Email 'get rich quick' scams double in October

Thursday, 10 November 2005, 2:27 PM EST

Incidence of email "get rich quick" scams more than doubled (albeit from a low base) last month, according to email security firm Clearswift. It warns surfers to disregard spurious "work from home opportunities" received via junk mail which are normally designed to lure naive users into criminal enterprises.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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