E-mail scam

  huffyboy 21:47 18 Apr 2003

ive just got an e-mail from my sister that has been passed on through about 20 people saying "please read it was on the news".something about Bill Gates joining up with pepsi and AOL and giving away 245 US Dollars.Please tell me this isn't another virus or a hoax.

  MAJ 21:53 18 Apr 2003

If you've opened it and are worried that it does contain a virus, run an up to date virus scanner. If you don't have one you can download one if you click here

  mikef™ 22:25 18 Apr 2003

It's an old hoax that has been around in various forms for some time.

  Simon_P 22:32 18 Apr 2003

I first saw this about 2 years ago, and believe that it was old even then.

I think that its clan but you should do a scan to be sure.

  Forum Editor 00:19 19 Apr 2003

that has been around for a good while.

The fact that it's about Bill Gates handing out money should set the old warning bells ringing.

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