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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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From: ytanaka@hku.hk
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2011 22:33:41 +0800
Subject: Ref: UN-Habitat023/6
To:

After much attempts to reach you on phone, I deemed it necessary and urgent to contact you via your e-mail and to notify you finally about your outstanding compensation payment.

During our last annual calculation of your banking activities we have realized that you are eligible to receive a compensation payment of $2,811,041.00 USD.

This compensation is being made to all of you who have suffered loss as a result of fraud, accident or illness.

For more info, contact the assigned UPS agent for the delivery of your cashier check.

United Parcel Service (UPS)
Contact Name: Collins Abah
Tel: +2348182662437
E-mail: ups.customerservice@dgoh.org

Please take note that you will pay a shipping/handling fee of $95.00 USD to UPS.

Thanks for your patience.

Yuya Tanaka
Programme Manager
United Nations Human Settlements Programme
   
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