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URGENT: Please immediately listen to this show about scam emails

A note with the words, "Sounds Too Good To Be True It Might Be A Scam," written on it placed on top of  a cell phone about a text scam.
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A note with the words, Sounds Too Good To Be True It Might Be A Scam.

A wealthy prince needs your help (via a wire transfer) to unfreeze his fortunes. He’ll reward you handsomely. While you’re sending him the money, listen to this show about scam emails.

We'll talk about the surprising history and future of scam emails and what you can do to protect yourself. Plus: a conversation with an author who got caught up in an infamous email scam.


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Colin McEnroe and Cat Pastor contributed to this show, which originally aired on October 19, 2023.

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Carolyn McCusker helps produce The Colin McEnroe Show. She loves making true radio stories and listening to fake ones. In the past, she’s worked for NPR and WNYC, and she’s glad to be back at CT Public after interning in 2019. Carolyn can be reached at cmccusker@ctpublic.org.