Example of hoax email:
Anyone who recieves this must send it to as many people as you can. It is essential that this problem be reconciled as soon as possible.
A few hours ago, I opened an E-mail that had the subject heading of aol4free.com
It ate the Anti-Virus Software that comes with the Windows '95 Program along with F-Prot AVS. Neither was able to detect it. Please be careful and send this to as many people as possible, so maybe this new virus can be eliminated.
Hoaxes are a waste of both time and money. Please don't forward them on to others. And if you are tempted to forward something just in case, read the article Toxic Excuses instead.