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Scams

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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Scams

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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Scams Weblog

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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Scams Weblog

419 Scam – #3 – Mystery Shopper!

┬áThe 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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Scams Weblog Work/Technical

419 Scam – #1 – Madam Aicha Mohamed

Now we all recieve them, and i guess some people must fall for them else surely they would of stopped sending them out? Im talking about those emails you get from people in nigeria trying to help you out by giving you 40,000,000,000 ugandan dollars – but before they can make you a multi-multi-multi-trillianaire, they […]