Just arrived: an email announcing the “the launching of a State Vaccination H1N1 Program.”
It commands: “you need to create your personal H1N1 (swine flu) Vaccination Profile on the Centers for Disease Control website.” Purporting to come from CDC in Atlanta <Centers for Disease Control and Prevention <email@example.com>, mine actually came from Peru.
Here’s what the email looks like:
Here’s what snopes.com wrote today:
I don’t actually think that anyone who reads this blog would’ve fallen for an email written in fifth-grade English, but….