Reward Hoaxes

These hoaxes take the form of petitions which try to get something done by collecting a lot of "signatures". If you received one of these messages, please send it to to warn all the people who have received the message before you.
PBS Funding Petition
It sounded like a good idea but turned into a bad nightmare for two students.
Women in Afghanistan
Another well-meant petition causing a lot of trouble for the person who started it. The facts in this message are correct but there's no-one to collect the signatures.