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Offline riceral

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Got an unusual offer today in my email
« on: June 19, 2017, 11:14:51 PM »
So, I looked at my work email a little while ago and I see this from lavasett02@gmail.com:

      Hello will you allow Budweiser  to put a small sticker on your CAR,TRUCK, OR MOTORCYCLE. For Budweiser    new product advert and receive $500 every week the program will last three months if interested  click on this link for full details of the job <link removed> .

© 2017 Anheuser-Busch Inc.
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Sure looks like a scam to me. Anyways, even though I could use $6000, I think I'll pass. Not interested in advertising Bud even if it was real.

Anyone else want to click on the link?


« Last Edit: June 20, 2017, 04:53:56 PM by riceral »
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Re: Got an unusual offer today in my email
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2017, 11:59:02 PM »
Nope, for all the same reasons as you already stated

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Re: Got an unusual offer today in my email
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2017, 11:48:36 AM »
Bad grammar, commercial email from a personal email address (hacked or virus?) and a "too good to be true" aspect of 6000$ for a "small sticker"...

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Re: Got an unusual offer today in my email
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2017, 12:26:40 PM »
If you preview the link (add a + to the end of the bitly url) it goes to a marketing lead gen form.  Agree that the offer sounds too good to be true but the devil's in the details.
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Re: Got an unusual offer today in my email
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2017, 12:36:29 PM »
I would definitely put a sticker on riceral's vehicle for $6K.    ;D

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Re: Got an unusual offer today in my email
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2017, 12:50:46 PM »
I would definitely put a sticker on riceral's vehicle for $6K.    ;D

almost choked on my coffee.

thanks for the morning chuckle.

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Re: Got an unusual offer today in my email
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2017, 01:01:05 PM »
I would definitely put a sticker on riceral's vehicle for $6K.    ;D

Absolutely.   ;D

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Re: Got an unusual offer today in my email
« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2017, 01:41:43 PM »
Please remove the links from the original post.

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Re: Got an unusual offer today in my email
« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2017, 04:54:25 PM »
Please remove the links from the original post.

done.

sorry I didn't do it sooner.
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Re: Got an unusual offer today in my email
« Reply #9 on: June 20, 2017, 05:10:13 PM »
No worries, just dangerous.