We all get scam emails and calls and the like.
I find them obvious, and so do my friends, but I live in fear that someone will be cunning enough to fool me.
Indeed, I ponder what steps would be needed to fool me, and feel there are not that many, and that worries me.
But I realised now, as several have pointed out, that this is deliberate. Scammers are not so stupid! There is a reason the emails have iffy logos and bad grammar. It is to weed out, well, me!
Basically, there are people with some clue and they are the people scammers do not wish to engage. They are the people that will both take up their time and not get them any money.
So the scams look obvious and broken and badly worded. They don't need to try and fool me. In fact they want me to immediately see through it and hang up or delete the email and let them concentrate on the muggles.
Why did I not realise this before - maybe I am not that smart?!
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