Last night as I was scanning my inbox for new email, I came across a message from my dear friend “Mailer Pharramacy.” Since I hadn’t heard from her in a long time, I immediately opened it to see what she has been doing for the past few months. But when I read through the email, I was a little confused:
We acknowledge you for being our customer. Thus, we put wise you of information and renovates between whiles.
Our logs indicate that you perhaps have necessity in a supplement.
We beg your pardon and would like to propose you again a set of the most popular medicines online at reduced prices, fast delivery and toll-free customer support.
If you wish to order drugs you are in need or to run over the edition, please go to…
Then it dawned on me. This wasn’t my friend Mailer Pharramacy at all. It was an impostor! I’m no dummy, and whoever sent me that email wasn’t going to fool me.
As George W. Bush so aptly put it, “Fool me once, shame on—shame on you. Fool me—you can’t get fooled again!”
Boy Karl…you’re a big help. I almost fell prey to the same thing. Yesterday I got an email from my close friend of many years Lowbrows J. Warrant. It went on and on about Canadian Pharmaceuticals and was followed by a flurry of strange proverb-like sayings. Just when I thought old Lowbrows (or Lowdown Lowbrows, as we used to call him) was going bananas, I read about your experience and quickly determined that he was simply a victim of identity theft. I’ll be more careful next time! Thanks for your vigilance.