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Rich in Every Sense: Some internet scams are plain stupidity

Rich in Every Sense: Some internet scams are plain stupidity: I receive some forms of internet scams every day in my email. Most of the internet scams are plain stupid.  I do not know why they bother ...

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He was 63 years of age. 

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