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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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scammer

From: Mrs. Margaret Igwe < info@mail.com >
Subject: Compliments,
To:
Date: Thursday, 12 July, 2012, 19:37

Compliments,
How are you doing. Hope you have not forgotten me, I am Mrs. Margaret Igwe, the woman from Africa who contacted you some time ago to assist me secure the release of some money accrued from the over invoicing of a contract/inheritance that was awarded by my government sometime ago during the military regime in my country.
Though you were not able to assist me conclude the transaction, I'm happy to inform you about my success in getting those funds transferred Under the assistance and cooperation of a new partner from Brazil. Presently I'm in South Korea for investment with my own share of the total sum.
Meanwhile, i didn't forget your past efforts and attempts to assist me transferring those funds, I make sure you are not left out the benefit of the transaction, hence I set aside for you sum of Four Million United State Dollar($4,000,000.00).
I and my new partner agreed to compensate you with that amount for all your past efforts and attempts to assist me in this matter. I appreciated your efforts at that time.
So feel free and getting touch with my secretary Barrister Simon DIke, there Nigeria, i instruct him on how to send the Bank Draft to you. Please do let me know immediately you receive the Draft, so that we can share the joy together after all the suffering at that time.
At the moment,I'm very busy here because of the projects which my partner and I are have on hand.
Below is the contact of my secretary:
Barrister Simon Dike
E-mail: mr.simondike@live.com
Direct Number:+234-709 262 2159
And make sure you provide your contact information to you him for easy communication such as your Full Namem Address and your telephone number.
With best regards,
Mrs. Margaret Igwe
 
     
Miss Young

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