Arab Spring, Arab Schmring. How’d you like a piece of $25 million?

A colleague found this in her spam folder, and knew I’d enjoy it. I pass it on in the same spirit:

I am Mr Hosni Mubarak   former leader of Egyptian   am  currently  released from  prison charges of complicity resulting from political turmoil during the 2011  the government has seized everything i have here and prevent us from traveling out of Egypt because  the released is conditional.

As a result of this, I need somebody outside Egypt to represent my interest to manage our reserved funds value (25,000,000.00 U.SD) in long-term business venture especially in public and private business (including real estate investment,

I am willing to negotiate with you how much I will offer you to handle this for me after your acceptance. And all needed to proceed the legality and movement of the (25,000,000.00 U.SD) shall or will be duly obtained in due course.
Yours Faithfully,
Mr Hosni Mubarak

7 thoughts on “Arab Spring, Arab Schmring. How’d you like a piece of $25 million?

  1. Brad Warthen Post author

    What’s attractive about THIS offer is that I’ve HEARD of Hosni Mubarak. He’s a real guy, not some made-up Nigerian prince or something.

    And I just read in the paper this morning about his two sons getting out of jail, and a lot of Egyptians still believe them guilty of some sort of corruption, so it’s conceivable the family has this kind of cash lying around.

    So it’s gotta be legit, right? No, don’t ask me to share the return email address with you. This is my big chance, and what have you done for ME lately?…

  2. Phillip

    Hosni is wasting his time. He should just go directly to somebody who knows something about enriching himself greatly through deals with military-oligarch-types. In other words, Tony Blair.

  3. Phillip

    You know I like to push your buttons, Brad, I know you’re a Tony fan, I just couldn’t resist 😉

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