I suppose it’s a sign of the times that email spammers should be paying attention to the news headlines to tug at the heartstrings of naive and good-hearted samaritans. Obviously, if it didn’t work, they wouldn’t keep sending these emails.
But have a look at this one we received in our www.allenbwest.com inbox:
By the way, if you find it in your good heart to help this woman invest, email me and I’ll send you her email address. I’m sure she’ll appreciate it.