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: JAMES OLAWALE <mail102457@telkomsa.net>
> Subject: Call Mr.James For Your Bank Draft..+2348025843816
> To: 
> Date: Thursday, January 8, 2009, 12:52 AM
> I was directed by my boss Mrs Amanda Rose to send you the
> certified bank Cheque as compensation .Be inform that the
> cheque will be sent from WEST AFRICA but through my boss
> account with Abbey Bank London. 
> 
>  
> 
> So the cheque will bears Abbey Bank London. This is a real
> cheque so be rest
> 
> assured that the money will be cleared in your account
> immediately it is
> 
> deposited in your account.
> 
>  
> 
> You are required to reconfirm your full name, address where
> the certified Bank Cheque will be sent. Your telephone
> number is also needed for easy
> 
> communication. 
> 
>  
> 
> As soon as the information is received i will send you the
> cashier cheque
> 
> through FASTWAY COURIER SERVICE and the tracking number
> will be sent to you to enable you track it down before it
> arrival in your country.
> 
>  
> 
> Meanwhile be inform that cost of shipment and the insurance
> coverage of
> 
> certified cashier cheque are at your expenses which we have
> bargain with the
> 
> courier company to make less expensive for you to be able
> to get you parcel
> 
> without and form of delay. 
> 
>  
> 
> Get back to me to enable me inquire about the cost of the
> Insurance and the
> 
> courier charge of your cheque to be delivered at your
> doorstep and keep you
> 
> informed.
> 
>  
> 
> Fill this form and return it back to me to enable me
> dispatch your cheque at
> 
> once.
> 
>  
> 
> (1) Your full name- 
> 
> (2) Your address - 
> 
> (3) Your telephone number- 
> 
> 4) Company's name- 
> 
>  
> 
> your sincerely
> 
> James Olawale.
> 
>  234 1 9543326


      

   
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