I got this in my E-mail, I think it is the same fellow.

Inserito da 5 Marzo, 2011 (0) Commenti

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Dear Friend, I am Mr. Peter Wong, Non Executive Director of Hang Seng Bank Ltd, Hong Kong . An Iraqi named Haidari Jalal,a business man made a fixed deposit of Twenty Four million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars in Hang Seng Bank Ltd and the deposit was done in my branch.. Upon maturity several notices was sent to him, even during the war, Five years ago (2003). Again after the war another notification was sent and still no response came from him. We later found out that Haidari Jalal and his family had been killed during the war in Gunfire that hit their home at Mukaradeeb where his personal oil well was. After further investigation it was also discovered that Haidari Jalal did not declare any next of kin in his official papers including the paper work of his bank deposit. And he also confided in me the last time he was at my office that no one except me knew of his deposit in my bank. So, Twenty Four million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars is still lying in my bank and no one will ever come forward to claim it. What bothers me is that according to the laws of my country at the expiration of seven years six months the funds will revert to the ownership of the Hong Kong Government if nobody applies to claim the funds. Be informed that the fact that you are a foreigner give you the privilege to stand in as my deceased client beneficiary as my deceased had no relation all his family died with him during the war and I cannot use my relation because it not accepted here in Hong Kong. Also I am very confident that we will be able to establish the trust that is needed to complete this deal and all that I need for the time been is your willingness and commitment so that we can end this in the next one weeks. What you need to understand about this transaction is that I will make sure that it passes through all international banking laws regards to this I will take care of all the expensive and the cost of retaining the service of my Attorney to give the transaction the proper documentation that is required to perfect the finishing. Your only obligation in this transaction is to accept to stand in as the only existing relative of my deceased client and you will have to set up offshore account that can accommodate these funds with my principal bank which I will give you information later once we finalize this deal. Further more Below is my personal information; Name: Mr. Peter Wong Address:37A Cooper Hill Road, Hong Kong. Fax: +85230177756 Phone: +8821633303563 Age: 57 Please never call my line for security purpose at least for the now it is not advisable till we move the funds out of my country but I can call you always from a public phone. My line is tapped by security agent because of my roll in my bank, so this business transaction cannot be discussed with my line okay. I hope that the above is well clear to you, if so kindly send me the following; 1. Your Full Name: 2. Your Current Home Address: 3. Your Country: 4. Your Personal Phone Number: 5. Date of Birth: 6. Nature Of Job: 7. A scanned copy of your means of identification Either Int ernational Passport,Driver’s License or Working ID card.

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BUSINESS OFFER from MR HUANG Bank Manager of bank of Overseas,Taiwan

Inserito da 19 Ottobre, 2010 (0) Commenti

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hi dude this mail is a fraud,
Trash it, this is a message from a frauder, pay attention at this stupid chain, trash trash

Dear Recipient,
How are you today and business in your country?I am Huang,
Bank Manager of bank of Overseas,Taiwan. I would respectfully
request that you keep the contents of this mail confidential
and respect the integrity of the information you come by as a
result of this mail.I contacted you independently
of our investigation and no one is informed of
this communication.

A British Oil consultant/contractor with the Chinese Solid
Minerals Corporation, Mr.Bowen Atkinson made a numbered time
(Fixed)Deposit of $30,000,000.00 for twelve calendar months
and not too long Mr.Bowen Atkinson died from an airplane crash.
The bank immediately launched an investigation into possible
surviving next of kin to alert about the situation and also
to claim his estate. If you are familiar with private banking
affairs,those who patronize our services usually prefer
anonymity,but also some levels of detachment from conventional
processes.In his bio-data form, he listed no next of kin.In the
field of private banking, opening an account with us means no
one will know of its existence, accounts are rarely held under
a name;depositors use numbers and codes to make the accounts
anonymous.

They are simply awaiting instructions to release the deposit to
any party that comes forward.I am aware of the consequences of
this proposal. If my offer is of no appeal to you, delete this
message and forget I ever contacted you. If you give me positive
signals,I will initiate this process towards a conclusion.I wish
to inform you that should you contact me via official channels;I
will deny knowing you and about this project. I repeat,I do not
want you contacting me through my official phone lines nor do I
want you contacting me through my official email account.I will
always call you and please contact me only through this email
below. My official lines are not secure lines as they are
periodically monitored to assess our level of customer care in
line with our Total Quality Management Policy.

Please observe this instruction religiously.Please, again, note
I am a family man,I have a wife and children. I send you this mail
not without a measure of fear as to what the consequences maybe,
but I know within me that nothing ventured is nothing gained and
that success and riches never come easy or on a platter of gold.
This is the one truth I have learned from my private banking
clients. Do not betray my confidence.If we can be of one accord,
we should plan a meeting, soon. In closing,please observe utmost
confidentiality,and be rest assured that this transaction would
be most profitable for both of us because I shall require your
assistance to invest my share in your country.Upon receiving your
reply, I will then furnish you with a more comprehensive detail
of this transaction and what is required of you.Please reply to
my private Email: mr.huang10001@yahoo.com.tw
Awaiting your urgent reply.
Yours Sincerely,
Mr Huang

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Natural Disaster BP’s Hayward London ‘No-Show’

Inserito da 22 Giugno, 2010 (0) Commenti

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LONDON – BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward was a “no-show” at an oil industry meeting in London today, but his presence and the fact of the Gulf oil spill was very much present. Filling in for Hayward was BP’s Chief of Staff Steve Westwell. In his comments he called the spill “…a tragic accident with severe financial consequences and a profound impact on BP.” Those comments were interrupted by Greenpeace protestors who held an anti-BP banner declaring the “The age of oil is over!” They were promptly hustled away by security guards. That wasn’t the only sniping at BP. While generally supportive, Jay Pryor, Global Vice President of oil rival Chevron called the spill “preventable.” We asked him, if Chevron was running the rig, could the accident have been avoided. “We, of course, are competitors and our practices ARE different,” he replied, “but a number of things went wrong.” Steven Newman, President and CEO of Transocean, the owners of the Deepwater Horizon rig, was careful with our questions, too. We asked him whether he would share blame with BP for the accident. “I’m not going to apportion ‘blame’ until I see the conclusions of an investigation now being conducted.” He did not hold back, however, regarding the moratorium on drilling in the Gulf. “There are things the administration could implement today,” he told us, “that would allow the industry to go back to work tomorrow without an arbitrary six-month limit.” And as for the White House’s efforts to “piggy-back” clean energy initiatives on top of spill concerns, Newman bluntly retorted : “The Obama administration should focus on fixing the leak!” After the string of public relations blunders by Hayward, including a recent luxury yachting event, we asked BP’s Westwell what his boss was up to. “He’s staying on top of cleaning the spill,” Westwell told us, “but his number one priority is being Chief Executive and he’s busy in London now.” Hayward’s probably happy he “sailed away” from THIS London gathering.

 

source: http://liveshots.blogs.foxnews.com/2010/06/22/bps-hayward-london-no-show/

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ATTENTION…..LIU YAN…13/05/2010

Inserito da 17 Maggio, 2010 (0) Commenti

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spam only spam, trash !

FROM: Liu Yan
Bank of China Ltd.
13/F. Bank of China Tower
1 Garden Road
Hong Kong,

I sincerely ask for forgiveness for I know this may seem like a complete
intrusion to your privacy but right about now this is my best option of
communication. This mail might come to you as a surprise and the
temptation to ignore it as frivolous could come into your mind; but please
consider it a divine wish and accept it with a deep sense of humility

This letter must surprise you because we have never meet before neither in
person nor by correspondence, but I believe that it takes just one day to
meet or know someone either physically or through correspondence.

I got your contact through my personal search, you were revealed as being
quite astute in private entrepreneurship, and one has no doubt in your
ability to handle a financial business transaction. I am Liu Yan a
transfer supervisor operations in investment section in Bank of China Ltd.
Secretariat of the BOCHK Charitable Foundation 13/F. Bank of China Tower,
1 Garden Road, Hong Kong I have an obscured business suggestion for
you. Before the U.S and Iraqi war our client General Mohammed Jassim Ali
who work with the Iraqi forces and also business man made a numbered fixed
deposit for 18 calendar months, with a value of (I will disclose amount
upon your reply) in my branch.

Upon maturity several notices was sent to him, even early in the war, again
after the war another notification was sent and still no response came
from him, We later find out that General Mohammed Jassim Ali and his family
had been killed during the war in a bomb blast that hit their home.

After further investigation it was also discovered that General Mohammed
Jassim Ali did not declare any next of kin in his official papers
including the paper work of his bank deposit. And he also confided in me
the last time he was at my office that no one except me knew of his
deposit in my bank. So, (I will disclose amount upon your reply) is still
lying in my bank and no one will ever come forward to claim it. What
bothers me most is that, according to the laws of my country at the
expiration 3 years the funds will revert to the ownership of the Hong Kong
Government if nobody applies to claim the funds.

Against this backdrop, my suggestion to you is that I will like you as a
foreigner to stand as the next of kin to General Mohammed Jassim Ali so
that you will be able to receive his funds. I want you to know that I have
had everything planned out so that we shall come out successful.

I have contacted an attorney who will prepare the legal documents that
will back you up as the next of kin to General Mohammed Jassim Ali, all
what is required from you at this stage is for you to provide me with your
Full Names, private phone number and Address so that the attorney can
commence his job. After you have been made the next of kin, the attorney
will also fill in for claims on your behalf and secure the necessary
approval and letter of probate in your favor for the transfer of the funds
to an account that will be provided by you with my guidance. There is no
risk involved at all in the matter as we are going adopt a legalized
method and the attorney will prepare all the necessary documents.

Please endeavor to observe utmost discretion in all matters concerning
this issue.
Once the funds have been transferred to your nominated bank account we
shall discuss the percentage issue on your reply.

If you are interested please send me your full names and current
residential address, and I will prefer you to reach me on my private and
secure email address below and finally after that I shall provide you with
more details of this operation.

Best Regards

Liu Yan

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Internet:Fbi vs Facebook, e’ virus Si chiama Storm Worm e arriva con posta elettronica

Inserito da 5 Agosto, 2008 (0) Commenti

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ATTENZIONE E’ UN VIRUS PERICOLOSO
Si chiama Storm Worm e arriva con posta elettronica

508F73188D2323C1A926357EDFFD9F

WASHINGTON, 31 LUG – L’Fbi invita gli utenti della rete a stare in guardia da un nuovo virus comparso di recente nella posta elettronica, Storm Worm.Si tratta di un software maligno o malware che si cela in una e-mail dal titolo accattivante: ‘Fbi contro Facebook’. Rimandando a un presunto articolo, il link presente all’interno causa l’infezione del computer che diventa subito parte di una rete di computer infetti controllata da un remoto criminale della rete.

ANSA

WASHINGTON, JUL 31 – The Fbi invites network users to be alerted by a new virus appeared recently in the mail, Storm Worm. Is a malicious software or malware that is hidden in an e-mail titled captivating : ‘Fbi against Facebook’. inside the body there are a link that make infected pc because the computer immediately becomes part of a network of infected computers controlled by a remote criminal network.

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E’ morto a 89 anni lo scrittore Aleksander Solzhenitsyn

Inserito da 5 Agosto, 2008 (0) Commenti

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Era l’incarnazione della dissidenza nell’Urss

Mosca, 4 ago. (Apcom) – E’ morto Aleksander Solzhenitsyn, scrittore, drammaturgo e storico russo. Aveva 89 anni.
Solzhenitsyn, grazie ai suoi lavori, fece conoscere al mondo i Gulag, i campi di lavoro sovietici, e per questo gli fu conferito il Premio Nobel per la letteratura nel 1970. Fu esiliato dall’Unione Sovietica nel 1974 e ritornò in Russia venti anni dopo.
Lo scrittore è morto nella sua casa nella capitale russa nella notte tra domenica e lunedi “a seguito di una grave insufficienza cardiaca” alle 23.45 di domenica orario di Mosca (le 21.45 italiane), secondo quanto ha dichiarato suo figlio.
Solzhenitsyn rivelò al mondo la realtà del sistema sovietico nei suoi lavori “Un giorno nella vita di Ivan Denisovic“, romanzo scritto nel 1962, “Il primo cerchio” (1968) e “Arcipelago Gulag” (1973). Premio Nobel per la letteratura nel 1970, fu privato della cittadinanza nel 1974 ed espulso dall’Unione sovietica.
Visse in seguito in Germania, in Svizzera e quindi negli Stati Uniti, prima di ritornare in Russia nel 1994 dopo la caduta dell’Urss. Considerato a lungo come l’incarnazione della dissidenza contro il regime comunista, era autore di una serie di opere fondate sull’esperienza del totalitarismo, con la descrizione di tutti gli orrori dei campi sovietici.
Trascorse sette anni in un campo di lavoro nelle steppe del Kazakistan, poi tre anni al confino in Asia centrale. Riferirà la sua esperienza del gulag – abbreviazione sovietica del sistema dei campi di lavoro – in un breve romanzo, “Una giornata di Ivan Denisovic”, la cui pubblicazione venne autorizzata dal segretario del partito comunista Nikita Kruscev nel 1962, allo scopo di prendere le distanze dagli abusi del periodo staliniano.
Dopo la deposizione di Kruscev nel 1964, Solzhenitsyn rimase vittima di una campagna di denigrazione da parte del Kgb e dell’Unione degli scrittori sovietici da cui venne espulso.
Nel 1970 ottenne il premio Nobel per la letteratura, ma non l’autorizzazione a recarsi a Stoccolma per riceverlo. Tre anni dopo pubblicò a Parigi la trilogia de L’Arcipelago Gulag.
L’Occidente lo accolse a braccia aperte.
Red/Kat
Fonte Apcom

Solzhenitsyn: oggi camera ardente all’Accademia delle Scienze a Mosca

MOSCA – Sara’ esposta oggi nella sede centrale dell’Accademia delle Scienze a Mosca la salma di Alexandr Solzhenitsyn, lo scrittore-dissidente che rivelo’ al mondo la tragedia dei gulag staliniani. La camera ardente per l’estremo saluto dei concittadini iniziera’ alle 11 (ora locale) e terminera’ in serata. (Agr)

da corriere della sera 5 agosto 2008

International friends can read this

Solzhenitsyn, the conscience of Russia, who told the truth about the gulags – and so signed the death warrant of Bolshevism

Mail writer OWEN MATTHEWS’ grandfather was executed by Stalin, and his grandmother was sent to the death camps. Here he offers a unique insight into how Alexander Solzhenitzyn, who died this week, captured the terrible reality of the gulags.

For decades, the Soviet Communist Party claimed to be the ‘mind, honour and conscience of the people’.

But the truth was that the Party was the agent of unimaginable human suffering, lies and deception.

The true conscience of Russia was Alexander Solzhenitsyn – the man who dared to speak out against the regime and chronicled its crimes in painstaking detail.

And in insisting that the Russian people ‘live not by lies’, Solzhenitsyn made a tiny but deep fissure in the wall of hypocrisy which was, in time, to crack the whole rotten system apart.

The truth Solzhenitsyn told helped to make Russia free.

As Mikhail Gorbachev yesterday acknowledged, Solzhenitsyn had ‘helped people see the real nature of the regime’ – and his writings had helped to ‘make our country free and democratic’.

Solzhenitsyn brought the terrible reality of the Soviet gulag home not just to foreigners but to ordinary Russians too.

In the bright, sanitised world of Soviet propaganda, Solzhenitsyn’s writing held a mirror to the Soviet Union’s darkest secrets.

He was to pay a heavy price for this.

After being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1970 he was too famous to jail, yet his presence became too toxic for the authorities to bear.

He was forced on to a plane for America in 1974.

There, he retired to rural Vermont, where the winters reminded him of Russia.
But America, ‘land of the free’, was ironically to disillusion him as well, and he turned his indignation on the injustices of capitalism.

After two decades in exile, he returned to Russia in 1994 and was feted as an almost messianic figure.

It was here that Solzhenitsyn’s moral compass, so steady in the black and white world of Stalin’s Russia, began to waver.

But for all his hatred of the Communist Soviet Union, Solzhenitsyn found that he had no love for the capitalist Russia of the Nineties and what he saw as its decadent values.

He refused to accept a state prize from Boris Yeltsin because he had brought ‘so much suffering on the Russian people’.

Indeed, when Vladimir Putin – a former KGB officer – began to prune away the anarchic freedoms which Yeltsin had won, Solzhenitsyn hailed his ‘strong leadership’ and brushed aside Putin’s KGB past, saying: ‘Every country needs an intelligence service.’

Yesterday, Putin returned the compliment, lamenting Solzhenitsyn’s passing as a ‘heavy loss for Russia’.

Putin and Russia’s new president, Dmitry Medvedev, are expected to attend Solzhenitsyn’s funeral at Moscow’s Donskoi monastery today.
The strangeness of an ex-KGB officer paying tribute to Russia’s greatest dissident is a reflection of how conflicted Russia remains about its recent past – and in particular the legacy of Stalin.

He was the greatest mass murderer of the last century, starving millions in man-made famines and creating a prison system which claimed more lives than the Nazi death camps.

And yet recent polls have shown that Stalin is regarded as one of Russia’s most respected historical figures.

With the Kremlin’s blessing, school history books are being revised to show the ‘Great Leader’ in a more positive light, as the victor of World War II and the moderniser of Russia.

Putin even described the fall of the Soviet Union as ‘the greatest geopolitical tragedy of the century’.

Solzhenitsyn’s life was a refutation of that. The one constant in that life was that he was moved by a powerful, almost mystical, moral sense.

He felt compelled to speak out against what he felt was wrong, regardless of the consequences.
In his case, these injustices were eight years in the gulag, decades of harassment and denunciation by the Soviet authorities and the regime’s craven ‘intellectuals’ and, finally, 20 years of exile from the country which he loved with a passion.

His first crime was to criticise Stalin in a private letter to a friend in 1945.

When the military censor reported the letter to the secret police, Solzhenitsyn, then a young artillery captain twice decorated for valour, was sent, after a perfunctory trial, to Stalin’s nightmarish gulags.

Like 18 million of his fellow countrymen, he found himself plunged into a parallel world of unimaginable brutality, where prisoners slaved in the Siberian cold on madly futile projects like canals no one needed and train lines to nowhere.

Later he wrote of ‘the desperate loneliness of the accused, the confusion and dislocation, the fear and indignation of the men and women who were rapidly filling the Soviet Union’s jails’.

‘The whole apparatus threw its full weight on one lonely and uninhibited will,’ he recalled.

‘Brother mine! Do not condemn those who turned out to be weak and confessed to more than they should have. Do not be the first to cast a stone at them!’

Solzhenitsyn called Stalin’s prison system the Gulag Archipelago – like islands in a sea of frozen steppe, the barbed-wire fenced gulags were a state within the state.

After his release he penned a short story which described, in simple but devastating detail, one day in the life of a gulag inmate, Ivan Denisovich.

When it was published in 1962, during a brief post-Stalin thaw, One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich caused a sensation.

The state had tried to airbrush Stalin’s gulags, purges and famines from history.

Solzhenitsyn spoke for the millions whose voices Stalin had silenced.

One of them was my mother’s father, Boris Lvovich Bibikov.

A devoted Bolshevik, Bibikov had received the Order of Lenin for his part in building the Kharkov Tractor Factory, one of the giant projects of the industrialisation drive of the Thirties.

But in the Great Purge of 1937, which Stalin launched against his real and imagined opponents, Bibikov found himself accused of crimes against the revolution.

He was tried by a secret court on evidence obtained under torture, and sentenced to death.

The usual method was ‘nine grams’, the weight of a pistol bullet, to the back of the head – my grandfather’s fate.
His wife, my grandmother, was sent to the gulag for 15 years as the wife of an ‘enemy of the people’.

His two daughters – my mother and aunt – were sent to an orphanage for re-education.

Some years ago I was given permission to read my grandfather’s secret police file.

It contained about 3lb of paper, the sheets carefully numbered and bound, with my grandfather’s name entered on the crumbling brown cover in curiously elaborate, copperplate script.

The file sat heavily in my lap, eerily malignant, and since the careful bureaucrats who compiled the file neglected to say where he was buried, this stack of paper is the closest thing to Boris Bibikov’s remains.

For the days I sat in the former KGB HQ in Kiev examining the file, Alexander Ponamaryev, a young officer of the Ukrainian security service sat with me, reading out passages of barely legible cursive script and explaining legal terms.

‘Your grandfather believed,’ said Ponamaryev.

‘But do you not think that his accusers believed also? Or the men who shot him?’

Solzhenitsyn once posed the same question.

‘If my life had turned out differently, might I myself not have become just such an executioner?’ he wrote in The Gulag Archipelago, his epic literary investigation of Stalin’s terror.
‘If only it was so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them.

But the line dividing good from evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of their own heart?’

Solzhenitsyn’s persecutors, like my grandfather’s, were driven by the same motivations as their victims.

When people become the building blocks of history, intelligent men can abdicate moral responsibility.

Indeed the Purge – in Russian, chistka or ‘cleaning’ – was something heroic to those who made it, just as the building of the great factory was heroic to Bibikov.

The difference was that my grandfather made his personal revolution in physical bricks and concrete, whereas the secret police’s bricks were class enemies, every one sent to the execution chamber another building-block in the great edifice of socialism.

This was the true, dark genius behind Stalinism – a genius which Solzhenitsyn describes in terrifying detail. Not simply to put two strangers – executioner and victim – into a room and convince one to kill the other, but to convince both that this murder served a higher purpose.

This can happen only when a man becomes a political commodity, a unit in a calculation, his life and death to be planned and disposed of like a ton of steel or a truckload of bricks.

The men drawn to serve in the Soviet secret police, in the words of its founder Felix Dzerzhinsky, could either be saints or scoundrels – and clearly the service attracted more than its fair share of sadists and psychopaths.

But they were not aliens, but Russian men, made of the same tissue and fed by the same blood as their victims.

‘Where did this wolf tribe appear from among our own people?’ asked Solzhenitsyn. ‘Does it really stem from our own roots? Our own blood? It is ours.’

This question – how to cope with the beast in man – gives Solzhenitsyn’s writing not just its moral seriousness but its drama, too.

His stories are about men and women forced to make terrible choices.

In the process they occasionally find a kind of greatness and redemption in small acts of kindness or in tiny, private episodes of heroism.

At his best, Solzhenitsyn, like Tolstoy, described the hidden, tragic lives of his characters played out against a background of Russian squalor and casual brutality.

But for all his greatness and importance in bringing down the Soviet Union, by the time of his death Solzhenitsyn had become an irrelevance to the thrusting, new, oil-rich Russia of Vladimir Putin.

In that lies a tragedy because Russia has swung back from its infatuation with wild capitalism into a longing for authority and order.

Solzhenitsyn, once an idealistic Communist, understood better than most how power can pervert men and ideas.

He saw himself as a prophet not just for Russia but for all mankind, and in his later years turned to denouncing the corruptions of Russia’s chaotic brand of freedom and the dangers of liberalism.

But for all his unfashionable conservatism, he believed adamantly in the value of human dignity – and that a state abdicated all moral authority to order society if it abused its citizens.

For all its wealth, Russia remains mired in corruption and injustice. With Solzhenitsyn’s death it has lost its conscience, and is a poorer place for it.

Source : http://www.thisislondon.co.uk

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Terror mail to Japanese embassy a hoax: Delhi Police

Inserito da 31 Luglio, 2008 (0) Commenti

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New Delhi, July 31 : Delhi Police suspected a frustrated man behind an email sent to the Japanese embassy Wednesday that threatened to carry out blasts in a popular shopping place here.
“The embassy has forwarded an email to us. It says that after the serial blasts in Bangalore and Ahmedabad the next target will be Delhi’s Sarojini Nagar market,” a senior Delhi Police official told IANS.

“But our initial investigation suggests that it is the job of a psychic man, who was denied visa (by the embassy). We have almost identified him and he would be arrested soon,” the official added.

The email threat was sent to the embassy in the afternoon.

The official said the Special Cell, an expert wing to combat terrorism, was studying the email. “There is nothing to worry and all reports related to increased security at the embassy are rubbish,” the official added.

The police said no case was registered till late Wednesday.

On Friday Bangalore was targeted with eight blasts which killed one woman and injured seven people. The next day Ahmedabad was rocked with 21 coordinated blasts, which claimed 52 lives and injured at least 200 people.

Since Sunday, metros across the nation have reported a large number of hoax calls even as police found and defused 23 bombs in Surat.

The Sarojini Nagar market was targeted by terrorists when it was hit by one of the three blasts Oct 29, 2005, killing at least 50 people. — IANS

Source: http://www.newkerala.com/topstory-fullnews-3932.html

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55 years after UFO hoax, ‘Monkey from Mars’ is a Ga. crime lab’s museum oddity

Inserito da 30 Luglio, 2008 (0) Commenti

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DECATUR, Ga. (AP) _ Other museums might have more or flashier items to display. But only the mini-museum of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation can boast of possessing such an other-world oddity as the monkey from Mars.

The bureau’s state crime lab lobby has its requisite displays on forensic science, including an illegal moonshine still and the microscopic fibers that solved the 1981-82 Atlanta child murders. But tucked away in a glass cylinder are the preserved remains of a monkey that three pranksters passed off as an alien 55 years ago in a UFO hoax that drew headlines worldwide.

At the height of UFO hysteria then sweeping the nation, two young barbers and a butcher took a dead monkey in 1953, lopped off its tail and applied a liberal dose of hair remover and some green coloring to the carcass.

Then they left the primate on an isolated road north of Atlanta in the pre-dawn hours of July 8, 1953, burning a circle into the pavement with a blowtorch before a police officer came around the curve in his patrol car.

By WALTER PUTNAM | Associated Press Writer 5:26 AM EDT, July 30, 2008
Source : http://www.orlandosentinel.com

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