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urgent contact info. Pamela Killen #363257
01/04/10 11:22 AM
01/04/10 11:22 AM
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Tim Callanan Offline OP
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anyone having e-mail/ phone or both please email me tim@investinbelize.com - someone is fraudulently using her name-
time is of the essence with these things
thanks

Re: urgent contact info. Pamela Killen [Re: Tim Callanan] #363261
01/04/10 11:35 AM
01/04/10 11:35 AM
Joined: May 2000
Posts: 6,758
San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye...
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Yeah I got one of those too from her. Hopefully we all know that these are completely fraudulent messages:


Hello,

How are you doing? Hope all is well with you and family, I know this might be a surprise to you but I am sorry I didn't inform you about my traveling to England for a Seminar.

I need a favor from you because I misplaced my wallet on my way to the hotel, my money and other valuables are gone including my credit cards. I will like you to assist me with an urgent loan of 2000 british pounds which is about $2800 U.S dollars to sort-out my hotel bills and get myself back home. This is one favor I will always show gratitude to throughout my lifetime.

I will appreciate whatever you can afford to help me with and I promise to pay you back as soon as I return home. Please do this for me and I will be grateful.

Will be waiting to read from you

Pamela

Re: urgent contact info. Pamela Killen [Re: Amanda Syme] #363265
01/04/10 11:38 AM
01/04/10 11:38 AM
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I've had exactly the same message apparently from someone who has never been near Belize, and with whom I don't remember any email contact. A bit of a mystery. I just deleted it.

Re: urgent contact info. Pamela Killen [Re: Amanda Syme] #363267
01/04/10 11:49 AM
01/04/10 11:49 AM
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buena vista, sanpedro town
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I think Fr Daniel recently had something similar about a someone in Wales stranded after being robbed.

Re: urgent contact info. Pamela Killen [Re: natalie p] #363270
01/04/10 11:59 AM
01/04/10 11:59 AM
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It is a big scam - I don't know how it works but it is good to let people be aware that these are not coming from their friends and loved ones.

Re: urgent contact info. Pamela Killen [Re: Amanda Syme] #363271
01/04/10 12:00 PM
01/04/10 12:00 PM
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Last time I went to the UK I sent most of my friends an email telling them that if they were to get such a message from me to ignore it - any of us that travel can figure out how to get money from our banks even when we are overseas - no need to ask for friends to send money.

Re: urgent contact info. Pamela Killen [Re: Amanda Syme] #363272
01/04/10 12:01 PM
01/04/10 12:01 PM
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Tim Callanan Offline OP
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I would want to know if someone was using MY name .Thanks

Re: urgent contact info. Pamela Killen [Re: Tim Callanan] #363278
01/04/10 12:14 PM
01/04/10 12:14 PM
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San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye...
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Absolutely Tim - and that is her email address - which is why I don't know HOW the scam works.

Re: urgent contact info. Pamela Killen [Re: Tim Callanan] #363282
01/04/10 12:25 PM
01/04/10 12:25 PM
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Tim Callanan Offline OP
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GOT IT THANKS ALL !! Please do the same for me smile

Re: urgent contact info. Pamela Killen [Re: Tim Callanan] #363290
01/04/10 01:24 PM
01/04/10 01:24 PM
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I also received it but knew from the tone it wasnt from Pam


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