More fun with spammers

following up from: my first post o’ fun

From: jason.young@ncsu.edu Subject: Re: Job for students-details Date: November 22, 2005 1:56:24 PM EST To: lindaj794011470@associate-support.com

On Nov 21, 2005, at 10:15 AM, Linda Johnson wrote:

Hi,

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Hello Dr. Johnson,

If you’ll pardon my questions on this, I’m a little concerned with this website. My mom has warned me that there are often a number of internet scams (as I mentioned in my last note, she’s a truck driver and has had people try to cause accidents with her in order to collect on insurance) – and I just want to make sure this isn’t a scam. It looks like a very legitimate site, but I’m just looking for a little reassurance.

I noticed that there is a sign-up fee. With Christmas coming, I’m not sure I could spare a single penny unless I somehow could get a guarantee that I’d get that money back and then enough to buy my brother Timmy his Elmo (Timmy is in the hospital again, and it looks we might be spending Thanksgiving there). Is there any way you could waive the sign-up fee?

In my last night, I asked what University you were a Professor at and whether that was a NC school. I’m not sure if you saw that question. I’m just trying to make sure everything is on the up-and-up.

Jason