[RC5] Big Trouble in Little China?

Mike Reed mikereedwt at gmail.com
Wed Jul 24 09:17:07 EDT 2013


Waldo,

You should see the d.net meetmap. I have been to 5 different countries
supporting distributed.net and its contributors.

Next time you have a problem, call me and I'll write something nice.

Best wishes,
Mike
On Jul 24, 2013 9:03 AM, "Chris Jones" <chrisj at distributed.net> wrote:

>
> http://www.3news.co.nz/Baby-stuck-in-China-closer-to-coming-home/tabid/423/articleID/306182/Default.aspx#ixzz2ZvxifFsP
>
> On 24/07/2013, at 2:11 PM, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at windstream.net> wrote:
>
> On 7/23/2013 23:20, Benjamin Kaufman wrote:
>
> Greg is a very good friend of Dnet as well as Mike.
>
>
> i understand that... i also understand that email accounts can easily be
> broken into... especially with the recent hacks... the ubuntu forums' hack
> being one of the latest known ones...
>
> I can assure you this is no scam.
>
>
> you have proof outside of this list and external to dnet? please, i don't
> want to see anyone's hard earned money going to a scam artist... i spend my
> days protecting folks from scams exactly like this... in many cases,
> though, there is the "bit off" english which gives them away... they are
> getting better and somewhat harder to detect...
>
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 8:18 PM, waldo kitty<wkitty42 at windstream.net>
>  wrote:
>
> On 7/23/2013 22:14, Mike Reed wrote:
>
>
> Hi,
>
> Our friend Greg and his wife Amy were returning home to New Zealand from
> holidays in Europe when Amy unexpectedly gave birth to a premature baby
> girl (27
> weeks gestation). Mom and baby Lily are doing OK now... but they're stuck
> in
> Shanghai for the time being.
>
>
>
> this really really really smells of recent scams about friends or family
> being on a trip somewhere and asking for donations to help them get home...
> they aren't in trouble and any donations go to the scam artist(s) and not
> the friends or family members...
>
> my advice is stay away unless and until this "sad story" is proven via
> other
> unrelated channels...
>
> FWIW: yes, i work with network security all the time... phishing and scams
> like this appears to be are quite common...
>
>
>
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