Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2005]
Hello well intentioned people,
My company has an immediate need for 300 small dogs and
The price for these animals are as follows:
If we pickup in Arkansas or Mississippi $5 = cats, $9 = dogs
If animal is shipped to our home office in
In addition to this, we are providing an incentive to the person who rescues the most animals for us. At the end of December, we will tally up the rescue efforts. The person who we conclude to be the greatest asset will win an all inclusive trip to
We are really concerned about the well being of the cats and dogs after the Hurricane and want to do our part to insure the animals welfare.
For more information please contact:
Myself, Carol Auletta Sr. Toxicologist for HLS
732-873-2550, ext. 2960
Our website is http://www.huntingdon.com
And our address is Mettlers RoadEast Millstone, NJ 08875-2360
LET US GET TO WORK!
Origins: The Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) company has long been a focus of protests by
We sent an inquiry to the scientist named in the above-quoted message and received a response from Huntingdon Life Sciences' general manager:
Allow me to state categorically that this is a complete hoax. We have no idea who engineered this farce, but it is typical of the type of misinformation disseminated by animal rights extremist to try and discredit our business.
Last updated: 8 August 2011