SPAM from murphy.debian.org -- INCREDIBLE EARNINGS $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Where is this spam coming from!
On Fri, Mar 17, 2000 at 07:39:49PM -0800, Orhan C wrote:
> Before being to skeptical, please read the article!
> I found this posted in another area and want to pass
> it on to all interested in making alot of
> money. If you
> follow the directions carefully and honestly, you will
> make money!! This article is the best I've
> seen by giving
> clear, step by-step instructions, making it simple for
> you to make lots of money without much
> effort on your
> part. If you really look into this, you'll see that it
> The initial investment is $6.00 plus six stamps --
> other participants have earned $2,500 in
> almost 3 weeks
> from following this plan.
> HERE IS THE ORIGINAL POST:
> A while back , I was browsing these newsgroups, just
> like you are now, and came across an
> article similar to
> this that said you could make thousands in CASH within
> a few weeks with only an investment
> of $6.00 plus
> stamps! So I thought, "Yeah, right, this must be a
> scam!" But like most of us I was courious
> and kept reading.
> It said that if you send $1.00 to each of the 6 names
> and addresses listed in the article, you
> could make
> thousands in a very short period of time. You then
> place your own name and address at the
> bottom of the list
> at #6, and post the article to a least 300 newsgroups.
> (There are about 32,000 of them out
> there and that's
> quite a large market pool). No catch, that was it.
> Even though the investment was a measly
> $6.00, I had three
> questions that needed to be answered before I could
> get involved in this sort of thing.
> 1. IS THIS REALLY LEGAL?
> I called a lawyer first. The lawyer was a little
> sceptical that I would actually make any CASH but
> he said it WAS
> LEGAL if I wanted to try it. I told him it sounded a
> lot like a chain letter but the details of the
> system (SEE
> BELOW) actually made it a legitimate legal business.
> 2. IS IT OK WITH THE POST OFICE OR IS IT MAIL FRAUD?
> I called them:1-800-725-2161 and they confirmed THIS
> IS ABSOLUTELY LEGAL! (See 18, h
> section 1302 NS
> 1341 of the Postal Lottery laws.) This clairfies the
> program of collecting names and
> addresses for a mailing
> 3.IS IT RIGHT?
> Well, everyone who sends me a buck has a good chance
> getting A LOT of CASH... a much
> better chance than
> buying a lottery ticket!!!!!
> So, having these questions answered, I invested
> EXACTLY $7.98...and six stamps..and boy
> am I glad I did!!!!
> Within 7 days, I started getting CASH in the mail! I
> was shocked! I figured it would end soon
> and didn't give it
> another thought. But the CASH continued coming in. In
> my first week I made between $20 and
> $30. By the
> end of the second week I had made a total of $1000.00
> In the third week I had over
> $10,000.00 and it was still
> growing. This is now my fourth week and I have made a
> total of just over $42,000.00 and it's
> still coming
> in....It's cetainly worth $6.00 ans six stamps!!! I
> love the power of the internet!
> SUGGESTION: Read this entire message carefully! (print
> it out and download it now) Follow
> the simple
> directions and watch the CASH come in! It's that easy.
> It's legal. And, your investent is only
> IMPORTANT: This is not a rip-off; it is not indecent;
> it is not illegal;and it is virtually no risk - it
> really works!!! If
> all of the following instructions are adhered to, you
> will receive extraordinary dividends.
> PLEASE NOTE:
> Please follow these directions EXACTLY, and $50,000 or
> more can be yours in 20 to 60 days.
> This program
> remains successful because of the honesty and
> integrity of the participants. Please continue
> its success by
> carefully adhering to the instructions. You will now
> become part of the Mail Order business.
> In this business your product is not solid and
> tangible, it's a sevice. You are in the business of
> Mailing Lists. Many large corporations are happy to
> pay big bucks for quality lists. However,
> tha CASH made
> from the mailing lists is secondary to the income
> which is made from people like you and me
> asking to be
> included in that list.
> HERE ARE 4 EASY STEPS TO SUCCESS:
> STEP1: Get 6 seperate pieces of paper and write the
> following on each piece of paper
> "PLEASE PUT ME ON
> YOUR MAILING LIST." Now get 6 US $1.00 bills and place
> ONE inside each of the 6 pieces of
> paper so the
> bill will not be seen through the envelope. Place one
> paper in each of the 6 envelopes and
> seal them. Your
> now have 6 sealed letters each with a piece of paper
> stating the above phrase, your name
> and address, and
> a $1.00 bill.
> What you are doing is creating a service. THIS IS
> ABSOLUTELY LEGAL! You are requesting a
> service and you are paying for it! Like most of us I
> was a little worried about the legal aspects
> of it all. So
> checked it out with the U.S. Post Office
> (1-800725-2161) and they confirmed that it is indeed
> Mail the 6 enveloped to the following addresses:
> #1)Kristen DeJoseph
> 138 Jansen Street
> Staten Island, NY 10312
> #2)Elizabeth Sanchez
> 55-550 Naniloa Lp Box 6126
> Laie, HI 96762
> #3)David Amberwood
> PO Box 36599
> Stoney Creek, ON L8E5B2 Canada
> #4)Tom Zoeller
> 19 Allison Road
> Vernon, CT 06066
> #5)Tracy Huey
> 604 St. Louis Ave. #208D
> Rockford, IL 61104
> #6)Orhan Gicek
> 447 Cherry St. Apt. 1
> Fall River, MA 02720
> STEP2: Now take the #1 name off the list that you see
> above, move the other names up (6
> becaome 5, 5
> becomes 4, etc.) and add YOUR name as number 6 on the
> STEP3: Change anything you need to, but try to keep
> this article as close to the original as
> possible. Now,
> post your amended article to a least 300 newsgroups
> (message boards).
> All you need is 300, but remember, the more you post,
> the more CASH you make! This is
> perfectly legal! Keep
> a copy of these steps for yourself and, whenever you
> need CASH, you can use it again, and
> PLEASE REMEMBER that this program remains successful
> because of the honesty and
> integrity of the
> participants and by their carefully adhering to the
> directions. Look at it this way. If you are a
> person of integrity
> the program will continue and the CASH that so many
> others have received will come your
> NOTE: You may want to retain every name and address
> sent to you, either on a computer or
> hard copy and
> keep the notes people send to you. This VERIFIES that
> you are truly providing a service. So, as
> each post is
> downloaded and the directions carefully followed, six
> members will be reimbursed for their
> participation as a
> LIST DEVELOPER with one dollar each. Your name will
> move up the list geometrically so that
> when your
> name reaches
> the #1 postion you will be receiving thousands of
> dollars in CASH!!!! What an opportunity for
> only $6.00 ($1.00
> for each of the first six people listed above) Send it
> now, add your name to the list and you're in
> ----DIRECTIONS--- FOR HOW TO POST TO NEWSGROUPS
> Step 1) You do not need to re-type this entire letter
> to do your own posting. Simply put your
> cursor at the
> beginning of this letter and drag your cursor to the
> bottom of this letter, and select 'copy' from
> the edit menu.
> This will copy the entire letter into the computers
> Step 2) Open a blank 'notepad' file and place your
> cursor at the top of the blank page. From
> the 'edit' menu
> select 'paste'. This will paste a copy of the letter
> into notepad so that you can add your name to
> the list. Delete
> all extra wording not related to the article.
> Step 3) Save your new notepad file as a .txt file. If
> you want to do your posting in diffent
> settings, you'll always
> have the file to go back to.
> Step 4) Using search engines like Yahoo, Altavista,
> AOL 'keyword', etc. try searching for
> various newsgroups
> (on-line forums, message boards, chat sites,
> discussions.) It takes a little time to research
> but there are
> many boards out there!!
> Step 5) Visit these message boards and post this
> article as a new message by clicking on
> copy...place cursor in the message board space...click
> once...then click paste...this should
> post the article.
> (Refer to your 'help' section for the simplest way to
> Fill in the Subject, this will be the header that
> everyone sees as they scroll through the list of
> postings in a
> particular group, click the post message button.
> You're done with your first one!
> Congratulations... THAT'T IT!
> All you have to do is jump to differnt newsgroups and
> post away, after you get the hang of it, it
> will take you
> about 30 seconds for each group!
> **REMEMBER, THE MORE NEWSGROUPS YOU POST IN, THE MORE
> CASH YOU WILL
> MAKE! BUT YOU
> HAVE TO POST TO A MINIMUN OF 300**
> That's it! You will begin receiving CASH from around
> the world within days! You may eventually
> want to rent a
> P.O. Box due to the large amounts of mail you will
> receive. If you wish to stay anonymous, you
> can invent a
> name to use, as long
> as the postman will deliver it "JUST MAKE SURE THE
> ADDRESSES ARE CORECT"
> Now the WHY part:
> Out of 300 postings, say I receive only 7 replies (a
> very low example). So then I make $7.00
> with my name at
> #6 on the letter. Now, each of the 7 persons who just
> sent me $1.00 make a MINIMUM 300
> postings, each
> with my name at #5 and only
> 7 persons respond to each to the 7 original 7, that's
> another $49.00 for me, now those 49
> each make 300
> minimum posts with my name at #4 and only 7 replies
> each, I will bring in $343.00. Now,
> those 343 persons
> turn around and post the
> 300 with my name at #3 and receive only 7 replies
> each, I will make an additional $2401.00!
> OK, now here is
> the fun part, each of those 2401 persons post a
> minimun 300 letters with my name at #2 and
> they each only
> receive 7 replies,
> that just made me $16,807.00!!! Those 16,807 persons
> will all deliver this message to 300
> newsgroups with
> my name at #1 and if still 7 persons per 300
> newsgroups react I will receive $117,649.00.
> With an original
> investment of only
> $6.00 and some stamps. AMAZING! When your name is no
> longer on the list, you just take the
> latest posting
> in the newsgroups, and send out another $6.00 to the
> names on the list, putting your name at
> number 6
> again. And start posting again. The thing to remember
> do you relize that thousands of people all over the
> world are joining the internet and reading
> these articles
> everday? JUST LIKE YOU are now!! So, can you afford
> $6.00 and see if it really works?? I think
> so... People
> have said, "what if the plan is played out and no one
> sends you the CASH?
> So what! What are the chances of that happening when
> there are tons of new honest users
> and new honest
> people who are joining the internet and newsgroups
> everyday and are willing to give it a try?
> Estimates are at 20,000 to 50,000 new users, every
> day, with thousands of those joining the
> actual internet.
> Remember, play FAIRLY and HONESTLY and this will
> really work. This is the the fairest and
> most honest way
> I have ever seen to share the wealth of the world
> without costing anything but your time!! You
> also may want to
> buy mailing and e-mail lists
> for future CASH.
> Make sure you download this article RIGHT NOW! Also,
> try to keep a list of everyone that
> sends you money
> and aways keep an eye on the newsgroups to make sure
> everyone is playing fairly.
> REMEMBER, HONESTY
> IS THE BEST POLICY. You don't need to cheat the
> basic idea to make the CASH!! GOOD LUCK to all and
> please play faily and reap the huge
> rewards from this,
> which is tons of extra CASH!
> WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR????
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