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vunet.com: Police hit in iPod spam attack

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By Dennis Lloyd

Publisher, iLounge
Published: Friday, December 5, 2003
News Categories: iPod

“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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