Spam alert: John Woodhead 3 is a hoaxer
Fight fire with fire
I’ve been trying to sell my van via social media and allclassifieds for a few days, and the last time I did something like this, I got attention from a spammer.
But today as I was motoring down the Hume Highway, feeling good about the world and having a full-on sing, I pulled over to the side of the road in the Southern Highlands and read the text message that I thought might be a solution to off-loading my van.
What distracted me was the surname is the same as a very fine guitarist/vocalist friend, so sub-consciously I might have connected the two.
The text read:
I’m interested in d quick purchase of d car u advertised and i will like to know if the ad is still available. Please email me at (firstname.lastname@example.org) John
Now, the savvy among you will already be rolling your eyes and looking to the heavens saying, ‘What was he thinking?’ Continue reading