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Phishing fraudsters are attempting to scam the credulous into handing over their credit card details on the basis of a supposed offer from McDonalds. The scam relies on spam emails to trick burger scoffers into answering a fictitious satisfaction survey that offer a non-existent reward of $75. After completing the quiz …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Can someone

    point me towards the right place to buy fraudulent credit cards? I need some xmas shopping

  2. Alan Fisher

    If they fall for it

    the lardy burger munchers deserve to be fleeced! Maybe then they'll buy less burgers and suffer less from McDonalds forcing them to be fat!

  3. dervheid
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    So many shmucks...

    so little time.

  4. TeeCee Gold badge
    Jobs Halo


    Surely that should be "Filet o' phish" with one ell?

    Need a pretentious tosser icon....ah, that'll do.

  5. Anonymous Coward

    Fillet O'Phish

    Awesome. Truly awesome.

  6. Nic Brough


    >Can someone point me towards the right place to buy fraudulent credit cards? I need some xmas shopping

    Look for "Verified by Visa" and help yourself.

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Literal lol.

  8. The Other Steve

    But surely people just aren't that stupid ?

    Oh, wait, hang on, sorry. My bad.

  9. A J Stiles

    Serves 'em right

    Serves the stupid twats right.

    If anyone still insists on supplying their banking details even despite being repeatedly told not to, let them stand as a warning to others.

  10. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    I know it is wrong, but a part of me thinks that anyone stupid enough to pass over their credit card details to someone who says they want to give them money, rather than take it, deserves all they get.

    I know, the rest of us should protect those less fortunate in the intelligence department. I feel suitably ashamed.

  11. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    $75 for a survey

    We'd never pay that much for one of ours - think best you get is a tenner and that's if you give up like two hours of life for our pointless queries - how to spot a scam from a mile off :D

    Posting AC incase anyone at work sees this :D

  12. Anonymous Coward

    @Alan Fisher

    Umm yes... Certainly people deserve to have their life savings wiped out and/or the hassle of identity theft because they enjoy an occasional Mickey D's burger and possibly are a few pounds overweight. Good reasoning there.

  13. Anonymous Coward

    @AC 14:47

    I found a site that offered to supply stolen details at $40 per 100. I arranged to buy 10,000 and paid the money; but am still waiting for the items. Looks like I've been conned

    You can't trust anybody these days

    Hint: What did P.T. Barnum say was "born every minute"?

  14. Sean Foreman

    It's true what they say....

    no such thing as a free lunch!!

  15. DZ-Jay


    "Fillet O'Phish" -- you, sir, are brilliant.

    Just that. Cheers!


  16. toby powell-blyth

    what's the old saying?

    A Phool and his money are soon parted?

    sentiments echoing Sean Foreman, and AC@16:28

  17. Christopher Martin

    Why do I get the feeling...

    ... that this article was written for the sole purpose of the Fillet O'Phish pun.

  18. Anonymous Coward

    Filet O' Phish?

    Just tell them to burger off, then.

  19. William Doohan

    Free Burgers!

    If I hadn't already given all my banking info to a good hearted, god fearing woman from Nigeria who promised me part of her cocoa fortune, then i would gladly pay you Tuesday, for the hamburger i eat today.

  20. Moss Icely Spaceport
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    Well burger me!

    This is Darwin's law of natural selection at work.

    Further proof that there are no invisible sky daddies*

    * apart from the FSM of course!

  21. Steve Roper

    Find these bastards, and...


  22. Anonymous Coward

    @ac 16:28

    The thought has occured to me, how do people pay for these lists. With stolen credit cards???

    Using stolen credit cards to buy more stolen cards....

  23. Alan Fisher

    oh come on @AC 15:57

    you don't fall for this kind of scam...not in today's world where people SHOULD be so cautious and aware of anything sent to their email address.....

    scams rely on exploiting people's cupidity and greed so someone who falls for this scam is blinded by their greed, stands to reason

  24. Chris G

    Please contribute

    Esteemed Sirs

    For anyone who is wishing to help to fight these nefarious criminals, please send me your banking details and how much you would like to contribute.

    You can contact me at my email

    Signed Lawyer Loadza Moolah

    Institute for Internet Safety.

  25. DutchOven

    RE: Er...

    @TeeCee: "Surely that should be "Filet o' phish" with one ell?"

    Not according to:

  26. dervheid

    @ DutchOven

    Oh Dear...

    Citing shitipedia will get you mocked.

    Try a more reliable source (any other!)

    Courtesy of;



    1. a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef [syn: fillet]

    2. a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish [syn: fillet]

    3. lace having a square mesh


    1. decorate with a lace of geometric designs [syn: fillet]

    2. cut into filets; "filet the fish" [syn: fillet]

    WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.

    And the last word to McD's, direct from their site


    I mock thee, wikifool.

  27. BioTube

    Pointless pedantry

    Obama isn't president-elect. At moment, he's nothing more than a senator who won a popcon. A president-elect is somebody chosen by the electoral college and yet to be sworn in. That is all.

  28. Anonymous Coward
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    Shoorlee Shome Mishtake

    are not the wordsh "shurvey" and "shcam" shomewhat shooperfloo-ush in that title? It shood read, "MacDonaldsh ish Shuper shized Fraud" I shushpect. Then you can replace "fraud" with "shcam" and get a marveloush peesh of illiterashun.

    Ah well, I thought it wash funny, much like the commentsh by TeeCee, Nic Brough and Chris G. Good work chapsh... keep it up.

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