Monthly Archives: February 2011

The quickest failure on record

The quickest failure on record. Once again we receive an official communique from the government of the United States, or so someone would like us to believe. Click here to see the original with its images intact. Subject: FORM US DEPARTMENT OF … Continue reading

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Everything old is new again

Everything old is new again It seems that our little cockroach friends in the scam business have the same collective imagination as Hollywood executives – remakes and sequels. In the past few days I have received recycled emails, from different … Continue reading

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Email archive now on line.

The permanent and expanding archive of scam emails is on-line and available from the Scam Mail List above.

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At our Whim – Part One – A Gift

At our Whim – Part One – A Gift We are in a generous mood today, so we offer a gift from the caring staff here at HowToSpotAFraud.com. Often times we find ourselves faced with insufferable stupidity, we are sure … Continue reading

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No experience (or intelligence) required.

No experience (or intelligence) required. In the interest of brevity, the subject lines link to the emails in their original format. First up, a solicitation from the busiest woman on earth. Subject: PERSONAL ASSISTANT URGENTLY NEEDED From: Kimberly Brown To: … Continue reading

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Seasons greetings from Zombieland

Seasons greetings from Zombieland We’ve read this several times and are still not certain what to make of it. Here, you have a look, then we’ll compare notes. Subject: Compliment Of The Season !! From: JOHN MORGAN Date Sent: 2/15/2011 … Continue reading

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More Money from Microsoft

More Money from Microsoft The first indication that there may be something amiss here is that our writer alleges that Microsoft is giving away money. It’s all downhill from there. From: WINDOWS LIVE®/MICROSOFT® INTERNATIONAL Date Sent: 2/15/2011 2:58:41 PM  Microsoft Ltd. … Continue reading

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