Bomb help request from the U.K.

I received a request for help making a bomb this morning:

—–Original Message—–
From: [someone]
Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2007 7:21 AM
Subject: Bomb making

Hi I have recently saw your website regarding bomb making.
I was pretty confused by it to say the least lol, so i thought i would send
you an e-mail.

I would like to know how to make a bomb, where the chemicals are easy to

I saw a section where the people where not specifying the force of the bomb.
One which would maybe break or even crack a brick wall would be good.


My response, which was also Bcc’d to Scotland yard (the originating IP address resolves to a cable customer in Cardiff, Wales) with the email header:

—–Original Message—–
From: Joe Huffman
Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2007 8:50 AM
Subject: RE: Bomb making

That you were confused indicates you don’t have enough brain power for me to trust you with that sort of information.

The only people I would help build a bomb are the U.S. Military and our allies.