Hmmm! Maybe I should forward this to the FICA people!
Just the two most interesting examples from the spam I've received recently!
'cos I haven't got a qlue
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Hi (email address of recipient goes here)
Your friend, We are urgently in need of online typist worldwide!!, thought that you would be interested in (link to who knows where)
We would like to know if you would be interested
in working from home in your spare time writing
short articles for us.
You will be paid up to $100.00 - $500.00 per hour
writing these articles and stories.
We will also pay you up to $25.00 - $50.00 per hour
for posing in blogs, and up to $5000 for each fiction
or non fiction story we ask you to write.
Click here if you are interested:
(another bad link, probably a pay per click ad)
You will be taken by the hand step-by-step until you're earning a
Start making money NOW!!!
There are only few positions left, and after they are gone,
it may be awhile before these companies decide to hire (note: they keep sending this, do they mean a few billion?)
anyone again. So if you're interested, you need to sign
To start it SIGN UP below:
(another pay per click link?)
To your success,
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