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Got it too. Someone is about to get banned.:DBy the way, I used the Alert link for this topic to alert the mods. In addition to what I said in that alert, the user responsible is "amanda abu" with user ID 155904.

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>By the way, I used the Alert link for this topic to alert the>mods. Thanks Mike. :-) Perhaps there should be an alert link for PMs. Or is there and I'm just too dumb to see it?

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Yeah could not be a more perfect example of the nigerian spoof, Ive had to deal with that many times on ebay myself.

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Got one of those last year, but for $12Mil. I turned it over to the FBI!

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I've got it too but having deleted the message the advisory message still appears on the AvSim Forum page and when I click it it say's my Inbox is empty.How can I get rid of the message?

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>How can I get rid of the message?Did you click on the " Click here to mark inbox messages as read" in your inbox ?

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I have given them the my email and phone number in the past,that just happened to be the same as the Boston FBI's:-)

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He / she / it are now history. We will start to have to ban gmail addresses if this stuff keeps up.

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Man, those Nigerians certainly get about :-wave I wish I'd kept all the different versions of these scam mails that I've received over the years, you could publish them together to make an amusing book :-)regardsGrahame

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"We will start to have to ban gmail addresses if this stuff keeps up"I thought anonymous email addresses are banned already? GMail has the same anonymity as yahoo, msn or hotmail. Regards,John

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Can't rememebr, sorry. I did choose Delete which removed it but the reminder remains.Can you clear it please?

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Ray, send me your password in email and I will log into your account and see what I can do.

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>Man, those Nigerians certainly get about :-wave >>I wish I'd kept all the different versions of these scam mails>that I've received over the years, you could publish them>together to make an amusing book :-)Why would you even open it in the first place? This has always confuzzled me. :-hmmm EwingKATLAlcohol, Tobacco and Firearms should be a store, not a government agency.MSI K8N Neo2 PlatinumAMD Opteron 185 2.6 Ghz Dual Core2GB Kingston HyperX (2X1GB) Dual Channel DDR 2-3-2-6 @ 1TXFX nVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS 256MB DDR3 AGPSound Blaster Audigy LSSilverStone Decathlon 750W +12v@60A +5v@30AFS9 on WinXPPro (SP1)

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The mails are nearly always pure text format, and are "open" anyway. And if my virus scanner(NOD32)says it's been scanned and is "clean", why not have a bit of a chuckle before I transfer it to the trashcan? :-)regardsGrahame

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<>Programs like MailWasher Pro allow you to read the message whilst it's still on the mail server. You can then bounce it without ever downloading it.I read some of them because the use of English is so bad it's entertaining.

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If it's on your screen, you downloaded it. That particular message might not be in the file your mail reader uses for its "Inbox", but SOME application downloaded it off the server and stored it in your computer's memory, else the OS wouldn't be able to display the text. If enough applications are running the text will end up in the swap file on your hard drive for a while too.

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Even if I did download it it was not removed from the mail server so I still had the ability to bounce or delete it.Once my mail program has downloaded it it's no longer on the server and I can't bounce or delete it. That's the beauty of MailWasher.Anyway, I'm mystified by the purpose of your post.

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>Anyway, I'm mystified by the purpose of your post.Probably not as mystified as I am that people open mail they know is spam. If people wouldn't open this crap, there'd be less of it going around. Even more mysteriously, some people who open them, are actually stupid enough to fall for the scam. Absolutely mind blowing.:-hang EwingKATLAlcohol, Tobacco and Firearms should be a store, not a government agency.MSI K8N Neo2 PlatinumAMD Opteron 185 2.6 Ghz Dual Core2GB Kingston HyperX (2X1GB) Dual Channel DDR 2-3-2-6 @ 1TXFX nVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS 256MB DDR3 AGPSound Blaster Audigy LSSilverStone Decathlon 750W +12v@60A +5v@30AFS9.1 on WinXPPro (SP1)

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You clearly don't understand what MailWasher does. I suggest you go and read about it.I'm well used to scams and have never fallen for one.Your sig tells me a great deal about you.

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I'll check out MailWasher.What does my sig tell you, other than I'm not fond of big government and my system is a bit out of date? EwingKATLAlcohol, Tobacco and Firearms should be a store, not a government agency.MSI K8N Neo2 PlatinumAMD Opteron 185 2.6 Ghz Dual Core2GB Kingston HyperX (2X1GB) Dual Channel DDR 2-3-2-6 @ 1TXFX nVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS 256MB DDR3 AGPSound Blaster Audigy LSSilverStone Decathlon 750W +12v@60A +5v@30AFS9.1 on WinXPPro (SP1)

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