Nigel Parkinson, Cartoonist

Nigel Parkinson, Cartoonist
This is him, at a recent Comic Con (Photo (C) Alan A Andrew)

Saturday, 23 February 2013

Copy cats

Those scam emails we sometimes get, suggesting we can become multi-millionaires if we let a foreign prince deposit his riches in our bank, and all we have to do is send our bank details, mother's maiden name and name of first pet, usually are so blatant that we ignore them. But some people have unfortunately been taken in and lost money. One man decided a while ago to take them on at their own game and scam the scammers- he's actually extorted money, goods and services from these people, and his email chains with them can be hilarious not to mention educational. In fact, he even roped me and The Beano and Dandy into one 'right back atcha', quite unbeknownst to us !
Read all about it here, at 419 eater

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