Mother’s ‘honest’ spam

Why replying to spam emails isn’t always a stupid thing to do…

A few weeks ago, about 200 people received what appeared to be a spam email with the familiar offer of unearned cash in exchange for bank details if the recipient visited a website, givingisglorious.com. The only strange thing about it was that it appeared to come from the Mother advertising agency. Only one person was trusting enough to reply – turns out that wasn’t such a stupid thing to do:

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