Miss Young

Hello, I am Miss Young. A scammer often fails in making his victim pay him money. But he does not give up if he thinks it is still possible to convince the victim. He could try a new scam with hidden millions or a big lottery winning. Another approach is a compensation letter where he promises the victim a big sum as compensation. The compensation money does not exist, - it is simply the start of a new scam. The letter below is an example of such a letter.

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Mr Date: Sat 15 Oct 2011 05 51 27 0800 SGT
From: Brother Edward kong <officefile054@yahoo.com.ph>
Subject: I know that this mail will come to you as a surprise owing to the fact that you may not
To: undisclosed recipients ;

Dear :
I know that this mail will come to you as a surprise owing to the fact that you may not remember me. I contacted you sometimes in the past concerning a funds transfer which for some reasons I didn't conclude with you. I'm happy to inform you about my success in getting those funds transferred under the cooperation of a new partner from Trinidad and Tobago. Presently I'm in Trinidad and Tobago for investment projects with my own share of the total sum. Meanwhile, I didn't forget your past efforts and attempts to assist me in transferring those funds despite that it failed us some how.

Now contact my secretary in London Uk, his name is Mr Wisdom Godwin on Email (mrsmaryjohnson70@yahoo.com) and ask him to send to you the total of $2,500,000.00 which I kept for your compensation for all the past efforts and attempts to assist me in this matter in the past. I appreciated your efforts at that time very much. So feel free and get in touch with my secretary +447035953741 and instruct him where to send the amount to you.

Please do let me know immediately you receive it so that we can share the joy after all the sufferings at that time. In the moment, I’m very busy here because of the investment projects which me and the new partner are having at hand.
Finally, remember that I had forwarded instruction to the secretary on your behalf to receive that money, so feel free to get in touch with +447035953741 , he will send the amount to you without any delay.


Brother Edward kong
From: Mrs mary Johnson < mrsmaryjohnson70@yahoo.com >
Sent: Monday, 17 October 2011 6:55 AM
Subject: Re:

Thank you for the email you sent to us and the complaint you laid
was noted and now i want you to know that only the criminal will ask
you to continue be sending money.The 150GBP is the fee needed to get
your funds to you as we stated on our first email to you.You are
advise to go and send the 150GBPtoday as we directed you and upon the
confirmation of the fee then your first payment will be sent to you
Thank you for your mail with your bank details well received and noted. However, you are required to come down to London here in person with the processing fees of 150GBPounds because you are going to be here in person to see your funds release to your bank account and you confirm it before you go back to your country.
Therefore, get back to tell me the date you will be coming to UK to receive your funds, but if for any good reason you cannot make it to come down in person to see your funds release into your account then you have to send the 150GBPounds by western union to me with the payment information below and forward the MTCN and sender’s name after making the payment so that your funds can be process and send into your bank account.
Receiver’s name; Mary Johnson;
Location; London UK ;
Amount to send; 150GBPounds
I will waiting your prompt reply as soon as you read this mail to let me know what you choose.
Yours Sincerely
Mr Wisdom Godwin

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