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: Mr.Koffi Lafia <koffilafia@myway.com>
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2008 4:57 PM


My Dear  Friend ,

Complement of the season ,this is to inform you due to your inablity to
send the registration fee of your cheque as requested by delivering
company,i have waited for long now yet no result, i then decided to
involve the issued bank to avoid losing of the funds since my boss is yet
to returned.

When i got to the bank ,the director told me that the cheque of 850.000.00
has three weeks to expire that after three weeks it will be invalid then i
told the director to convert the check into cash to avoid losing of the
money but he said i have to hire a lawyer before that can be done since
the beneficaiy of the cheque is not here ,a lawyer will be involve for the
signing and the procurement of vital documents needed for that.

Now am just confused because i don't have the money for that but i have no
choice than to hire a lawyer who will assist me on this matter to avoid
loosing of the money .
After meeting with the bank Attorney he told me that he will arrange for
the documents as well as the signings for the covertion of the cheque into
cash payment but he said i should pay him $2500.00 for the job , then i
explained to him that i don't have the money , i pleaded with him
that as soon as the job is done , then the money will deducted for his
payment before anything .

He accepted ,the bank director also assured me that after the convertion
of your check , the money will be packaged in a security box and deposit
it with the bank official security company for save keeping as well as the
delivering of your package to your home address .

Am happy to inform you that the job has been done , the check has been
converted into cash and is right now with United State Parcel Service for
delivery, remember the package was registered as family valuables for
security reasons under security monitoring department with a seal on it
for security reasons .

You can find the code number beside the packaged box, there is a place in
it they wrote TRP , when you open it through that side you will see the
code to open it, so contact the company today on this informations bellow:

Company Name : United State Parcel Service(USPS)Security Department .
Contact Person: Mr Victor Brown :
Cell phone ; 00229- 9701- 6004
Email:  (  usps.beninservice@yahoo.fr )

Note ; your package was register as family valuables , in no condition
will you disclose the real content of your package to anybody till you
receive it in your home for security reasons,email the company , tell them
your name , tell them that your agent register your package with them for
deliver ok you can tell them my name .

Remember they will ask you for followings :
Your Full Name . . . . . . . .
Your Home Address. . . . . . .
Your corrent Phone Numbers . . . . . . . home
Your Cel Numbers. . . . . . . .
You personal adentification. . . . . .

While contacting them includes these informations for avoid any further
delays in delivering ok .
Meanwhile i will be waiting to hear from you after your discussion with
them ,also i want to
remind you that $3000.00 was deducted from the total sum and this amount
includes the registration and insurance cover $500.00 and $2500.00 of the
barrister that did the job .

Best Regards,
Mr Koffi Lafia.


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