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    • maytaurus
    • By maytaurus 29th Nov 08, 7:22 AM
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    Is This The Latest Scam Email?
    • #1
    • 29th Nov 08, 7:22 AM
    Is This The Latest Scam Email? 29th Nov 08 at 7:22 AM
    IS THIS THE LATEST SCAM EMAIL?
    Have you got yours yet l-o-l

    Congratulations (MY NAME HERE) You have been randomly selected to receive a $500 e-check to be redeemed in the next 24 hours.
    I am thrilled to bring you this official notice which confirms The Write-a-Check Committee's certification of (MY NAME HERE) as a guaranteed eligible candidate. This is not in error. If you submit the winning check in accordance with the official rules of Write-a-Check you are guaranteed a prize award.
    Even now, (MY NAME HERE) you probably thought this could never happen, that you could become A WRITE-A-CHECK WINNER. But it's absolutely true: ALL Prizes won in the WRITE-A-CHECK RANDOM SWEEPSTAKES S3 are 100% GUARANTEED to be redeemable by the confirmed winners.
    Congratulations and be sure to redeem this check before the 24 hours is up, otherwise the next eligible candidate will be contacted.
    Regards,
    John Dawson & The Write-A-Check Committee
    This e-mail was sent by bonusman, located at Beaufort House, PO BOX 437, Road Town, Tortola 10111 (BVI)
    Last edited by maytaurus; 29-11-2008 at 7:27 AM.
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  • Freddie_Snowbits
    • #2
    • 29th Nov 08, 7:47 AM
    • #2
    • 29th Nov 08, 7:47 AM
    There is an old story of someone actually cashing something like this and the amount went through.
    • maytaurus
    • By maytaurus 29th Nov 08, 7:58 AM
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    • #3
    • 29th Nov 08, 7:58 AM
    • #3
    • 29th Nov 08, 7:58 AM
    There is an old story of someone actually cashing something like this and the amount went through.
    Originally posted by Freddie_Snowbits


    I'm sure it can't be true
    • dealer wins
    • By dealer wins 29th Nov 08, 2:56 PM
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    dealer wins
    • #4
    • 29th Nov 08, 2:56 PM
    • #4
    • 29th Nov 08, 2:56 PM
    Click the link and fill out all your personal and financial details. Not only will you not receive $500, but as an added bonus you also get your identity stolen for FREE.

    Hurry ends Dec 31st 2099.
    • PopeSock
    • By PopeSock 29th Nov 08, 3:34 PM
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    • #5
    • 29th Nov 08, 3:34 PM
    • #5
    • 29th Nov 08, 3:34 PM


    I'm sure it can't be true
    Originally posted by maytaurus
    It is true.. It wasn't quite the same scam, but he deposited the fake cheque, not thinking it's actually get cleared. And it did, so he took the money as a cashiers cheque and put it in a safety deposit box at the same bank that cashed. When the bank realised it was fake, that's when the fun started.
    • piglet74
    • By piglet74 29th Nov 08, 4:06 PM
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    piglet74
    • #6
    • 29th Nov 08, 4:06 PM
    • #6
    • 29th Nov 08, 4:06 PM
    It is true.. It wasn't quite the same scam, but he deposited the fake cheque, not thinking it's actually get cleared. And it did, so he took the money as a cashiers cheque and put it in a safety deposit box at the same bank that cashed. When the bank realised it was fake, that's when the fun started.
    Originally posted by PopeSock
    yeah, this has happened a few times anyway, i saw a guy on TV on night form USA, he got one of them cheques that catalogue companies and the like send u, to get you to neter their prize comp, all pre printed, your name and all on it, well he banked it, and it went through ok, as far as i recall he got to keep the money,
  • Freddie_Snowbits
    • #7
    • 29th Nov 08, 6:19 PM
    • #7
    • 29th Nov 08, 6:19 PM
    It is true.. It wasn't quite the same scam, but he deposited the fake cheque, not thinking it's actually get cleared. And it did, so he took the money as a cashiers cheque and put it in a safety deposit box at the same bank that cashed. When the bank realised it was fake, that's when the fun started.
    Originally posted by PopeSock
    Had to pop out and drink some beer and watch football. I knew I read it somewhere
  • philhill
    • #8
    • 6th Dec 08, 9:18 AM
    • #8
    • 6th Dec 08, 9:18 AM
    I just got one of those Write-a-Cheque scams as well.
    I have no intention of clicking any links in that mail.
    Its clearly a scam since I have never even heard of them
    before. Just a little concerned that they already know my
    email, name and address. Where are they obtaining all this information ?
  • karrace
    • #9
    • 6th Dec 08, 9:48 PM
    • #9
    • 6th Dec 08, 9:48 PM
    I received th email. For me it was an invitation to play Tiger Casino for an hour with a potential payout. I had previously played this casino on-line so they already had my name and address.
  • Ms-Pacman
    take the link out as someone is bound to click on it lol
    not me I swear
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