When Spam Does Pay

 

A can of Spam

A can of Spam

I’m sure by now we’ve all seen the emails in your inbox or left as comments on your blog.  Every once in a while, folks wonder if spamming pays.  I don’t know about you but I always delete the garbage.  Every once in a while, I’ll send off a complaint email if I know it’ll get a result.

Well wonder no more.  Looks like Citibank has proven once and for all that it does. 37-year-old Nigerian scammer Paul Gabriel Amos convinced Citibank officials to wire him $27 million belonging to Ethiopia.  While the FBI arrested Amos when he tried to visit Los Angeles, there’s no mention of where the money is.

I have to wonder, as noted in the some of the comments within that article, if some of the bailout money give to Citibank was included within that amount.

One thought on “When Spam Does Pay

  1. A spammer who tells the truth?

    I was going to call this post “The irony of spam” but when I did a lookup of the 89.74.32.88 IP address that it came from, I discovered that it really was from Poland.  Almost hit the publish button when…

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