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Swish
03-14-2009, 02:56 PM
...kind of spam. It was indeed his e-mail address, but I think it's the latter. Some other RR members were included in the e-mail and I can't for the life of me believe this is really from him, based on all the typos and errors in syntax. Check it out;


New shopping!New life!
Dear friend,
How are you doing recently?Id like to introduce
you a good company who mainly sell many electronic
products such as laptops, cameras,mobile
phones,TV,GPS,PS3,MP3/4,Motorbikes etc.Now the
company take some measures to promate their
products,all the goods are sold at its cost nearly
.They can guarantee the higher quality, lower price
and better services.What's more important,the price
is really a big surprising happiness for shopping!
Just catch the chance,just do it!Their official
website:www.ffwld.com

I won't even venture to the website. I guess I'll shoot 'ole Chip an e-mail and await his response.

Swish - not taking the bait

MindGoneHaywire
03-14-2009, 04:06 PM
I contacted him & let him know about it a few minutes after I got it. He may have picked up a virus.

02audionoob
03-15-2009, 09:05 AM
Those syntax errors certainly don't look like the doing of someone named Chip, unless Chip is a name common to non-English-speaking regions of the world.

Swish
03-15-2009, 10:17 AM
I contacted him & let him know about it a few minutes after I got it. He may have picked up a virus.

...was a hacker victim, at least on his Hotmail account. I thought G-Mail was pretty safe but a friend of my daughter had his e-mail account there hacked. What a pain.