What happens when you reply to spam email

Written and accurate as at: 12 May 2016

Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply?

In this talk, writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, weeks-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal. Of course there is a serious side, because we are all exposed, so be mindful next time something appears in your inbox that comes from an unknown source.

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