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- At last, a scam I can believe in
> Dear Sir,posted by Mark Shea
> I am an Uruk of Mordor, charged with the discovery of a number of valuable
> treasures within Moria. It has come to my notice that the mithril hoard
> previously owned by Ori of the land of Moria has been found by one of our
> cave-trolls. Under our laws, the hoard will be shared between our lord Sauron and the
> local Balrog, but so far neither knows the extent of the treasure.
> Sir, I come to you as a respectful businessperson in order that we may
> derive some profit ourselves from this venture, I would wish that I could arrange
> for the transfer of half of the find to yourself, costing roughly 20,000
> silver pennies. From this amount, I will then arrange for a further such that 25%
> remains your own, 5% goes for sundry costs (including hire of strong Rohan
> horses for use in transportation), 5% is given in bribe to the cave troll to
> ensure the quantity reported to our respective Lords is adjusted, 65% belongs
> to myself and my fellow Orcs.
> In order that this be accomplished, I ask only that you provide details of:
> Your willingness to participate in this venture,
> Confirmation that you will not speak of this venture to anyone else, or wear
> any magic rings,
> Your race and land of residence,
> The location of your local Palantir or identity of your preferred
> message-carrying bird or beast,
> Your given name, and any name you are known by in the Western lands,
> The number of ponies you possess.
> I look forward to your returning correspondence, which can be whispered to
> any passing magpie. I trust that you will ensure that no other dark feathered
> birds come to hear of this transaction.
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