UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (The Borowitz Report)—In what’s being known as a widespread e-mail rip-off, thousands and thousands of Americans have been tricked into sending cash to an individual claiming to have been elected President in 2020.
According to Harland Dorrinson, who heads up the National Internet Scam Bureau, the individual sending the hoax e-mails claims to have had an election stolen from him and to be in determined want of money.
“The e-mails look very official, so it’s not surprising that so many people have been taken in,” Dorrinson stated.
The rip-off skilled stated that these receiving the e-mails ought to take a detailed take a look at the sender’s title. “The actual President of the United States is named Joe Biden,” he stated. “If the name of the person on the e-mail is something different, then it’s a fake.”
If you obtain one of many fraudulent e-mails, Dorrinson stated, below no situations do you have to give the sender your credit-card quantity or some other monetary info. “E-mails from a Nigerian prince are more legit,” he stated.