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What happened when a scammer offered a free BMW to an evil clown called Uncle Badtouch
Jamie Hamilton @ RoF
05 May 2016 14:24
A scam artist emailed RollOnFriday to inform us that we'd won a BMW. After celebrating with wine and biscuits, I forwarded the email to an account belonging to a fictitious character I'd created with no forethought called 'Uncle Badtouch'. I know, but I did say no forethought.
Here's what happened next, and if you like it remember to check out the
insane correspondence with Sadiq Ahmed
, the ballad of
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Advance clown warning: don't worry, on a scale of scary clowns it comes very low, somewhere between Krusty and Ronald.
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Please keep it nice. Thanks.
I love your scam blogs
my chest now hurts from laughinh
Is this what RoF Towers pays you to do Jamie? Play with the minds of poor scammers trying to make a buck and feed their children?
Excellent! Keep it up!
Class. My fellow passengers think I'm insane chuckling away on the train!
I want your job.
Very clever. But David Thorne's emails are even funnier -
I see this one was going as far back as 2007; it was better then as the cash award with the car was a million "Great British pounds". Plenty of bogus winning certificates on this site: http://419.bittenus.com/winnings/bmw.htm which can also act as a check for fake i/ds etc. Oh, great fun scambaiting
I've just had a second email, so will ask for a certificate to show my winnings. I've just changed my car, and the garage wasn't prepared to match the Beamer offer. That's VW for you!