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Monday 26 January 2015

Very lazy Walmart raffle ticket scam spam

Sometimes I see some very sophisticated scams with lovely websites and a credible and convincing pitch to snare the unwary. This isn't one of those, but it is a remarkably lazy piece of crap instead.

From:    Walmart [clarkscott75875@gmail.com]
Reply-To:    mrwilliamm234@gmail.com
Date:    26 January 2015 at 17:23
Subject:    Walmart


This is to announce to the Public that the Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., have
started selling raffle ticket for the 2015 with the effect from today
been 1/26/2015, for more inquiries, contact our Publicity Department

Wal-Mart Public Department
E-mail: publicityonwalmart@publicist.com
Mr. William Morgan
E-mail: mrwilliamm234@gmail.com

You will be directed on what to do to pick your form

Thanking you In Advance
Dennis Harrison
Walmart, Arkansas USA
I've heard it said that the scammers deliberately choose really stupid scams that only an idiot would fall for.. in order to filter out all those people who aren't idiots. So perhaps there is a point to all this half-arsed crappiness after all.

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