[svfig-open] response to spam/fraud complaint

Kevin Appert forther at comcast.net
Fri Aug 29 10:03:46 PDT 2003

It looks like they are actually interested in at least appearing to want to 
address the issue.
Appropriate action in this case is to ignore it, most likely, but at least 
they responded.

>Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 08:17:00 -0700
>To: Kevin Appert <forther at comcast.net>
>Subject: Re: Fwd: [svfig-open] Trustee
>From: "GO.com Customer Support" <abuse at go.com>
>Reply-To: "GO.com Customer Support" <abuse at go.com>
>X-Mailer: KANA Response 6.50.305
>Hello Kevin,
>Thank you for contacting us.
>We are sorry that you had a problem with one of our e-mail users.  The
>matter is being investigated and the appropriate action will be taken.
>Once again we are sorry if this inconvenienced you in any way and
>appreciate your letting us know about this issue.
>GO.com Mail Team
>Original Message Follows:
>       The dubious message appended below was recently posted to an email
>list to which I subscribe.  I trust you will deal with this problem
>appropriately.  Please acknowledge.
> >Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 02:43:47 -0700 (PDT)
> >From: Tonero Salim <tonero_salim at go.com>
> >To: tonero_salim at go.com
> >X-Mailer: GoMail 3.0.0
> >Cc:
> >Subject: [svfig-open] Trustee
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> >
> >Dear Friend.
> >
> >As you read this, I don't want you to feel sorry for
> >me, because, I believe everyone will die someday.
> >
> >
> >My name is Tonero Salim , a merchant in Dubai, in the
> >U.A.E.I have been diagnosed with Esophageal Cancer
> >which was discovered very late, due to my laxity in
> >carrying for my health. It has defiled all forms of
> >medicine, and right now I have only about a few
> >months to live, according to medical experts.
> >
> >
> >I have not particularly lived my life so well, as I
> >never really cared for anyone not even myself but my
> >business. Though I am very rich, I was never
> >generous, I was always hostile to people and only
> >focus on my business as that was the only thing I
> >cared for. But now I regret all this as I now know
> >that there is more to life than just wanting to have
> >or make all the money in the world. I believe when God
> >gives me a second chance to come to this world I would
> >live my life a different way from how I have lived it.
> >
> >
> >
> >Now that God ! has called me, I have willed and given
> >most of my properties and assets to my immediate and
> >extended family members and as well as a few close
> >friends. I want God to be merciful to me and accept my
> >soul and so, I have decided to give arms to charity
> >organizations and give succour and confort to the less
> >priviledged in our societies, as I want this to be one
> >of the last good deeds I do on earth.
> >
> >
> >So far, I have distributed money to some charity
> >organizations in the U.A.E, Algeria and Malaysia. Now
> >that my health has deteriorated so badly, I cannot do
> >this my self anymore. I once asked members of my
> >family to close one of my accounts and distribute the
> >money which I have there to charity organization and
> >to the less priviledged in Bulgaria and Pakistan, they
> >refused and kept the money to themselves. Hence, I do
> >not trust them anymore, as they seem not to be
> >contended with what I have left for them.
> >
> >
> >The last of my money which no one knows of is the huge
> >cash deposit of twenty four million dollars that I
> >have with a Security Company in Europe for safe
> >keeping. I will want you to help me collect this
> >deposit and disburse it to some charity organizations
> >and to the less priviledged.
> >
> >
> >Please send me a mail to indicate if you will assist
> >me in this disbursement.
> >
> >
> >I have set aside 10% for you for your time and
> >patience.
> >
> >
> >You can e-mail me at:tonerosalim at coolgoose.com
> >
> >
> >While I await to hear from you, may God be with you
> >and your entire family.
> >
> >Remain blessed,
> >
> >Tonero Salim
> >
> >
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