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Honest $10,000 SPAM 16

Posted by samzenpus
from the sheep-in-wolf's-clothing dept.
I knew these couldn't all be scams!

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Honest $10,000 SPAM

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  • NOOOO!!!! (Score:3, Funny)

    by gurps_npc (621217) on Tuesday January 05, 2010 @03:28PM (#30659110) Homepage
    From this point on I will always wonder - is this an advertisement event to give money to Nigeria, or a nigerian scam sent by advertisement
  • This is horrific! (Score:3, Insightful)

    by masmullin (1479239) <masmullin@gmail.com> on Tuesday January 05, 2010 @08:49PM (#30663586)

    This is encouraging people to respond to spam!

  • by Suki I (1546431)
    I have to go through almost four minutes of this and find out that the contest ran almost one month ago?
  • by Anonymous Coward

    Why are British people using USD ? Is it because there currency is worth 1.6 times USD?

    • by JWSmythe (446288)

      The formatted it perfectly for the Nigerian Money Scam (tm). If they had offered the funds in anything else, it wouldn't have worked the same.

      It's kind of funny though, they showed the only guy in the test group who was stupid enough to fall for it. :) I guess he was proud of himself for donating to a cause, but even then, you don't know if those funds are going to the needy, or to the operating expenses of the project. As the lady said "the project has run out of funds, and we were wonde

  • While it seems that the full name was correct, I'm wondering if the banking information was correct. You can fake most information with just knowing a bank routing number and knowing how many digits long the banks account numbers are, and if you use the right routing number a basic check thru a site like Federal Reserve Financial Services (http://www.fededirectory.frb.org/search_ACH.cfm) would make it seem legit info. Just wondering
  • Sadly it seems a lot of people still think $10,000 is a briefcase full of cash. Lets break it down shall we.. Assuming they used standard US bills we get the following:

    1. $10,000 = $100 x 100 bills = 1 stack of 100, $100 bills
    2. $10,000 = $50 x 200 bills = 2 stacks of 100, $50 bills
    3. $10,000 = $20 x 500 bills = 5 stacks of 100, $20 bills
    4. $10,000 = $10 x 1000 bills = 10 stacks of 100, $10 bills
    5. $10,000 = $5 x 2000 bills = 20 stacks of 100, $5 bills
    6. $10,000 = $1 x 10000 bills = 100 stacks of 100, $1 bills

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