Although, this is not new thing to delete lot of junk message in the Inbox on daily basis. However, some of the mail message are very interesting and attract user to read them.
I receive many message daily in Inbox and get rid of all junk by shift+del. Today, I got very interesting message thorough popular community portal MySpace, so i attract to read that message. According to the mail, i won the 100million lottery by UK government. The matter in the letter looks like genuine but not genuine. There are a lot of questions you can ask yourself before replying to this type of message and decide yourself. Questions something like that should come in your mind:

  1. Why they are contacting through email or other community portal, why not officially.
  2. How you can won the lottery without participating.
  3. Nobody will pay you without expecting anything from your end.

There a lot of scams over internet. some of popular are:

  • Black money scam
  • Cardboard children scam
  • Employment scams
  • Fodder Scam
  • Forex scam
  • Lottery scam
  • Moving Scam
  • Nigeria scam or Advance Fee Fraud
  • Penny and Dime Scam
  • Reloading scam
  • Romance scam
  • Slavery Reparation Scam
  • Thai Gem Scam

At last, i search google for the contact email address written in myspace mail message. Surprisingly, i lend to a page that was quite interesting and say everything about the person who might be and what was their intension. The lending page is:

The fact is that, they are successfully affecting thousand of people yearly even if the awareness about the fact. The reason is, internet user base is still growing and all the people are not aware about the real fact. A lot of money without doing anything can easily attract such type of internet newbies. As always they loose their hard earned money.

What we can do:

Do not avoid such type of mail. Always try to abuse them probably they will be ban from site.
Submit email address and IP address to the site that are working against scams and spammers.

Written by Bala Krishna

Bala Krishna is web developer and occasional blogger from Bhopal, MP, India. He like to share idea, issue he face while working with the code.

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  1. Ravi rahul

    I liked ur site.Thanks for the good work……………….