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Postby knapplc » Thu Nov 01, 2007 3:51 pm

Yoda wrote:What do they gain if I give them my info?

Basically they want to verify that you're a real person, an adult, with a bank account they can exploit.

Subsequent emails will ask for more information, more details, until they have enough info about you to do whatever it is they want to do.
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Re: Spam...

Postby Yoda » Thu Nov 01, 2007 3:57 pm

knapplc wrote:
Yoda wrote:What do they gain if I give them my info?

Basically they want to verify that you're a real person, an adult, with a bank account they can exploit.

Subsequent emails will ask for more information, more details, until they have enough info about you to do whatever it is they want to do.


So if I play along with a fictional character "Ima Crooke" then I should be ok?
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Postby knapplc » Thu Nov 01, 2007 4:13 pm

Yeah, but they're not totally stupid. You may have to give them something resembling reality to keep stringing them along. :-D
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