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E-mail hoax claims to be from Observer

Observer Staff Report | Friday, January 30, 2004

A series of hoax e-mails were sent Wednesday evening and early Thursday morning to over 100 members of the junior class, fraudulently claiming The Observer was conducting a poll for an upcoming article.The e-mails were sent from a variation of the address ndsmcobserver@hotmail.com and claimed The Observer was conducting a poll to determine the five hottest junior men and women. The Observer is not conducting such a poll.The Office of Information Technology is currently investigating the incident.