does this guy think we’re ACTUALLY this stupid? the mail i received…
Dear Citbiank Members,
This e-mail was sentt by the CitibankOnline sevrers to veerify your e-mail
address. You must cetlopme this procses by clicking on the link
below and enttering in the litle window your Citi-bank ATM
card nummber and pin that you use on local Atm Machine.
This is done for your potecrtion -y- because some of our memebrs no
lnoegr have acecss to their email adedsress and we must verify it.
To veerify your e-mail addres and akcess your Citicard account, clic on
the link bellow. If ntohing happnes when you klick on the link -a coppy
and paste the link into the adress bar of your web browser.
Thank you for using Citi-Card!
This automatic email sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do not rpely to this email.
okay, first off, unlike this guy (and obviously me) i would like to think that citibank uses SPELL CHECK to catch words like “veerify” (bought one too many vowels there, bud) and “clic” (for the record, i just cut and pasted this out of my email so don’t feel i’m to blame for the bad typing, although for those who suspected it i understand why). but SERIOUSLY…just go to the link, put in your ATM and PIN? reminds me of a scam that they pulled on the elderly on the simpsons, where grampa replied,
“oh, it’s not a scam…what you do is, see, you send them ALL of your credit card numbers, and if one of them is lucky, you in a PRIZE!!!”
and what’s all the more amusing, i don’t even OWN a citi bank atm card. or a citi bank credit card. in fact, i’m pretty sure i still owe them money. so, if you DO have citi ties, and you got this mail, and you fell for it, i wish you all the economic misery in the world…
(unless you’re over 60 and therefore just gullible to this type of thing; so kramer, you’re excused).
it’s called mental darwinism, folks – learn it, love it, live it…