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You finally decided to go phishing?
 

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Damn you bob. Let's see if you catch the next one! :devil:
You'll never get my money. I keep it in a big kettle in the backyard, surrounded by garden gnomes. Garden gnomes with... machine guns. :thumbup:

You'll never defeat my plastic army!:furious:
 

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I didn't fall for it. I don't even have a BOA account. This was an attempt at a public service. Apologies for the misunderstanding Chris.
 

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You'll never get my money. I keep it in a big kettle in the backyard, surrounded by garden gnomes. Garden gnomes with... machine guns. :thumbup:

You'll never defeat my plastic army!:furious:
What if my gnomes are Nigerians?
 

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You'll never get my money. I keep it in a big kettle in the backyard, surrounded by garden gnomes. Garden gnomes with... machine guns. :thumbup:

You'll never defeat my plastic army!:furious:
I'll see your plastic gnomes and raise you a ceramic bunny *standing up* a painted ceramic mushroom.. 2 frogs 1 of which doubles as a key holder.. and 3 fireflies on metal sticks. Mess with me now garden boy!!! :D

What if my gnomes are Nigerians?
Dear Bob. How is the lawncare? I bet your day is going to get better once you wreebed this letter! Hi my name is Wallace. I seeeended you this letter today to inform you of your wonderful foooroortuenes!
 

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I get the BOA e-mails about everyday as well. Same here, I don't have a account with them either. Heck, there isn't even one in my state. I just ignore them. I also got a lot of the e-mails about a long lost relative passing and leaving me like $80,000,000.00 US Dollars as well. I sent in the paper work and the check and I'm waiting for the cash to hit the bank and then it is so long to all you sucker's :thumbup:.
 

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I get the BOA e-mails about everyday as well. Same here, I don't have a account with them either. Heck, there isn't even one in my state. I just ignore them. I also got a lot of the e-mails about a long lost relative passing and leaving me like $80,000,000.00 US Dollars as well. I sent in the paper work and the check and I'm waiting for the cash to hit the bank and then it is so long to all you sucker's :thumbup:.

I fill them out with all sorts of garbage. Make up a name, address, and card number.

Hopefully, the scammer will get caught trying to pass off a fake card number.
 

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When I received scam like these, I reply back saying... "You are stupid!.. That's not a good scam email, let me teach you how to write a BETTER email scam, Okay??". (Reverse psychology playing Devil's Advocate...) :thumbsup:


10 out of 10 came back and asked me "How can a write a better scam email" or "How can you teach me"? etc.... OMG :notworthy

Geezee.... they'll never give up easily, aren't they... or just a bunch of Africa student kids have nothing to spare in their leisure time!!?? :thumbup:
 

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I AM a BOA customer and get these occasionally. I also get the "deposed King of Nigeria" etc. Usely when I post on a carreer builders,craigslist etc.(at least on craigslist the blind e-mail feature stops them from getting my real one)

One time early on in my novice internetting I replied to one of these with a lenghty schpeel leading them on to finish with " NOW GO PHISH SOMEONE ELSE!!!!" I was pretty proud of myself untill someone pointed out that by doing so they(the scammers) now knew that they had reached an active e-mail account and had slipped by the spam filter. DOOHHHH!!!!!:eek:

As far as Nigerien college students....comuting from So Fla to No Fla on Amtrack one time I sat next to an ACTUAL african girl from Nigeria our conversation led to just that. She said when our country donates new or used computers to third world countries, they set up government funded "offices" where people do nothing but spam and phish all day! as was true in her city. She said suprisingly enough that almost everyone in her city had a computer because of the donations.:rolleyes:
 

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Yes, you are right!.. I think whole country doing scam.


There was a CNN or CBS "scam detective unit" set up to show this on TV before, and I have watched it before. A man (a detective) from USA replied to these scam, set up a meeting with these scammers, flied to Nigeria, brought money$$ to airport, taping them hiddenly, reported to police & caught them later, questioned & interrogated them too, etc.....and also followed them to house and showing rooms .. FULL of those donated PCs, and kids as young as 11+ age already know how to scam, write, and replay emails .... ALL DAY LONG!!!... ALL OVER DA WORLD!!! LMAO :laughing::thumbup:
 

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You mean kinda like this one.......... ;)
TICK WARNING!

I hate it when people forward bogus warnings, and I have even done it
myself a couple times unintentionally but this one is real,

and it's important.

Please send this warning to everyone on your e- mail list.

If someone comes to your front door saying they are checking for ticks
due to the warm weather and asks you to take your clothes off and dance
around with your arms up,

DO NOT DO IT!! THIS IS A SCAM!!
They only want to see you naked.

I wish I'd gotten this yesterday. I feel so stupid.













 

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Banks will NEVER contact you via email unless you chaneg address or phone number if there is a problem they will always call you.
 

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McDonalds Needs Me.....

Yesterday, I got an e-mail that all I have to do is take this survey and I will get $75.00 from them.

I can eat for the next 75 days with the $1.00 Sausage Biscuits Promo they have going on right now.

What do you think?

I am not going to click that link, would you?

Ed




Congratulations!



Dear Customer,


You've been selected to take part in our quick and easy survey
In return we will credit $75.00 to your account - Just for your time!


To access the form, please click here :


http://www.mcdonalds.com/survey/form.php





Note:
-If you received this message in your SPAM/BULK folder, that is because of the restrictions implemented by your ISP
-For security reasons, we will record your ip address, the date and time.
-Deliberate wrong imputs are criminally pursued and indicted.



© Copyright 2008, McDonald's Corporation
 

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That's a well written scam letter--and the URL I'm sure looks legit to the cursory, unsavy reader.

I was born at night...but not last night... :no:

There's got to be a special place in hell for these scum bags. :censored:
 

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SamSpade and DNSQueries tell me that the canonical name for IP 64.140.79.162 is mail.newsed.org; that appears to be New West Side Economic Development, in Denver.
"NEWSED (New West Side Economic Development) was established in 1973. Its mission is to promote and develop economic and community programs and projects that raise the income, educational and political levels of West Denver residents."
I haven't found the IP on any spam blocklists, and the only Web hits on it other than what Ed found is from sites that list its hosting information, etc.
I wouldn't click on it either, but that might be mostly because I'm not all that charged up about anything from the "Golden Arches Supper Club."

Any phishing spams I receive (rare though they may be) get reported via SpamCop, so the originating IP of the spam and the host of the spoofed site can be blocklisted or otherwise nuked if at all possible. I also send a copy of the SpamCop report to the "spoofing" or "phishing" report address of the real bank or whatever institution supposedly sent it to me. I've gotten some replies from PayPal and maybe some others, saying essentially "nope, definitely wasn't us. Thanks for reporting them."

Death to spam! :gunsmilie:
 
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