Delete This at Your Peril: One Man's Fearless Exchanges with Internet Spammers.

by Bob Servant, Neil Forsyth

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Scammers are the scourge of the Internet but after getting entangled with Bob Servant, scammers will certainly not easily forget their encounter. Highly eccentric and a sower of confusion and madness he leads anyone stupid enough to offer him a Russian bride or untold millions on a merry dance, how entertaining to read this series of emails showing the sequence of events from first contact and the promise of so much - to the hapless scammer being drawn ever further down into the realms of fantasy.

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Delete This at Your Peril: One Man's Fearless Exchanges with Internet Spammers. Synopsis

This is an hilarious collection of email exchanges starring the anti-hero of spam, Bob Servant, now republished with previously unreleased material. Spam is the plague of the electronic age, comprising 90% of all emails sent and conning over GBP150m a year from British victims. Into this wave of corruption steps the brave figure of Bob Servant - a former window cleaner and cheeseburger magnate with a love of wine, women and song as well as a keen sense of fair play. This wickedly funny and original book features the anarchic exchanges between Bob and the hapless spam merchants. As they offer Bob lost African millions, Russian brides and get-rich-quick scams he responds by generously offering some outlandish schemes of his own. The spammers may have breached his firewall, but they have met their match as Bob Servant rises heroically to the challenge, and sows confusion in his wake.

Delete This at Your Peril: One Man's Fearless Exchanges with Internet Spammers. Press Reviews

"I have worked with a lot of funny men - Peter Cook, Spike Milligan, Harry Enfield... Bob servant is in a class of his own" Barry Fantoni, Private Eye

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ISBN: 9781841589190
Publication date: 01/10/2010
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd an imprint of Birlinn General
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9781841589190
Publication date: 1st October 2010
Author: Bob Servant, Neil Forsyth
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd an imprint of Birlinn General
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, The Real World,
Categories: Humour,

About Bob Servant, Neil Forsyth

Bob Servant is a sixty-two-year-old, semi-retired resident of Dundee. He has previously worked as a merchant sailor and window cleaner, among other occupations, but now describes himself as 'an unemployed gigolo'.   Neil Forsyth is an author and journalist. A fellow Dundonian and friend to Bob Servant for over twenty years, he has recently completed Servant's biography, Bob Servant: Hero of Dundee, also available from Birlinn.

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