On August 25, 2007, I received the following message, which I humbly submit may be the funniest spam message of all time. Read it and see for yourself, and remember, you have to listen to me, because I am a prominent user of the Internet.
Subject: Internet User Winning Cash prize Notice
Internet User Winning Cash prize Notice
Attention: Dear Prominent User Of The Internet ,
How are you today? Hope all is well with you and your family? I hope this mail meets you in a perfect condition. This is from a total cash prize of US 500,000.00 dollars, given to the first FIFTY (50) people who will be compensated in this world internet programs. All participants were selected randomly from World Wide Web site Through computer draw system and extracted from over 700.000 companies I am using this opportunity to thank you for using the internet daily.
Due to your effort, using internet programs indoor and in your office, We want to compensate you and show our gratitude to you with the sum of $500,000.00 Thousand United States Of America Dollars we have authorized DR. BRIGHT OLIVER to assist your in getting your compensation check across to you.
The name and contact address of the Dr. Bright Oliver is as follows;
COMPENSATION HEAD OFFICE
CONTACT AGEN: DR. BRIGHT OLIVER
Finally remember that I have forwarded instruction to the DR. BRIGHT OLIVER on your behalf to send the cash prize of hundred thousand United State Of America Dollars to you as soon as you contact him without delay.
Please I will like you to accept this token with good faith as this is from the bottom of my heart. Thanks and God bless you and your family. Hope to hear from you soon.
Mrs. Marcia Alexpaulino
Presidential Library & Museum
Former Director International Online Lottery Co-coordinator. © 2007 WORLD INTERNET PROGRAMS®