What happens when you reply to a spam email?

by WF- Enzo Administrator
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I've just received a Nigerian spam email claiming I won USD 5 million from a prince. So now I got rich huh? That quick? I didn't reply to the email of course, but it piqued me - what happens if I replied to that con? What would it entail me? Would they respond? Would they make bold claims bla bla bla I have this money bla bla bla?

Watch this hilarious TED Talk with James Veitch as he details a month-long exchange with a spammer.

#email #reply #spam
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  • Profile picture of the author Nusrat Sarmin
    Spam emails are irritating and time-consuming. It brings extra trouble.
    sometimes there is a risk of virus attack from spam email links.
    Hackers and fraud also want to trap people for attacking their financial accounts and social account. Spam email contains malicious content and malware that encrypts files and folders, preventing access to important files. we have to avoid the dangers of spam email by not opening these emails and following the safety rules.
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  • Profile picture of the author Hridita Rony222
    spam-mail is a very annoying thing. I once received such an email but I had no idea about spam-mail then. Then my email was blocked. So you have to understand the unfamiliar emails then you have to reply. When you realize it's fake. It brings extra trouble.
    sometimes there is a risk of virus attack from spam email links.
    Hackers and fraud also want to trap people for attacking their financial accounts and social accounts have to avoid the dangers of spam email by not opening these emails and following the safety rules.
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  • Profile picture of the author nerdy88
    This had me in stitches before I even clicked the video, great one! Although I've been ruminating on the skill and tact some of these fraudsters have.

    I know a person who knows a person who knows a person who knows one of these people and they told said some of these guys can make $100 000 scams! I know people who've been scammed! There're some smooth criminals out there, so be careful with spam!

    Thanks for that
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  • Profile picture of the author Rajamanickam
    I am using Norton antivirus program to notify me and to prevent such spam emails.
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  • Profile picture of the author fasibor
    When you reply a spam mail, the scammers will respond. They will feel that they've caught the "scape goat."
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  • Profile picture of the author Radcliff
    I think we all have had our fair share of these and they can be the most annoying to handle in some cases. Also the worst part is some of these also include links capable of hacking or stealing all your data. So it is always wise to steer clear of them no matter how tempting these might sound. Obviously there are many who fall prey to these as there are many who still are unaware of such mails.
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