Twelve Percent Of People Have Tried To Buy Stuff From Spam

Ever wonder who would actually respond to unsolicited emails advertising miracle weight loss, cheap Viagra, or princely Nigerian sums? Apparently, a lot of people would.

A study conducted by the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group found that 52 percent of email users say that they have clicked on a spam email before, and that a full 12 percent say that they have attempted to purchase something that was being advertised.