Is Bill Clinton Involved in a Nigerian Money Scam?

The answer is no. But, the emails from the Obama campaign are certainly getting our attention in new and weird ways. Thursday afternoon, we received an email from “Bill Clinton” that had a subject line saying, “Meeting you.” Well, hot damn! It’s our lucky day. We get to meet Bill Clinton! NOT so fast. It’s an email trying to squeeze money out of potential donors. You see, Clinton is teaming up with POTUS for “An Evening with Two Presidents.” All you have to do is kick a little cash to the Obama campaign and you’re entered into a lottery to meet the two in NYC. (We’re less than shocked to see that POTUS didn’t include Jimmy Carter in this shindig.) I know that campaigns are constantly looking for inventive ways to raise funds, but maybe they can stop freaking me out so much with emails from famous people. It’s starting to come off as a scam. Just last week we got an email from “Sarah Jessica Parker” saying, “I’m hosting.” Hosting what? Saturday Night Live? The answer was no, she wasn’t hosting SNL, but rather another event for POTUS in NYC. Since Bill Clinton is so willing to help these days, we thought we’d help write the next version of the email.

From: Bill Clinton

Subject: I need your help

Dear Peter,
This message may be coming to you as a surprise but I need your help.Few days back we scheduled a fundraiser for President Barack Obama.Everything was going fine until last night when we got mugged on our way to the fundraiser and all cash and credit card were stolen off us.

I really need your financial assistance Please let me know if you can help us out?

You can wire the money to me through western union all you need is the Name on my passport and location below.