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Tiana Tue 12-Apr-05 15:15:36

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stitch Thu 19-May-05 20:25:00

okie, so im being nosy here, but why were all these mesages deleted?
surely if this person wanted help, we could try?

NomDePlume Thu 19-May-05 20:26:07

This 'person' is a scam

NomDePlume Thu 19-May-05 20:27:57

It was a message posted a million times over asking for money and donations of baby items, lots of emotive language and giving an address. It was very clearly a scam. I get countless emails like it from 'Russian single mothers' begging for money etc, along with the South African money laundering ones.

stitch Thu 19-May-05 20:27:59

what sort of scam? and hoow do you know its not a person? sorry, but this has been niggling me for sometime now.

NomDePlume Thu 19-May-05 20:28:16

A con, pure and simple

stitch Thu 19-May-05 20:28:37

yeah,, definitly a very annoying scam

NomDePlume Thu 19-May-05 20:28:48

I'll refer you back to my post about the emails !

nutcracker Thu 19-May-05 20:28:54

Yes i used to get them too when I was on AOL.

stitch Thu 19-May-05 20:29:23

like those emails saying you have inherited a gazillion pounds from some ex dictator in africa!

stitch Thu 19-May-05 20:30:40

thanks ndp, you have stopped the niggling n my head

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