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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

De:: FEDEX COURIER SERVICE <info@fedex.net>
Asunto: Contact fedex (You have package)
A:
Fecha: jueves, 19 junio, 2008, 5:29 pm

Greetings!
I have been waiting for you since to contact me
for your Confirmable
  Bank Draft of $800.000.00 United States
Dollars, but I did not hear from
  you since that time. Then I went and deposited
the Draft with FEDEX
  COURIER SERVICE, West Africa, I travelled out
of the country for 3 Months
  Course and I will not come back till end of
AUGUST.

What you have to do now is to contact the
FEDEX COURIER SERVICE as soon
  as possible to know when they will deliver your
package to you because
  of the expiring date. For your information, I
have paid for the
  delivering Charge, Insurance premium and
Clearance Certificate Fee of the
  Cheque showing that it is not a Drug Money or
meant to sponsor Terrorist
  attack in your Country.

The only money you will send to the FEDEX
COURIER SERVICE to deliver
  your Draft direct to your postal Address in your
country is ($205.00US Dollars)
  Dollars only being Security Keeping Fee of the
Courier Company so far.
  Again, don't be deceived by anybody to pay
any other money except
  $205.00US Dollars. I would have paid that but
they said no because they
  don't know when you will contact them and in
case of demurrage.

You have to contact the FEDEX COURIER
SERVICE now for the delivery of
your Draft with this information below:
Contact Person:Mr.Lyord Thomas
Email Address: fedex.courierplc@live.com
Telephone:+(234)8063429894

Finally, make sure that you reconfirm your
Postal address and Direct
  telephone number to them again to avoid any
mistake on the Delivery and
  ask them to give you the tracking number to
enable you track your
  package over there and know when it will get to
your address. Let me repeat
  again, try to contact them as soon as you
receive this mail to avoid any
  further delay and remember to pay them their
Security Keeping fee of
  $205.00US Dollars for their immediate action.
You should also let me
  know through email as soon as you receive
your Draft.

Yours Faithfully,
Reginard Adams
.

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