Subject: BREAKING NEWS - The Pope has been discharged from his office
From: "Press Officer"
Feb. 2009 - The Pope has been discharged from his office!
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The page 404s. But wait.. the email was sent from 188.8.131.52 and points to the same IP address. And the domain rcigi.com is hosted a few IPs over at 184.108.40.206.
What is rcigi.com? It calls itself the RC-Institute for Global Individuation and hides behind an anonymous domain registration. The site is either a spoof, or perhaps the domain of some religious nutters. It is hard to tell. Interesting, it is in English and German, and the way the English is written makes me think that it might be a native German speaker writing it.
The site indicates that it is run by a "Dr" Eduard Schellhammer of either Barcelona or Alicante. All the sites linking FROM rcigi.com are registered to Eduard Schellhammer, however it is possible that this is a sophisticated Joe Job and Herr Schellhammer is completely innocent. Still, all very odd.