[AI] Moderator: Fwd: A Very Serious Warning... Awareness!!!

Kotian, H P hpkotian at rbi.org.in
Mon Sep 6 06:57:10 EDT 2010


This is off-topic, besides being spam. Such messages should not be posted to the list.

There are plenty of such messages floating around. These are all used for email harvesting.

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Members, please seek my prior approval before posting such seemingly useful mails.
Harish Kotian

From: akhilesh <akhil.akhil29 at gmail.com>
To: accessindia <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Subject: [AI] Fwd: A Very Serious Warning... Awareness!!!

I got this mail from one of my friend and thought important to share with you all. so here it goes.

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Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 16:15:55 +0530
Subject: Fwd: A Very Serious Warning... Awareness!!!
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*Dear Friends,

Yesterday only I  came to know of a case from a friend of mine which is very scary. One of his friends was traveling to UK via Dubai. Unfortunately he was carrying a packet of Khas Khas which is a commonly used spice in some Indian curries and sweets. Khas Khas is also known as poppy seed which can be sprouted to grow narcotics (afeem etc.).

This innocent person did not know that recently the laws in UAE and other Gulf countries have been revised and carrying Khas Khas is punishable with minimum 20 years of imprisonment or even worse with death penalty. Currently, the person is in a jail in Dubai for the last two weeks. His friends are frantically trying hard for his release but are finding that this has become a very very serious case. Lawyers are asking huge fees amounting to AED 100,000 even to appear in the court to plead for his innocence.

Please forward this email to all you know specially in India. They should know the seriousness of this matter and should never ever carry even minutest quantities of the following items when traveling to Gulf countries:

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