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New 'Tsunami' Email Scams Latest Low

A sign that there are some truly despicable individuals in the world (I refrain from using humans). A new email scam reaching inboxes is that of fake requests for help from "Tsunami victims." The messages ask for donations through a Web site or an offshore bank account. Of course, the money never reaches the real survivors.

This should be a given, but obviously if you want to contribute to the Tsunami relief, you can do so through any number of official and legal charitable organizations (CNN provides a detailed list).