Sorry for the inconvenience of this fake email. My son is trying to deal with the problem. Thanks for the email address to get more information on these email bugs.
> Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2010 14:46:18 -0400
> From: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] sad new
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Let's just ignore these fake replies.
> In case you're confused, you can find more info on this virus/scam on AARP:
> All the best,
> Steve Mermelstein
> VTPhotoTours.com | http://www.vtphototours.com/ | +1 (802) 735-2005
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> On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 2:38 PM, Barbara Powers <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > I'm glad you replied back ,it wasn't a virus , I purposely write to you. I really need your help and presently, we have nothing on left on us right now and we're lucky to have our life and passports with us. It would have been worse if they had made away with our passports. Well all we need now is just $750, you can have it wired to my name via western union, i'll show my passport as ID to pick it up here and i promise to pay back as soon as we get back home. Here's my info below
> > Barbara Powers
> > London, United kingdom.
> > As soon as it has been done, kindly get back to me with the confirmation number.
> > Let me know if you are heading to the WU outlet Now???
> >> Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2010 14:28:53 -0400
> >> From: [log in to unmask]
> >> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] sad new
> >> To: [log in to unmask]
> >> These messages are very likely sent by a virus that got on her computer.
> >> She can perform a free scan and likely remove it with TrendMicro's
> >> HouseCall: http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
> >> But, let's not pollute the list with more discussion of it as I
> >> believe it's against the list rules. :)
> >> Happy birding!
> >> All the best,
> >> Steve Mermelstein
> >> __________________________________________________________________________
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> >> http://www.imetsteve.com/ | http://twitter.com/vtphotog
> >> On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 2:04 PM, Marcia Baker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >> > this is a scam being played on Barbara Powers. Do NOT try to bail her out. This happened to a friend from WVA earlier this year.
> >> >
> >> > -----Original Message-----
> >> > From: Barbara Powers <[log in to unmask]>
> >> > To: [log in to unmask]
> >> > Sent: Mon, Nov 1, 2010 2:01 pm
> >> > Subject: [VTBIRD] sad new
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > First step...
> >> >
> >> > irstly, I apologize for not informing you about my trip to UK before now as I'm
> >> > riting this with tears in my eyes now due to our misfortune here. My family and
> >> > came down here to London,England for a short vacation unfortunately we were
> >> > ugged at the park of the hotel where we stayed,all cash,credit card and cell
> >> > ere stolen off us but luckily for us we still have our passports with us.
> >> > e've been to the embassy and the Police here but they're not helping issues at
> >> > ll and our flight leaves in less than 4hrs from now but we're having problems
> >> > ettling the hotel bills and the hotel manager won't let us leave until we
> >> > ettle the bills.
> >> > m freaked out at the moment... Kindly come to our rescue for help.
> >> >