I read an article on the BBC a few weeks ago about a blackmail industry out of Morocco, centred mainly in the town of Oued Zem, where scammers use Skype to film unsuspecting victims performing sexual acts via webcam and then threatening public exposure if their extortion demands aren’t satisfied. They boast that outwardly devout, but hypocritical, Muslims are some of their favourite victims!
Lo and behold, just yesterday via Facebook I was contacted by a Moroccan scammer trying to ensnare me in one of these scams. I was bored and thought I’d play along for my own amusement… …Continue Reading »
For four years now some annoying git in Pakistan, with a similar name to mine, has been using my personal email address to register for newsletters, utility companies, shopping websites, political parties and even social media accounts.
He’s given out my address literally hundreds of times, meaning I’m deluged with spam. Well it seems he used it to apply for work at a British recruitment firm, and they emailed back. So I thought I would have a little fun and respond, pretending to be him. Best to read my responses in the voice of Apu from the Simpsons, as that’s the accent I had in mind when I wrote them. 🙂 …Continue Reading »