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  • News From Japan - Update on Banking Crisis (Joke)
    Email claims that several Japanese banks, including the "Origami Bank", the "Sumo Bank" and the "Bonsai Bank" are experiencing major difficulties due to the US sub-prime lending crisis.
    Published: 17th October 2008

  • Power Line Virus (Joke)
    Email warns about a damaging virus that travels through power lines.
    Published: 8th September 2005

    The State Highway Patrol in conjunction with the FBI has issued a warning advising all dog owners to keep their dogs indoors until further notice.
    Published: 2nd August 2006

  • Plagiarized Poem - Why Computers Sometimes Crash! by Dr. Seuss
    An amusing poem about computing that has circulated widely online and via email is attributed to American writer, Dr Seuss.
    Published: 16th June 2006

  • Naked Girl Window Washer Scam
    Email warns recipients of a new scam in which a naked woman distracts drivers while an accomplice steals items from the vehicle
    Published: 4th March 2005

  • Billy Evans Mock Charity Hoax
    This joke email pokes fun at the seemingly endless series of absurd charity hoaxes that darken inboxes the world over.
    Published: 1st March, 2005

  • Work Virus
    Email claims that there is a new virus called "work" that can cause your social life to be deleted as well as result in your brain ceasing to function properly.
    Published: 4th January 2004

  • Show Your Bum Joke
    Email warns that a man supposedly conducting a survey may come to your door and ask to see your bum
    Published: 8th August 2004

  • Bad Times Spoof
    Email mocks the "Good Times" virus hoax by detailing the outrageous effects of an imaginary virus named "Badtimes"
    Published: 12th December 2003

  • Digital Camera for Sale
    Email claims to be advertising a digital camera for sale
    Published: 21st August 2003

  • Drivers Licence on the Internet
    Email claims that Internet users can view anyone's Driver's License details by visiting a specified website and entering a name, city and state into a search form.
    Published: 13th April 2003

  • Nuclear Strike Email Hoax
    Outrageous spoof email claims that just opening an email will automatically launch a nuclear strike
    Published: 6th March 2003

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