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: Online scams emerge in tsunami's wake  ( 1987 )
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« : April 20, 2005, 10:45:48 PM »

By  Reuters

Scam artists are posing as tsunami victims on the Internet in a bid to divert some of the millions of dollars flowing to relief efforts, security experts warned on Wednesday.

 Crudely written appeals for help have begun to appear in e-mail inboxes, asking for donations through a Web site or an offshore bank account, the analysts said.

"It's only a matter of time before...we have fully fledged Web sites that spoof well-known charities, for example," said Paul Wood, chief information security analyst at MessageLabs, an Internet security company

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This came to me while chopping wood the other day. You've heard don't sweat the small stuff. I say save it for later and use it for kindling
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