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Fun with Paypal’s automated email system

November 27, 2008 Matt Thornton 1

The other day I got a dodgy looking email from Paypal, which told me that on {nothing} my bank account {nothing} did {nothing}. Now, I’m fully aware of phishing and all the assorted scams, but this one looked legit. A quick review of the message headers revealed it looked good, […]

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Pure Gold scammery – scammees fight back

September 24, 2008 Matt Thornton 0

It’s not a new concept to fight the scammers, but it’s something I’d forgotten about. Sites devoted to the wonder of the 419 style scam are plentiful, but there’s none better than 419 Eater. Chock full of scammers getting a spoonful of their own, you could spend weeks and weeks […]