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: wflock@optusnet.com.au
> Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 01:53:49 +0100
> Dear Friend,
> 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 happy to inform you about my success in getting your winning funds under the co-operation of a new partner from South Africa. Presently I'm in South Africa for investment projects with my own share of the total sum.Meanwhile, I did not forget your past efforts and attempts to get your winnings despite that itfailed somehow. Now contact my secretary in Lagos below are his contact informations.
> EMAIL: walter_williams@info.lt
> TEL: +234-806-461-0835.
> Ask him to send you the total $500,000.00 (FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND US DOLLARS) certified bank Cheque, which I raised in your favor for your compensation for all the past efforts and attempt in this matter.I appreciated your efforts at that time very much. So feel free and get in touch with my secretary and give him your address where to send the draft to you.
> Please do let me know immediately you receive the Cheque to enable us share the joy after all the sufferness at that time. In the moment,I'm very busy here because of the investment projects,which the new partner and me are having at hand, finally, remember that I had forwarded instruction to the secretary on your behalf to Receive that money. So feelfree to get in touch with him Mr. Walter Williams without any delay.
> Thanks and God bless you and your family.
> Best regards,
> Yours faithfully,
> Mrs. Helen Chops
> 2008

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