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May 16, 2009



omg what is wrong with people, i recieved such letter, sat it sat in my mail pile for 1 month. I realized more and more i had to do it. Why so sceptable. It can and does work, there is no harm, the letter is made legal, as it states. Its people helping people. Me and my husband are incredably hard working, have bothe aquird certs from various collages, but the economy is so bad, we just barly survive, we are so tired of being under someones thumb. Constantly having to barly pay rent and utilities. Thats why this letter offers hope, to people like us. Yes there are allot of scams everywhere, nowdays, this is not one, dont ruin it for those of us who, need it to work, and it does, a small investment, and allot of people gain, lighten up, look outside the box, if you dont ever try you will never succeed.


Not legal. Look up who "Dave Rhodes" was.

Felony conviction for promotng such a letter ring any bells?

Henry Mason

Maybe at the time it was done then no it wasn't legal but if you pay someone 1 dollar for a service let call the service a mailinglist signup request and the one dollar pays you to put my name and address on your letters with your name and 5 others then I just paid you for your service. And I never claim how much money you will or won't make then its perfectly legal I just got done sending a personal email to another thoughtless blog challenging them to put there list of 5 + their own name and I would send them each a dollar to put me one their list. Find what's not legal about the method I stated? YOU CAN'T and to try would be foolish on your part


I am sitting here with this letter.. this is the 3rd or 4th one that I have recieved... I am a single mom of two and want to go back to school but can't because I have to work 2 jobs just to get by. I NEED this to work. The legalities are not my concern because I understand the selling of a service part of the latter BUT if it doesn't work I just don't feel like I will ever get ahead. I love to help people get ahead but no one has ever helped me. I have kind of been walked on my entire life.. I am considering now trying this letter mailing thing.. any advice?


This thing won't make money for the people who pay for their copies and pay for the mailing lists and pay for the postage to mail it all.
It's only going to make money for the guys who are selling those people lists of 200 names at $45 a pop.
Unless you are selling the mailing lists, my advice is to find something else.


I followed this letter -- made the copies, got the mailing list, sent out 200 letters -- in December 2010. I have not received one dollar from anyone. I needed for this to work, too, but so far no luck.


I received this letter today read it like 5 times all the way through! It sounds interesting but I can't afford it not to work! Has any poor hillbilly like me tried this ane made any profit? Let me know asap!


This will definitely work, the numbers are there, if people would participate. Everyone is so hesitant, I was too..I googled it and read all the pros and cons people said....the bottom line is the numbers are there you are honest ...by no means do I think you will be rich but any little bit will be fun.... Definitely take the shot....it's $6 investment...the rest is mailing and time....
If you don't try you will never know....it only works if you follow step by step and be honest....


The text of the letter originally claimed to be "perfectly legal", citing Title 18, U.S. Code, Sections 1302 (which deals with postal lotteries) and 1341 (which deals with mail fraud). The U.S. Postal Inspection Service cites 18 USC 1302 when it asserts the illegality of chain letters, including MMF:

[Chain letters are] illegal if they request money or other items of value and promise a substantial return to the participants. Chain letters are a form of gambling, and sending them through the mail (or delivering them in person or by computer, but mailing money to participate) violates Title 18, United States Code, Section 1302, the Postal Lottery Statute.
It also asserts that "[r]egardless of what technology is used to advance the scheme, if the mail is used at any step along the way, it is still illegal."The U.S. Postal Inspection Service asserts the mathematical impossibility that all participants will be winners, as well as the possibilities that participants may fail to send money to the first person listed, and the perpetrator may have been listed multiple times under different addresses and names, thus ensuring that all the money goes to the same person.

Karel Dupre

I just don't trust it. It is a letter without a name which makes it already suspicious. I don't mind sending someone a dollar but I would rather do it with a check. Now, why should anyone give me money because I have put my name on a mailing list ? A retired lawyer may understand it but I don't. So my letter goes in the trash. End of story.

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