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orangenblue420
02-03-2004, 02:06 PM
A "friend" just got this email.........



Subject: You use illegal file sharing

Ladies and Gentlemen,
Downloading of Movies, MP3s and Software is illegal and punishable by
law.

We hereby inform you that your computer was scanned under the IP
193.140.77.204 . The
contents of your computer were confiscated as an evidence, and you will
be indicated.
You get the charge in writing, in the next days.
In the Reference code: #56257, are all files, that we found on your
computer.

The sender address of this mail was masked, to fend off mail bombs.


- You get more detailed information by the Federal Bureau of
Investigation -FBI-
- Department for "Illegal Internet Downloads", Room 7350
- 935 Pennsylvania Avenue
- Washington, DC 20535, USA
- (202) 324-3000


I have attached a link to a site that explains.....

http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/hoaxes/download.asp

Nixhex78
02-03-2004, 02:14 PM
Thanks for the warning!

BroncoManiac_69
02-03-2004, 03:24 PM
orangeandblue are you going along with the hoax? Is that the reason for the post? The link you provided to explain did exactly that. Explained that this is a HOAX!

Nixhex78
02-03-2004, 03:34 PM
She's letting us know it's a hoax so we don't get freaked out if we happen to get the same email.

orangenblue420
02-04-2004, 09:09 AM
Originally posted by BroncoManiac_69
orangeandblue are you going along with the hoax? Is that the reason for the post? The link you provided to explain did exactly that. Explained that this is a HOAX!

Ummmmm.......NOOOOOOOOO

duh..........thats why it says WARNING.....I was trying to WARN people about the email and let them now about the site that explains the email is a hoax.....i dont want people to open the attachment that comes with the email....

Luckily my "friend" did not open it, therefore didnt get infected BUT I wanted others to know about it......