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Monday, September 27, 2004

Warning: Internet check scam

The ask you for help sending money by wire. Bogus documents sent by FedEx.


Here's how the scam works:

Steup 1 Create an environment

Them, example situation: "i own a boutique store and accessories"

Describe a challenge: "well it been challenging but having an ache now on it"

Relay a pesonal emotional crisis: "it's my customers giving me aches"

Step 2: Financial complexity

Involve other parties: "they requested for some accessories,snd clothes,and shoes from the states"

The warning: "and i order but i was told they don't ship international,they said unless i have someone in the states to receive it for me

Step 3: Challenge

The problem: "and i have no one in usa"

Step 4: Bait

The request: "or will u render assistance?"