5.12.02

REVERSING THE NIGERIAN SCAM. I have been reading a Yahoo newsgroup that reports unusual train movements in the Southwest of England. A poster provided the following material. "Yesterday in 'The Guardian' an article - Nigeria's big ideal for the trains: Call in Virgin." Must have been the Guardian On Dead Tree, otherwise I'd provide a link. But the story has a great deal of potential.

"Dear sir,
Please I am Ms DAISY STANIER, the only daughter of late chief mechanical engineer WIILIAM STANIER from Crewe. My sources of your contact gave me the courage and confidence to rely on you. I am writing you in absolute confidence primarily to seek your assistance to transfer our stash of twenty Voyager Trains now in the custody of a RIP TRACK here in Crewe to your railways pending our arrival to your country.
SOURCE OF THE TRAINS
My late father, chief mechanical engineer SIR WILLIAM STANIER, a native of Swindon district in the southern counties of England, died under Lord Beeching's axe ...
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