My first experience with this scam was via snail mail a few weeks ago at the
height of the anthrax-in-the-mail situation. My wife took this strange letter
to the local police. An officer accepted it from her. He later called to say
that he had opened it and it was not antrax, but was a type of letter that he
had seen many times before.
The letter was hand addressed, and came from, I think, Nigeria. The spam
is a business inovation. It certainly does not carry anthrax. And it is far
less costly. Think of the productivity improvements that modern technology
On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 02:31:41PM -0600, Bryan Voss wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-02-19 at 13:53, Dave Price wrote:
> > What is going on with this list? The latest posting from an alleged Dr Abacha is rather curious I wonder if CIA FBI or our MI5 MI6 is watching.
> It's the new improved spam!
> According to newsgroup posts, this type of scam has been going on for
> years via snail mail. They recently got high-tech and moved to e-mail
> spam. I personally have received 10 or more similar messages in the last
> month and know several others who have received a similar number.
> Bryan Voss
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