Perfect example of an e-mail you should delete!

June 25th, 2009 at 3:08 pm by under 10 On Your Side, Scam Alert

We get phone calls all the time about scams that people receive through the mail, e-mail, telephone, etc. I received this e-mail today and wanted to share it with our viewers. This is a prime example of an e-mail that you should delete!!!

Sorry I didn’t inform you about my travel to UK for a Program, am presently in London. I am stranded here because the hotel where i lodged was burgled and i was affected. I would like you to assist me urgently with a soft loan of $1900 to sort-out my hotel bills and get myself back home. I would appreciate whatever you can afford.May God bless you.

 Here is my information:
Name/ Dick Rose
 Address: 2-24 Kensington High St
Zip code: W8 4PT
State: London
Country: England
Please email me the Western Union Money Transfer details as soon as you send the money. I will pay you back as soon as i am back . I wait to read from you soon.

Dick Rose

If you have received a letter/e-mail and you think it might be a scam, but aren’t sure, feel free to call us here at 10 On Your Side and we’ll help you figure it out.

Jamie Shackelford

10 On Your Side Producer

One Response to “Perfect example of an e-mail you should delete!”

  1. Pete says:

    When power is gonna be restored in the wedgewood area?, everybody in the surroundings habe never lost power and i still hasnt see a dominion truck in the neighborhood. This is so frustrating not having power since thursday night while everyone around yoi has power

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