Archive for February, 2014

How not to spam..

Posted in Shaking my head on February 9, 2014 by yujinishuge
Wow! $2,965,021 for me, and all you need is my bank account number and access code?

Wow! $2,965,021 for me, and all you need is my bank account number and access code?

We’ve all gotten those scam emails from an estranged member of an African royal family who needs a foreign guarantor to gain access to an insane amount of money.  I get at least two a week judging from my spam folder.  But really does this kind of stuff ever work?No, it probably doesn’t.. and it shouldn’t. But if they keep writing them, then it must work some of the time, right?  Well, that’s probably true.  There have to be some people like our friend on the left there.  But generally these mails are harmless if you ignore them. But one caught my eye and I actually want to dissect it with you, so to read on follow me after the jump. Continue reading