Users flock to spam messages

Thursday, 14 July 2005, 10:27 AM EST

Eleven per cent of the internet population buys goods that are advertised in spam email messages, according to a survey from Radicati Group.

Those purchases however often didn't work out. Another nine per cent said they had lost money due to an email scam.

By Tom Sanders at vnunet.

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