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Offline Pondus

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Scam Emails To Avoid!
« on: July 05, 2011, 12:16:36 AM »
yes you where reading correct

Today i recived the following txt message on my cell phone
( sendt from  +447974271833 )

Blackberry RIM has awarded you 2.000.000  Million pounds
For claims email NAME,COUNTRY to: blackberryuk@hotmail.co.uk


Holy cow.....am i lucky or what?   
next week i will have a s**t load of money   ;D




i will of course respond to this scam with one of my bullshit mail addresses and see what happens   ;D   i guess tons of spam




« Last Edit: December 12, 2017, 06:56:17 PM by Pondus »
Chief Wiggum: Uh, no, you got the wrong number. This is 9-1…2.


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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2011, 12:25:06 AM »
Sounds like fun. I did something like that many years ago with a scam
from a former minister of finance from an African country.  ;D ;D
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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2011, 12:30:41 AM »
Sounds like fun. I did something like that many years ago with a scam
from a former minister of finance from an African country.  ;D ;D

oh you know him too ??? ;D
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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2011, 12:38:41 AM »
and since i am a kind person, i will share the money with you...
so anyone that wants a piece of the cake may respond to the above mail address and make your claim   ;D
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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2011, 12:40:47 AM »
@ Pondus
I bet you don't even have a Blackberry phone ;D
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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2011, 12:45:07 AM »
@ Pondus
I bet you don't even have a Blackberry phone ;D
Nope.... only seen pictures of it..  ;D



OBS: do you think that means i will not get the money   :-[



« Last Edit: July 05, 2011, 12:47:26 AM by Pondus »
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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2011, 12:48:44 AM »
No problem, they will probably trust you ;D
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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2011, 01:26:41 AM »
Lucky dog! ;)
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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2011, 08:24:17 AM »
2.000.000  Million pounds

Wow. Let's get the party started. ;D
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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2011, 09:21:01 AM »
2.000.000  Million pounds

Wow. Let's get the party started. ;D

And don't forget to bring good looking women ;)
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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #10 on: July 05, 2011, 11:41:11 AM »
2.000.000  Million pounds

Wow. Let's get the party started. ;D

And don't forget to bring good looking women ;)
you want little Mice lady or Fat Cat....
arrribaaaaaa.....

« Last Edit: July 05, 2011, 11:26:38 PM by Pondus »
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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #11 on: July 05, 2011, 01:36:49 PM »
There was an example of this scam on the F-Secure weblog today. They actually tried to call the number in the scam:

http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002197.html
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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #12 on: July 05, 2011, 03:17:33 PM »
There was an example of this scam on the F-Secure weblog today. They actually tried to call the number in the scam:

http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002197.html



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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #13 on: July 05, 2011, 05:13:28 PM »
Oh cool.....

But you know, spammers are make $billions every year because people are so stupid to believe that they won something they didn't participate. It doesn't even fix inside the common sense box that you won something that you didn't participate but still many people will believe it.
« Last Edit: July 05, 2011, 05:15:26 PM by Chris Thomas »

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Re: I am going to be a millionaire
« Reply #14 on: July 05, 2011, 07:40:14 PM »
Share me some moneys after you done it. ;D lol