This is what happens when you reply to a scammer
Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply? Follow along as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, weeks-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal.
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Thread of Email Exchange With a Scammer Turned Into A Hilarious Story
London-based comedian James Veitch spent the last two years replying to spam emails and compiling the often hilarious conversations that ensued. “Dot Con,” a book of these interactions, was published this year and is available on Amazon.
“I set up multiple pseudonymous email accounts and began replying to spam,” Veitch told Mashable. “This must have put me on some sort of list because the spam came in a torrent and I replied to as much as I could