1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Slavemaster


September 28, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:50:26 AM

This is a hoax. The hoax is similar to the following:

Subject: State Police Warning!


To my friends that I care about, what happens to them. Please read this and pass it on. VERY SERIOUS!

Our homeoffice has informed us that they received this bit of information. Read this very carefully....then send it to all the people online that you
know. You DO want to pay attention to this.

If a person with the screen-name of Slavemaster contacts you, do not reply, do not talk to this person; do not answer any of his/her instant messages
or e-mail. Whoever this person may be, he/she is a suspect for murder in the death of 56 women (so far) contacted through the Internet.

Please send this to all the women on your buddy list and ask them to pass it on. This screen name was seen on Yahoo, AOL, and Excite. Send to

Ladies this is very serious.Please ignore any messages regarding this hoax and do not pass on messages. Passing on messages about the hoax only serves to further propagate it.
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