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Proof that the prevalence of tech hasn't raised the skill bar

By Tony Hopkinson ·
Just got this.

Irish Lottery *** Reply Directly To <> Dear Winner,Your email has just won the sum of ?750,000.00 GBP in cash credited to a file in the just concluded Irish Lottery International Award Programe held22th of january, 2010====================================Your e-mail address attached to:Winner Pin No:5388/09. Secret No:08**88/09Winning Date:22th of january, 2010=============================================1. Full Name 2. Address: 3.Age/Gender 4. Occupation 5.Nationality 6.Phone Number 7. Means of delivery***BANK TRANSFER OR COURIER DELIVERY*** Send details to Fiduciary Agent: Dr.Culverton HumpheryTel: +44(0)703 595 7792Email: <> Note: All emails should be sent to the agent email( <> )<>

So people know that much about IT basics that we need to teach them less eh.

Yeah right

This one wouldn't have fooled my great aunt Alice.


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i think i'm slightly insulted

by PurpleSkys In reply to Proof that the prevalence ...

I haven't gotten one of them lottery emails in yrs...I'm hurt have to admit you're right though, I don't think it would fool my old Auntie either

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That is really a sad attempt.

by seanferd In reply to Proof that the prevalence ...

What I am afraid of is that there are people this <i>will</i> fool.

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I got this as well

by CG IT In reply to Proof that the prevalence ...

I sent an email back saying almost the same thing using a dummy email account. of course never got an email back.....

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