Adam Schrager's Spam Report

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What's behind Door #3? Make a Spam Report deal

Good morning everyone,

OTD November 24 - FBI Crime Lab

The FBI does NOT offer $8.3 million in an email

All this week on the mothership, News 3, we're featuring stories on identity theft and specifically, offering tips on how to prevent it. 


A "military friend in Iraq" has millions for me

Maybe it's just the world I live in now, but when I see "Urgent Attention Needed," I think my son's overstuffed the toilet and it's leaking or my daughter's…

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Import-Export 007-like entry in today's Spam Report

Good morning everyone,

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The Spam Report: Spelling matters. "I" before "E" except after "C"

I'd reconciled long ago that my children would eventually become smarter than me and I would do everything in my power to encourage that and not to fight it.

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The Spam Report: "From Captain Greg (URGENT RESPONSE)"

Hello there all,

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"What you need is our happiness" in The Spam Report

As we head into the weekend, I thought I'd feature this spam email from Nancy. I'm not sure it's a scam, but regardless I'm not going to entertain it with a…

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"GOOD PARTNERSHIP........." or are we headed for a divorce?

This week, in my televised version of The Spam Report, we featured local actor Tim Towne's return to voicing some of these ridiculous spam/scam emails we get,…

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Don't fall for the VT8BXZCT1 spam/scam

We have a lot going on in our worlds, all of us. Whether it's work or family or hobbies, whatever the case, the days are usually full.

OTD February 21 - peace symbol

A fake peace conference featured in The Spam Report

I sit here today a bit surprised at what I found when researching today's Spam Report. Frankly, when I got the email from the "Rev William Hudson" with the…

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Inheritance-gram from Zongo. The Spam Report and Blazing Saddles.

Hello and happy snowy Monday to you all.

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The U.N. is back with a fake promise of $100,000

It's been a good 130 days since our last debunking of a spam/scam email allegedly from United Nations Undersecretary General Carmen Lapointe, but "she's" back.


Using a bogus religious connection in The Spam Report

So, it's only taken about eleven months for my wife to look up from her phone, turn to me and say, you should put this on your blog.


PayPal sends emails from a "FlavourArt" address?

If you've read this blog often (i.e. my Mom and wife), then you'll know I often write about copying and pasting the names of those who send you spam/scam…

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The "Bureau of Defaulters Agency" is coming in The Spam Report

Today's submission, sorry it's a little late, comes to us from Marcia in the Wisconsin Dells who submitted this through our Call For Action website.

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The "Help desk" you want to avoid when it comes to email

Good morning on what's going to be a beautiful Monday in Madison, the warmest since late October. I'm sure you were out and about over the weekend and are just…

The "personal" Spam Report sent to lots of us at News 3

So much of the spam/scam game is that the person doing the sending has to convince you that they're speaking the truth. Numerous studies have been done on the…

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"Can we partnership?..." Phishing in today's Spam Report

We here at News 3 are solicited by lots of folks looking for news coverage. We're asked by viewers for information. We're called by people wanting to know the…

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The surveys related to my industry usually focus on one word: trust. It's integral to what we do. You need to trust us to be truthful, fair and forthright in…

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