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November 21, 2013, 02:11:51 PM
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Dear Bitcoin Member,

Bitcoin has made considerable progress and improvement, it has become the leading e-currency and its services are being improved continuously.

Recently we have estabilished a very important relation with leading Forex traders from Tokyo and we decided to give a special offer to you:

GET 500% Bitcoin Address bitcoin RETURN IN 1 Hours !

Investment plans below:
1 - 4 BTC we return in 1 hours 300%
5 - 9 BTC we return in 1 hours 350%
10 - 100 BTC we return in 1 hours 500%

Investment Example:
You send deposit 1 BTC  we return 3 BTC
You send deposit 5 BTC  we return 17,5 BTC
You send deposit 10 BTC  we return 50 BTC
You send deposit 100 BTC we return 500 BTC

You need to make spend deposit to Bitcoin Forex Investment Address: 18PyfH1AqV2DbEweh6USf1HYg7D9HuC2Uf

Login your bitcoin account or software / Send Money  (Coins).
Investment Address: 18PyfH1AqV2DbEweh6USf1HYg7D9HuC2Uf

The minimal deposit is 1 Bitcoin, while the maximum deposit is 100 Bitcoin per member.
The 300%-500% payout will be made back to your Bitcoin Address in 1 hours.

The payout is IMMEDIATE, GUARANTEED and there is NO RISK from losing your bitcoin.
This is a TIME LIMITED ONE-TIME OFFER and you must ACT NOW!

This opportunity will not last long, so you must react quickly.
Deposits are accepted until Nov. 23  2013 00:00 (GMT).

Please DO NOT reply to this e mail.
Thank You.

Best Regards: Bitcoin.org and Tokyo forex partnership.
Bitcoin Project 2009–2013 Released under the MIT license
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November 21, 2013, 02:17:23 PM
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Do we even need to comment? Who falls for shit like this?
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November 21, 2013, 02:19:33 PM
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Dear Bitcoin Member,

Bitcoin has made considerable progress and improvement, it has become the leading e-currency and its services are being improved continuously.

Recently we have estabilished a very important relation with leading Forex traders from Tokyo and we decided to give a special offer to you:

GET 500% Bitcoin Address bitcoin RETURN IN 1 Hours !

Investment plans below:
1 - 4 BTC we return in 1 hours 300%
5 - 9 BTC we return in 1 hours 350%
10 - 100 BTC we return in 1 hours 500%

Investment Example:
You send deposit 1 BTC  we return 3 BTC
You send deposit 5 BTC  we return 17,5 BTC
You send deposit 10 BTC  we return 50 BTC
You send deposit 100 BTC we return 500 BTC

You need to make spend deposit to Bitcoin Forex Investment Address: 18PyfH1AqV2DbEweh6USf1HYg7D9HuC2Uf

Login your bitcoin account or software / Send Money  (Coins).
Investment Address: 18PyfH1AqV2DbEweh6USf1HYg7D9HuC2Uf

The minimal deposit is 1 Bitcoin, while the maximum deposit is 100 Bitcoin per member.
The 300%-500% payout will be made back to your Bitcoin Address in 1 hours.

The payout is IMMEDIATE, GUARANTEED and there is NO RISK from losing your bitcoin.
This is a TIME LIMITED ONE-TIME OFFER and you must ACT NOW!

This opportunity will not last long, so you must react quickly.
Deposits are accepted until Nov. 23  2013 00:00 (GMT).

Please DO NOT reply to this e mail.
Thank You.

Best Regards: Bitcoin.org and Tokyo forex partnership.
Bitcoin Project 2009–2013 Released under the MIT license
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Email bitcoin scammer!
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November 21, 2013, 02:21:12 PM
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Oh. Well. I can't believe they would waste their time sending that. Never expect anything for free in life. You should be fine there on out.

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November 21, 2013, 02:23:32 PM
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Oh dear.
I just sent them 20 bitcoin too..............












































































............ONLY JOKING!!
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November 21, 2013, 02:55:55 PM
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Totally legit  Grin

If I were you I would scan the computer and change passwords.
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November 21, 2013, 02:58:24 PM
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Totally legit  Grin

If I were you I would scan the computer and change passwords.

Why?

As long as they haven't gone to any of the links etc. They should be fine. Although, if they are worried then they could change their passwords.

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November 21, 2013, 03:01:19 PM
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No such thing as free bitcoins. Smiley
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November 21, 2013, 03:12:14 PM
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Bitcoin.com or Bitcoin.org
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November 21, 2013, 04:32:39 PM
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Poor scammer must be crying Smiley

https://blockchain.info/address/18PyfH1AqV2DbEweh6USf1HYg7D9HuC2Uf
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November 21, 2013, 04:37:32 PM
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You beat me to it! 
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November 21, 2013, 04:43:13 PM
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Yes LOL

Address 18PyfH1AqV2DbEweh6USf1HYg7D9HuC2Uf

    First seen?: Never used on the network (as far as I can tell)
    Received transactions: 0
    Received BTC: 0
    Sent transactions: 0
    Sent BTC: 0
    Hash160?: 5121543794bb36a8ae20fbbca001b3786e6b63b6
    Public key?:
    Unknown (not seen yet)

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November 21, 2013, 04:48:25 PM
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Umm, what if that scammer is using BIP32 for sucker-tracking?

Reusing addresses is deprecated, you know.

James' OpenPGP public key fingerprint: EB14 9E5B F80C 1F2D 3EBE  0A2F B3DE 81FF 7B9D 5160
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November 23, 2013, 09:50:36 AM
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Sender:    noreply@bitcointalk.org
Receiver:    34hz1@notsharingmy.info (actually mine was GMAIL)
日期:    2013年11月23日下午5:44
主旨:    Exclusive offer!

BUMP for people to alert

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November 23, 2013, 09:53:21 AM
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Yes there are some email scrapers out there targeting Bitcoiners and sending scams like this.

Do NOT click any links in these kind of emails - or open ANY image or doc attachments!

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November 24, 2013, 01:09:45 PM
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Just received same email from noreply@bitcointalk.org

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December 18, 2014, 09:34:36 PM
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Just received same email from noreply@bitcointalk.org

Me too except the address to send coin to is different.

"You need to make spend deposit to Bitcoin Forex Investment Address: 17mJ56irqTWvDKW167ezo7DfLSXtb1mb2z

Login your bitcoin account or software / Send Money  (Coins).
Investment Address: 17mJ56irqTWvDKW167ezo7DfLSXtb1mb2z"

And I just saw how old this thread was.... sorry.

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December 18, 2014, 09:45:17 PM
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It's called email-spoofing. Welcome to computers.
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December 19, 2014, 12:42:00 AM
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email phising?

they trying to get a password out of you or something. who the hell falls for 500% increase lol. i dont think anyone will ever fall for that crap.
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December 19, 2014, 12:08:51 PM
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SEEMS LEGIT.

Obvious scam is obvious.

Good thing no one has fallen for it so far...

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