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Please Correct Your Email Address Hoax

This is a scam by sent by spammers. They tell you your e-mail needs to be verified.  But if you reply, you are actuallyhelping to create a mailing list they can sell to others to Spam you over and over again. You may see other variations, but they all have the same purpose. Do not respond, unless you want more Spam.

Here are the several variations of the email - Remember it is a FAKE:


Least we forgive the intrusion.

Your email address is on a list that we purchased.

Realizing that these lists are often compiled without your knowledge this is our attempt to clean this list before we begin mailing. It is not an attempt to verify that your email address is valid. We use an automated mail system that deletes undeliverable email (invalid addresses). Since you are reading this email we already know your address is valid.

If you DO NOT want to receive mail reply with "REMOVE" in the subject line.

Please make sure remove is in subject line or mail software will delete your reply.

Mail is not read so yelling, screaming or sending threats will not get you on remove list.

Only the word "REMOVE" will work.

You will be placed on our remove list and not receive any email from us again.

We DO NOT want anybody on our list to receive email that does not want to be there.

If you are one of the small group of people who believe that you have the right to decide what email everyone on the internet should receive, and are going to email every organization you can find to request that you not receive any more email from us, then please remember to include us in your mailing with "REMOVE" in the subject. Otherwise you will have wasted a lot of people's time and still receive email from us.

Thank you all for understanding.


Bob Beaudoin
Webmaster MegaSuccess

This message was composed using Automated E-Mail Software. If you wish to be removed from this advertisers future mailings, please reply with subject "REMOVE" and this software will automatically block you from future mailings.

And if you want to see the humorous side of hoax emails, read the spoof of the bubble-boy scams.

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