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Saturday, August 18, 2007
E-Mail Scam Uses Zakat As LureThe latest version of the "Nigerian Oil" scam (the latest in my inbox, anyway) has an interesting twist -- it's targeting Muslims, with a claim that the recipient of the e-mail was selected because, as a good Muslim, he or she would be certain to make proper zakat with the untold fortunes that he or she will imminently receive.
Subj: Salam Aleikun fii sabii LiiLlahi
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