Last Notification

How odd.  “Microsoft Department UK” write to me from Taiwan to tell me I’ve won £500k.  It’s that email address again – working relentlessly on my behalf. Guess what?  It’s a scam.  There was no draw.  The scammers don’t want to give you money – they want to take it from you in the form ...
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Dear Lucky Winner, Vision 20082008

I must have the hardest working email address on the planet. Everyday it wins me at least one lottery or draw. Do you think I should give it some kind of award?  Or maybe I should allow it to retire in peace to a computer on a sunny beach surrounded by lots of gorgeous girl ...
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Hey, you have a new Greeting !!!

Beware of this.  You haven’t received a greeting – you’ve received a link to spyware.  How do I know? 1)  The title doesn’t have anything to identify the sender 2) If I point my mouse at the link in the email, this is the address that is displayed at the bottom left of my web ...
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ONCE PROMO 2008

I’m a millionnaire.  A million Euros winging its way to me.  That email address of mine really works hard, doesn’t it? I’ve quite lost count of all the lotteries and draws it’s won this year.  Perhaps I should retire it before it starts to feel overworked. You’ve probably realised by now that it’s all a ...
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Nationale Postcode Loterij 5

Oh look – Father Christmas sent me a pressie yesterday.  I’ve won 800k Euros – gift wrapped I hope.  For some strange reason my “email address” has won a “postcode loterij”.  I thought my email address floated around etherially in cyberspace.  Now I’m told it’s gone and got itself a postcode.  Perhaps it’s decided to ...
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Important Paypal Alert

This was forwarded to me by a friend.  She nearly fell for the scam as she was in discussion with Paypal about a transaction at the time.  If you receive any emails from Paypal ALWAYS check the links, even if you are expecting a Paypal email. For safety, NEVER click on any link in an ...
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YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS HAS WON THE TOYOTA PROMOTION 2008 1

Yippee – it’s Christmas and I’ve won £600 grand.  Or maybe I’ve just won a car.  Who knows – clearly the scammer who wrote this email couldn’t decide.  And if I have won a car, they’ve clearly been keeping it for a while.  It’s new – they claim – but it’s a 2007 model!!  I ...
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Barrister Dennis Adams. 1

Barrister De Andrade starts his email with a suitably seasonal exhaltation “Glory be to God”.  He has £4m, which he wants to share with me as I have the same surname as his late client.  Allegedly.  Have you noticed the latest trend amongst the scammers is to assume the title of Barrister?  Do you get the feeling I ...
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Microsoft Online Lottery Games 1

Apparently I’ve won £1m (British pounds) from Microsoft.  Odd then that my “claims agent” has a South African phone number.  I think that might be the first time I’ve seen a SA number. I keep saying I’ll produce a list of countries of origin of scammers.  It’s a truly international activity – no country is ...
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