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The most ridiculous SPAM in my lifetime

This is the American reincarnation of Ostap Bender.

Next spam from him will be about interplanetary chess congress,
no less I am sure.

Here's what his Web page says (excerpt): 

IRS> The Internet Registration Service Has Created An On-Line Service That
IRS>  Will Simultaneously Register Your Web Site With The Top 400 Internet
IRS>  Directories And Search Engines Operating On The Internet.
IRS>  The Proper Registration Of Your Web Site In These Directories And Search
IRS>  Engines Will Insure You That When Your Potential Customers Perform A
IRS>  "Net Search," Your Web Site Will Be Included In The "Search Results," And
IRS>  Your Web Site Will Become A Selection For Anyone Searching The Internet
IRS>  For The Products Or Services Your Company Sells.
IRS>  To Compete In This Fast Paced "Information Age" You Must Secure Your
IRS>  Place In As Many Of These Directories And Search Engines As Possible... If
IRS>  You Do Not... The Competition Will Simply Pass You By.
IRS>  In Order For You To Complete Your Internet Registration, All You Need To
IRS>  Do Is Complete The On-Line Registration Forms On The Following Pages
IRS>  And Submit Them To Our Offices Along With Your Registration Fee Of
IRS>  $395. You Can Pay Your Registration Fee By Credit Card, Or By Company
IRS>  Check. If You Are Paying By Check, Please Make Your Check Payable To:
IRS>  Internet Registration Service. And Mail It To:

>From [email protected]  Mon Sep  2 22:13:17 1996
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Message-ID: <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 02 Sep 1996 21:55:11 +0000
From: NORMAN KING <[email protected]>
Reply-To: [email protected]
Organization: Internet Registration Committee
X-Mailer: Mozilla 3.0b7Gold (Win95; I)
MIME-Version: 1.0
To: [email protected]
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit


Dear Sirs,

It Has Recently Come To The Attention Of The Internet Registration
Committee That Your Web-Site Has Not Been Properly Registered On The
Internet Or On The World Wide Web.

This Could Result In Your Potential Customers Being Unable To Locate 
You Or Find Your Web-Site On The World Wide Web. Proper Web-Site
Registration On The Internet Is Required In Order For Your Web-Site 
To Be Successful. 

There Are Currently More Than 400 Hundred Internet Directories And
Search Engines Operating On The Internet. It Will Be Necessary For You
To Register Your Web-Site With The Majority Of These Directories And
Search Engines In Order For Your Web-Site To Become Easily Located By
Your Potential Customers.  

If You Do Not Become Registered With A Large Number Of These Internet
Directories, Your Web Site Could Become Impossible For Your Customers 
To Locate, Your Web-Site Will Become Inaccessable, Therefore Becoming
Dormant, Unprofitable And Inactive.

In Order To Resolve This Situation, We Urge You To Contact Our Web-Site
Registration Service At The Internet Address Below By Clicking Your
Mouse On This Link:


It Is Imperative That This Situation Be Resolved Immediately!

We Hope That We Can Help You To Resolve Your Registration Problem 
As Soon As Possible.


                                    NORMAN KING - Administrator 
                                   Internet Registration Service