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Scammers, Phishers & Day Jobs

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What is it with people in the phishing/scamming business? Do they really make more money running scams than they could make if they spent the same amount of time and energy on a day job?

.I have a new book, which means new (additional) email address, which is now getting new versions of old scams. Some of these are even more impressive. “Thanks for your PayPal payment for blockchain purchase #8724 . . .”) Do I…




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