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: info@compensation.org
> Subject: Certified Bank Draft
> Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2008 00:32:46 -0700
> Dear Friend,
> Due to your courage, sincerity, effort and trustworthiness you showed
> at the course of the transaction, I want to compensate you and show my
> gratitude to you with the sum of $1,000,000.00.One Million United
> State Of America Dollars.
> I have authorized Mr. Nick Brown where I deposited my money to issue you
> International Certified Bank Draft cashable at your bank.My dear friend I
> want you to contact Mr. Nick Brown for the collection of this
> International Certified Bank Draft. The name and contact address of Mr.
> Nick Brown is as follows.
> Name: Mr. Nick Brown
> Email: cpr_dmg@sbcglobal.net
> Tell: +234-805-929-4778
> Fax: 206-333-0779
> Do call him as soon as soon as this mail meets you so that he
> can commence the necessary steps as soon as possible and don`t
> hesitate in your good works that you`ve always shown and done.
> Thank you and God bless you and your peaceful harmonious family.
> Yours Sincerly,
> James Williams
scammer Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 13:05:30 -0800
From: cpr_dmg@sbcglobal.net
Subject: Mailing Address

Good Day,

I am Mr Nick Brown and thanks for your swift repsonse. I will be handling the procedures of your compensated funds as instructed by Mr. James Williams.

I will like to inform you that your certified bank draft will be sent to you via FedEx, representative over here in my country and as the beneficiary, you are to settle for the cost of delivery which is the sum of $250 usd. (Two Hundred And Fifty United States Dollars).

To avoid further delays with your transaction you are advice to fill in the receiver's information below after which a payment instruction along with your delivery details will be sent to you which will include a tracking number to monitor your parcel and also a payment receipt of a $250 after the confirmation of your payment will be sent to you.

Receiverís of the parcel will fill in this Informationís below to enable delivery by the FedEx representative:

Receiverís Full Name:
Receiverís Contact Address (State, City, Zipcode):
Receiverís Reachable Phone Number:

Do fill in the above informationís to enable us proceed further with your delivery as soon as i receive your delivery information you will be sent instruction on how to get payment to the FedEx representative here for delivery of your bank draft to your doorstep.

I will wait to hear from you ASAP.
Thank you and God Bless.
Mr Nick Brown
Tel: - +234 805 929 4778


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