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Sick of spammers wasting your expensive fax machine
ink with phony
trips to Hawaii?
Email a scan of the fax to Remuco with the attached
filled out affidavit affirming that this company cost you
cents worth of ink. For every 350,000 complaints we
receive, we will take your
case to small claims court and
sue for the return of your two cents. The max available
small claims court is $7,000 and our fees are about, oh,
$7,000, but you'll get the satisfaction of knowing you've
stuck it to some pain in the ass company with a fax spam
(Remuco is a subsidiary of the law offices of Milkem,
and Screwem LLC.)
join this guy
[xandram, Aug 03 2011]
//evil ideas used for good//
[mouseposture, Aug 06 2011]
||Your fees are contingent, of course?
||Yes, you pay nothing until we get paid, at which
time we keep a small 100% service fee from the
money collected. Afterwords, you're welcome to pay
us as much or as little as you want beyond that.
||And remember our slogan: at Remuco, we're not
happy, till you're not happy.
||Unfortunately this kind of thing can't actually work
because people owning such companies operate for a
month or two and then close up shop and open a
new company in a new place. By the time lawsuits,
cops, and regulators get to them they're long gone
and no forwarding address.
||I'm sure it would work *quite* well for Mssrs. Milkem,
Bilkem and Screwem.
||Another idea might be to swamp them with phony
orders I suppose. It's probably illegal to give out
phony made up credit card numbers but those out
there with a penchant for naughtiness could
always say they misread their credit card. "Those
damn squirrels stole my reading glasses again."
||"Hey Vladmir, how many orders we get today?"
"Any real credit card numbers?"
"Perhaps we see now evil is wrong path to go
join honest work force now."
||What are the odds one of those numbers is real?
Depending on the answer, there might still be a
business model in this. You attempt to bill all the
numbers (for large sums, clearly stated in the
spam), and, when you hit the jackpot, you claim
to have been the victim, rather than the
perpetrator, of a scam.
||Not really workable. But what *would* be
workable is to sell shares in the above proposal to
||We're not talking about going over to the dark side
are we? I only want my evil ideas used for good.
||//We're not talking about going over to the dark side
||Perish the thought. The essence of a good con is to
make the mark think
*he* is the one on the inside <link>. Honest people
will respond to the offer with "No, thanks. Your
proposal sounds immoral," and suffer no loss.