DONT let me to fire you

One of the weird things since I’ve become Department Head is that my colleagues get a lot more phishing emails from people purporting to be me. One of them, K, forwarded me their email conversation with one of them today, which I have transcribed here.

From: Travis Komplexify Interim Department Head <totally.not.travis@aol.com> 
Subject: [EXT] Hi

Hi
How are you doing, hope you having a productive day? Kindly email me your personal cell phone number. Thanks.

Travis @ Komplexify
Interim Department Head


Hi Travis,
Yes, my day has been productive. How’s yours going?
K


Hi,
Where is the cell phone number?
Travis


Oh, sorry. I was pretty sure you already have my cell number.
Here it is: 555-555-5555
K


Hi,
Whats wrong with you send me your cell number you sending 555 555 5555 i hate that shit please
Travis


Oh, sorry.
Maybe you should send me your cell number and then I’ll text you from mine. That way I won’t mistype it.
K


Hi
You are a fool no respect you have for me, DONT let me to fire you
Travis


I’m sorry. Please don’t fire me.Here’s my cell: 605-475-6968.
K

… after which, having discovered that they’d been given the number for the Rejection Hotline, which is a real thing, they quit replying.

Not all heroes wear capes, is what I’m saying.

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