This little gem of a spam run was widely broadcast last night and caused some alarm. Take a look, I’m sure you’ll see why.
1. Heroin, in liquid and crystal form. 2. Rocket fuel and Tomohawk rockets (serious enquiries only). 4. New shipment of cocaine has arrived, buy 9 grams and get 10th for free.
Everyone is welcome, but not US citizens.
ATTENTION. Clearance offer. Buy 30 grams of heroin, get 5 free.
Prices upon reqeust:
Our email: <redacted>@<redacted>.COM
PHONE 0093 (0) 20 <redacted> FAX 0093 (0) 70 <redacted>
This is actually a really old prank, originally targeted at the Dark Profits website in 2003. This is simply a prank twist of a traditional email Joe Job., designed to flood a mailbox/phone/fax with responses.
We saw a couple of different flavors of this campaign targeting different entities however all were appropriately caught.
Snopes have a great article in their archive if you’d like a refresher.
Don’t panic. Nothing to see here!