He explains that, in order to liberate the supposed millions, the mark must pay a commission fee up front.
Needless to say, the Nigerian uses a false identity and the commission fee is lost for ever.
That these continue to be issues of contention saddens me, and it’spartly our fault as critics and journalists for not doing a better jobof explaining what the stakes are.
That’s why I am so grateful to havebeen part of Pop Watch in 2007, to have a forum to raise such issues andstart a conversation.
Never let these people have your bank account and personal contact details.
Strangely enough, this "bank" does not feel able to publish its correct address. We must thank both British and American enforcement agencies for their rapid reaction.
The phrase “guilty pleasure” has long outlived its usefulness.
If you really like a song or a movie or a TV show, no matter how cheesy the conventional wisdom says it is, you should feel free to say so without guilt, and to defend your appreciation vigorously.
That kind of response is incrediblygratifying to us, whether or not you agreed with what we wrote, becausewe relish our ongoing conversation with you.
Hope you’ll continue tocomment as fervently in 2008.