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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From: "Alice Sheldon"< sheldon@usa.com >
Date: July 27, 2012 12:00:08 PM PDT

Greetings ,

I contacted you some time ago in respect to the funds transfer of my deceased client . I want to sincerely thank you for your help initially although you backed out thinking that the funds transfer was illegal and a scam.

Well, everything was legal and legit and went well through the assistance of a Briton, the funds transfer was a success.

I am on vacation now with my family in United Kingdom. In a way to appreciate your kind gesture, I have dropped a cashier cheque of Nine
Hundred Thousand USD ( $900,000) in your name instructing my personal accountant.

Mr. David Wilson to pay the sum to you. This is my little way of saying thank you for your initial help.

You are to contact him (Mr.David Wilson ) on email

Alice Sheldon

Miss Young

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