Friday is the traditional day for making frivolous and humorous posts on one of my system admin listservs. Carrying that tradition over this blog and this being Friday I thought I would share this with the loyal few who subscribe to Techview.
A fellow named Derek Trotter received one of the 419 scam emails we all love to get in our in-boxes. He turned it around and got the scammer to send him several wood carvings including a replica of a Commodore 64 keyboard. He wrote the scammer that his organization was looking to support promising artists and asked for some samples. The scammer bit. Read the full story here.