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beware new money scam going around

Postby grittracing » Fri Mar 18, 2011 10:12 am

I got this email last night. just thought I would share. its a new money scam going around so if you get one you will know.

Hello

This is the only way I could contact you for now,I want you to be very careful about this and keep this secret with you until I make out space for us to see. You have no need of knowing who I am or where I am from.I know this may sound very surprising to you but it’s the situation.I have been paid some ransom in advance to terminate you with some reasons listed to me by my employer. It’s someone I believe you call a friend, I have followed you closely for a while now and have seen that you are innocent of the accusations he leveled against you. Do not contact the police or try to send a copy of this to them,because if you do, I will know,and I might be pushed to do what I have been paid to do.Besides, this is the first time I turn out to be a betrayer in my job.I took pity on you,that is why I have made up my mind to help you if you are willing to help yourself.

Now listen,I will arrange for us to see face to face,but before that, I need $5,000,This amount is nothing compared to what my employer has paid me to terminate you but after close monitoring of you.I felt to stop the termination and request some token from you and after i have given you the evidence i will varnish.. You determine where you wish we meet; I repeat, do not arrange for the cops and if you play hard to get, it will be extended to your family.Do not set any camera to cover us or set up any tape to record our conversation, my employer is in my control now. Payment details will be provided for you to make a part payment of $2,000 first,which will serve as guarantee that you are ready to co-operate,then i will post a copy of the video tape that contains his request for me to terminate you which will be enough evidence for you to take any legal action against him before he employs another person for the job. You will pay the balance of $3,000 once you receive the tape.

Warning; do not contact the police, make sure you stay indoors once it is 7.30pm until this whole thing is sorted out,if you neglect any of these warnings, you will have yourself to blame. You do not have much time, so get back to me immediately.

Note: I will advise you keep this to yourself alone, not even a friend or a family member should know about it because it could be one of them.If you think this is a prank or random email junk.Then watch out for a sign of me within 2 days.Ignore this and watch your back.

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Postby grittracing » Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:01 pm

if you get anything like this you can report it to the following link www.ic3.gov and you can read more about these scams at http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/b ... n_scam.htm
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Postby rpconlon » Fri Dec 16, 2011 1:06 pm

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Postby Denise » Fri Dec 16, 2011 4:59 pm

Really? Do people fall for this sh...crap?
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Postby Chris Layton » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:43 am

If you ever get one of these and need someone to read through the email headers to determine where it came from just send me a PM and I will be glad to help. I used to run email servers that did 7-9 million emails a day so I am used to combating trash like that ;)
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