Welcome and happy reading!

Since, like anyone else, I receive tons of scam emails and snail mail letters, I decided to present here some of these. All of these (and many more which I just delete) are scams. This means, what the senders have in mind is to racket one of us. And according to what I've seen, they do succeed quite often.

If you have similar letters in your mailbox, either disregard or play with the person knowing that you can't give him (or her) any information about:

  1. Your bank account,
  2. Your address — or any valid address if that matter,
  3. Your family, and
  4. any other information that you judge private or even intimate.

Ha! I say "Your"... even if you don't like your neighbor at all, don't give his information either. The Internet leaves tracks (hackers in the US are being caught one after another!) and you would certainly be in even bigger trouble.

In the meantime, I hope you will enjoy reading these letters as I do myself once in a while. 8-)I do not always add comments with the letters since I usually don't have time to do so, but there would often be a lot of joke to tell!

Soap Bubbles

 

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  • Last update: 10/31/2009
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  • Last update: 11/01/2009

    La pauvre petite...

     
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  • Last update: 11/23/2014

    Hey! The IRS owes me money! Cool! 8-) Got one about the U.K. tax office too. Well... the truth is that so far I'ven't seen the IRS sending me emails in that regard. So I shall consider this email a scam. And my return was not that number anyway.


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  • Last update: 02/18/2012

    This is what we could call evolution. The people sending scam and spam are changing their ways all the time. First badly formed text emails. Then properly written text emails. Then HTML emails. Images so text based anti-spam cannot stop them. And not .doc documents attached to your email. Since a lot of people will not receive those (i.e. their email server will refuse external .doc and many other documents especially if it comes from an unknown source), it probably won't affect too many people. Still, it is interesting to see the evolution.

    So... what invoice are they talking about,

     
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    Got to contact Mr Mighty!
    Got to contact Mr Mighty!
    Got to contact Mr Mighty!
    No really! 8-)


     
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    This is a funny one. A guy who pretends to be from Austrian but writing from a norvegian account in rather good English with Opera under Windows 2000 setup in Japanese. Adnd he has so much money that he has to ask me to distribute it since he's confident I won't just steal his money.

    Sounds like a good plan! 8-)

     
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