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: Mrs Roselyn Polly <mailto:ecobak2003@yahoo.com>
Date: 04/18/07 10:01:36
To: [150 different email addresses]
Subject: In appreciate of your assistance
Dear Sir/Madam,
Compliments of the day and God's blessings.
I am glad to inform you that I have successfully concluded the transaction, the money transferred to London. It is done through the assistant of your country man Mr.Howard Ferraro who is a London base business man. Currently I am in London with him, my wife and children.
However, I did not forget you because you are the source of my success, you made me what I am now though you are not there to complete this project with me but I gave all the credit and thanks to you. I know it is not your fault or rather your wish to back up on me and the transaction ,I understand it was simply because of what you must have heard about my country and her business opportunities. Actually there are still good ones for example myself.
In appreciate of your assistance I have mapped out as a compensation and wrote on your favor a Draft worth of US$2,000,000.00.(Two Million) I left the Draft with my attorney Mr. Peter Brown on my departure to London. I would like you therefore,cto contact him on the below info so that he can mail it to you.
Attn: MR. Peter Brown
I would have love to call you from London where I currently reside but due to the recent terrorist attack Mr.Howard Ferraro advice me not to call because all internatonal calls are being monitored by the UK authority. Contact my attorney so that he can release your Draft to you. I will stop here. Once again, thank you very much and remain blessed.
Best Regards.
Dr. Roselyn Polly.

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