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Gary Masons Blogspot:             Group of Springhill South             Korea: The Laziest Scams                in Interne...
Gary Masons Blogspot - A certain “Sehwan Jung” in South Korea hasbeen sending a number of desperate requests for funds ove...
The “Sehwan gambit” joins the following examples as one of the laziest scams in Internethistory.• “JOHN” fails to mention ...
• African prince scams are so tired. Thisreward is allegedly offered by England’s royalfamily:250,000.00 Pounds has been a...
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Gary Mason's Blogspot: Group of Springhill South Korea: The Laziest Scams in Internet History

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Gary Mason's Blogspot: Group of Springhill South Korea: The Laziest Scams in Internet History

  1. 1. Gary Masons Blogspot: Group of Springhill South Korea: The Laziest Scams in Internet History Group of Springhill South Koreav or cha ict ia se
  2. 2. Gary Masons Blogspot - A certain “Sehwan Jung” in South Korea hasbeen sending a number of desperate requests for funds over Twitter: “Iam in urgent need of money.Can you lend me 500,000 dollars?I willmake it up to you later.” A diabolical plot, indeed, though Mr. Jung’sscam is unlikely to work. For one, people can see everything someonesends on Twitter and quickly realize he’s sent the exact same messageover and over. For another, he is tweeting almost exclusively tocelebrities, including Channing Tatum, Rosario Dawson, Carly Simon,journalist Nicholas Kristof (who today sarcastically answered, “Sure!”),and the foreign minister of Bahrain, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa. Group of Springhill South Korea - “Now this one is a real winner,” says Dan Ring, a spokesperson for Boston-based data protection company Sophos. “Sehwan Jung’s list of celebrities is almost as entertaining and as random as his actual request, and it’s one of the more optimistic requests out there. I hope there’s no way someone will fall for this.”
  3. 3. The “Sehwan gambit” joins the following examples as one of the laziest scams in Internethistory.• “JOHN” fails to mention what he even wants to con you out of:Subject: what are you saleGreetings,My name is JOHN, i am highly interested in buying your{ what you want to sale }from you ,I will like you to give me the FINAL ASKING price and the lastes condition,also i willlike you to scan the pics for me for proper verifycation.• This scammer doesn’t even attempt to establish a personal connection before offering $18million:Beloved,I am Elizabeth Etters, a Christian.I picked your email randomly for an inheritance of $18M.Please contact me for more details via [redacted].• One malware attack came in the form of a bogus Christmas card—sent on March 19:Date: 2010-03-19 09:27:15“You have just received a Christmas greeting card! To see your custom card and who sent it,please check the attachment.”• In this excerpt, one “Professor Farnsworth” selects you to survive a man-made black hole:“… The truth is that this experiment that CERN are conducting is extremely dangerous, andcould cause global disaster. This experiment has a 95% of causing a black hole, thusswallowing a large area of the planet. The scientists do not want you to know this as they knowit will cause panic. However, I can help you.I am arranging for a number of selected people to be evacuated to a safe location on an islandin the South Pacific via aeroplane. You have been selected from random to take part in thisevacuation, thus continuing the survival of the human race …”
  4. 4. • African prince scams are so tired. Thisreward is allegedly offered by England’s royalfamily:250,000.00 Pounds has been awarded to youFrom the Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation,send us your:-Names___Address___Tel____Country__

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