August 25, 2010
Today's Stupid Email Trick: Ban Ki-Moon Just Gave Me $650,500 Cash!
All email users get ridiculous spam messages from time to time. Hopefully our spam filters catch most of those messages. But from time to time, some messages get through. I just received this one . . . and I'm still laughing and the audacity of its author, "Mr.huffman" who sent me this message from email@example.com. Here is his message:
UNITED NATIONS TRUST FUND
England Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Palais des Nations CH-1211 Geneva 10, England.
MALAYSIA CORRESPONDING OFFICE.
Your E-Mail ID have just been awarded, $650,500.00 usd in the
United Nations Trust Funds(UN) cash grant, for claims contact the
Payment Officer : Mr.huffman
Phone Number : :竣綴
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Ban Ki-moon.
United Nations Secretary General.
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I received these spams "from" FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, and AG Eric Holder "giving" me untold fortunes...
Even though these "Notification letters" were in my junk folder, I couldn't resist the temptation to open them, and as you, found them hilariously stupid!
Posted by: Anna Djirdjirian | Aug 30, 2010 6:37:17 AM
Thanks for your post Anna! And greetings to everyone at the U.S. Court of International Trade!
Posted by: Mark | Sep 2, 2010 10:31:51 PM