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Another hoax

May 22, 2006
Just to let you know that this e-mail is a hoax.  If you receive it, please do not pass it on any further.
   For more information about read the pages I found on Google by searching "Microsoft Hoax", and "Hoax Microsoft."  The whole thing started in 2003!  The second one is from Idaho state University, and is a really interesting!  You can learn about why people do this.

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  >>>>     Cc:     ‘truggiero@haltonforming.com’
>>>>     Subject:        PLEEEEEEASE REEEEEAD! IT WAS ON GOOD MORNING
>>>>AMERICA
>>>>TODAY
>>>>
>>>>     To all of my friends, I do not usually forward messages,
>>>>     But this is from my friend Pearlas Sandborn and she is an
>>>>     attorney. If she says that this will work – It will work.
>>>>     After all, what have you got to lose?
>>>>
>>>>     SORRY EVERYBODY.. JUST HAD TO TAKE THE CHANCE!!!
>>>>     I’m an attorney, and I know the law. This thing is for real.
>>>>     Rest assured AOL and Intel will follow through with their
>>>>promises
>>>>     for fear of facing a multimillion-dollar class action suit
>>>>similar
>>>>     to the one filed by PepsiCo against General Electric not too
>>>>long
>>>>ago.
>>>>
>>>>     Dear Friends;
>>>>
>>>>     Please do not take this for a junk letter.
>>>>
>>>>     Bill Gates is sharing his fortune. If you ignore this,you
>>>>will repent
>>>>later.
>>>>     Microsoft and AOL are now the largest Internet companies and
>>>>in an
>>>>effort
>>>>     to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely
>>>>used
>>>>program,
>>>>     Microsoft and AOL are running an e-mail beta test.
>>>>
>>>>     When you forward this e-mail to friends, Microsoft can and
>>>>will track
>>>>it
>>>>     (If you are a Microsoft Windows user), for a two week time
>>>>period.
>>>>
>>>>     For every person that you forward this e-mail to,
>>>>     Microsoft will pay you $245.00. For every person that you
>>>>sent it
>>>>     to that forwards it on, Microsoft will pay you $243.00 and
>>>>for
>>>>     every third person that receives it, You will be paid
>>>>$241.00.
>>>>     Within two weeks,Microsoft will contact you for your address
>>>>and then
>>>>     send you a check.
>>>>
>>>>     Regards. Charles S Bailey
>>>>     General Manager
>>>>     Field Operations
>>>>     1-800-842-2332 Ext. 1085
>>>>     or 904-1085 or RNX 292-1085
>>>>     Charles_Bailey@csx.com
>>>>
>>>>     Thought this was a scam myself, But two weeks after
>>>>     receiving this e-mail and forwarding it on. Microsoft
>>>>     contacted me for my address and within days, I received
>>>>     a check for $24,800.00.
>>>>
>>>>     You need to respond before the beta testing is over.
>>>>     If anyone can afford this, Bill gates is the man.
>>>>     It’s all marketing expense to him. Please forward this
>>>>     To as many people as possible. You are bound to get at
>>>>     Least $10,000.00 We’re not going to help them out with their
>>>>     e-mail beta test without getting a little something for our
>>>>time.
>>>>     My brother’s girlfriend got in on this a few months ago.
>>>>     She showed me her check. It was for the sum of $4,324.44
>>>>     and was stamped "Paid in full" Like i said before, I know
>>>>the
>>>>     law, and this is for real.
>>>>
>>>>     Jackie Parkin
>>>>     Human Resources
>>>>     Stampede PontiacBuick GMC
>>>>     Bus: (403) 260-3753
>>>>     Fax: (403) 260-6697
>>>>     amp;gt;jackie@stampedepontiac.com

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