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Old 04-22-2008, 06:10 PM   #1
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an email i recieved...................
its just low when you have to use god'* name to rob people....





Dear Beloved,

Glory to God in heaven. My name is Mrs.Annen Joubert from South Africa. I am married to Mr. Abraham Benjamin Joubert, who is a farmer here in South Africa for many years before he died in 2004. We were married for eleven years without a child. He died after a briefillness that lasted for only four days.Before his death we were both born again Christians. Since his death I decided not to re-marry or geta child outside my matrimonial home which the Bible is against. When my late husband was alive he deposited a total sum of $10. Million (Ten Million, U.*.Dollars) with bank in Europe.

Presently, this money is still under the safe keeping of the Reserve Bank Recently, my Doctor told me that I would not last for the next Two months due to my cancer problems. Though what disturbs me most ismy or better still a Christian individual that will utilize this money the way I am going to instruct here in. I want a church or God fearing individual that will use this fund on, orphanages and widows propagating the word of God and give help to mankind. The Bible made usto understand that blessed is the hand that griveth.

I took this decision because I don't have any child that will inherit this money and my husband relatives are nota good Christians and I don't want my husband'shard earned money to be misused by unbelievers. I don't want a situation where this money will be used in an ungodly manner. Hence the reason for taking this bold decision.

I am not afraid of death hence I know where I am going. I know that I am going to be in the bosom of the Lord.Exodus 14 VS 14 says that the lord will fight my case and I shall holdmy peace. I don't need any telephone communication in this regard because of my health because of the presence of my husband'* relatives around me always. I don't want them to know about this development.Please assure me that you will act accordingly as I stated here in

With God all things are possible. As soon as I receive your reply I'll forward your personal information to the bank in Europe so that they will contact you as the legal owner of this fund before transferring the fund into your nominated Bank Account in your country. I will also issue you a letter of a authority that will empower you as the original-beneficiary of this fund. I want you and the church to always pray for me because the lord is my shepherd.i will stop here becouse of my health Hoping to hear from you as soon as possible. Read Hebrews13:15v16 New Living Translation

Remain blessed in the name of the Lord.

Mrs.Annen Joubert.
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Old 04-22-2008, 06:31 PM   #2
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an email i recieved...................
its just low when you have to use god'* name to rob people....

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This does not necessarily mean they are ignorant
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Mighty big South African farmer to have 10 Million laying around unused....LOL
Whats that like a billion Rands?
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its just low when you have to use god'* name to rob people....
It happens every day.... They are commonly known as televangelists.
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Mighty big South African farmer to have 10 Million laying around unused....LOL
Whats that like a billion Rands?

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Live rates at 2008.04.23 00:01:07 UTC

10,000,000.00 USD

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76,232,800.00 ZAR (South Africa Rand)

1 USD = 7.62328 ZAR 1 ZAR = 0.131177 USD

It wasn't just lying around unused. It was earning interest
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its just low when you have to use god'* name to rob people....
It happens every day.... They are commonly known as televangelists.
You're my new best friend

When a Christian reads that line, they're automatically captivated. It conveys a sense of trust. Some people have too big a heart and not enough stuff upstairs sometimes. They're so easily manipulated, why do you think we're in such a credit crisis these days? People spend more and more on things they HAVE to need, only because persuasive advertising and marketing says so (even if you don't see it...). So, while unethical (like the entire email), it'* very effective. It got you to read it, didn't it?
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When a Christian reads that line, they're automatically captivated. It conveys a sense of trust.
excuse me? im a christian, i wasnt automatically captivated . . .
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The style makes me think the original author is Islamic. If so, the opening line of the body is more cultural than exploitative.
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The next few lines read
Before his death we were both born again Christians.

Unfortunately too many Christians are separated from their money by shysters..
Using God as an opening line is a new low.. well not new.. but still very low.
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LOL these kinds of emails crack me up. This is the favorite at the office:

"My name is Billy Evans. I am a very sick little boy.
My mother is typing this for me, because I can't. She is crying. The reason she is so sad is because I'm so sick. I was born without a body. It doesn't hurt, except when I try to breathe.

The doctors gave me an artificial body. It is a burlap bag filled with leaves. The doctors said that was the best they could do on account of us having no money or insurance.

I would like to have a body transplant, but we need more money. Mommy doesn't work because she said nobody hires crying people. I said, " Don't cry, Mommy and " and she hugged my burlap bag. Mommy always gives me hugs, Even though she'* allergic to burlap and it makes her sneeze and chafes her real bad.

I hope you will help me. You can help me if you forward this email to everyone you know. Forward it to people you don't know, too. Dr. Johansen said that for every person you forward this email to, Bill Gates Will team up with AOL and send a nickel to NASA. With that funding, NASA will collect prayers from school children all over America and have the astronauts take them up into space so that the angels can hear them better.

Then they will come back to earth and go to the Pope, and he will take up a collection in church and send all the money to the doctors. The doctors could help me get better then. Maybe one day I will be able to play baseball. Right now I can only be third base.

Every time you forward this letter, the astronauts can take more prayers to the angels and my dream will be closer to coming true. Please help me. Mommy is so sad and I want a body. I don't want my leaves to rot before I turn 10.

If you don't forward this email, that'* okay. Mommy says you're a mean and heartless bastard who doesn't care about a poor little boy with only a head. She says that if you don't stew in the raw pit of your own guilt-ridden stomach, she hopes you die a long slow, horrible death and then burn forever in hell.

What kind of cruel person are you that you can't take five freaking' minutes to forward this to all your friends so that they can feel guilt and shame about ignoring a poor, bodiless nine-year-old boy? Please help me.

I try to be happy, but it'* hard. I wish I had a kitty. I wish I could hold a kitty. I wish I could hold a kitty that wouldn't chew on me and try to bury its turds in the leaves of my burlap body. I wish that very much.

Thank You,
Billy " Smiles " Evans
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