Sunday, June 21, 2009

E-mail Hoax

Hi Marty,

Here is the latest scam on my yahoo account. These guys must think I am an idiot. Why would I respond to something that ends in What a bunck of dumb "fuddle duddles" as Trudeau would say.

Bob Hawkins

----- Forwarded Message ----

From: Technical


Sent: Saturday, June 20, 2009 11:24:44 AM

Subject: Reply

Dear Webmail User,

This message was sent automatically by a program on Webmail which

periodically checks the size of inboxes, where new messages are


Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit set by your administrator.

You may not be able to send or receive new mail until your mailbox size

is increased by your system administrator.

To help us re-set your SPACE on our database prior to maintain your

INBOX,you must contact your system administrator by replying this e-mail

and enter your:

Current Username: { } and Password: { } to increase your storage limit.

You will continue to receive this warning message periodically if your

inbox size continues to exceed its size limit or between 18 and 20 MB.

Thank you for your cooperation.

System Administrator.

Thanks Bob

What is even dumber is that some people believe it.

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