Date: Fri, 19 Jul 1996 14:07:05 +0000
From: Chuck Koelbel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: You asked for it, you got it - Blue Star Tatoo warning
This showed up on a local newsgroup. With the help of your web page, I killed the rumor. Thanks for maintaining that page as a public service.
Subject: Alert to Parents (fwd) Date: 19 Jul 1996 10:30:05 -0500 From: email@example.com.EDU (Ivy Jorgensen) Organization: Rice University, Houston, Texas Newsgroups: rice.comp.general Forwarded message: From firstname.lastname@example.org Fri Jul 19 09:09:25 1996 Message-Id: <199607191409.JAA00757@ruf.rice.edu> Mime-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" Date: Fri, 19 Jul 1996 09:11:00 -0600 To: email@example.com From: firstname.lastname@example.org (RUPD Dispatch) Subject: Alert to Parents The City of Houston Police Department is distributing this document to all DARE Officers who present drug prevention programs in the Houston Area Schools. Since most schools are not in session we wanted to share the alert with you. So far as we know, there are no reported cases in the Houston area at this time. Unfortunatly, this type of crime has a way of spreading very quickly throughout the country. 1. ***WARNING TO PARENTS: For all of you who have children . . .regardless of their ages. A form of Tattoo called "BLUE STAR" is being sold to school children. It is a small piece of paper containing a blue star. They are the size of a pencil erase, and each star is soaked with LSD. 2. THE DRUG IS ABSORBED THROUGH THE SKIN SIMPLY BY HANDLING THE PAPER> There are also brightly colored paper tattoos resembling postage stamps that have the pictures of the following: Superman, Mickey Mouse, CLowns, Disney Characters, Bart Simpson, Butterflies, etc. EACH ONE IS WRAPPED IN FOIL. THIS IS A NEW WAY OF SELLING ACID BY APPEALING TO YOUNG CHILDREN! 3. If your child gets any of the above, do not handle them. These are known to react quickly and some are laced with Strychnine. 4. The source of the above informations is J. O. O'Donnell (Danbury Hospital. Outpatient Chemical Dependency Treatment Service. and furnished by the Air FOrce Inspector General Office. Mary M. Voswinkel Rice University Police