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By Al Gibes A variation of an old Internet scam hit my in-box recently, and it took a bit of searching to verify my hunch that the offer was bogus. The message with the subject "Expecting Your Reply" came from Greg Mute, who claimed to be a member of the British Third Infantry Division, serving in Iraq. He jumped right to the point, saying he needed my help "cooperating in getting this money out." * Red flag No. 1. What money? Details were curiously missing. The message went on: "The money...
- A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
- A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.