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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scammer Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 06:19:04 -0400
From: "Dr.Mark Jones" <markj@compworld.com>
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
Subject: Authorized Bank Draft To You

Dear Winner,

How are you today? Hope all is well with you and your family? I hope this mail
meets you in a perfect condition. I am using this opportunity to thank you for
your great effort to our unfinished transfer of fund into your account due to
one reason or the other best known to you.

But I want to inform you that I have successfully transferred the
Cheque out of
the company to someone else who was capable of assisting me in this great
venture .Due to your effort, sincerity, courage and trust worthiness
you showed
at the course of the transaction I want to compensate you and show my
to you with the sum of $500,000.00(five hundred thousand United States
in addition to your lottery winnings of $2.5m now amounting to $3,000,000.00
(three million United States Dollars).

I have authorized the finance house where I deposited my money to issue you
international certified bank draft cashable at your bank. My dear
friend I will
like you to contact the finance house for the collection of this international
certified bank draft. The name and contact address of the Person with your
Cheque Mr Nelson Omo is as follows;

TELEPHONE: +234-802-836-4564

At the moment, I am very busy here because of the investment projects which
myself and my new partner are having at hand. Finally, remember that I have
forwarded instruction to the finance house on your behalf to send the bank
draft to you as soon as you contact them without delay. Please I will like you
to accept this token with good faith as this is from the bottom of my heart.
Thanks and God bless you and your family. Hope to hear from you soon.

Best Regards,
DR. Mark Jones

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