Friday, May 2, 2008

spam letters

do you ever read these letters? well, sometimes i do. just to see what they say. i wonder, #1 who writes them? #2 who is fooled by them #3 HOW are those who are fooled fooled?
really. read this one i had this morning.

Re: Greetings,

I am Mr Brown
Stanford, Kay Account Manager in well-known Bank,herein
London, England However, I have already sent you this same letter by
post one month ago, but I am not sure that the letter promptly get to
you since I have not heard from you, now i am resending it again.Can you
be my partner?

Regards and respect,
Mr.Brown Stanford

what happened to punctuation (other than commas)? grammar? sentence structure in general?
i'm dumbfounded. (not dumbfooled!)


  1. there are a lot of idiots in the world...

  2. I really can't get over what scam artists there are out there (and this is not one of the better examples of a good one) but, even more, how people continue to fall for this stuff!
    The worse ones are when people call people on the phone and ask for SSNs and the person actually gives it to them. Hello? Did you just fall off the stupid truck?
    Unfortunately, I guess there are a lot of people out there still who just aren't informed; sadly, many of them are elderly. My Grandpa T. used to get taken in my scammers all the time (until my dad took over his finances!)



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