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 >From: laura martins <laura.marttins4253@hotmail.com>
>Reply-To: <jameshardt1234@hotmail.com>
>Subject: hi
>Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2007 17:38:06 -0400
>hi dear,
>I am much delighted and privileged to contact you again over a long
>periond of unhealth communication. It takes fate and courage to remember
>an old friend/ business associate when it relates to the issue of money
>and at the same time i write to show gratification to you despite  the
>facts  that we did not conclude the project as planned  due to some
>circumstances,i pray for your forgiveness as needed. I lost the flash
>drive storage in-which i stored some vital contacts as yours coupled with
>the problem/ hinderance we had with the clearance from the concerned
>government ministeries, i only guessed this to be  your contact as i had
>been worried about this issue.
>I take this liberty to inform you that, the transaction we were pursing
>together,finally worked out  after all the hinderances with some new
>partners. To this effect i decided to contact you and let you know the
>present position. And inaccordance with my promises made to you,to be fare
>to those whom effects the success of this transation in one way or the
>I have conscience as a human being,due to your tremendous effort /your
>company contribution i felt what you must have pass through as a result of
>your contribution i know that you must have thought that all the goods &
>money are lost, but that is not true
>Meanwhile, I must inform you that i am presently in Marseil for business
>negotiations & studying the economic environment here before embacking
>into any other project/investment in other not to run into problems. i
>decided to appear unanimonus for some security reasons .i sincerely
>advised you to stop any further communication with any local
>representative's officials's of any departments whom may have been calling
>and emailing you concerning the transaction.
>  Now i have drawn a  Certified international bank draft for you, cashable
> at any standared internatinal bank anywhere in the world. valued at
> US$760,000.00 to be delivered to you by my personal assistant /my
> brother-inlaw james Hard.
>The balance will be paid when i have finally settled done i sincerely
>advised you to accept this token with good faith.you wre suppose to get
>more than this amount, but we spent more than what we budgeted.
>You are advised not to accept any fax or telephone calls that does not
>come from him on this regard email him immediately you receive this
>message for more information  email him on   jameshardt1234@hotmail.com
>please always keep this as a top secrets and avoid a mistake on the
>contact information you will give him inorder to avoid lost.

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