unusually this one includes a telephone and fax number - anyone fancy
trying it? (warning if you try it do NOT give them any of your details - give
I have heard that some suprisingly intelligent people fall for these cons
I presume it is the huge sums of money that they fall for (greed).
you would think that anybody offered 20% of that sum for being an
"investment adviser" would know something is up.
McIntyre did a program on these, quite interesting to see how they operate.
At 11:54 18/10/2002 +0100, McGahon, Dermot wrote:
>>Has anyone been, interested and technically adept enough to track where
>these emails are coming from? If they are being sent within Irish legal
>jurisdiction, again, is anyone legally adept enough to know whether it might
>be possible to stamp these out. Particularily pernicious and persistent,
>this strain of conmail.
>>Reading through them, it almost feels like somebody is trying to mesmerise
>you by their stunning use of large nouns and verbs. Seriously, can anyone be
>falling for this? I suppose so, otherwise they wouldn't keep doing it.
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