InterestingHere's an e-mail I just received:
We have a breach of intellectual property agreement matter, please contact us if you are can.
Iwasaki Publishing Co., Ltd. 1-9-2 Suido Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo Japan 112-0005
Telephone: [I removed this, althoughi t's probably easily available online]
Well, that's downright baffling, and I would immediately say it's spam, but this fellow does actually exist, and the details of his publishing company are correct. However, if you're going to e-mail someone as a representative of your company, would you use a Gmail address? Really? And even a non-native speaker, would, I assume, be able to construct a better phrase than "please contact us if you are can".
Oh, and the character at the begining of the e-mail--that's probably an English representation of a Japanese character or something, so I have no idea about that, either.
So should I play along here? It's not like I'm clicking on a link or being asked to send money. Yet.