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    Please read this following. I know it is long but do yourself a favour sit down and READ IT! This was an e-mail forwarded to me so I don't know who are the people involved.

    Perfume Scam!

    This is one of the latest scams going around. I don't know if it's reached over the pond yet but just in case..... It was about 3 weeks ago, I was at the Shell station in London getting diesel. It was about 11:30 pm. I was approached by 2 men and 2 women in a car. The man that was driving asked me 'What kind of perfume do you wear?' I was a bit confused and I asked him 'Why?' He said 'We are selling some name brand perfumes, at cheap prices.' I said I had no money. He then reached out of the car and handed me paper that was laminated; it had many perfumes on it. I looked quickly at it and gave it back. I said, 'I have no money'. He said 'It is OK, we take
    cheque, cash or credit cards'.
    Then the people in the car began to laugh. I just got in my car and said no thanks. Then I received this e-mail yesterday and it sent chills up my spine. Please read this. It is not joke. Here is the e-mail I was sent :

    Dear Friends: I know not all of you are women that I am sending this to, but I am hoping you will share this with your wives, daughters, mother, sisters, etc.
    Our world seems to be getting crazier by the day. Pipe bombs in mailboxes and sickos in parking lots with perfume. Be careful. I was approached yesterday afternoon around 3:30 pm in the Tesco car park when two males asked what kind of perfume I was wearing. Then they asked if I'd like to sample some fabulous scent they were willing to sell me at a very reasonable rate. I probably would have agreed had I not received an e-mail some weeks ago warning of a 'Wanna smell this neat perfume?' scam. The men continued to stand between parked cars, I guess to wait for someone else to hit on. I stopped a lady going towards them, pointing at them and told her about how I was sent an e-mail at work about someone walking up to you at the shopping areas or in parking lots and asking you to SNIFF PERFUME that they are selling at a cheap price.


    THIS IS NOT PERFUME...IT IS ETHER!

    When you sniff it, you'll pass out. They'll take your wallet, your valuables and heaven knows what else. If it were not for this e-mail, probably would have sniffed the 'perfume' but thanks to the generosity of an e-mailing friend, I was spared whatever might have happened to me. I wanted to do the same for you.

    PLEASE PASS THIS ALONG TO ALL YOUR WOMEN FRIENDS AND PLEASE BE ALERT AND BE AWARE. IF YOU ARE A MAN AND RECEIVE THIS, PASS IT ON TO YOUR WOMEN FRIENDS.


    Ladies this happened to me yesterday and I didn't smell the perfume either, thanks to this email. This is true. Believe me, I know. I was over by the car park at lunch time when I was approached. So either day or night, it does not matter. There were 3 guys together when I was approached. I called the police when I got back to my home. Like the email says above, LET EVERYONE KNOW ABOUT THIS. YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILY, CO-WORKERS, whoever. It helped me. The first thing that popped into my head was this e-mail warning.
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    meep if that is in any way true thats very scary
    cc
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    (Original post by Little Willow)
    meep if that is in any way true thats very scary
    cc

    woah, tha's darn-tooting freekily-deekily
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    (Original post by Spring_Ryder)
    woah, tha's darn-tooting freekily-deekily
    it certainly is
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    Another attempt at the world's longest email? I think so...
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    (Original post by Bigcnee)
    Another attempt at the world's longest email? I think so...

    What if it is true though?

    I would have rather spent a few mins reading something than end up with my phone, solo card, and cash stolen!
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    (Original post by a_musical_gal)
    What if it is true though?

    I would have rather spent a few mins reading something than end up with my phone, solo card, and cash stolen!
    If it was true, would it not have had a mention on the news?
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    Another myth i'm sure
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    (Original post by a_musical_gal)
    Please read this following. I know it is long but do yourself a favour sit down and READ IT! This was an e-mail forwarded to me so I don't know who are the people involved.

    Perfume Scam!

    This is one of the latest scams going around. I don't know if it's reached over the pond yet but just in case..... It was about 3 weeks ago, I was at the Shell station in London getting diesel. It was about 11:30 pm. I was approached by 2 men and 2 women in a car. The man that was driving asked me 'What kind of perfume do you wear?' I was a bit confused and I asked him 'Why?' He said 'We are selling some name brand perfumes, at cheap prices.' I said I had no money. He then reached out of the car and handed me paper that was laminated; it had many perfumes on it. I looked quickly at it and gave it back. I said, 'I have no money'. He said 'It is OK, we take
    cheque, cash or credit cards'.
    Then the people in the car began to laugh. I just got in my car and said no thanks. Then I received this e-mail yesterday and it sent chills up my spine. Please read this. It is not joke. Here is the e-mail I was sent :

    Dear Friends: I know not all of you are women that I am sending this to, but I am hoping you will share this with your wives, daughters, mother, sisters, etc.
    Our world seems to be getting crazier by the day. Pipe bombs in mailboxes and sickos in parking lots with perfume. Be careful. I was approached yesterday afternoon around 3:30 pm in the Tesco car park when two males asked what kind of perfume I was wearing. Then they asked if I'd like to sample some fabulous scent they were willing to sell me at a very reasonable rate. I probably would have agreed had I not received an e-mail some weeks ago warning of a 'Wanna smell this neat perfume?' scam. The men continued to stand between parked cars, I guess to wait for someone else to hit on. I stopped a lady going towards them, pointing at them and told her about how I was sent an e-mail at work about someone walking up to you at the shopping areas or in parking lots and asking you to SNIFF PERFUME that they are selling at a cheap price.


    THIS IS NOT PERFUME...IT IS ETHER!

    When you sniff it, you'll pass out. They'll take your wallet, your valuables and heaven knows what else. If it were not for this e-mail, probably would have sniffed the 'perfume' but thanks to the generosity of an e-mailing friend, I was spared whatever might have happened to me. I wanted to do the same for you.

    PLEASE PASS THIS ALONG TO ALL YOUR WOMEN FRIENDS AND PLEASE BE ALERT AND BE AWARE. IF YOU ARE A MAN AND RECEIVE THIS, PASS IT ON TO YOUR WOMEN FRIENDS.


    Ladies this happened to me yesterday and I didn't smell the perfume either, thanks to this email. This is true. Believe me, I know. I was over by the car park at lunch time when I was approached. So either day or night, it does not matter. There were 3 guys together when I was approached. I called the police when I got back to my home. Like the email says above, LET EVERYONE KNOW ABOUT THIS. YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILY, CO-WORKERS, whoever. It helped me. The first thing that popped into my head was this e-mail warning.
    I went through the same thing not too long ago!! Two men said the same thing to me, and I cussed them out!! I didn't know about the Ether,but something didn't feel right about them!! So thank you 4 ur warning!! Its nice to know someone who is caring enough 2 share such important info!!!!
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    well Ill be safe, as if id buy perfume from dodgy looking blokes in a car!
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    i've heard about this b4 & trust me i know people who have experienced things similar but bcoz of the warning stayed safe

    please dont take this as a joke there are sick people out there!
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    *Cough*urbanlegend*cough*

    I didn't realise ether knocked you out. I thought it just got you high.
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    (Original post by Harry Potter)
    I didn't realise ether knocked you out. I thought it just got you high.
    Depends how much of it you inhale. It would have to be a lot to make you unconscious.
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    This is just an urban legend. It is not true atall. Here is proof:
    http://www.snopes.com/horrors/robbery/perfume.htm
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    I got this in an email about 3 years ago :rolleyes:
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    Ahh this is a classic email hoax along with the thousands of "For every person you forward this email to, 5p will be donated to help a child with cancer" messages.
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    alright alright...

    amg is being stupid again *wacks head*

    how was I suppose to know it was fake?
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    I can't believe people still believe these e-mails, they've been going on for years now. I've had that one hundreds of times and have never heard of any actual cases where the mentioned things have actually happened (i.e. on the news etc.).

    If anything these e-mails give the wrong people ideas rather than protect people.
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    (Original post by a_musical_gal)
    alright alright...

    amg is being stupid again *wacks head*

    how was I suppose to know it was fake?
    Search Google for a line or two of the message, or keywords and also the two words 'urban legend'. That'll tell you pretty quick whether it's a fake or not (they pretty much all are).
 
 
 
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