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E-mail is so 2001. Prince Obi Matumbe Akumbe knows this and has turned to
YouTube and Twitter in his bid to find a kind soul willing to help him transfer $50 million out of Nigeria. Anyone prepared to hand over bank account details will be compensated to the tune of
Unfortunately, we live in a cynical world and some people seem less than convinced by the prince's proposition, urging him to insert "an assortment of very large objects up my bottom"!
OK, it must be a spoof but the acting in the video puts Brando to shame and the Twitter comments are great too.
H/T el Reg
Finextra reader Roderick Williams informs me that Matumbe means "stupid" in
Kimbundu, which is widely spoken in Angola.
As Roderick notes, our prince appears to have a subtle sense of humour...
North America editor
27 Nov 2006
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Diederick Van Thiel