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You mean People Buy This Stuff?!?

If you've got an email account or two, you've been bombarded by SPAM. No question about it. And there's a good chance that in recent months, you've been slammed a few times (if not more) by one particular SPAM, touting a product that will enlarge a certain...ahem...part of the male body.

It's a sure fire bet that everyone who gets this annoying email promptly relegates it to their trash bin, right? Right?


This may come as a shock, but there's a large number of people replying to this type of email, and ORDERING the pills that it offers -- despite the fact that there is no real company information, let alone any standard security encryption for protecting their credit card information.

Read more about this at Wired.

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