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Email Chain Letters


Mother Teresa Novena Chain Email

Email purporting to contain a novena from Mother Teresa that started in 1952, claims that bad luck will befall those who do not pass on the message and an accompanying image.

Published: October 1, 2013



'Little Dead Girl Clarissa' Warning - Nasty and Violent Internet Chain Letter

Widely circulated Internet chain message warns recipients that, if they do not read and pass on the message, the ghost of a little girl named "Clarissa" will visit their rooms at night and kill them.

Published: October 5, 2012



Hoax Chain Letter - The Vengeful Ghost of Carmen Winstead

Circulating message tells the story of teenager Carmen Winstead who supposedly died after being pushed into a sewer by school bullies. The message claims that Carmen's ghost returned to exact revenge on the bullies and continues to come back and kill those who do not resend her story.

Published: 11th December 2011



Cindy Hogman (or Hogan) Prayer Request Email

Email claiming to be from Gary Hogman, (aka Gary Hogan) a soldier serving in Iraq, asks recipients to pray for Gary's wife Cindy who has been diagnosed with cervical cancer.

Published: 24th March 2009



Moon Split Miracle Chain Letter

Chain message claims to present photographic evidence that the moon was once split in two thereby supposedly giving scientific support to Islamic stories of a miracle once performed by the Prophet Muhammad in which he split the moon into two parts.

Published: 7th September 2010



Hodgkin's Lymphoma Prayer Request Email

Email forward, claiming to be a "Special Prayer Request from Peggy Lesley at Brookwood Church" asks you to pray for an 11 year old boy who has Hodgkin's Lymphoma before adding your name to the message and sending it to as many people as possible

Published: 2nd February 2009



Bloody Mary Curse Chain Email

Chain email claims to be cursed once opened and warns that "Bloody Mary" will kill the recipient if the email is not quickly sent to others.

Published: 31st December 2008



Miracle in Egypt - Buried Children Saved By Jesus

Email forward tells the story of two Egyptian children who were buried alive by their murderous father but miraculously survived underground for fifteen days with the help of a "man wearing shiny white clothes, with bleeding wounds in his hands".

Published: 18th August 2008



Person On The Bridge Hoax Email

Email that includes a photograph of a wooden foot bridge on a forest walking track claims that a person will appear on the bridge if the email is forwarded to at least five other people

Published: 7th April 2008



Our Lady of Guadalupe Chain Email

Email warns that bad luck will befall those who do not send an attached "miraculous and sacred" image to at least 20 people within 13 days.

Published: 14th March 2008



Most Beautiful Mummy Good Luck Chain Letter

Email chain letter with an attached photograph of a child mummy claims that those who send the message to twenty friends will receive good luck.

Published: 24th August 2007



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