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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian17 Jan 2012 8:36 p.m. PST

A 65-year-old South Korean man got a random "spam" e-mail saying he had won tens of millions of dollars in the lottery, and went to South Africa to collect. The greedy man not only had not entered any lotteries in Africa, but stupidly took his daughter with him when he went for the money….

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP17 Jan 2012 9:36 p.m. PST

Pretty stupid.
But not that stupid.

SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Inactive Member18 Jan 2012 12:47 a.m. PST

Never been that stupid!!!!!!!!!!!!

GarrisonMiniatures18 Jan 2012 3:49 a.m. PST

Still, they probably had a nice holiday.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP18 Jan 2012 4:40 a.m. PST

What the OFM said. Done some stupid things in my
life, but not quite that bad.

Plynkes Inactive Member18 Jan 2012 6:20 a.m. PST

I'm stupid enough to have been called a "cretin" by the local paper.

But that's rich, coming from them.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP18 Jan 2012 6:42 a.m. PST

thumbs up

Did you get soemone to read the article to you ? If not then they probably under estimated your intelligence.

Me ?

I'm as dumb as the day is long – that's why I'm moving to somewhere with less daylight – I could sure use them smarts, eh ?

Roderick Robertson Supporting Member of TMP Fezian18 Jan 2012 11:51 a.m. PST

Well, the koreans weren't the only dumb ones:

But the unnamed man and his daughter, who was described only as in her 30s, bought into it, and were being held for a 6.5-million-pound (US$10 million) ransom.

Okay, mister smartypants kidnapper, do you really think that someone falling for your scam has that kind of money available to them? Really?

Lentulus19 Jan 2012 7:05 p.m. PST

do you really think that someone falling for your scam has that kind of money available to them?

Coughed up for two tickets to South Africa, might as well give it a try.

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