So, what’s the dumbest scam or spam on the Internet this week?
“Bill Gates – Everyone must put this in their home”
These scam messages have been around for about 6 months and some scammers lacking in any creativity recycle them every so often.
The message says
(Today) Microsoft announces the official release of their most anticipated product ever.
No-one has seen anything like it.
Plug in and have it power your entire home without using any actual electricity.
The message continues in this manner.
This supposed new product has supposedly been released several hundred times so far and far from no-one ever having seen anything like it – we’ve all seen these emails lots of times. This scammer was so dumb, she forgot to put an actual date rather than (today). The message also says it’s almost sold out, but how can that be true if it’s only been announced today?
Of course, there is no such product. The original scam was based on a new type of battery pack released by Elon Musk but it was just a more efficient battery and large enough to power some household items for a while in the event of a power failure. As to not using “any actual electricity” – what is it supposed to use instead – pixie dust ?
All very stupid.
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