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    An important warning....

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    papa_umau
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    An important warning....

    Post by papa_umau on Sun Sep 22, 2013 12:50 pm

    Don't be fooled by any letter you may receive promising an inheritance of more than 37,000.

    This mailing, ostensibly from a Dutch Trust Firm Stiller and Manson, claim you are the beneficiary of an anonymous benefactor who made his fortune in IT.

    They will ask for 40.00 up front in order to claim the money but you will just end up on a suckers' list, get no money, and will receive more junk mail.

    You have been warned.



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    Re: An important warning....

    Post by TuppenceHapenny on Mon Sep 23, 2013 6:11 pm

    I get dozens of those a day. Never could quite understand how anyone could be stupid enough to reply much less send them money. Do you think you'll get your 40 pounds back Paps?
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    Re: An important warning....

    Post by papa_umau on Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:49 am

    Funneeee Tuppence lol!

    I reported this here so that none of the Robsters might get caught with this particular scam.

    Of course I knew about it as I have a 'bot trawling the internet for these scams and I always relay them to my members and readers when I find them.

    I do not know if you are overstating about the number of these things you get - for effect - or not but if you are not then these incidences in America must be totally out of control when I get this kind of a reaction to just one such warning here.


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    Re: An important warning....

    Post by Angie baby on Sat Sep 28, 2013 11:08 am

    Yeah, I have had them too and I have to admit that they are laid out in such a way as to look quite official.

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    Re: An important warning....

    Post by papa_umau on Sun Sep 29, 2013 12:03 pm

    Yes, it is easy to be taken in with these things.


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    Re: An important warning....

    Post by TuppenceHapenny on Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:08 pm

    lol

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    Re: An important warning....

    Post by papa_umau on Tue Oct 01, 2013 12:56 pm

    Out of interest, I have now had FOUR different banks purporting to require my attention at their special security link to confirm my account.

    I got another one yesterday supposedly from Barclays bank.

    Of course it was a dead giveaway that I have never, ever, been a member of three of them.

    Of course I have deleted all of them.

    Watch out, as you, ( anybody ), could be next for this particular scam.


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