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Old 02-22-11, 10:46 AM   #1
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zonatandem . . . Scammed AGAIN

Looks like we got scammed again . . .
We are NOT stuck in Scotland . . . we do NOT need $$
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Old 02-22-11, 10:54 AM   #2
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Scotland isn't such a bad place to stuck in. Especially riding your bike. I think you should reconcider NOT being stuck there.

btw, the checks in the mail!
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Old 02-22-11, 11:42 AM   #3
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Did someone hijack your e-mail account? This happened to me; someone hacked into my e-mail account and sent messages to everyone on my contact list saying that I was in London, had been robbed at gunpoint and needed money for a plane ticket home. They changed my password and it took a lot of effort to get it reset so that I could regain access to my own e-mail account. Good luck.
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Old 02-22-11, 04:05 PM   #4
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Yup . . . last year we were stuck in London, this time in Scotland.
These guys are not very imaginative.
Could not get into my own account; all's seems to be OK now.
We're now headed for Palermo, Sicily . . . it's warmer there than Glasgow!
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Old 02-22-11, 04:16 PM   #5
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Don't you wish you had the travel itinerary of these scammers?
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Old 02-22-11, 08:13 PM   #6
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So.....did you get that dollar I sent you? Dang!
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Old 02-23-11, 01:55 AM   #7
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Yup . . . last year we were stuck in London, this time in Scotland.
These guys are not very imaginative.
Could not get into my own account; all's seems to be OK now.
We're now headed for Palermo, Sicily . . . it's warmer there than Glasgow!
Not so warm in Sicily today, as it's rainy and cold today. However, yesterday was really nice and I got in 120 km of sunny riding.
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Did someone hijack your e-mail account? This happened to me; someone hacked into my e-mail account and sent messages to everyone on my contact list saying that I was in London, had been robbed at gunpoint and needed money for a plane ticket home. They changed my password and it took a lot of effort to get it reset so that I could regain access to my own e-mail account. Good luck.
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Same thing happened to me. Now I have a much longer password and I don't use it anywhere else.
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We had the same thing.

Zona, have you tried googling the phone number in the scammer's message. If it's like our experience, the identical message and a 10 year history is on the first identified site

Anyway, I sent you 6 million pounds, and I'd like it back as soon as convenient. I'll send you my bank details, account number and sort code through the webz, so that'll work fine.

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Old 03-08-11, 04:59 PM   #10
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Wobbly: Please DO NOT send pounds . . . we prefer gold Kruger Rands!
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The money that I sent was counterfeit. Maybe they'll get caught and arrested when they try to use it. Do you believe in karma?
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Back to the post of getting your email accounts hacked. Hotmail and Yahoo are really bad. Several of my friends have been hacked. I have heard of SBC.global getting hit too. Consider switching over to Gmail. Their protection is supposedly the best. It is so good that I haven't received any of the lottery money I have won. Don't understand it
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It is so good that I haven't received any of the lottery money I have won. Don't understand it
My dearest friend: If you will kindly wire me 1000$ to cover my expenses as was previously discussed, I will with pleasure send you the promised 500 thousand dollars USD.
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only $500k? I have a nigerian friend who used to be a prince who put 3.75 million on a wire to me. It's been a while, but you know those wires wires under the ocean are long and they have to go slow because of all the water
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