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Naked Mole Rats Not Susceptible To Cancer.
Message circulating via social media claims that naked mole rats are immune to cancer and that scientists have identified the molecule that provides this immunity.
Christopher or Jessica Davies Hacker Hoax Warning
Message warns recipients not to accept a friend request from Christopher Davies or Jessica Davies because they are hackers who can gain access to your computer and the computers of your friends as well.
Advance Fee Scam - Google 15th Anniversary Awards
Message purporting to be from Google claims that the "email owner" has won eight hundred thousand British pounds in the Google 15th Anniversary Awards.
Does a Viral Picture Show a Giant Snake That Swallowed a Woman in South Africa?
Message going viral on social media claims that a giant snake swallowed a woman near Durban North, South Africa in June 2013. The message includes a photograph of a large python and claims that the picture was taken by Linda Laina Nyatoro, a South African reporter who witnessed the incident.
HM Revenue & Customs 'Unclaimed Refund' Phishing Scam
Email, purporting to be from the UK's HM Revenue & Customs, advises that the recipient is yet to claim a tax refund and should click a link to submit a tax refund request.