View Full Version : Is This a Hoax?

March 28th, 2003, 5:30pm
Not knowing if this is true or not, it's getting sent to you JUST IN CASE. Where do they come up with these ideas????

Seven women have died after inhaling a free perfume sample that was mailed to them.
The product was poisonous. If you receive free samples in the mail such
as lotions, perfumes, diapers etc. throw them away. The government is
afraid that this might be another terrorist act. They will not announce
it on the news because they do not want to create panic or give the
terrorists new ideas. Send this to all your friends and family members.
Franchell Plummer Michael A. Stafford's Office
Harris County Attorney 2525
Murworth Houston, Texas 77054 Voice: (713) 394-4483
Fax: (713) 394-4473
Please pass on to all women you know

My mom sent it to me. :(

Scary Snarky toaD
March 28th, 2003, 5:35pm
Hoax or not, nothing wrong with being careful!

March 28th, 2003, 8:28pm
Thanks for the warning....... ;)

March 28th, 2003, 8:34pm

March 28th, 2003, 9:23pm
It's a hoax that's been floating around for a long time.


Can't get the direct link to the article, but type "Perfume" in their search feature, and you'll find it.

March 28th, 2003, 9:39pm
I am not certain if it is real or not, but I have smelled some scents that made me wish I was dying. Yuck, where do they come up with some of these?


March 28th, 2003, 9:43pm
Sounds like one of those e-mails that collects more e-mails along the way. But if you end up dying from a perfume overdose, don't hold me to my words! :grin5:

March 28th, 2003, 11:56pm
Try reading the Warning label on the back of "Imposters" perfume and MANY others!! It has a warning concerning inhaling the perfume. LOL Odd. :)

March 29th, 2003, 12:38am
I always check the Urban Legends Reference Pages before I believe anything I get in an email.

The Seahorse Lady
March 29th, 2003, 12:41am
Sounds too much like a hoax but it makes you think about checking all mail prior to opening. Thanks for the reminder.


March 29th, 2003, 12:48am
try truthorfiction.com they usually list all the hoax's as well as the real thing

March 31st, 2003, 8:13pm
I hope the terrosists don't read the Online-Sweeps, they may get an idea.:eek:

April 2nd, 2003, 4:01pm
thanks Marvaless for the neat site!:grin5: