 0953 post from an
> inadequately-secured network and her gmail account was hacked/spoofed (I
> can think of half a dozen possible scenarios, would you like me to run
> through them all?)
> It's possible that everyone in her gmail history (or at least, everyone
> she sent a mail to in her session this morning) got one of these; it's
> doubtful that frameworks was specially selected for the honor, and I see
> no reason to imagine it should be immune.
> (What's *really* funny in this whole exchange is that Gene made
> *exactly* the same request back in May and Esperanza made *exactly* the
> same suggestion (although worded differently) back then.
> Jim Flannery
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