Phishing fail or comedy success?

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  1. partymarty4870

    partymarty4870 Elite Member

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    I laughed that hard reading this that I spilled my beer - Is it a serious attempt at scamming or is it sent as a laugh? (and how did it even get delivered?) If it is a serious attempt , it must be the worse phishing email ever.

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    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]ATTN: Email User[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
     
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]I wish to use the medium to thank you for your patronage[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]and to also tell you that I  feel  bad that my invention[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]which made me the wealthiest overall person in  world[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]from 1995 to 2009, excluding 2008, has robbed you of[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]your funds, hard work and played with your Emotions,[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]for this reason I and the entire Microsoft team has put[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]together a Compensation fund worth $93.5Million U.S.D[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]as a meduim of giving back to the world for their support,[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]in which millions of email addresses were randomly[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]shuffled and your email I.D came out as 2nd  place[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]group winner of $500.000.U.S.D and you are not to pay[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]any upfront fee for receiving this compensation quickl[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]y[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]contact Microsoft desk attendant (Robert .P. Allen)[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]with your details to forward to the bank for immediate[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]transfer of your funds on [/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]([/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT][EMAIL="[email protected]"][FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver][email protected][/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT][/EMAIL][FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]) along [/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]with the following details[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
     
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]NAME[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]AGE:[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]OCCUPATION:[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]COUNTRY:[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]PHONE NO:[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]HOME ADDRESS:[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]EMAIL:[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
     
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]Thank you[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]Regards[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]Bill Gates[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    [FONT=Consolas][SIZE=3][COLOR=silver]Chairman of Microsoft[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
    
     
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  2. goodguy333

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    I LOLed hard
    Cheerios:)
     
  3. The Doctor

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    i get stuff like that all the time. you would think they would be able to have someone write some proper english for them.