Author: ken

Since 1962

Burundanga Business Card

Summary Attackers use business card laced with dangerous drug handed out to women. Circulation: May 2008 Status: Hoax The Debunking: My wife received an email today warning her to pass on an email to everyone she knows. That was my first clue that this email was a hoax. Never, ever forward an email like that…
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There’s a voice that keeps on calling me

Ulysses, Ulysses – Soaring through all the galaxies. In search of Earth, flying in to the night. Ulysses, Ulysses – Fighting evil and tyranny, with all his power, and with all of his might. Ulysses – no-one else can do the things you do. Ulysses – like a bolt of thunder from the blue. Ulysses…
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80 days around the world

80 days around the world, we’ll find a pot of gold just sitting where the rainbow’s ending. Time – we’ll fight against the time, and we’ll fly on the white wings of the wind. 80 days around the world, no we won’t say a word before the ship is really back. Round, round, all around…
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Advance Fee Fraud

This is just about the most basic form of African advance fee fraud scam that you can think of. The mechanics of the Advance Fee Scam (using Western Union, Money Gram or RIA) are simple. It usually starts off with an introduction of sorts then launches off into a bizarre claim that you are due…
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Hi. I am Ken Greene and this is my blog.

AOL/Intel Merger

Summary You can get free money from Microsoft on behalf of AOL/Intel by forwarding the email. Circulation: 1999 Status: Hoax The Debunking There is no merger between AOL & Intel. This scam came out on the internet in 1999 after being retooled from an earlier Microsoft/AOL merger. Boy, AOL is sure busy merging! I’ve dissected…
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Commissioner McAllen-Miller

Summary Millions of dollars coming from the commissioner of “International airport Texas” in consignment boxes – if I pay someone in Africa by Western Union. Circulation: 2011 Status: Scam The Debunking Once again, an unsolicited email telling me of mysterious money coming out of nowhere available to me from a supposed government official. The catch…
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Mrs. Janet Napolitano

Summary (Former) Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano offers to broker a deal to allow me to get my millions of dollars from a consignment box in Africa. Circulation: Mid 2012 Status: Scam The Debunking This email, coming from Africa, not Washington, DC is filled with ALL CAPS, misspellings, errors and general nonsense that a…
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