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Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get you.  :)

In a message dated 11/28/01 8:43:25 AM, egreen(--nospam--at)exponent.com writes:

<< You might want to be a little careful with an accusation like this. The 

scam might be eased on its way by bribes to corrupt individuals, but that 

doesn't mean it's done with government connivance. The people who were 

deported for scamming probably had the money to buy a phony passport 

either from a corrupt official or from a run-of-the-mill-forger. Which is 

not to say that some people in Nigeria's government aren't corrupt, just 

that it isn't fair to tar everyone with the same brush. >>


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