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A Letter from Iraq

Letter of the day goes to a Mr Arthur Nelson, allegedly serving in Iraq.

Arthur writes: "I am presently serving in Iraq with a coalition army. I am seeking your assistance to evacuate the sum of $17, million to your country or any other safe country of your choice, as far as I can be assured that my share will be safe in your care until I complete my service here."

He adds: "Some money in various currencies was discovered concealed in barrels with piles of weapons and ammunitions at a location near one of Saddam's old palaces during a search and rescue operation, and it was agreed by the members of my unit present that the money be shared amongst us, this was quite an illegal thing to do, but I tell you what? No compensation can make up for the risks we have taken with our lives for the course of freedom, and to conceal this kind of money became a problem for us, so with the help of a contractor with a British security company working here, I was able to deposit the package with their company."

Finally, he points out: "I do not know for how long we will remain here, and I have survived two suicide bomb attacks, this and other reasons I will mention later has prompted me to reach out for help."

You might want to take Arthur up on his offer, so I've included his email address and told him that he can expect a warm welcome when he arrives in the UK.

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