Response To The Penny Brown Chain Letter - AndyPryke.com
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You recently received the following email chain letter. It is a hoax, as can be verified at: http://www.breakthechain.org/exclusives/pennybrown.html or various other sites (try a search for "Monzine Jang").

Clues to help identify chain emails include:

  • They are undated
  • No webpage address is given for verification
  • They are listed as hoaxes on multiple respected websites
  • They contain an plea to "forward them to everyone you know".

Basically, any email which asks you to "forward it to everyone" is a chain letter, irrespective of the contents. Most chain emails are untrue or at least out of date. Please check before you forward them.

For more info see:

This email composed 21/02/2002

>HOAX EMAIL> Subject: FW: : PLEASE LOOK AT PICTURE THEN FORWARD
>HOAX EMAIL> 
>HOAX EMAIL> 
>HOAX EMAIL> 
>HOAX EMAIL> PLEASE LOOK AT PICTURE THEN FORWARD
>HOAX EMAIL> I am asking you all, begging you to please, forward this 
>HOAX EMAIL> email on
>HOAX EMAIL> to anyone and everyone you know, PLEASE. My 9 year old 
>HOAX EMAIL> girl, Penny
>HOAX EMAIL> Brown, is missing. She has been missing for now two weeks. 
>HOAX EMAIL> It is
>HOAX EMAIL> still not too late, Please help us. If anyone anywhere 
>HOAX EMAIL> knows
>HOAX EMAIL> anything, sees anything, please contact me at :
>HOAX EMAIL> 
>HOAX EMAIL> Monzine Jang
>HOAX EMAIL> Office Administrator G208
>HOAX EMAIL> Health Sciences Centre
>HOAX EMAIL> Faculty of Medicine
>HOAX EMAIL> University of Calgary
>HOAX EMAIL> 403- 220-2702
>HOAX EMAIL> 403- 210-8140 (fax)
>HOAX EMAIL> 
>HOAX EMAIL> I am including a picture of her. All prayers are 
>HOAX EMAIL> appreciated!! It
>HOAX EMAIL> only takes 2 seconds to forward this on, if it was your 
>HOAX EMAIL> child, you
>HOAX EMAIL> would want all the help you could get. Thank you for your
>HOAX EMAIL> kindness, hopefully you can help us.

-- Andy Pryke - 21 Feb 2002



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