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vunet.com: Police hit in iPod spam attack

“Cambridgeshire Police is investigating what it describes as “a deliberate attempt” to affect its services, after being inundated with phone calls when its number was listed in a hoax email.

The email claims to be an invoice for a 40GB iPod music player and tells the recipient that their credit card will be debited 399.95. It then directs customers with questions to call a ‘customer services’ number.

But the number is the general enquiries line for the main police headquarters in Cambridge.”

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Comments

1

He he… Cool.  Or not.

Posted by Z on December 5, 2003 at 11:45 AM (PDT)

2

hahahahaha

Posted by methodz on December 5, 2003 at 1:45 PM (PDT)

3

Brilliant!

Posted by Albert on December 5, 2003 at 2:33 PM (PDT)

4

Too funny! Now if the email had read that the recipient had WON a 40 iPod, it’d be perfect!

Posted by PhantomVI in Chicago on December 5, 2003 at 4:06 PM (PDT)

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