Current Status

This blog is not frequently updated because most case-by-case scam reports are now listed in subordinate blogs. At this point in time, most of my efforts are targeted at documenting employment scams in the Suckers Wanted blog.


Pump and Dump: CYRR.PK continues

The CYRR.PK stock hype continues unabated. The text of the spam has now been modified to claim a current price of $0.90 at 2005-04-11, and now says "look for big move on Tuesday" (rather than Monday), but remains the same in other respects. This instance was received from ( on Tue, 12 Apr 2005 05:43:45 +0000. Note that the modus operandi of this spammer is to use compromised domestic computers with broadband connectivity (a "botnet", or "zombies"). This is fairly sophisticated stuff.

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