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500k GBP Yahoo and MSN Lottery

The following is the full email with headers:---------------------Return-path: [event_dept@hotmail.com]Delivery-date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006Received: from hotmail.com ([64.4.35.1]) by bay0-omc1-s5.bay0.hotmail.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.1830);&nbs

Lottery Scam: FONDAZIONE Di VITTORIO & ECOWAS

Did anyone get excited after reading these? "I have been directed to inform you that you have been chosen for a cash grant of US$1,000,000.00 by the  board of trustees of the above stated non-governmental  aid organisation. Your grant numbe

Staying Focused with Your Home-Based Business Goals

As an owner of a home-based business, you will have to learn to stay focused on your goals/reasons why you originally chose this direction. It is so easy to become distracted when you are working from home; since there are always a hundred other thin

Thinking About Starting An Internet Business

Starting an internet business does not have to be difficult. It can be confusing and you may feel intimidated. This is not everybody's cup of tea. It requires extensive planning, but these days people start business with sole intention to become rich

Basics of Successful Web Design

The world of internet has changed the way information is accessed. The internet is known as the information superhighway. The World Wide Web mostly gained momentum after 1990s and especially after the world famous search engine Google appeared on the

Employers Protection Against The Ridiculous

The UK is fast becoming the Health and Safety nightmare of the modern world. There are those who work in the care sector who are not allowed to come into physical contact with the people they care for fear of breaching some health and safety law, the

Internet Explorer 7.0 Scam

Several of our 1,323,472 email addresses (setup just to perform spam+scam email mining) received an email from a scammer to download the latest Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0. The link goes to a site something like secure01xxx.com(?). We still have

Another dmoz complaint

As you can see, I am quite disturbed that dmoz.org is the defacto and free directory on the internet, where getting listed is a painful, or rather "one-sided process". One-sided meaning that my submission never gets listed. I had also mentioned that

Making Net-surfing as Easy as Pie

I think the Internet is a blessing to the twenty-first century. It fixes us with people all over the world. It allows us to view information that we would otherwise be unable to read. Using it is probably easier than "easy as pie". And one of the thi

Puppy Scams Hit Norfolk, UK

The best place to buy pets are your local pet shops. Craigslist have also issued a general warning not to buy something from strangers on the internet, especially when you can't meet up with them. Norfolk police have received a number of calls from c

US$20 million from Lucas of Zimbabwe

What about the US$20 million? You will be getting 20% of that if you help Mr Lucas with his problem. That is US$4 million, much better than eating worms and running through obstacles in Survivor Series... ------------------Return-path: [lucasfamily

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