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? Follow along as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, months-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal.

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35 COMMENTS

  1. Dear Mr. James Veitch,

    I am in love with you and would like to marry you and bear your hilarious children. In order for this to work, you will have to transfer one gazillion dollars into a Peruvian bank account which details I will provide upon your agreement.

    Sincerely yours,
    Avigail E.

  2. This is what I call a real computer game! I have two concerns with this gambit, 1. when does it start to get violent? When does some thug arrive on the doorstep to deliver a knuckle sandwich? 2. These games can become all to obsessive, absorbing, easy to get sucked in, they require a lot of mental strength to resist and counter the gameplay.

  3. I really don't know where this feeling is, but I get the faint sense that he didn't exactly take the Emails seriously… Does anyone Else? I mean, it took me 20 minutes to reach that conclusion…

    – Yes, of course, that was Sarcasm.

  4. I wanna reply to the email when YouTube spams me with blah blah blah replied to ur comment blah blah blah subbed to u blah blah blah uploaded this video and random stuff (no offense)

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