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Short and simple email bait from a Richard Cullen

This email does not say much in it but if one is gullible and curious enough will respond and so the scamming begins


I am sorry to encroach into your privacy in this manner. I only pray at this time that your email address is still valid. please get back to me with your full name and cell phone number as I have a business worth millions of pounds to discuss with you. more details on why i contacted you and how i got your email address will be disclosed once you respond with the above details.

Richard Cullen

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From Richard Cullen Sat Mar 19 13:22:26 2011
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 14:22:25 +0100 (CET)
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by in-1.mx.triera.net (Postfix) with SMTP id E235F1BC08D;
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by smtp.triera.net (Postfix) with ESMTP id AC9971A18AF;
Sat, 19 Mar 2011 14:20:02 +0100 (CET)
From: "Richard Cullen"
Subject: Email Me
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2011 06:22:26 -0700
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