The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Monday, May 12, 2003

He could have at least spelled “Hussein” correctly …

From: Nassery Hosein <>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 02:55:13 +0200


Dear Sir,

You may be surprise to receive this letter from me,as a result of hearing from for the very first. . The purpose of my mail is that I am MR NASSERY HOSEIN , the first son of PRESIDENT SADDAM HOSEIN,born from another woman which is the third wife of my father.

I am writing from a near by country which i don't want to disclose it now for security reasons, where I am currently based as political asylum seeker. Before my father was force out from office by bush and blair , he deposit the sum of (US$35.5M) thirty-five million, five hundred thousand United States Dollars only, in a private Security and Finance Company. May be he for-saw the looming danger of bush and blair ? This money was paid cash to the company on my name to the Security Company …

Oh my was that funny.

Help! I can't breath!

Okay … okay … I think I'm slowly recovering …

Unlike the George Bush Nigerian scam parody letter, I think this one is legit.

Well, legit as in “someone is attempting to actually scam me by being the son of Saddam Hussein” and not “this form of money laudering is perfectly legal.”

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