11 Mar 2011, Japan just had a series of huge earthquakes (including one that was 8.9). The result was a huge tsunami and loss of life still being calculated. The tsunami of fraud and scams have already started on Facebook and have surely hit the shores of email spam inboxes everywhere.
Submission date: March 2011
The quake triggers a tsunami that threatens much of the Pacific. Up to 300 bodies are found in the city of Sendai in northeastern Japan, an area believed to have been hit hardest by the massive waves.
Hundreds are dead after the worst earthquake in generations struck off the northeast coast of Japan on Friday, setting off a devastating tsunami that swallowed swaths of coastal territory and fanned out across the Pacific Ocean, threatening everything in its path.