Some good old fashioned spam got through

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Some good old fashioned spam got through

Post by Abdul Alhazred »

Usually I never even see, but this one got through:
From: Susan Joseph sj17853@gmail.com

I wish to inform you that Mrs. Aisha Ahmed Hamza who is a member of
Saudi Arabian Royal family is giving out over $600Million USD loan to
serious business men and women, the procedures are very simple. I can
hook you up with her financial consultant who is in charge of the fund
if you wish.

Note;No collateral conditions attached,but purported applicant must be
sincere and responsible to pay back on the stipulated time frame.

Clarify that no credit is 100 % , the applicant must provide at least
15 % in their own project and the expenses of the relevant Due
Diligence .

Your quick response is needed.

Regards,
Ms. Susan Joseph.
(Coordinator).
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Re: Some good old fashioned spam got through

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I hardly ever get that sort of spam. Mostly I get penis enlargement spam. I am beginning to take it a bit personally. Last time I looked in my spam folder, I noticed a disturbingly large number of offers from one "Chris Hardcock", promising me an enormous peen. Not sure if scam or if I am being hit on. If the latter, I don't swing that way but I suppose its nice to be asked.
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Here's something I noticed ...
Clarify that no credit is 100 % , the applicant must provide at least
15 % in their own project and the expenses of the relevant Due
Diligence .
Aside from the odd wording, notice spacing prior to the punctuation and % units. I see this from time to time with new posters in other forums. Is there a language that has that spacing convention?
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Yes. The language of Teh Dumbth.
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sparks wrote:Yes. The language of Teh Dumbth.
Maybe. I couldn't decide if it was just some sort of Style statement (i.e. Miles and his dumb fucking blue text) or if they were non-English speakers and thought that was actually our convention. Probably the latter since I see it so often.
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They are forms.

The lower-level Lads may not even be able to read the damn thing.

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