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Google Anniversary scam mail gets it horribly wrong


It seems scammers need to play a little catch up, or at least read the odd news site occasionally. Here’s an email going around trying out the well worn theme of “Google Anniversary” 419 scam mails:

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“We are pleased to inform you that your email address has won you an Award in the Google 11th Anniversary Awards as organized by the Anniversary Centre of Google Inc. held on September 28th 2011 in London, United Kingdom.”

Humorously, the scammers are sending out 11th anniversary mails when that actually took place in 2009 – we recently hit number 13. They don’t need your financial details, they need a calendar.

Christopher Boyd (Thanks to Wendy for sending this one over)

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