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Award for Sloppiest Email Spam Ever

I mean c’mon, if you are going to the effort to run bots to spam and phish me, at least try to be convincing! The CogDog judge gives this a -1 for effort and a 0 for originality. How many hours were sent crafting:

To: undisclosed recipients;
Subject: our Email ID has been awarded 1,000,000.00 GBP in the TOBACCO PROMO send your

Names…
Country…
Age…

The most disturbing thing is that even this indecipherable, obviously a phony email will still probably fool some percentage of the receivers of the message. That is really sad,

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An early 90s builder of the web and blogging Alan Levine barks at CogDogBlog.com on web storytelling (#ds106 #4life), photography, bending WordPress, and serendipity in the infinite internet river. He thinks it's weird to write about himself in the third person.

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