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Re: [pct-l] THIS PAYED FOR MY CAR!!!
- Subject: Re: [pct-l] THIS PAYED FOR MY CAR!!!
- From: john koch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 17 May 1998 04:33:04 -0700
- Organization: Pacific Bell Internet Services
this is an illeagal chain letter, and i am notifying the proper authorities. i
am an employee of the u.s. postal service.
PCT-L Guest Post wrote:
> ** This message was posted to PCT-L from the AT-L/PCT-L/IAT-L website
> ** by our guest ERIC <HOLLEYE@HOTMAIL.COM>
> ** Please use the address <HOLLEYE@HOTMAIL.COM> to reply to the sender.
> Here is the original letter I received AND IT WORKED It was so easy that
> I couldn't believe it. I hate these posts as much as you do. Please just
> give me a few minutes of your time. It will be worth it, I assure you.
> For only $5 how can you go wrong?
> THIS REALLY DOES WORK!!!!
> It only cost me the postage and $5. READ ON! Hello! I've got some
> awesome news that I think you need to take two minutes to read if you
> have ever thought "How could I make some serious cash in a hurry???," or
> been in serious debt, ready to do almost anything to get the money
> needed to pay off those bill collectors. So grab a snack, a warm cup of
> coffee, or a glass of your favorite beverage, get comfortable, and
> listen to this interesting, exciting find!
> Let me start by saying that I FINALLY FOUND IT! That's right! I found
> it! And I HATE GET RICH QUICK SCHEMES!! I hate those schemes like
> multi-level marketing, mail-order schemes, envelope stuffing scams, 900
> number scams--the list goes on forever. I have tried every darn get rich
> quick scheme out there over the past 12 years. I somehow got on mailing
> lists for people looking to make money (more like "desperate stupid people
> who will try anything for money!"). Well, when I was a teenager,
> these claims to "get me rich quick" sounded irresistible! I would
> shell out $14.95 here, $29.95 there, $24.95 here,and another $49.95
> there. I had maxed out my new Circuit City Card AND my Visa...I was
> Desperate for money!! So, I gave them all a chance but failed at every
> one of them! Maybe they worked for some people, but not for me.
> Eventually, I just tossed that JUNK MAIL in the trash when I got
> the mail. I recognized it right away. I can smell a money scam from
> a mile away these days. I thought I could sniff out a scam easily.
> WAS I WRONG!! I LOVE THE INTERNET!!! I was scanning thru a newsgroup
> and saw an article titled GET CASH FAST!! I thought,
> Here on the Internet? Well, I'll just have to see what schemes could
> possibly be on the internet."
> The article described a way to MAIL A ONE DOLLAR BILL TO ONLY FIVE
> PEOPLE AND MAKE $50,000 IN CASH WITHIN 4 WEEKS! Well, the more I thought
> about it, the more I became very curious. Why? Because of the way it worked AND
> BECAUSE IT WOULD ONLY COST ME FIVE DOLLARS (AND FIVE STAMPS). THAT'S ALL
> I EVER PAY--EVER!!! Okay, so maybe the $50,000 in cash was a tough
> amount to reach--but it was possible. I knew that I could at least get
> a return of $1,000 or so. So I did it!! As per the instructions in the
> article, I mailed out ("snail mail") for you email fanatics) a single
> dollar bill to each of the five people on the list that was contained
> in the article. I included a small note with the dollar that stated
> "Please Add Me To Your List." I then removed the first position name
> of the five names listed and moved everyone up one position, putting my
> name in position five of the list. This is how the money starts rolling
> in! I then took this revised article--now with my name on the list--and
> REPOSTED IT ON AS MANY NEWSGROUPS AND LOCAL BULLETIN BOARD MESSAGE
> AREAS THAT I KNEW. I then waited to watch the money come in, prepared
> to maybe receive about $1,000 to $1,500 in cash or so. But what a welcome
> surprise when those envelopes kept coming in!!!
> I knew what they were as soon as I saw the return addresses from people
> all over the world--most from the U.S., some from Canada, and even some from
> Australia! I tell you, THAT WAS EXCITING!! So, how much did I get in
> total return? $1000? $5000? Not even!!! I received a total of $23,343!!!
> I couldn't believe it!! Now after almost eight months, I am ready to
> do it again!!!
> Maybe it is possible to get $50,000 in cash--I don't know--but IT
> COMPLETELY DEPENDS ON YOU, THE INDIVIDUAL! You must follow through and
> repost this article everywhere you can think of! The number of postings
> you make will determine how much cash will arrive in your mailbox!!
> It's just too easy to pass up!!! Let's review the reasons why
> you should do this. The only cost factors are the five stamps, the five
> envelopes and the five one dollar bills that you send out to the listed
> names by snail mail (U.S. Postal Service mail). Then just simply repost
> the article (WITH YOUR NAME ADDED) to all the newsgroups and local BBS's
> you can. Then sit back and enjoy walking (you can run if you like!) down
> your driveway to your mailbox and scoop up your rewards!! We all have
> five dollars to put into such an easy, effortless investment with
> SPECTACULAR, REALISTIC RETURNS OF $15,000 to $25,000 in about 3-5 weeks!
> So HOLD OFF ON THOSE LOTTERY NUMBERS FOR TODAY, EAT AT HOME TONIGHT
> INSTEAD OF GETTING TAKEOUT, AND INVEST FIVE DOLLARS IN
> THIS AMAZING MONEY MAKING SYSTEM NOW!!! YOU CAN'T LOSE!! So how do you
> do it exactly, you ask? I have carefully provided the most detailed, yet
> straightforward, instructions on how to easily get this underway and get
> your cash on its way. SO, ARE YOU READY TO MAKE SOME CASH!!!?? HERE WE GO!!!
> 1. Take a sheet of paper and write on it the following: "Please add my
> name to your list." Make sure you also include your name and address.
> This creates a service out of this money-making system and thus makes it
> completely legal. You are not just randomly sending a dollar to
> someone--you are paying one dollar for a legitimate service. I assure
> you again that this is completely legal!
> 2. Now fold this sheet of paper around a dollar bill (no checks or
> money orders). Put them into an envelope and send it on its way to the
> five people listed. The folding of the paper around the bill will
> insure its arrival to its recipient. THIS STEP IS IMPORTANT!!
> 3. Now, listen carefully. Here's where you get YOUR MONEY COMING TO
> YOUR MAILBOX. Look at the list of five people. Remove the first name
> from position 1 and move everyone on the list up one slot. Position 2 name
> will now move to the position 1 slot , position 3 will now become position 2,
> position 4 will become 3, position 5 will become 4. Now, put your name,
> address, zipcode AND COUNTRY in position 5.
> 4. Now, upload this updated file to as many newsgroups and local
> bulletin boards' message areas and file sections as possible. Give a
> catchy description of the file so it gets noticed!! Example: "NEED FAST
> CASH?, HERE IT IS!" or "NEED CASH TO PAY OFF YOUR DEBTS??", etc. The
> more uploads the more money you will make, and of course, the more money
> the others on the list will make too.
> LET'S ALL TAKE CARE OF EACH OTHER BY BEING HONEST AND BY PUTTING
> FORTH 120 PERCENT INTO THIS PROFITABLE AND AMAZING SYSTEM!!! You'll
> reap the benefits, believe me!!! Set a goal for the number of total
> uploads you'll post, such as 15-20 postings or more! Always have a goal in
> mind!!! If you can UUE encode the file when uploading, that will make it
> easier for the people to receive it and have it downloaded to their hard
> drive. That way they get a copy of the article right on their computer
> without hassles of viewing and then saving the article from the File
> menu. Don't alter the file type. Leave it as an MS-DOS text file. The
> best test is to be able to view this file using Microsoft's Notepad or
> WordPad. If the margins look right without making the screen slide
> left or right when at the ends of the sentences, you're in business!
> 6. And this is the step I like. JUST SIT BACK AND ENJOY LIFE BECAUSE
> CASH IS ON THE WAY!! Expect to see a little money start to trickle in
> around 2 weeks, but AT ABOUT WEEKS 3 AND 4, THE MONEY STORM WILL HIT YOUR
> MAILBOX!! All you have to do is take it out of the mailbox and try not
> to scream too loud (outside anyway) when you realize YOU HIT THE BIG
> TIME AT LAST!!
> 7. So, go PAY OFF YOUR BILLS AND DEBTS and then get that something
> special you always wanted or buy that special person in your life (or
> the one you want in your life) a gift they'll never forget. ENJOY LIFE!
> THE NAMES LIST THE NAMES LIST THE NAME LIST!!! HONESTY IS WHAT MAKES
> THIS PROGRAM SUCCESSFUL!!!
> 1. Dino M. Uy
> P.O. Box 187
> 6200 Dumaguete City
> Negros Oriental
> 2. Zach McCallum
> 5055 W. Hawley
> Ludington, MI 49431
> 3. Jeff Wakeman
> 2920 17th St. Rd.
> Greeley, CO 80631
> 4. Joseph Medina
> 14660 NW 174th Ave
> Alachua, FL 32606
> 5. Eric Holley
> 4760 Nightingale Dr. #G205
> Colorado Springs, Co 80918
> Keep a list of everyone that sends you a dollar (remember, they asked
> you: to add them to your list) and always keep an eye on the local
> postings of this file, just to make sure that everyone is playing
> the game fairly.You know where your name should be. AGAIN, HONESTY IS
> THE BEST THING WE HAVE GOING FOR US ON THIS PLAN. By the way, if you try
> to deceive people by posting the messages with your name in the list and
> not sending the money to the people already included, you will not get much. I know
> someone who did this and only got about $150 (and that's after two
> months). Then he sent the 5 bills, people added him to their lists, and
> in 4-5 weeks he had over $10,000!
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