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by Christopher Mudiappahpillai

Or, “Really? You idiots.”

Blogger lets you create a “post-to” e-mail address that will automatically post anything sent to it.

A spambot sent this to my post-to address yesterday:

Dear Pay Pal user,

The card added to ______@blogger.com Pay Pal account will expire soon.

To avoid any interruption to your service, please update your credit card expiration date by following the steps below. If you do not update your credit card expiration date You you may no longer be able to use Instant Transfer To to update your credit card expiration date (Insert period and start new paragraph) click Click here [link deactivated. -C] and:

1. Log in to your Pay Pal account
2. Go to the Profile subtab
3. Click on the Credit Cards link in the Financial Information column
4. Choose the radio button next to the credit card you would like to update and click Edit
5. Enter your credit card verification number
6. Enter the new credit card expiration date
7. Click Save

Thank you for using Pay Pal!
The Pay Pal Team

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Please do not reply to this email e-mail. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response. For assistance, log in to your Pay Pal account and click the Help link located in the top right corner of any
Pay Pal page.

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Note: “Pay Pal” is one word: PayPal.

If you (or anyone you know) are thinking of an attempt at swindling people out of their money and/or personal information, at least run a grammar and spell check before you hit ‘send’.

Thanks.