Dearly Beloved

“Pastor John Meat” has a sob story to tel me about an orphan needing a home and having lots of money.  Do you really think that a genuine priest would send a child to live with a random person in a random country without knowing anything about them?  Of course they wouldn’t. He doesn’t have ...
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Victim Loses £20,000 in betting scam

This warning comes from Police Scotland.  The victim receievd a letter asking for someone to place bets on behalf of the sender, for which the victim would receive commission. Think about it.  Why would anyone need you, or me, to place bets on their behalf?  They could easily place the bets themselves either by going ...
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Dear Subscriber

Have you noticed that this scammer doesn’t even tell you which email provider they claim to be emailing you about? This scammer is after your email log in details, so they can hijack your email and send spam/scam emails to everyone in your contacts list. Just delete this email. We are sorry for the inconvenience ...
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Your Urgent Response

Have you noticed how some of the world’s poorest countries allegedly have so many unclaimed millions of dollars lying around just waiting to be transferred to your bank account – or mine? It’s all lies, of course.  This scammer doesn’t have any money to send to you.  He would, however, like you to send him ...
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Your receipt

Your receipt
Do not click on any of the links in this email. They don’t go to the itunes site.  NEVER click on a link in an iTunes email.  ALWAYS go directly to the iTunes website and login to your account.  If there are any problems, you will see them in your account. If you do click ...
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Your Order Has Been Cancelled

Never click on a link in an email from Amazon, Ebay, Paypal etc, even if it does appear to be legitimate.  Go directly to the website, log in and if there are any problems they will be flagged up in your account. This email was so amateurishly put together that it is obviously not real. ...
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From Chief Account Officer (GGMC)

For some reason this scammer thinks it might “come to you as a surprise” that they have contacted you randomly out of the blue offering to send you US$52m.  Strangely, I receive scam emails offering to send me large amounts of money on an almost daily basis.  I certainly don’t find it surprising. Do you ...
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HI DONATION FOR YOU.

Do not reply to this scammer.  He isn’t a philanthropist and he doesn’t represent Koch Industries, he isn’t even called Mr Koch. He certainly doesn’t want to give $1m to random people he knows nothing about.  He does however want to take money from random people and will happily take your money for as long ...
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63557-Your Latest Documents from RS Components 395506169

You haven’t ordered anything from RSS components and this email doesn’t come from them.  Take a look at the email address given in the body of this scam – it has nothing to do with them. DO NOT OPEN the attachment, it contains an infected macro which will run and infect your computer. Just delete ...
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Pleased to meet you

The only person “Ortiz Ramiro” is pleased to meet is someone daft enough to fall for his story.  Banks don’t randomly look for people to give unclaimed money to.  That isn’t their job.  If “Ortiz” was a real bank employee he would be sacked from his job and sent to prison. But he isn’t a ...
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