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1:46 PM EDT on May 5, 2008

Man, those Nigerian spammers are getting better every day. Here is a curious piece of e-mail that landed in the Streetsblog inbox today. If you click the link at the bottom of the e-mail and visit this web site GasTaxScam.com, you'll find an open letter to Senators Hillary Clinton and John McCain that you can sign on to.

tank.jpgCONFIDENTIAL/URGENT POLITICAL PROPOSAL

Dear Sir

First we must solicit your confidence in this issue. This is by virtue as beingutterly confidential and "top secret".

We are SENATOR HILLARY CLINTON, the wife of the former United States head ofstate, PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON, and also SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN, friend andassociate of current head of state PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH. We got your contactthrough business inquiries as we were searching for contacts of a citizen whocan help save our and our family's political careers since our country has beenfrustrating us.

We are top officials of the United States Senate Government who are interestedin importation of oil into our country with funds that are presently trapped inthe FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION TRUST FUND dedicated to improving transportation. Wewish to send this money to overseas accounts in the MIDDLE EAST but cannot dueto restrictions in Congress Transportation Equity Act requiring that this moneymust be spent to build roads, bridges and high speed trains.

If you accept we will deliver to your a sum of 30 DOLLARS in the summer 2008 inform of a "GAS TAX HOLIDAY". You will then deliver this money to accounts ofour friends in Middle East by taking it to your nearby gasoline station wherethey have information to forward the money. Please supply your bank account,social security number, address and your vote in DEMOCRATIC PRIMARIES ANDNOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION.

But bear in mind that this transaction requires absolute confidentiality. Donot visit WWW.GASTAXSCAM.COM where there is information about dangers of ourproposal and a petition to stop us from this diversion of funds.

PLEASE NOTIFY US URGENTLY OF YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS PROPOSAL

Awaiting your rapid response

Yours truly

SENATORS HILLARY CLINTON AND JOHN MCCAIN

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