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Old Jul 18, 2013, 08:58 AM   #1
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The Newest Online Scam?

I received this today by email:

Your Email Address have won $2,500,000 USD in the 2013 COSAFA Cup Competition. Contact: xxxx@att.net<mailto:xxx@att.net>. Remember to quote your E-Ticket Number

It came from someone with an AARP.org email address, but I suspect that is fake.

I found a similar case for this at Scamdex

Is there a best way to report this?
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Old Jul 19, 2013, 09:15 PM   #2
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You suspect it's fake ? I'd go with 200% certainty. Don't waste your time.

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Old Jul 19, 2013, 10:59 PM   #3
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here is a new one from craigslist:


well not really a scam but SPAM

man its so annoying

"no matter how much we may have forgotten no matter how thick those overshadowing layers may be our beautiful core essence has always been there. Come through if this is still available so I know who I am talking with over on Lpqxmx@live.com"
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 01:04 AM   #4
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One of the older online scams TBH...
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