Some of you know that I founded a 501c3, Binky Patrol, Inc. in 1996. We make blankets for children who are ill and abused and give them away. That's it. 100% volunteer, local chapters are self-supporting through their own fundraising and donations.
I'm quite familiar with the Nigerian Scam that has been around for several years but this was a new spin. I recognized what it was from the first letter, but kept the correspondence going until they began to ask for the money.
Charities, I know times are tough, but be very careful of free money, "partnerships" with unknown entities, people who start their letters, "beloved in Christ…" etc.
Here's how it went: