Promises

Coke will give you free cans of soda for forwarding an email-Fiction!

Coca-Cola is Offering Free Cases of Coke for Circulating an Email about the Product-Fiction!     Summary of eRumor: An email claims that if you’ll send a copy of it to as many people as you can, everybody on the list will receive four free cases of Coca-Cola. The Truth: It’s not true.  It’s not …

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Free Cracker Barrel certificates for forwarded emails-Fiction!

Forward an Email About Cracker Barrel-Receive a Gift Certificate in Response–Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Junior Johnson, the founder of Cracker Barrel, says he’s trying to reach the rural areas where his stores are not located.  If you forward his email to nine of your friends, you’ll receive authorization by email for a $50 gift certificate. …

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Make big money by purchasing and distributing "reports" at home-Fiction!

Purchase $25 Worth of “Reports” and Become a Millionaire Through a Multi-Level Marketing Business–Fiction!     Summary of eRumor: This very long email promises that if you follow the instructions, you’ll be making big money.  You are to send $5 to each of the 5 names on a list and receive five “reports” that you …

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Visit www.thebreastcancersite.com and provide mammograms for needy women-Truth!

Visiting www.thebreastcancersite.com Can Help Provide Mammograms For Disadvantaged Women–Truth!     Summary of eRumor:   An email request says The Breast Cancer site is having trouble meeting their “quota” of donating a free mammogram each day to underprivileged women.  You are encouraged to visit the site and click a link that will help accomplish the …

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Disney and Microsoft will pay you for forwarding an email about them-Fiction!

Forward An Email for Disney and Microsoft and Win a Chance For Money or Travel-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: This eRumor claims that Disney and Microsoft are beta-testing an email tracking system and if you forward it to others, you may win either $5,000 or a trip to Disneyworld. Some versions say the trip will be …

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You can make millions by transferring some money for a foreigner-Scam!

Run Money Through Your Account For a Foreigner and Get Millions of Dollars-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: There are numerous versions of this eRumor and they are multiplying.  They all involve a request or an offer from a foreigner that millions of dollars be allowed to pass through your bank or account and as a thanks for …

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Forward an email, see a video of Britney Spears and Terrell Davis Dancing-Fiction!

Forward an Email to 10 Friends and See a Video of Britney Spears and Terrell Davis Dancing-Fiction!     Summary of eRumor: The headline above says it all.  This email says that if you forward it to 10 people, a video will pop-up of Britney spears and Terrell Davis dancing together. The Truth: It’s a …

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Special GI insurance dividend for veterans-Fiction!

Special GI Insurance Dividend for Veterans–Fiction! Summary of eRumor: The claim is that U.S. military veterans are eligible for a special insurance dividend passed by Congress.  You will not receive it unless you ask for it.  You are given a form to fill out and to send to an address in Philadelphia.  The eRumor outlines …

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Forward a friendship email to friends and see a video on your screen-Fiction!

Friends Forever, an Email With a Video if You Forward to Your Friends-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: An inspirational message of sorts. It says that someone is thinking of you and that if you forward the email to 11 of your friends, you’ll see a funny video The Truth: It’s a hoax. There is no video …

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