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Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
« Reply #120 on: October 03, 2012, 08:14:00 PM »
Now we're even :)  and both a little richer from the exchange.
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« Reply #121 on: October 03, 2012, 08:21:44 PM »
Now we're even :)  and both a little richer from the exchange.
A pleasurable exchange it was :)

Thanks for the laugh Bob

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Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
« Reply #122 on: October 09, 2012, 09:24:40 PM »
This will not make me rich but if you receive this and act on it,
It Will Surely Make You POOR
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Re: I am going to be a millionaire - Emails To Avoid!
« Reply #123 on: March 21, 2013, 09:59:25 PM »
This is a new one. Only 1/2 million but worth sharing:
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"Note: You are to contact the UNIVERSAL COURIER COMPANY MANAGER via this email: --
(universalaircourierdeliverydep01@live.com with the below security code: UN0081,it will identify that you are the owner of the parcel containing the check. Do let me know as soon as you receive the parcel."I[/color][/size]'d actually like to send him a note:[/color][/size]Gee I sent you a check but haven't received the parcel ...... [/color] ;D
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« Reply #124 on: April 16, 2013, 01:56:19 PM »
This time, Coca-Cola want's to reward me.
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Nice to win something you've never entered.
I haven't decided where to spend all of what I've won. I actually haven't been able to figure out exactly what I've won.  ;D
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« Reply #125 on: April 16, 2013, 02:03:58 PM »
I've had a few of these emails recently (never used to), I guess they are getting desperate to give this money away.
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« Reply #126 on: April 16, 2013, 03:52:42 PM »
I actually haven't been able to figure out exactly what I've won.  ;D

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« Reply #127 on: June 07, 2013, 04:36:57 PM »
I just received this email this morning.
1. Google had it in the Spam folder. (Good job Google)
2. I was just at the Atlanta airport yesterday.
Dear Friend ( Your Abandoned Treasures At The Atlanta Airport )


I guess I missed another opportunity to become a Millionair.  :'(
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« Reply #128 on: August 29, 2013, 02:41:37 PM »
Should I just post pics? Lol. I've had stuff from the FBI, Goverements, Airports, Lottories (I'm not even old enough to play).

My two most recent ones... Usually I just send them a message consisting of. "You're emailing a Minor, so just give me your stupid Ransomware and lets get this over with."

OR

"HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH__________" Just continue that lol....

I regularly check my spam for these messages. (Go Google!)
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« Reply #129 on: August 29, 2013, 02:57:20 PM »
A word of advice, Never reply to these types of emails!
A reply of any type sends a message to these spammers that they have hit a live person
which in itself is worth lots of money to them.
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« Reply #130 on: August 29, 2013, 10:39:57 PM »
A word of advice, Never reply to these types of emails!
A reply of any type sends a message to these spammers that they have hit a live person
which in itself is worth lots of money to them.

I wasn't aware of that.... I'll stop replying... But on the flip side, they now know emailing people like us is pointless and will only land them in trouble. Is this something you could legally report to yout local Police/FBI/CSIS etc? Or are they usually sending their spam through everything known to man making it extremely difficult to trace where it orginally came from?
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« Reply #131 on: August 29, 2013, 10:50:58 PM »
A word of advice, Never reply to these types of emails!
A reply of any type sends a message to these spammers that they have hit a live person
which in itself is worth lots of money to them.

I wasn't aware of that.... I'll stop replying... But on the flip side, they now know emailing people like us is pointless and will only land them in trouble. Is this something you could legally report to yout local Police/FBI/CSIS etc? Or are they usually sending their spam through everything known to man making it extremely difficult to trace where it orginally came from?
In most instances, you're correct on the procedure they use.
Reporting could turn into a very time consuming hobby with probably not much satisfaction in accomplishing very much.
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« Reply #132 on: August 29, 2013, 11:16:20 PM »
A word of advice, Never reply to these types of emails!
A reply of any type sends a message to these spammers that they have hit a live person
which in itself is worth lots of money to them.

I wasn't aware of that.... I'll stop replying... But on the flip side, they now know emailing people like us is pointless and will only land them in trouble. Is this something you could legally report to yout local Police/FBI/CSIS etc? Or are they usually sending their spam through everything known to man making it extremely difficult to trace where it orginally came from?
In most instances, you're correct on the procedure they use.
Reporting could turn into a very time consuming hobby with probably not much satisfaction in accomplishing very much.

Hmm. Okay.
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« Reply #133 on: August 29, 2013, 11:16:46 PM »
A word of advice, Never reply to these types of emails!
A reply of any type sends a message to these spammers that they have hit a live person
which in itself is worth lots of money to them.

I wasn't aware of that.... I'll stop replying... But on the flip side, they now know emailing people like us is pointless and will only land them in trouble.

They don't care, because they don't read them and just add your email address to more lists that can be sold, regardless of what/how you might respond. They are just happy that the email is live and can be sold.

Is this something you could legally report to yout local Police/FBI/CSIS etc? Or are they usually sending their spam through everything known to man making it extremely difficult to trace where it orginally came from?

Most police really aren't up to the task and even if they were to forward it to cyber crime, it is probably one of very many such emails.

The only response to spam is delete and move on with your life don't waste time on them.
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« Reply #134 on: August 30, 2013, 02:46:37 AM »
So you're saying by me actually answering them I'm actually making it worse given it's being sold to people who spam you even more? I didn't think of that one. Even more reason to stop... Thanks for the advice guys.
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