Email scam ya think ?

  Â ÑÌÇKÑÂMË 23:43 11 Sep 2003
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Hi got this what ya think ?



>>assured AOL and Intel will follow through with their promises for
>> > fear of facing a multimillion-dollar class action suit similar
>>to the
>> > one filed by PepsiCo against General Electric not too long ago.
>> >
>> > Dear Friends,
>> > Please do not take this for a junk letter. Bill Gates is sharing
>>his
>> > fortune. If you ignore this you will repent later. Microsoft and
>>AOL are
>> > now the largest Internet companies and in an effort to make sure
>>that
>> > Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program,
>>Microsoft and
>> > AOL are running an e-mail beta test.
>> >
>> > When you forward this e-mail to friends, Microsoft can and will
>>track it
>> > (if you are a Microsoft Windows user) for a two week time
>>period.
>> >
>> > For every person that you forward this e-mail to, Microsoft will
>>pay you
>> > $245.00, for every person that you sent it to that forwards it
>>on,
>> > Microsoft will pay you $243.00 and for every third person that
>>receives
>> > it, you will be paid $241.00. Within two weeks, Microsoft will
>>contact
>> > you for your address and then send you a cheque.
>> >
>> > Regards.
>> > Charles S. Bailey
>> > General Manager Field Operations
>> > 1-800-842-2332 Ext. 1085 or 904-245-1085 or RNX 292-1085
>> > [email protected]
>> > >
>> >
>> > I thought this was a scam myself, but two weeks after receiving
>>this
>> > e-mail and forwarding it on, Microsoft contacted me for my
>>address and
>> > within days, I received a cheque for US$24,800.00. You need to
>>respond
>> > before the beta testing is over. If anyone can afford this Bill
>>Gates is
>> > the man.
>> >
>> > It's all marketing expense to him. Please forward this to as
>>many people
>> > as possible.
>> > You are bound to get at least US$10,000.00.
>> > We're not going to help them out with their e-mail beta test
>>without
>> > getting a little something for our time. My brother's girlfriend
>>got in
>> > on this a few months ago. When I went to visit him for the
>>Baylor/UT
>> > game.
>> >
>> > She showed me her check. It was for the sum of $4,324.44 and was
>>stamped
>> > "Paid In Full".
>> >
>> > Like I said before, I know the law, and this is for real
>> >
>> > Intel and AOL are now discussing a merger which would make them
>>the
>> > largest Internet company and in an effort make sure that AOL
>>remains the
>> > most widely used program, Intel and AOL are running an e-mail
>>beta test.
>> >
>> >
>> > When you forward this e-mail to friends, Intel can and will
>>track it (if
>> > you are a Microsoft Windows user) for a two week time period.
>> >
>> > For every person that you forward this e-mail to, Microsoft will
>>pay you
>> > $203.15.
>> > For every person that you sent it to that forwards it on,
>>Microsoft will
>> > pay you $156.29
>> > And for every third person that receives it, you will be paid
>>$17.65.
>> > Within two weeks, Intel will contact you for your address and
>>then send
>> > you a check.
>> > I thought this was a scam myself, but a friend of my good
>>friend's Aunt
>> > Patricia, who works at Intel, actually got a check of $4,54323
>>by
>> > forwarding this e-mail.
>> >
>> > Try it; what have you got to lose????

  leo49 23:45 11 Sep 2003

This one's got a grey beard down to it's knees - it's been doing the rounds so long.

  Stuartli 23:48 11 Sep 2003

Do you really think this may be a scam.....

  Â ÑÌÇKÑÂMË 23:48 11 Sep 2003

Thought so lol info anyway thanks and closed.

  Stuartli 23:49 11 Sep 2003

Sorry, that should have been do ya really think this is a scam.....?

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