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Beware of "Please Send Money" Scams

2013-01-31T14:50:49  +
Beware of "Please Send Money" Scams

If you have received e-mail messages, Facebook posts, Twitter tweets, or other form of messages asking you to send money, please do not. What scammers are doing is creating fake emotional stories to deceive persons out of their hard-earned money. Below is a typical example of the "Please Send Money" scam.

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An Example of the "Please Send Money" Scam

Hello,

I'm writing this with tears in my eyes,we came down here to London,England for a short vacation and i was mugged at gun point last night,at the park of the hotel where we lodged all cash,credit cards and phone were stolen off me,thank God we have our life and passport save.

I've been to the US embassy and the Police here but they're not helping issues at all,they asked us to wait for 3 weeks but we can't wait till thenour flight leaves in less than 3hrs from now and we are having problems settling the hotel bills.

The hotel manager won't let us leave until we settle the hotel bills. you can speak with him through this number +44

702 404 6640,we are freaked out at the moment

you can wire the money to me through western union all you need is the Name on my passport and location.

I'll def refund your cash as soon as i get home.

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  • Posted: Apr 23, 2013 at 3:51 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Texas, United States

    My husband received a message almost identical except she was in Ghana with her son Chris when she was robbed. He believed it to be a scam and emailed her pretending he would send the money. She gave an address where to send money by Western Union: Name: Sani Glabo, Country: Ghana, City: Accra, Zipcode: 00233. This was one week ago and he receives emails saying she loves him and can't wait to see him and then ask for a copy of the Western Union receipt. Of course we don't have one since we didn't send it but my husband pretended we were on a cruise and he didn't have the receipt with him. Still receiving emails with same question and adoration.

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