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Scams Work/Technical

Skype Payment Scam – Explained

I’ve been around these parts (the Internet) since I was 13, and over those years i’ve noticed lots and lots of cyber scams in various shapes and forms – I find them funny to be honest as they are usually so poor, it amazes me people fall for them.. I received a funny one today – thought i’d screenshot it and explain how […]

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Email Scams Evolving

I hadn’t received one of those awesome 419 spammy, scammy emails for AGES – i looked in my scams folder, and the last one is dated 2008! I thought to myself “there must have been some sent in the last two years!” so i visited my Gmail spam box and hey presto – 12 minutes […]

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World Cup 2010 Claiming Online Promotions SCAM!

This email came to me in a totally different format to most scam emails that grace my inbox. It was actually sent with formatting (different coloured text etc) ad came with a JPG attachment that had today’s date on it – and looked much more professional than most. Its blatantly obvious its a scam – […]

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419 Scam – $900,000,00 disguised as a box of clothes?

Just got this through in my inbox – it must be new as the spam filters didnt pick it up! They’ve gone at it via a different angle, and they are suggesting that ive had prior contact with them regarding getting me my money. Here is it for your enjoyment – NOTE – IF YOU […]

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Ranting Scams

419 Scam Email – $35,000,000,000,000 For FREE!

I have my email set up quite strange, i have gmail accounts through google apps, all feeding to one central gmail account. This means i have spam filter in place at more than one level, which means i hardly get any spam at all now. This is brill – however i no longer get the […]

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French/Nigerian/African Spam 419 Scam Email!

My good friend Stu has sent me this brilliant 419 scam email that completely slipped through the Google spam filters and ended up in his inbox – probably because its all in french! Hmm, that reminds me – i’ve not actually received one for ages!

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Ranting Scams Work/Technical

Funny spam viagra picture thing

I dont tend to get a lot of spam any more becasue of Gmails amazing spam filters – but every now and then the bastards manage to slip thru the net and end up in my inbox. Now if they do get through, i tend to look at them to see how they might of […]

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Scams

419 Scam – Mr Tom Jack – He wants to give me £52million! haha

This is the first one of these 419 scam emails i have had all year. I thought the losers had gotten the message that scams like DO NOT WORK. Anyway, here’s Mr Tom Jack’s attempt at conning me and propbably many others out of their hard earnd money.

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419 Scam – #3 – Mystery Shopper!

 The rate in which i recieve these dodgy scam emails has dropped massivly over the last year or so. I guess the spam filters and crap are getting better at blocking them and the scammers are probably finding that people just aint falling for them any more. Well today i recieved a new style of […]

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419 Scam – #2 – Stelle Komana the Deaf Girl

Usually the people that send these 419 scams are claiming to be from a poor war-stricken country. But from time to time they play on common illnesses or ailments that people all over the world suffer from. This girl claims to be a deaf daughter of a now-dead, very wealthy cocoa farmer. Of course there […]