For 2023 - we are now fully retired from IT training.
We have made many, many friends over 25 years of teaching about Python, Tcl, Perl, PHP, Lua, Java, C and C++ - and MySQL, Linux and Solaris/SunOS too. Our training notes are now very much out of date, but due to upward compatability most of our examples remain operational and even relevant ad you are welcome to make us if them "as seen" and at your own risk.
Lisa and I (Graham) now live in what was our training centre in Melksham - happy to meet with former delegates here - but do check ahead before coming round. We are far from inactive - rather, enjoying the times that we are retired but still healthy enough in mind and body to be active!
I am also active in many other area and still look after a lot of web sites - you can find an index ((here))
Translation from Ghanaian to English
In response to an email I have just received ... which shouts the subject line DO NOT IGNORE at me ... I'm not ignoring but providing you with a translation!
Pardon me for not having the pleasure of knowing your mindset before making you this offer and it is utterly confidential and genuine by virtue of its nature.
I don't know what you will think of this secret deal
I write to solicit your assistance in a funds transfer deal involving US$3.5M.This fund has been stashed out of the excess profit made last 2years by my branch office of the International Commercial Bank of Ghana which I am the manager.
Will you help me launder 3 million illegal dollars?
I have already submitted an approved end-of-the-year report for the year 2007 to my head office here in Accra-Ghana and they will never know of this excess.
We won't be found out
I have since then, placed this amount on a Non-Investment Account without a beneficiary. Upon your response, I will configure your name on our database as holder of the Non-Investment Account. I will then guide you on how to apply to my head office for the Account Closure/bank-to-bank remittance of the funds to your designated bank account.
This is how we'll do it
If you concur with this proposal, I intend for you to retain 30% of the funds while 70% shall be for me.
But I want most of it back for myself
Kindly forward your response to me immediately
+233 24 888 6531
JUST IN CASE anyone has any doubts, this is a scam! (written 2009-08-23, updated 2009-08-26)
Associated topics are indexed as below, or enter http://melksh.am/nnnn for individual articlesG910 - Well House Consultants - Scams 
Domain Registry of America - (2004-10-07) 
Calling a spade a spade - (2005-01-15) 
Frightening and from-friend viruses and spams - (2005-06-14) 
Warning - false emails, said to be from Paypal - (2006-09-09) 
Tratum Technologies - (2007-08-21) 
Google, wwmdirectory, Freshwater, ATP - new scam? - (2007-09-09) 
Astroturfing - the online definition - (2008-06-17) 
Ken Palm, iTime, and Domain Name Tasting - (2008-08-25) 
What have iTime, honeytrapagency and domain listing center got in common? - (2008-09-12) 
Hotel Booking Scam / Cost of calls to 070 numbers - (2009-09-12) 
An update on legal changes from the FSB? - (2009-12-03) 
The World Company Register - is it another scam? - (2010-03-23) 
Global Computer Maintenance Department - (2010-07-29) 
Not mugged in London! - (2010-10-08) 
Clickjacking - another way to get you to follow a malicious link - Facebook issue - (2011-03-29) 
Pay and refund scam - alive and kicking against Melksham businesses - (2011-05-16) 
Direct Message: Really horrible blog about you ... a clever phishing trip, said to be from an MP - (2011-10-14) 
Youve Been Selected for the 2012 Edition of the Global Registry - (2012-09-16) 
A booking that looks too good to be true? It probably is too good to be true! - (2015-01-05) 
Pressure selling in the fire safety business - (2016-02-19)
Some other Articles
Wiltshire / Melksham Weddings - guest accommodationLong job - progress bar techniques (Perl)Designing your data structures for a robust Perl applicationLead characters on Perl variable namesTranslation from Ghanaian to EnglishPublic Transport from (and to) Melksham on SundaysQuiet summer days? I think not!C++, Python, and other training - do we use an IDEUsing a cache for efficiency. Python and PHP examplesPython - fresh examples of all the fundamentals
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