by Thomas Wailgum

Email Spam: The Response You Always Wanted to Write

Nov 19, 2010
CybercrimeEnterprise ApplicationsInternet

Ever wanted to respond to e-mails from "deposed Nigerian leaders with 40 million dollars" to spare? Here's your chance.

The e-mails originate from all over the planet. And lucky for you, a select group of them make it past your spam filter and land in your e-mail inbox.

If I ever felt like responding, here’s what I’d say:

email scam

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