Scam Email Fail

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  1. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch TFW2005 Supporter

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    Now We've all gotten those "I'm a lawyer for the late Mr. so and so and I'm pleased to tell you that you've inherited his mulit-million dollar estate. Please reply with all your account info" scam emails. While looking through my junk mail folder today I found this little gem:

    THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY OFFICIAL PRIZE NOTIFICATION‏

    For grins I decided to take a look:

    Now normally I would have simply deleted it and been on my way, but then I saw the model year of the "brand new" car and the supposed date of the drawing, I laughed and figured you all might enjoy one too.
     
  2. yodafett

    yodafett Well-Known Member

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    I also love how the # of email addresses changes from 29k to 250k...
     
  3. Star Sabre James

    Star Sabre James <b>The JUICE</b> TFW2005 Supporter

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    The scary thing is that some people would be dumb enough to fall for it.
     
  4. oddsey

    oddsey Fuzzy Wuzzy was a woman?

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    But they are saying the draw has already taken place and that you are already a winner! :p 

    Plus the car could still be brand new, even if it is a 2006 model. :p 



    I'd give 'em a call if I were you, it could be legit. ;) 
     
  5. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    All I ever seem to get are emails offering me colonic irrigation.

    Maybe they know something I don't.
     
  6. Nachtsider

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    These Nigerians have too much time on their hands.
     
  7. oddsey

    oddsey Fuzzy Wuzzy was a woman?

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    And I get a lot regarding 'enlargement' and Viagra. :eek: 
     
  8. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    They're never anything nice, are they? Like wishing you a good day at work or sending you a bagged lunch.
     
  9. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Crazy Nigerians. Email scams are for Russians.
     
  10. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    Im usually trying to get money out of them as well. They never reply back when you tell them ok, they can have my account number, but I need theirs first so I can start transferring. There's also a 30$ fee, just mail it too me and I'll get that transfer too you when it arrives.

    Fighting fire with fire, to outjerk the jerks, yeah it's wrong but fun
     
  11. Zeta Otaku

    Zeta Otaku Who ya gonna call? TFW2005 Supporter

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    OMG!!! OMG!!!!!! I need a new car! Dude, if you're not gonna respond, can I have your ticket number?! OH MY GOD!!!!
     
  12. TM2 D-bot

    TM2 D-bot Forsight Into the Future Veteran

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    you should also bold these:

    The X5 has never been offered with a 4 cylinder engine.
     
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