Craig's List Spammer Audacity


In my last article, I posted about a stupid spammer who scraped my email from Craig's List, but failed to setup their spamming tool properly. I've had additional posts to Craig's List since then, which means even more spam.

Today, I'd like to highlight a spam that stands out not for its stupidity, but its audacity.

To: sale-3phcj-xxxxxxxxxx [at] craigslist [dot] org
Subject: Re:Ranmaru 20-piece stoneware dinnerware set - $55 (north-central Austin)
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 07:52:14 -0500
From: averyfbvnv [at] aol [dot] com

Dear Subscriber,

Thanks for joining our craigslist phone marketing membership! In about
36 hours you'll start getting phone calls from Craigslist affiliates giving
few deals.

Maximum number of promotional calls every day as choosen by the
applicant - 43

Day hours choosen by the applicant to take calls- 12:30 AM - 3:00 AM austin

In case you wish to unsubscribe from the program

This will remove your number from the program so you won't face any phone
calls from craigslist partners again.

Many regards


The link above is munged, but you probably figured that out.

It appears that spammers are using free CO.CC sub-domains. It also appears that the spammer page has been removed already.