[Dshield] Spam Kills!

rilya byor rilya1 at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 29 14:48:50 GMT 2002


Thank you, Keith--I was beginning to think I was
surrounded by sociopaths.

--- KeithTarrant at spamcop.net wrote:
> This is old news.  The US State Department says that
> at any given point in
> time there are an average of 10 American in Nigeria
> looking for their
> money.  For them to disappear isn't unusual.  The
> Nigerians run the scam
> all over the world, not just in the USA.
> 
> I don't see blaming victims of crime for this
> though.
> 
> It isn't a sin to be stupid or to see the world
> through rose colored
> glasses.
> 
> Otherwise all those people who took stock options
> with .coms, and those
> people who took A++ and MSCE courses in search of 7
> figure incomes would
> be dammed too.
> 
> - Keith
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "rilya byor" <rilya1 at yahoo.com>
> To: <list at dshield.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 27, 2002 4:13 PM
> Subject: [Dshield] Spam Kills!
> 
> 
> > There was a story on Fox 5 news last night that
> was
> > truly appalling. This poor idiot from NY fell
> hook,
> > line, and sinker for the Nigerian "estate broker"
> > scam. The upshot was that the spammers had him fly
> to
> > Nigeria with $20,000 cash and when he took a taxi
> from
> > the airport to meet with his "associates," they
> shot
> > him right there in the taxi and took the $20K. 
> Nobody
> > has been arrested.
> > IMHO, I think it's time for someone--preferably an
> > organization like DShield--to generate some
> "anti-spam
> > spam" and send it out to every email addy they can
> > collect--especially @aol.com and the like.
> > Any opinions?
> > Rilya
> > "The only difference between a moron and a genius
> is
> > that the latter got lucky."
> >
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