1996-12-13 - Would you send money to Gary Rasmussen ?

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From: peter.allan@aeat.co.uk (Peter M Allan)
To: jimg@mentat.com
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From: peter.allan@aeat.co.uk (Peter M Allan)
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 1996 11:54:40 -0800 (PST)
To: jimg@mentat.com
Subject: Would you send money to Gary Rasmussen ?
Message-ID: <9612131954.AA28856@clare.risley.aeat.co.uk>
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Gary Rasmussen (RagyR@aol.com) replies to me as below:

Have people got a view on the second question ?   I've had
no contact with Gary before and he may very well be honest;
but there's proper trust and there's stupidity.

   >    Hi Peter,
   >    >  I'm looking for Kahn's book. Have you an acccurate price now?
   >    A lot of copies (about 100) have been sold since ....
   >    >  (And is there anyone I'd know who'd suggest I send you money ?!)
   >    Good question, but very hard to answer since I don't know who you
   >    know. Can tell you that I operate Classical Crypto Books primarily as
   >    a service for other members of the ACA. Two possible references are
   >    the current and past ACA presidents:
   >    jimg@mentat.com (Jim Gillogly, ACA President 1996-1998)
   >    75542.1003@CompuServe.COM (Randy Nichols, ACA President 1994-1996)
   >    Operating CCB is not my main occupation (by day I'm a scientist working
   >    for MIT's Lincoln Lab). Can also say proudly that in 1.5 years of operating
   >    CCB I haven't had any complaints.
   >    Please let me know if you have other questions or would like a complete
   >    copy of the CCB catalog.
   >    Best Wishes,
   >    Gary Rasmussen
   >    Classical Crypto Books