Missing Person Hoax

  pj123 12:58 18 Dec 07

Just had another email (which contains hundreds of other people's email addresses) forwarded from a friend about a "Missing Person".

It is a hoax. It you get one please do not forward it on.

This is it:

click here

I have advised my friend to check first before forwarding such emails.

  interzone55 13:02 18 Dec 07

What do people gain from creating these hoax emails, if the yahoo email address doesn't exist it's not like they're using the email to fraudulently gather funds.

I just don't get it...

  pj123 13:34 18 Dec 07

Well, if I was a spammer I would have a field day harvesting all these addresses.

I assume that every time this email is forwarded it also contains the email address of the originator and therefore gets sent back there as well.

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