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Thread: strange email

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    Several people have received these on my genealogy forum.

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    Its a SCAM....

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    Quote Originally Posted by PurplePassion
    I just got a strange email to my regular address; from Harriet Carpanini. Saying they were on vacation and were mugged and need money to pay their hotel bills and such. Has anyone else gotten this? I don't know how she would have gotten my address.
    OMG. It is definitely a scam. I ran into that last summer with a desperate sounding email supposedly from my newest dearest friend. I won't go into all of the details but I caught it in time & was able to save my $. The person in London was red hot angry when he tried to pick up the $ at Western Union but found I had cancelled it. Boy, was he angry. I emailed him back & told him I had turned over all of his emails to the FBI & they were looking into it. Of course I didn't but had to try to scare him a bit.

    For a smart girl, I sure fell for this thinking my friend was in trouble. I think I was at a very vulnerable time of my life & wanted to help my friend. This scammer had cracked into my friend's acct. & had done the same thing to sev. of her friends.

    I'm really embarrassed that I went so far. I'm usually smarter than that.

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    BIG TIME SCAM.

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    A long time ago from my grandson. My grandson is not quite 5. Delete, delete, delete.

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    OMG! This is a major scam. My friend received a collect call from Europe and she did accept it because she had a friend vacationing there, and this person said they needed money to get back to the US. She called the local police and they told her it was a scam.

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    It's a well know SCAM!!!!! forget it! better yet call that FRIEND and ask her?????

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    Send it to the virus people and they will check it out. Just put virus n Hoaxes in you search box and they will all pop up. You only need to send it to one of them and they know what to do.

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    Yes, different. Used a Denver sewing website.

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    There is another topic here about a mom getting scammed it's the same thing. It's happened to me twice with two people in my email address book. I'm assuming that it starts out on Facebook.

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