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Donít get taken by this adorable scam!


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don77

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Send money now, pleads the unsolicited mail, and youíll receive these purebred bulldog pups pictured here. Else wise theyíll die horribly. Brilliant, really. As recent events show, nothing makes Americans go nuts like the publicized perils of poor, defenseless, forever innocent puppies.


http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21677608/


Give them an A for creativity
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Tal

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I have only one thing to say - and that is going to be filtered by the forum :)
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For extra credit, MSNBC should have completed the alliteration:

As recent events show, nothing makes Americans go nuts like the publicized perils of poor, powerless, perpetually pristine puppies.

:)
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Lol, but who will listen to this...

I cant imagine someone panicking over this mail... :S
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don77

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Its just one of many ways/attempts and yes it does fetch a few unknowing don't kid yourself happens a lot more then people know
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are they Nigerian dignitary's puppies? if not....i'm not sending any money...it's a known fact that the only types of those mails that are legitimate are the ones from Nigeria
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What if they were trunk puppies?
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dsenette

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well....then it's a no brainer
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Its very hard to believe that people fall for these scams but they do Ö.

According to the U.S. Secret Service, 419 scams net hundreds of millions of dollars annually worldwide. Even in the Information age, the 419 scam remains a viable, moneymaking operation.


I remember one a few years back Ö..it was an email with a picture of a young girl that was struggling with cancer and the parents were asking for a few dollars to help with her treatments. It turns out nothing was wrong with the little girl and many people had sent money :)
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It is very harsh i know...
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