March 23rd, 2012

frog in coffee

OK, so THIS is a new wrinkle...

This escaped from the spam folder today (details redacted...):

My wife and I won one of Britain's biggest lottery of £101 Million British Pounds and we have decided to donate to the less privileged and charity projects all over the world, and make at least 20 people millionaires.

To verify,please see our interview by visiting the web page below.


To be a beneficiary,kindly send us the below details so that we can issue a valid cheque for £1,500,000.00 pounds in your name or direct or bank to effect the transfer of the funds.
(1)Full Name:
(2)Telephone Number:
Best Regards,

I...uh... okay, fine. Just send me a million freaking POUNDS. Just because. Yeah. Sure. Absolutely. I'll get right on that.

Look, maybe I am wronging a genuine altruist.

But somehow I don't think so.